Nizhónígo Nee Ado’ááł (Have a beautiful day)

This past week, Nebo Title VI students spend their afternoon cleaning up garbage on the Spanish Fork Trail in honor of Earth Day. The trail is over a mile and a half in length and runs alongside a beautiful river. There are many trees and plants along the trail with many animals in their natural habitat. Hunderds of local residents use this trail on a daily basis, and spend their afternoons on the trail. 

Rose Quintana was a recipient of a $10,000 grant from Dreamstater-Running Strong Foundation. She was in charge of this event and invited Nebo Title VI students and Braiden Weeks out to help clean up Spanish Fork's local trail. We had several families show up to help clean up the trail. Braiden Weeks, a staff member for Utah Dine Bikeyah joined our students and gave some great information about advocating for our environment. "Utah Dine Bikeyah is a non-profit organization that works toward the healing of people and the Earth by supporting indigenous communities in protecting their culturally significant, ancestral lands."

Parents: Please be aware of the last day for Larsen Lab is 4/30 and Cherry Creek Lab is 5/1. 

Congratulations to the following students who achieved a GPA of 3.5 or higher for 3rd Term!
 
Junior High High Honor
Julia Hernandez*
Jared Letzerich*
Maisy Melton
Camie Mehl
Benyse Millet
Isabel Fuentes*
Spencer Jackson*
Becca Cook
Ammon Beck*
Karley Carron-Campbell*
Eric Zavala
Malie Fuentes*
Kylee Simmons*
Sky Simmons*
Koda Trujillo
Emmalee Davidson
Dante Ketchum
Krista Larsen
Lucy Sloan*
Josiah Eaglefeather
Landon Goodman
Ellie Sloan
Ammon Anderson*
 
Junior Honor Roll
Kayden Cruz
Clifton Carron-Campbell Jr

High School High Honor
Kacey Melton*
Mitchell Grimaud Begay*
Taylon Morris
Ciera Alldredge*
Emilio Woody
Courtney Smith*
Micah Button*
Kelina Anderson*
Daisha Beck*
Ruby Campbell*
Jackson Adams
Jaxon Billy
Ella Boren
Carlitta Devenport*
Seka Groves*  
Nicole Powell*
 
High School Honor Roll
Sedona Belone
Calvin Walker
Joshua Mckee
Breanne Burby
Malena Mckee
Austin Butler
Brooke Carter
Sarah Pedro 

Lapita Frewin, Headstart Family Advocate 

Headstart is currently enrolling students for the 2018-2019 school year. They are always looking for American Indian students to join their program. If you know of a Amercan Indian who has children ages 3-4, please pass along the information. Please contact Lapita Frewin for more information about the program or how to apply. Check out Headstart website to read more about enrollment and frequently asked questions. 

 

 

On Monday, Title VI students from Nebo School District had the opportunity to attend the 19th Annual American Indian Student Leadership Celebration. Teachers, students, and Title VI Coordinators from Alpine, Provo, and Nebo School District were in attendance for the event.

UVU Faculty and Staff kindly hosted our students during their Spring Break. Providing break out educational sessions for the students to attend. Break out sessions included Introduction to Amerian Indian Law, a writing workshop, health professions panel, and digital story presentation. Lunch was also provided for each student.

Awards were given by the Nebo Title VI Program and the Utah State Board of Education. Some award categories were: academic achievement, high attendance, service learning, performing arts, athletics, arts and crafts, heritage language, and community projects. Many of our Nebo students were recognized for multiple categories. As many as 21 American Indian students from various Junior Highs and High Schools across Nebo School District were awarded. The Title VI Staff is very proud of each of the students for their accomplishments. Keep up the great work students!

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