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Facebook Live Panel Event! Monday, March 30 at 10 AM

Submitted by khristen.massic on Thu, 03/26/2020 - 17:20

Join us for a FB Live Panel Event to answer questions you may have--Monday, March 30th at 10AM! Please submit questions ahead of time to mtnebosocialmedia@nebo.edu.  For the panel, we will have administration, teachers, and student council members! We can't wait to see you there! #mtnebojhs #pantherpride #NeboSchoolDistrict #utahpublicschools #athomelearning2020

FAQ: How do I generate a pairing code for an observer as a student?

Submitted by khristen.massic on Wed, 03/25/2020 - 11:26
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While some of us parents have the time (and energy) to sit next to our children as they complete all the necessary at-home learning, some of us do not and therefore may need another way of checking in our student's work. One way that you can help support your student at home as a parent is to become an "observer" in Canvas. This allows you as a parent to track assignments on Canvas. An "observer" sees assignments and student progress for a student that they are "paired" with. Students can generate a code while logged into Canvas under their user settings. Here are some instructions from Canvas:

https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-15036-4212938128 

 

We are Still Here Supporting Students!

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:44
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Every Monday, this group of Mt. Nebo faculty and staff meet together for our weekly Youth Support Meeting. This week, our meeting was a little different than it normally is because we used video conferencing instead of being in the Panther Den. Although our meeting space was different, what we worked together on was still the same: SUPPORTING STUDENTS! We want all of our students to know that we miss you and care about you. We are still working hard to help you succeed! Let us know how we can help! #mtnebojhs #NeboSchoolDistrict #utahpublicschools #pantherpride #pantherroar #zoommeeting #athomelearning2020

March 23, 2020 Letter to Parents

Submitted by khristen.massic on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 19:26

March 23, 2020

Dear Parent/Guardian:

Like you, we are just learning that Governor Gary R. Herbert, State Superintendent Syd Dickson, and the Utah State Board of Education “announced today that Utah’s K-12 public schools will extend their dismissal [soft closure] through Friday, May 1st.”  Their press release further stated that they will “continue to evaluate the situation to make a determination about the remaining school year” and that:

Gov. Herbert expressed his appreciation to the educators throughout our state who have quickly adapted their instruction to remote learning platforms. 

“These are unprecedented times in Utah’s and our nation’s history,” the governor said, “I have been overwhelmed with Utahns’ outpouring of support for one another, and nowhere has this been more evident than in the way our educators are supporting Utah students and families.”

Distance learning will continue during the extended dismissal for all K-12 public schools, where feasible…

“We recognize that being away from school creates additional work and stress for everyone in our communities; however, it is a necessary step in stopping the spread of COVID-19,” said State Superintendent Sydnee Dickson. “During the uncertainties of the coming weeks, it is more important than ever to remain socially connected with our students and families while doing our best to ensure learning continues. The flexibility and initiative of our educators is a shining example of how we rise together in challenging circumstances.”

Meal services at K-12 public schools will also continue on an as-needed basis.

Nebo School District teachers and staff remain committed to providing the learning structure and support that students and parents will require during these challenging times.  Our talented and dedicated professionals are so thankful to you students and parents for your tremendous efforts regarding at-home schooling.  Please remain in communication with your child’s teachers and contact the school with questions and concerns.

We are so grateful to live in amazing communities that rally around each other in difficult circumstances and are proud to be your partners in helping your children have academic and social/emotional success.

 

Mt. Nebo HOPE Week is ON!!! March 23 - 27

Submitted by khristen.massic on Fri, 03/20/2020 - 14:48

There has not been a better time for Mt. Nebo's HOPE week which will take place March 23-27th. Our AWESOME counselors have put together this #zoom video to demonstrate social distancing as well as introduce what we will be focussing on each day. Take a photo or video demonstrating the theme for the day and send it to mtnebosocialmedia@nebo.edu so that we can feature you on Facebook and Instagram!***This video took several takes and Mr. Williams did make the basket on a take that did not make the final cut.*** #PantherHOPE #mtnebojhs #NeboSchoolDistrict #utahpublicschools #schoolcounselors #NeboHeroes

Mt. Nebo Admin Info for Parents/Students March 18

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 03/17/2020 - 15:02
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Our latest video recaps the happenings at Mt. Nebo Jr. High. Tomorrow is the day that at-home learning will begin! Teachers have been working to get content and classes ready for this adventure! Information about how to login to courses is available on our website: www.mnjhs.nebo.edu

Canvas Student and Parent Information

Submitted by khristen.massic on Tue, 03/17/2020 - 09:47

Canvas - Student Guide

Logging into Nebo Canvas Account

Your Nebo student Canvas account is connected to your student email (which is a Gmail account).  

  1. To login to Canvas on a Chromebook

    1. Login to the Chromebook with a student email address

    2. Go to nebo.edu/students/Canvas (this should take you to your Canvas dashboard)

  2. To login on other devices

    1. First, login to your student email account

    2. Make sure you are logged out of any other Gmail accounts

    3. Go to https://canvas.nebo.edu/

Links to Canvas Tutorials

Submitting assignments from Google Drive

  1. When submitting or accessing Google Drive files make sure to login to your student email account and no other Gmail account. 

  2. After clicking, “submit assignment”, select the Drive option icon (see image below).  This opens a window to your Drive and allows you to select a file to submit. Note: The first time you access your Google Drive you will need to authorize access (possibly several times).  

  3. Don’t forget to submit the assignment in Canvas after selecting it in Google Drive. 

Nebo Online Access - Secondary Schools

For Parents

  • All secondary teachers will use Canvas as a starting place -- some teachers will have their coursework in Canvas, while others will just link to it from Canvas.
  • You can create a Canvas account, either online or through the Canvas Parent App for mobile devices, and track your students’ classwork for each class that is on Canvas. Use Nebo.instructure.com as the “school”.
  • You will need a code to add each student, which can be obtained by your student, or from their teacher.
  • Cory Little is the Nebo Canvas problem solver for parents and students. His email is cory.little@nebo.edu and his phone number is 801.354.7485

For Students

  • You must first be logged into your school email account in order to access Canvas from home (or anywhere). Please log out of all google accounts except your Nebo account or there may be account conflicts.
  • To access your Canvas account: After you are logged into your student email, go to www.nebo.edu and under the student tab select, “Canvas”.
  • If you have a problem with a class, you should try to contact your teacher first.
  • If you need further help, contact Cory Little at the District Office. cory.little@nebo.edu or 801.354.7485

Mt. Nebo Admin Info for Parents/Students March 16 (Chromebook Distribution - for those who need one)

Submitted by khristen.massic on Mon, 03/16/2020 - 14:32

Dear Students, Parents, and Guardians,

Thank you for all the emails! There will be enough Chromebooks for all students that NEED to check one out. Please send your student to the library with their current Mt. Nebo ID Card when they want to check out a Chromebook. Here are a few guidelines that will make the process easier:

1- I will be at the school from 7:30 am – 3:10 pm only. Please come at the time assigned to you by the administration.

2- Please make sure the student is with you and that they have their student ID card available.

3- Students may also check out a book to read when they come.

4- Last names starting with letters A- F: Tuesday 8 am – 9:30 am

5 – Last names starting with letters G – L: Tuesday 9:45 am – 11:15 am

6 – Last names starting with M – R: Tuesday 11:30 am– 1:00 pm

7 – Last names starting with S – Z: Tuesday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

****We have created this schedule to adhere to social distancing, but if you are not able to come to the above time, come when you can.

Internet Options for At-Home Learning

Free WiFi Hotspots (See maps for locations)
Xfinity WiFi Free For Everyone: Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity Internet subscribers. For a map of Xfinity WiFi Free hotspots, visit www.xfinity.com/wifi. Once at a hotspot, consumers should select the “xfinitywifi” network name in the list of available hotspots and then launch a browser.

Internet for home use:
Families are responsible for creating an account with the provider.

1. CentraCom- (Santaquin/Goshen) - https://centracom.com/news/post/146/centracom-helping-family-with-students-keep-up-with-their-school-studies

2. SFCN (Spanish Fork City Residents) - Call (801) 798-2877 for more info and to see if you qualify.

3. Comcast: (Available in most of the district except for Santaquin/Goshen/parts of Payson) https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19
Internet Essentials Free to New Customers:
As announced yesterday, it’s even easier for low-income families who live in a Comcast service area to sign-up for Internet Essentials, the nation’s largest and most comprehensive broadband adoption program. New customers will receive 60 days of complimentary Internet Essentials service, which is normally available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month. Additionally, for all new and existing Internet Essentials customers, the speed of the program’s Internet service was increased to 25 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream. That increase will go into effect for no additional fee and it will become the new base speed for the program going forward.

Breakfast and Lunch Menu for March 16-20

Submitted by khristen.massic on Sun, 03/15/2020 - 17:41
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Monday:
        Breakfast: Cereal, Pop tart, Juice, Milk

        Lunch: Mini Pepperoni Pizza Calzones, Veggie cup, Fruit, Milk

Tuesday:
        Breakfast: Maple Waffle or Cereal & Poptart, Fruit, Milk

        Lunch: Cheeseburger, Veggie cup, Fruit, Milk, Creamie

Wednesday:
        Breakfast: Pancake on a stick or Cereal & Poptart, Juice, Milk

        Lunch: Cheese Pizza Rippers, Veggie cup, Fruit, Milk, Chocolate or Vanilla pudding

Thursday:
        Breakfast: Confetti Pancakes or Cereal & Pop Tart, Fruit, Milk

        Lunch: Ham and Cheese Deli Sandwich, Assorted chips, Veggie cup, Fruit, Milk

Friday:
        Breakfast: French Toast Sticks or Cereal & Pop Tart, Fruit Milk

        Lunch: Soft taco, Veggie Cup, Fruit, Milk, Cookie

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