May 2023


Submitted by nikki.argyle on Thu, 05/25/2023 - 15:33

On May 18th, the Spanish Fork Rodeo Grounds came alive with the energy and enthusiasm of approximately 3000 seventh-grade students from Nebo and Provo School Districts. The occasion was the highly anticipated Nebo CTE Expo, a dynamic event designed to help young students explore and embrace Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways. This immersive experience allowed students to engage in hands-on games and activities while interacting with various programs and local businesses, fostering a passion for future careers and empowering them as trendsetters in our society.

Nikki Argyle, Amy Ewell, Chris Thomas, Ethatn Christensen

Utah County STEM Fest

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Tue, 05/23/2023 - 08:47

Come see how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are applied in fun and exciting ways at the 1st annual Utah County STEM Fest. There will be hands-on activities for all ages. Science, technology, engineering, and math, commonly known as STEM, are integral fields that shape our modern world. From the gadgets, we use daily to the awe-inspiring engineering marvels. There are numerous fun and exciting applications of STEM that make these fields accessible and enjoyable for people of all ages.   This event is June 1, 2023, from 5:00-8:00 pm at the University Place in Orem.

Nikki Argyle

Unlocking Success: Celebrating Students Who Achieved Adobe Certified Professional Status

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Mon, 05/22/2023 - 11:47

The following students took and passed the Adobe Certified Professional exam for Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop.  This credential validates proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud software through rigorous exams and requires professional-level skills and knowledge to develop creative digital assets.  Congratulations to Cora Hansen, Elena Pendleton, Sara Schwartz, Amelia Hanosek, Macie Smith, Myles Fife, Benjamin Nagata, Wyatt Moses, Jacob Gibby, Brynn Spotten, Kyrstin May, Christian Nagata, Mason Brinton, Breanna Jensen, Ryatt Allen, Emily Gwilliam (not all pictured).


Elise Ford

From Classroom to Entrepreneurship: Students' Create Savvy Food Truck Ideas

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Fri, 05/19/2023 - 12:13

Students in Mrs. Whittekiend's Business Management class spent the semester developing their very own food truck concept. Students wrote a business plan, created a branding guide, wrote a mission statement, developed menu items, and planned and created social media posts and advertisements. Students then built awesome display boards, a food truck model, and promotion items. Presentations were given to their classmate and a panel of guest judges that included our very own administrators, counselors, and secretaries. Here a just a few great examples.

Shauna Whittekiend

Taking Flight: Celebrating Achievement at the ALC Aviation Pin Ceremony

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Wed, 05/17/2023 - 16:29

The ALC’s inaugural Pin On and Naming Ceremony took place on 15 May 2023. Pin On Ceremonies celebrate the hard work the ALC's Private Pilot class students put in and allow them to share that with family and friends. Naming ceremonies allow friends in the same pilot class to build camaraderie and help each other get through hard times with humor. The ALC Principal Mr. Bart Peery advised the students to keep looking forward in their career pursuits, and Ms. Tammy Olsen, ALC Aviation Teacher, reminded the students to keep learning and practicing throughout their careers.

Tammy Olsen

IT'S EXPO TIME!! Nebo CTE EXPO: Discover the Future of Education and Local Industries

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Tue, 05/16/2023 - 12:04

Mark your calendars for an exciting event that promises a day filled with innovation, education, and entertainment. Nebo CTE EXPO is set to take place on Thursday, May 18, 2023, at the Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, and it's an event you won't want to miss. With a wide range of activities, demonstrations, and exhibits, this expo offers a unique opportunity to explore the local businesses, educational institutions, and public safety organizations that make up the vibrant community of Nebo.

Nikki Argyle

Exploring New Horizons: Students Receive Scholarships for FCCLA Japanese Exchange Program

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Tue, 05/09/2023 - 09:28

Della Wilkins and Miles Napierski from Maple Mountain High School were selected to receive full scholarships out of only 14 awarded nationally for the 2023 FCCLA’s Japanese Exchange Program. FCCLA stands for Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America.

FCCLA’s Japanese Exchange Program is a scholarship opportunity for FCCLA members to travel to Japan for 6 weeks as an exchange student. This scholarship is funded by the Kikkoman Corporation and administered by Youth For Understanding USA (YFU). Each scholarship is worth $8,995.

Nikki Argyle

Sweet Success: Unleashing Creativity in the Middle School Cookie Cooking Competition

Submitted by nikki.argyle on Tue, 05/09/2023 - 09:22

The local cookie places better watch out because our Mapleton junior high foods students are baking some delicious cookies for their Master Chef competition!

@mjhs_mustangs @neboschooldistrict #cte #cteworks #culinary #cookie #cookiewars #masterchef

Robyn Dunn