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Student Leadership Conference March 19, 2020 (This event has been canceled)
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Updated 3.12.20- Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and concern for all our Nebo School District students and their families we have canceled this event. Thank you for your understanding! 
 
What is it?
There are two components to this conference. There is an awards recognition component which allows students to receive an award in various areas such as academics, service-learning, performing arts, attendance, etc. There is also an educational component that includes break out sessions where students can interact with medical, technical, and mental health professionals.
 
When is it?
Thursday, March 19th, 2020
 
Where is it?
Utah Valley University
 
What age is this event targeted towards?
This event is intended for students in 7th-12th grade. Only 9th-12th grade students will be recognized at this event. However, 7th and 8th graders will receive their award in May at Nebo Title VI Awards night and are welcome to attend this event as well. 
 
How is my child nominated for an award?
Title VI Representative will meet with your student during our monthly Native Club at their school to nominate your student for an award. Parents, Guardians, Counselors, and Teachers are encouraged to nominate students as well. Students can be nominated for multiple categories. If you would like to nominate your students for an award please do so by filling a nomination form. Once, the nomination form is completed email it to Eileen Quintana
 
Download a 9th-12th grade nomination form here
Download a 7th-8th grade nonimation form here
Download Permission Slip here
 
Lunch will be provided for the students who participate. Transportation will be available for students who would like to attend. This event is made possible by a partnership with Utah State Board of Education Title VI.

 

Thank you, 
Nebo Title VI Staff

If you would like to attend this field trip, please sign up here by March 4th, 2020.

 

American Indian Caucus Day 2020 Field Trip Information
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American Indian Caucus Day at the Capitol
March 3, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Utah State Capitol, Salt Lake City, Utah

Nebo Title VI Indian Education invites you to join us on this field trip! This is for any American Indian student who is in 7th-12th grade. Please sign-up to go by contacting your Title VI Representative

Every year the Utah Division of Indian Affairs (UDIA) invites tribal leaders, legislators, community members, and partners to attend the annual American Indian Caucus Day at the Utah State Capitol. Caucus Day provides an opportunity for the state government to maintain and strengthen its relationship with Utah’s eight sovereign tribal nations by encouraging discussions between state and tribal leaders. 
 

This event will be on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at 9:00 am in the auditorium of the Utah State Office Building, which is the building behind (north) of the State Capitol. Nebo Students will take a tour of the Capitol, watch the process of passing bills into legislation and meet tribal leaders.

Please print, sign, and return this permission slip in order to attend the field trip. 

Bills regarding American Indian Affairs can be found here.

*Please bring lunch with you and wear good walking shoes and Native Jewelry!*

 

"We have prepared an engaging and informative evening for Nebo School District families and community. The evening will provide hands on experience with authentic American Indian stories, songs, dances and food. A variety of teaching resources will be provided regarding indigenous people who have inhabited Utah for centuries. We invite Nebo Social Studies teachers and departments to partner with us to offer extra credit to their students to attend this Nebo School District cultural awareness evening. We will have a sign in sheet with attendance list for each school sent back to teachers participating in this collaboration. 

Nebo Indian Education staff will offer four workshops.

  1. Analysa Allison and Natalie Billie will present on “Contributions of American Indians to Society Today.”
  2. Shoshana Begay and students will share a Coyote Winter story through performing arts.
  3. Eileen Quintana will share an American cultural museum with Native arts, regalia, tools and demonstrations of wrapping a baby in a cradle board.
  4. Michelle Sanchez will MC while Nebo Native American students share songs and Pow Wow dances.

Teacher resource links will be shared for lesson and curriculum planning on Nebo Title VI website. Nebo Title VI Parent Committee will be cooking and selling Navajo tacos for $7 and fry bread $2 or $ 30 family meals for five in order to raise scholarship money for graduating seniors this year. We appreciate your continuous support and hope to see you there."

Eileen Quintana
Nebo Title VI Program

 

 

This workshop will be facilitated by the Nebo Title VI Program. There will be two representatives from Utah Valley University on-site. Please come prepared with 2018 taxes (student and/or parents), W2’s, and make sure you know your social security number. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completed in order to see if they are qualified for Pell grants and work-study. All other scholarships including tribal based their information from FAFSA to determine your financial need. Parents and Guardians are encouraged to attend this event with their student. Please reach out to Eileen Quintana or Analysa Allison for more information regarding this event. We hope to see you at the event! 

 

"High School Sophomores/Juniors: There's still one week left to apply to our 2020 College Horizons summer program!  Visit www.collegehorizons.org/apply to start your application today. For tips on getting started, see our 7 day application plan below. We still encourage you to apply! 
 
2020 Host Site:
Emory University (Atlanta, GA)
June 27-July 3, 2020

Deadline: February 5, 2020

College Horizons is a six-day college admissions workshop for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian high school sophomores and juniors. Students learn about a variety of colleges and universities, establish personal relationships with college admissions representatives and college counselors, and experience life on a college campus."

 
 

"For the last 9 years, Canyonlands Field Institute has been offering our Native Teen Guide-in-Training program build community amongst Native teens from around the country while developing leadership and whitewater rafting skills. 

We are reaching out for your support. Specifically, we are asking for your help to share this program with Native American teens who would enjoy a week exploring the San Juan River and surrounding lands.

Priority application deadline is April 15th, with a rolling deadline after this time period. Space is limited with a maximum group size of 20.

Generously underwritten by the Val A. Browning Foundation, this multi-day program for teens entering 8th - 12th grades is $50 dollars per teen."

To learn more about this program, please visit: cfimoab.fun/NativeTeen

 DEADLINE: February 5, 2020 at 11:59pm MT

For more information, please visit: https://www.tfaforms.com/4771273

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