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$$$$$$$$ For College?

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As part of a new series on College & Career Readiness, Nebo will start offering free monthly webinars on the college planning process for parents and their high school students.  Statistics show that less than 9% of all students who enter a 4 year college both graduate in 4 years and do so without debt.  We believe timely information from industry professionals could dramatically move that needle. 

Please register and you will have access to the recording for 30 days after each webinar.  Click on the following link to register for one or many. 

www.CollegePlanningWebinars.com

 

Here are the dates and topics. 

September 12, 2015 - How To Graduate From College Debt Free

October 10, 2015 - College Applications-General

November 14, 2015 - Why is it so Hard For A Good Student to Get Into a Top College?

December 12, 2015 - 10 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make in Planning for College

January 16, 2016 - The 7 Biggest Mistakes Made On The FAFSA

February 20, 2016 - ACT vs SAT

March 19, 2016 - How to Analyze Financial Aid Award Letters

April 16, 2016 - How To Graduate From College Debt Free

May 14, 2016 - Picking Schools That Fit

June 11, 2016 - 10 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make in Planning for College

September Love & Logic

 

Parenting with

Love & Logic Class

When:  September 9, 16, & 23

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Where:  Mt Nebo Jr High (Teachers Lounge)

851 West 450 South Payson Utah    

$12.00 per couple, book included

Taught by Jenn Moxon

School Counselor

Learn skills to:

  • Avoid un-winnable power-struggles and arguments

  • Stay calm when their kids do incredibly upsetting things

  • Set enforceable limits

  • Avoid enabling and begin empowering

  • Help their kids learn from mistakes rather than repeating them

  • Raise kids who are family members rather than dictators

  • And much more!

It’s only a 3 week class!!!

Come back again if you need a refresher!!!

 

 

ARRR Ye RREADY?

MNJHS Faculty 2015-2016

Mt. Nebo Junior High teachers arrrr ready for the new school year! We are studying the book "Teach Like a Pirate" by Dave Burgess, as a faculty this year. We are excited to find its hidden TREASURES and impliment VALUABLE things learned through its study........ Hopefully, nobody has to walk the plank... AARG :-)

Faculty vs Student Basketball game

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Yesterday was our annual faculty vs student basketball game. The intramural team winners play the faculty and staff each year and it is always a pretty tough battle. This year, the age and fatigue of the teachers just couldn't match up with the talented basketball players we have this year. It was a good game but the final score was 43-42 with the students taking the win! 

Teen Living trip to La Caille

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In Mrs. Miller's Teen Living class, students were studying dating and etiquette.  Many teens stress a lot about dating and dining out.  Beverly Stone, the head server at La Caille, came first semester and taught a lesson on dining etiquette and extended an invitation to practice applying their new knowledge at one of the most elegant restaurants in Utah, La Caille.  The menu included: Escargot, raspberry sorbet, fresh green salad with shaved parmesan and champagne vinaigrette dressing, grilled chicken with spring vegetables, country dinner rolls, crepes maison for dessert and lemonade to drink.

Students had the opportunity to practice dining etiquette in an environment free of the stress of dating.  We discussed as well the fact that business is often conducted over a meal, including interviews.  Etiquette is free. It includes putting people at ease who may feel unprepared - the three phrases/words used most "Excuse me" "Please" and "Thank you" when applied help any situation.  

This experience has allowed students to feel capable of presenting themselves well in any circumstance.

 

 

City Council Youth Award

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Kaye Isakson

Congratulations to Riley Chandler for receiving the Mayor's Award for the month of May during the City Council Meeting.

Awards Assembly

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This week we held our annual Awards Assembly to celebrate all of our hard working students! Students were recognized for their high achievements with their grades as well as leadership and good attendance. The following are just some of the awards our students earned: 

Student who achieved a 4.0 in 7th, 8th, and 9th grade (pictured from L to R): JoLynn Paddock, Mason Lindstrom, Heidi Liddle, Janie Coon and Haylee Carlile.

9th Grade 4.0 all year: Tucker Bateman, Sage Boswell, Maddie Brown, Caleb Burch, Riley Chandler, Seth Christensen, Kimberley Cook, Ciara Ford, Giovanni Hull, Aubrey Montgomery, Fritz-Carl Morlant, Kylie Reynolds, Gavin Scholl, Addison Slade and Jaidon Tueller.

8th Grade 4.0 all year: Hayley Bassir, Travis Johnson, Eliza Lindstrom, Corianne Mangelson, Jordan Mathews, Leah Nelson, Jenna Osborn, Alexa Rosenberg, Michael Sandage, Bailey Savage, Dallin Southwick, Evyn Staheli, Gracie Stika, Heidi White and Jiajing Yi.

7th Grade 4.0 all year: Jessa Asay, Briana Bartholomew, Samuel Devenport, Bryant Giles, Michael Green, Korinne Huntington, Gabe Jockumsen, Kiera Nelson, Remington Seamons, Katie Solorzano and Lauren Voran. 

Congratulations to all of our hard working students!

Terrific Kids

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Each year our faculty and staff nominate some "Terrific Kids" in our school. These students are hard workers, kind to others and all around great examples of excellent citizenship. They were honored at this year's awards assembly held on Wednesday, May 20th. This years Terrific Kids are:

9th Grade (pictured from L to R): Jordee Anderson, Jentry Betts, Giovani Vargas, Marco Rojas, Fritz-Carl Morlant and Morgan Beveridge. 

8th Grade (pictured from L to R): Shawnee Anderson, Rebeca Knapp, Aubrey Ramirez, McKenzie Tucker and Eliza Lindstrom. 

7th Grade (pictured from L to R): Jessa Asay, Jentry Coon, Sage Jackson, Myra Vincent, Bailey Smith and Trevor McDaniel. 

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