Category: Schools

Nebo Superintendent Rick Nielsen accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

Nebo Superintendent Rick Nielsen accepts Ice Bucket Challenge

by Lana Hiskey. State Representative Mike McKell of District 66 challenged Nebo School District Superintendent Rick Nielsen to take the Ice Bucket Challenge on August 29, 2014. Representative McKell offered to give Nebo Education Foundation $500 to go towards teacher grants for the school district. Superintendent Nielsen accepted, then offered the Ice Bucket Challenge to Cody Hughes, Superintendent of Tintic […]

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Maple Mountain falls to Woods Cross , 19 – 7

Maple Mountain falls to Woods Cross , 19 – 7

]photo: Jeff Porcaro, Maple Mountain Sports] Maple Mountain Varsity football fell to Woods Cross, 19-7, in action at Woods Cross on Friday, August 22, 2014.  BOXSCORES The next Varsity game will be Friday, August 28, against Sky View. Play begins at 7:00 pm at Maple Mountain.

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Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

Nebo School District Shakespeare Academy

by Lana Hiskey. Over 100  students from all of Nebo School District’s junior high schools recently participated in the two-day Nebo Shakespeare Academy. This fun-filled summer event featured ice-breaker games, theatre motion, voice technique, acting competitions, food, and FUN! Mapleton Junior High School was full of excitement and energy as students learned the value of good collaboration and healthy competition. […]

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Registration for local elementary schools is July 31

Registration for local elementary schools is July 31

Registration for all new and returning students at  Hobble Creek, Mapleton, and Sierra Bonita elementary schools will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014, from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. If your child is new to the school, please bring a birth certificate, immunization record, and proof of residency. You will also be able to pay for lunches, school donations, […]

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Nebo Education Foundation awards grant to Sierra Bonita

Nebo Education Foundation awards grant to Sierra Bonita

by Lana Hiskey. The Nebo Education Foundation board met in May and June, to discuss the many grants and needs across the district. Sierra Bonita Elementary received one of the many grants awarded by the Board. The grant was awarded to first grade teacher Erin Creamer, to purchase books. Erin responded, “Thank you, Nebo Foundation! We are so grateful to […]

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Nebo School District students receive over $9.6 million in scholarships

Nebo School District students receive over $9.6 million in scholarships

by Lana Hiskey. Nebo School District’s students received over $9.6 million in scholarships across our five high schools. Just one example of the many scholarships is the Rotary Club of Spanish Fork and the Spanish Fork/Salem Chamber of Commerce Scholarship. This group funds scholarships for students graduating from Salem Hills High, Spanish Fork High, and Maple Mountain High through their […]

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Mapleton Elementary 100-milers

Mapleton Elementary 100-milers

by Ginnie Snyder. Congratulations to all the students and staff at Mapleton Elementary School for receiving their 100-Miler Award. Each of them has completed walking 100 miles during the school year. We encourage all students and staff to be physically fit and be an example to others of the importance that exercising has to our health and well being. The […]

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Sierra Bonita 6th Grade hike

Sierra Bonita 6th Grade hike

by Tiffany Manwaring. [Courtesy photo.] Sierra Bonita’s 6th grade students recently had the great opportunity to go on a 13-mile hike. The hike began at Utah Lake, went along the Provo River Trail, and ended at Bridal Veil Falls. Most of the students made it all the way to Bridal Veil Falls, but for those who were tired and couldn’t […]

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Maple Mountain High School Class of 2014 Graduation

Maple Mountain High School Class of 2014 Graduation

by Chris Hash. Maple Mountain High School held graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2014 on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at the UVU Events Center. It was a beautiful summer morning as the graduates marched to the strains of “Pomp and Circumstance,” played by the MMHS Concert Band. The theme was taken from the words of George Bernard Shaw: “Life […]

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Mapleton Junior High Track has outstanding season

Mapleton Junior High Track has outstanding season

[Courtesy photo.] The Mapleton Junior High track team has had an outstanding season! At the District finals held last Thursday and Friday, the girls’ track team finished in first place as district champs, and the boys’ team took second place. The following students placed in various events: Jaycelyn Anderson, Linnea Brady, Amanda Brimhall, Lea Christensen, Julia Dean, Reilly Pledger-Fonohema, Randal […]

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