April 2023

7th Grade Poetry Slam

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7th Grade held a Poetry Slam where students performed from each period an original poem. All participants received a two liter of soda pop! The top three winners of the competition will move on to the Nebo District Poetry Slam! 


DFMS State Finalists Utah Do the Write Thing Writing Contest!

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Baylee Fausett and Hunter Smith were honored at the University of Utah at a special luncheon as state finalists in the Utah Do the Write Thing Writing Contest. Each of them received $300 in scholarship money, a gift bag, and Amazon gift card, and a plague with a certificate signed by Governor Cox.  Their teachers, Mr. Tippetts and Ms. Gunn were also honored. 

Brian Young's "Healer of the Water Monster" presentation

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Nebo Indian Education program will be hosting Brian Young to talk about his book "Healer of the Water Monster" on April 26 at 4pm in Springville, Cherry Creek Elementary.

American Indian Youth Literature Award Winner: Best Middle Grade Book! Brian Young’s powerful debut novel tells of a seemingly ordinary Navajo boy who must save the life of a Water Monster—and comes to realize he’s a hero at heart.