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Brookside Praise Note Students For October 2, 2020

Submitted by liz.porter on Fri, 10/02/2020 - 11:26
Attributions: 
Principal Beckert

Wow, we had an all time high number of praise note students today. Great job students!

Quinn Rummage, Suzanna Oberg, Addison Thatcher, Corver Esplin, Brielle Henry, Grace Greenhalgh, Max Hall, Grant Dover, Jack Smith, Sage Nance  picked up garbage for Mrs. Bishop, Kimball Ollerton always raises his hand to answer questions and is kind to others, Morgan Munn is always working hard and has a positive attitude, Parker Antonino always is willing to help his classmates, Lilly Mitchell is always looking out for her friends and is a peace maker, Etta Kmetzsch is always smiling and has a kind word to say, Colin Sorensen is looking out for a classmate, Aminn Johnson held the door for his classmates, Ammon Barker helped classmates build their haunted houses in class, Maggie Saybolt works really hard to do her best, Macord Pulham is willing to be helpful, shares with classmates and is a good friend, Olivia Ollerton sanitized all the desks of the absent students to be helpful, Ally Mayo helped a friend clean up a spill, Kaison Copeland helped a friend understand their math assignment, Sadie Child is always kind to everyone at recess, Will Creer is always so patient. He is kind when he waits his turn, Marlee Brown stops to help friends when they drop things, Preston Martinez always volunteers to wipe down the back tables in class, Avery Logsdon is a friend to everyone at recess and is positive, Rafael Enciso is on task during math, Adolfo Almuina is always following directions in class, and Henry Orme is always on task during Iready time.

#tigerpride, #brooksidepraisenotes

Brookside Elementary Students Of The Month For September 2020

Submitted by liz.porter on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 11:37
Attributions: 
Principal Beckert

These Brookside students have been selected by their teachers for leadership and being a good example to other students.

The students are: Taylor McFerson, Brynn Jones, Isabella Jtineant, Emi Cruz, Sydney Mitchell, Lillie Christian, Ryder Giles, Walker Strong, Kaison Copeland, Taylor Woodward, Levi Weller, Ariana Rees, Serenity Rees, Andrew Wells, Quinn Rummage, Zara Pinnell, Delaney Christensen, Lyla Fry, Kath Neth, and Avery Summers.

#brooksidestudentsofthemonth, #brooksidetigers, #brooksidestudentsareawesome

Kindergarten Butterflies

Submitted by susan.bird on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 11:01
Attributions: 
Mrs. Ann Gallagher

The Kindergarteners learned that butterflies don't start as baby butterflies! 

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Download Nebo’s Infinite Campus Mobile App

Submitted by susan.bird on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 10:58

The Infinite Campus App is the most effective tool for parents, students, and other community members to stay engaged and stay connected to critical school-related information anywhere and anytime from a mobile device.

The easy-to-use design app allows you to see what is happening in the classroom so you can understand, monitor, and participate in the educational process.

Campus Student and Campus Parent are designed to provide real-time access to student information.

Download the Mobile App now.

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Nebo School District Teams Up with Beehive Library Consortium

Submitted by susan.bird on Thu, 10/01/2020 - 10:56

Nebo School District Teams Up with Beehive Library Consortium to Modernize Reading and Literacy Through Ebooks and E-audiobooks

Shared goal to promote digital learning in the community

In this mobile age, technology has become increasingly valuable in supporting new generations of lifelong learners and readers. Now, Nebo School District and Beehive Library Consortium have formed an innovative new partnership to increase access to more ebooks and e-audiobooks for students. This unique collaboration strives to promote literacy and digital learning by combining the schools’ and the library’s digital reading resources in one app. As a result, students can learn anytime, anywhere because of the convenience, ease of reading on-the-go and the inherent popularity of technology.

The school-library partnership provides safe access to thousands of age-appropriate titles for students’ use inside the classroom, at home and anywhere 24/7. Through Sora(link is external), the new student reading app for Nebo School District, students can now borrow the school’s collection of classroom and pleasure reading, and also access Beehive Library Consortium’s juvenile and young adult digital collection. In addition, Sora supports teachers by offering education-specific tools like achievements, exportable notes, and reading progress that encourage individualized learning.

"We are thrilled to partner with Payson City Library,” said Lana Hiskey, Communications Community Relations Coordinator at Nebo School District. “This partnership enables our Nebo students to have greater ebook and audiobook access for learning!"

The Sora app was named one of TIME’s Best Inventions 2019(link is external) and is available for Nebo School District students to download through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, and on Chromebooks that support the Google Play Store. It is also available for use in web browsers at https://soraapp.com(link is external) on any computer.

Utah residents can also borrow and read Beehive Library Consortium’s complete ebook and e-audiobook collection with a valid library card through the award-winning Libby app(link is external)The library’s tailored collection offers ebooks, e-audiobooks and magazines including bestsellers and new releases. Readers of all ages can select from virtually every subject ranging from mystery, romance, children’s, business and more. Libby can be used on any major device or computer, including Apple (R), Android™, Chromebook™ and Kindle(R) (US only).

Both reading apps are built by OverDrive and OverDrive Education. To learn more, visit https://meet.soraapp.com/(link is external) and https://meet.libbyapp.com/(link is external).

About Nebo School District

Nebo School District is nationally acclaimed for successes in academics, operations and extracurricular activities. Nebo is recognized on the state and national level for quality programs and innovative concepts that focus on students.

With approximately 4,500 employees, Nebo School District is the sixth-largest employer in Utah County. Nebo continues to build on its mission: “We engage, empower, and collaborate to ensure student success.” Nebo School District focuses on preparing all students to succeed in school and life and prepares students for active participation in school and the global community. Nebo empowers students to acquire and develop knowledge, skills and talents and works to promote safety, involvement and student achievement.

Nebo students are consistently represented in lists of state and national honors in fine arts, academics, career, technology and athletic competitions. Nebo students consistently score above state and national norms on beginning and end-of-level assessments.

Nebo’s graduation rate is 92 percent, significantly higher than the state average of 87 percent and the national average of 80 percent. Nebo students receive over $19 million in scholarships yearly. Nebo District belongs to the Utah Valley University K-16 Alliance and is a member of the Brigham Young University Public School Partnership.

Every Nebo student can be a college- and career-ready student prepared to succeed in college and in workforce training. Students can earn college credit through Advanced Placement (AP) and Concurrent Enrollment classes. Nebo was recognized on the AP Honor Roll for significant gains in AP access and student performance.

About OverDrive and OverDrive Education

OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. The company’s K-12 division – OverDrive Education – supports reading and learning in the classroom. OverDrive strives to create “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and other digital media to a growing network of 50,000 libraries and schools in 78 countries, including more than 30,000 schools. OverDrive’s popular reading apps provide best-in-class user experience and tools for staff management: the Libby(link is external) app for libraries is one of PCMag’s Best Free Software of 2019 and Popular Mechanics’ 20 Best Apps of the 2010s, while the student reading app Sora(link is external) is one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2019. Founded in 1986, OverDrive is based in Cleveland, Ohio USA and was named a Certified B Corp in 2017. OverDrive was acquired by funds affiliated with global investment firm KKR in 2020.

#brooksidetigers #tigerpride #brooksidestudents #BeTheMagic #NeboHero #NeboSchoolDistrict #StudentSuccess #EmpowerStudents #EngageStudents #FocusOnStudents #LoveUTpublicSchools #UtPol #UtEd #ThankATeacher #LoveTeaching #covid19 #staywellnebo

Sorting Fun

Submitted by susan.bird on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 15:40
Attributions: 
Mrs. Ann Gallagher

Kindergarteners are learning how to sort by shape, size and color!

#brooksidetigers #tigerpride #brooksidestudents #BeTheMagic #NeboHero #NeboSchoolDistrict #StudentSuccess #EmpowerStudents #EngageStudents #FocusOnStudents #LoveUTpublicSchools #UtPol #UtEd #ThankATeacher #LoveTeaching #covid19 #staywellnebo

Order School Lunch/Breakfast - Remote Learners

Submitted by liz.porter on Wed, 09/30/2020 - 10:05
Attributions: 
Principal Beckert

As per the email that was sent out by Principal Beckert:

To order a school lunch and/or breakfast for students who are not at school, fill out the following survey each day for each student.  Orders must be made by 9 a.m. each morning. Meals are only provided on scheduled school days and can be picked up in the front office between 11:15 - 11:45 a.m.

To place your order, CLICK HERE.

See the Daily Menu.

Rounding Experts

Submitted by susan.bird on Tue, 09/29/2020 - 13:44
Attributions: 
Mrs. LeAnn Andrews

We have been practicing our rounding skills. These students in Mrs. Andrews 4th grade we’re today’s experts. They know their stuff and were able to help their classmates.

#brooksidetigers #tigerpride #brooksidestudents #BeTheMagic #NeboHero #NeboSchoolDistrict #StudentSuccess #EmpowerStudents #EngageStudents #FocusOnStudents #LoveUTpublicSchools #UtPol #UtEd #ThankATeacher #LoveTeaching #covid19 #staywellnebo

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