School News

Kindergarten Registration is March 20th


Kindergarten Registration

 Kindergarten registration for the Payson/Santaquin/Goshen Area Elementary Schools will be from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M on Tuesday, March 20th, 2018.  Please go to your respective elementary school on that day if you have a child who will be starting kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year. Bring your child with you as there will be a short assessment given. Requirements to start kindergarten are outlined below.  Please keep in mind that these are state laws not subject to change by the school.

Family Literacy Night Fun


We hope everyone had so much fun at the Family Literacy Night!  The different activities were: Dr. Seuss Bingo, book walks, lock box challenges, roll a Dr. Seuss character, charades, Boggle, making slime, and a photo booth.  Thank you so much for coming! 

Teacher Development

Robin Wheatley

Orchard Hills teachers true professionals! They are always trying to develop their teaching skills to benefit their students.  Each month teachers are trained during a literacy or math collaboration meeting taught by district coaches.  The materials presented are then used in the classroom.  As one teacher said, "If we want our students to be life long learners, we need to set an example."

SafeUT Awareness Days February 22 & 23

SafeUT Awareness Days February 22 & 23

In light of the recent events in Florida and other tragedies that have happened around the country, Nebo School District is teaming up with KSL on February 22, 2018, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah. Utah has a very powerful resource and that is the SafeUT app. As you all know, the SafeUT app provides real-time crisis intervention and has been proven to save lives and stopped planned school attacks.

Our goal is to make sure that every parent, student and educator is aware of the app and has it downloaded on their phone.

Timpanogos Storyteller Visits Orchard Hills


Tim Lowry a professional storyteller withTimpanogos Storytelling came to Orchard Hills.  The students loved the stories that he shared with them.  He made it very engaging for the students as he used actions, voices, and involved the students.  He then met with a couple classes where he taught the students how to tell a good story and what the components are: people, setting, and problem.