Category: Schools

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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Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 5-23-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week 5-23-14

Hobble Creek Elementary Students of the Week for May 23, 2014 are Lucy McCown, Savannah Oliver, Kanyon Sonnenberg, Natalie Carter, Natalia Munoz, JoAnna McClellan, Jonny Van der Horst, Jasmin Young, Megan Smith, Landon Willson, Karl Verhaaren, Jenny Darby, Megan Ridley, Lydia Rowe, Katie Porter, Drake Murdoch, Nate Galbraith, Grace Poulsen, Izzy Hixson, Rainy Call, and Alli Joansen. [Courtesy photo]  

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Sierra Bonita holds Seuss assembly

Sierra Bonita holds Seuss assembly

Students and staff at Sierra Bonita Elementary recognized National Poetry Month by reading and writing poetry.  A school-wide poetry contest generated hundreds of original poems from all grade levels.   A few well-known judges were enlisted to help select the winning poem.  Mrs. Shanna Stirland, Park View Elementary’s new principal, Mrs. Stephanie Galt, literacy coach, Mr. Nathan Pyfer, Grammy nominated songwriter, […]

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Mapleton Elementary students win contest

Mapleton Elementary students win contest

by Carol Day. Students in Emily Blaisdell’s class at Mapleton Elementary won the National Energy Foundation Water Conservation Slogan Contest with the slogan “Help Utah Out Turn Off the Spout”. The slogan is on posters that will go to every school in Utah.  The class received an iPad as an award. [Courtesy photo]  

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Hobble Creek Elementary Children’s Choir presents “Songs from Near and Far”

Hobble Creek Elementary Children’s Choir presents “Songs from Near and Far”

by Chris Hash. The Hobble Creek Elementary auditorium was filled with the sound of sweet treble voices as the Hobble Creek Children’s Choir presented “Songs from Near and Far” on May 21, 2014. Students from the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades, who have been practicing before school for several months, sang a collection of songs from around the world. They […]

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