Springville High Fields State’s First Particle Physics Team


Springville High School has a new kind of team on the field; a particle physics team.   Called the 5 Sigma Project, the team was formed to submit an experiment to CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzerland.  It is believed to be the first such high school team in Utah.

CTE Coordinator, JoAnn Tuttle, Receives Accolades

Lana Hiskey

In February, JoAnn Tuttle received the 2015-16 Outstanding Administrator of the Year award from  the UACTE Administrative Division.  She also was chosen as the Administrator of the Year by the Work-Based Learning Association. In addition, she was honored by the Spanish Fork FFA with the 2016 Distinguished Service Award.  JoAnn has guided CTE through 17 years of growth and progress and loves working with the dedicated CTE teachers in Nebo District.

Nebo Student Receives Accolades for Talent

Nebo student, Sarah Larsen, a junior at MMHS, was awarded the Juror's Choice Award in the All-State High School Visual Arts at the Utah State Capitol this week. There were almost 1,000 entries submitted, and 328 accepted into the show. Of those 328, only 5 received Juror's Choice Awards. 

Congratulations on such amazing talent Sarah Larsen.

Nebo School Board Receives the Master Board Award, Fourth Year in a Row

Lana Hiskey

Governor Herbert stated, “It is my great pleasure as governor to congratulate your board for receiving the Master Boards Award for 2016. This prestigious award recognizes excellence in leading public schools in your neighborhoods and strengthening communities across the state through your efforts. As leaders in Utah, it is critical that we work together to ensure high achievement for every student.”

Spanish Fork Junior High is Surprised by Radio Disney's Brooke Taylor


Nebo School District is proud of Spanish Fork Junior's orchestra program, Angela Harman, and students for winning the "Give A Note" and Disney Music in our School Tour challenge. Radio Disney's Brooke Taylor, surprised the junior high and Mrs. Harmon on Friday, February 19.

Brooke announced that Spanish Fork Junior obtained the most votes overall, receiving over 14,000. The students and orchestra program will receive a $5,000 grant and a celebrity visit by another Disney star this spring. 

Superintendent Nielsen Continues to “Focus on Students”

Nebo high school student leaders look forward to meeting with Superintendent Rick Nielsen every couple of months to address their concerns and expound on their successes. When asked about the meeting, Superintendent Rick Nielsen said, “Focusing on students is what we are all about.” 

Payson Junior High Wows Nebo School Board of Education

Alesha LeMmon

Mrs. Maddy Bragg, English teacher, addressed the school board last Wednesday evening explaining Payson Junior School's association with TEDx.

Nebo Education Foundation Gives Grants February 2016

The Nebo Education Foundation board met this month to discuss the grants submitted by Nebo School District teachers and fund worthwhile projects in the district that provide resources to enrich student learning.

Kathryn Crandall Honored Teacher of the Year


Kathryn Crandall, teacher at Maple Mountain High School (MMHS) in Nebo School District, was awarded the Utah Association Career and Technology Education (UACTE) Teacher of the Year from the Work-based Learning division at the UACTE Conference held in St. George, Utah. 

Nebo Welding Students Excel

Lana Hiskey

Nebo Welding Invitational was well represented by all high schools within Nebo on January 22, 2016.

Welding Winners:
First Place, Filimone Tukuafu, Spanish Fork High
Second Place, Colton Harness, Maple Mountain High
Third Place, Corbin Cox, Spanish Fork High 
Fourth Place, McCade Mecham, Spanish Fork High
Fifth Place, Grady Hall, Salem Hills High