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Mrs. Fordiani's Class Demonstrates how Energy Moves Through Various Mediums

Submitted by khristen.massic on Fri, 01/17/2020 - 12:43
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by Erica Fordiani

Students in 8th-grade science are learning about how the structure of a wave affects its ability to be reflected, absorbed, transmitted, or refracted through various mediums. To demonstrate how sound travels the fastest through solids, Mrs. Fordiani's class filmed a domino race where the dominoes modeled the molecules of solids, liquids, and gasses. They were able to show how energy moves through the molecules by knocking over the dominoes at the same time. 

 

Discovery Showcase and Mini-Conferences on Wednesday!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 01/07/2020 - 09:30
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On Wednesday, January 8th, from 3:30 - 7 PM, please join us for our Discovery Showcase and Mini-Conferences. Parents and families are welcome! Popcorn will be served and tacos will be available for purchase from Street Tacos Tarricaso. Teachers will be available to meet with parents and students. Displays will be set up throughout the school highlighting our Discovery experiences that students have been participating in this year. Mt. Nebo students may earn a movie ticket for completing the Discovery Showcase Form and returning to the main office that night. In addition, this form can also be used for make-up attendance credit (2 tardies). We hope to see you all there!

Daniela Chavez was December's recipient of the Mayor Youth Recognition Award from Payson's City Council!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 12/31/2019 - 20:09
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Daniela Chavez was December's recipient of the Mayor Youth Recognition Award from Payson's City Council!

"Daniela Chavez is an intelligent and helpful to students. She is always dedicated to her studies and her work is superior. She is also a great leader in class and our school, being a great example and a leader for the school and the LIA."~ Madison Stewart

"Daniela Chavez is a remarkable young woman - she sets herself apart by being proactive in her studies, always striving to do her best. She's an example to others as she welcomes and assists new students to the school. Recently, a new student was added to our class. Daniella was standing at my desk and saw as I was assigning the student a seat. She requested that I put the student by her so she could help her as she knew she spoke little English. She is willing to work with anyone. No matter which group she's in, she contributes meaningfully to the projects. I really appreciate her example." ~ Myra Miller

"I have worked with Daniela Chavez for the past two years. She always has a very happy and positive attitude and is always willing to help with anything. She is very friendly and welcoming to others and has helped orient several new students to our school. Recently I was at a conference with her where the speaker asked the students in the audience a question. No one was responding and there was a really awkward silence. Daniela raised her hand and gave a great answer. She is very sensitive to others and looks for those who need her help. She always has a smile on her face. " ~ Tammy Henderson #mnjhspanthers #mtnebojhs #pantherpride #pantherroar #NeboSchoolDistrict @mt.nebo_lia

MNJHS Celebrated the Holidays with a Fine Arts Assembly

Submitted by khristen.massic on Mon, 12/30/2019 - 09:57

On Friday, December, 20th, the Mt. Nebo's Fine Arts department collaborated to bring the school an amazing assembly. Sherlock Holmes', "Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle" was this year's theme and consisted of monologues from drama students, illustrations and paintings from art students, and songs from choir, band, and orchestra students.

Fine Arts Concerts this week!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 12/17/2019 - 17:24
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Our faculty and students within the Fine Arts Department have been working all term getting ready for our holiday concerts this week. Please come and show support to our Panthers!

Band Concert: Tuesday, December 17, 7 PM, PHS

Choir Concert: Wednesday, December 18, 7 PM, PHS

Orchestra Concert: Thursday, December 19, 6 PM, PHS

Fine Arts Assembly: Friday!

Costa Cares Night TONIGHT from 5-9 PM!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Mon, 12/16/2019 - 08:23
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Please joins us in supporting Mt. Nebo Junior High PTSA by choosing to eat dinner tonight at Costa Vida in Payson! Through this program, 20% of the proceeds during that time, will be sent to the PTSA. Make sure to mention MNJHS!

Collin Kartchner Assembly was AWESOME!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Mon, 12/09/2019 - 08:26
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Thanks @collinkartchner for coming today and sharing your message! In an effort to demonstrate authenticity on social media, we want to publicly admit that we had mixed up the dates for your presentation, but were so glad we were able to make it work! #mnjhs #neboschooldistrict #utahpublicschools #mtnebojr #pantherpride #pantherroar #savethekids #savetheparents

For anyone who wants to see his message, check out his TED talk here: 

 

Mt Nebo Students Participate in FFA National Convention & Expo

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 11/26/2019 - 12:46
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by Corey Warren

Winners of the National FFA Horse Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) were announced Friday, November 8th at the annual awards banquet. The event was held in conjunction with the 92nd National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. The Salem Hills National horse team received a silver ranking, 27th place. The members are Bailey Franson, Jourdyn Cardon, Grace Kalmar (MNJHS), Abigail Kirby (MNJHS). Their coach is Kacey Kalmar. #mnjhs #nebocte #neboFFA #neboschooldistrict #utahpublicschools #mtnebojr #pantherpride #pantherroar

Ms. Stewart's Class Writes Reviews and Receives Response

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 11/19/2019 - 13:41
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Students in Ms. Stewart's classes were tasked to write a review for their favorite products. Emilee Jackson wrote the following review of Crumbl Cookies:

"Crumbl Cookies is a delicious snack to buy when you are hungry, its warm soft cookies are the best with some cold milk. It is always packed with people, and very popular. You can get different kinds of cookies to choose from each week, and place them in a box to take home to eat. You walk in and smell fresh cookies, the young adults that works keeps it nice and clean. This warm and cozy place can deliver it to you, or you can pick it up anywhere in Utah.

"The warm and soft cookies are placed into a small pink box, but once you get home you open the box and the smell of deliciousness to where it spreads into the house. Crumbl Cookies are so soft and gentle that it can break so easy and smooth in the palm of your hand. They will make different kinds of cookies every week, but will keep the two original cookies out. The two popular original cookies are the sugar cookies, and chocolate chip cookies. They will place out four other cookies every week, with some salty, sweet, and all the different kinds of flavors that you would never think of. 

"The taste, and texture of the cookie is very breathtaking. When you first open the box of cookies all you can smell is mouthwatering. Just by eating one cookie it will fill up your appetite and is very flavorful. It is always warm and fresh out of the oven, and very well prepared. The softness and melted chocolate of the cookie tastes excellent with an ice cold cup of milk. Crumbl will give out different kinds of cookies every week, some will be sweet but some might be sweet and salty. 

"The Crumbl store will be easy to find, it is placed in many different places in Utah. Some days it will be busy, but other days it won't. When you walk into the store it is very warm, and very spotless. They will make sure everything is nice and neat, to where I would not mind going into every day. The young kind workers will make sure everything that you bought is right. The service is very delightful. The prices are very reasoning. I can buy one box of cookies for only 10 dollars. You can have a box of cookies delivered to your front door for only 12.99. They open at 10AM, and close at 12AM to where if you needed a midnight snack or lunch break.

"Crumbl is a nice family cookie store, it is very delightful to walk into. It is very neat and tidy, and the service is outstanding. I definitely would go every day if I could, it fills you up very fast with a small glass of ice cold milk. Crumbl is very easy to find everywhere in Utah, and can be delivered. It is sometimes busy, but it matters at what time you would like to go. There are different kinds of cookies every week, and can give you a box of them for only 10 dollars. You will never get a bad result from Cumbl, and will get the best out of this place. 

"By Emilee"

Ms. Stewart was pleased when Crumbl sent Emilee the following response:

"Hi Emilee!

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We get hundreds of reviews a day, but we loved reading yours because of all the details you provided about the store, the cookies, and why you like Crumbl! We use reviews to understand what is going right in our stores, and what needs to change, which make your review very helpful.

"We love how well you know our business model and changing menu! We think always having new flavors to try is one of the best things about Crumbl, and we are glad to hear that you think so too! Let us know if you have any ideas for new flavors, we'd love to hear them!

"We hope that we get to see you in the store again soon! Good luck with your schoolwork, and give Ms. Stewart a high-five for us. Sending you warm cookie wishes!

"-The Crumbl Coporate Crew"

 

Mr. Russ Sumens Receives PEAK Award!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Thu, 11/14/2019 - 10:55
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Nominated by: Ryan McGuire

“Russ works relentlessly to make sure all our teachers’ needs are met before his own. The first week of school, he was here early and stayed late to ensure the teachers’ computers were working. He also took on the assignment to train our staff on new technology in the form of interactive panels, which he created. Russ also organized our grant team and student council. I admire Russ and his work ethic. As a new principal at Mt. Nebo, I have been extremely grateful to have a teacher like Mr. Sumens at my school.”

Mr. Sumens received his award on Wednesday, November 13th, during the Nebo School District Board Meeting. Congratulations! 

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