Announcements are helping me become a better leader by helping me step out of my Students, parents and staff from Salem’s comfort zone and it helps the kids to know Mt. Loafer Elementary School described what’s on the agenda. school programs and demonstrated skills “On student council, each member gets they had learned during a recent meeting to help on a special committee. If you are of the Nebo School District Board of Education. in the energy committee, you get to help save electricity by turning off all the computers
Mt. Loafer Principal Sarah Blackhurst in the computer lab at the end of thanked the board and Nebo District Superintendent each day. The Spirit Day committee helps Rick Nielsen for the opportunity promote spirit by going around to classes to present information about her and seeing who wore their Spirit Day shirt. school. “Mt. Loafer Elementary School Not only does this help the students, but is honored and excited to share with you it helps me to remember to wear my own how wonderful it is to be a Grizzly,” she Spirit Day shirt. The people on the welcome said. “Mt. Loafer Elementary is in its 21st committee get to take new students year of academic excellence and, most on a tour of the school so they know their importantly, a wonderful culture of student way around their new school and so they leaders and learners. Tonight I have feel like they have a friend. Each term we brought some of our most amazing, talented switch around the committees so that we Max E Nelson was born July 9, 1920, (Wendy), Stuart and driven students, teachers and parents all have a chance to be on each committee. in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Ephraim Raymond (Kathryn), Karl with me to share how much we love This term I’m on the welcome committee. and Harriet Blackham Nelson. He (Kim), Denise our school.” We haven’t had any new kids move in this passed away Oct. 19, 2016, in Genola, (Todd Ekins), Nelson Barrett, a sixth-grade student term, but I am so excited for a student to Utah David (Irene), at Mt. Loafer Elementary, presented the move in so I can be their friend and take
He had four brothers and two sisters: Jonathan (Lori); following to the board: “This year at Mt. them on the tour. This year on our student Radcliffe, McClain, Bernal, Eugene, Leone foster children, Loafer Elementary, we are learning all council, we have a bully prevention specialist. and Laurue. He resided in Moroni, 43 grandchildren about our super powers. We are learning His job is to help prevent bullying Utah, and Genola, Utah, and attended and 81 that our superpowers are that we can be by making an announcement once a week school in Goshen and Payson as well as at great- grandchildren. learners. This year we will be focusing about bullying and how to stop it. He also Brigham Young University. He on 10 specific skills to help improve our gets to help the school counselor present
He served as a missionary in the North was preceded behavior and our learning abilities here anti-bullying messages to classes. The Central States Mission and later in the in death by a at school. Some of the skills that we will bully prevention specialist develops leadership Army Air Force. He later served a mission daughter- in- law, be learning and applying include setting skills by teaching kids how to not to Adam-ondi-Ahman, Missouri. Darleis Nelson goals, seeking and giving feedback, knowing be bullies.”
Max worked as a mechanic for US (Karl); a grandson, Joshua Nelson; and what to do, asking questions, problem Jessica Barrett, a member of Mt. Steel and farmed. two great-grandsons, Trevor Eggett and solving, thinking critically, having stamina, Loafter’s School Community Council
Max loved the gospel of Jesus Christ, Austin Wright. learning from our mistakes, assessing member, addressed the board and said, temple work, his family and all the good Funeral services were held Oct. 26 at our own learning and helping others learn. “I have had the privilege to be a parent people he worked with. He enjoyed work, the Genola LDS Chapel. Interment was in “These are the 10 learning skills we are member on our school’s community the outdoors, sports, music and singing, the Genola Cemetery with military rites. choosing to focus on this year. However, council for the past two years. This last and family history. He was very involved The family expresses sincere thanks to we will also be learning many other skills year I also served as the chair of our committee. in community service. the staff of iCare and all those who provided as we become Superheroes in our school. I love serving on the community
Max married Melba Madson Nelson care and support to the family. As part of applying our learning skills, we council. I feel empowered that we are on Feb. 5, 1945, in the Salt Lake Temple In lieu of flowers, please consider donating will have Superheroes of the Month. Each able to provide services and resources and is survived by her and their nine to the LDS Humanitarian Fund. month every grade level nominates six to our students to help them excel and children and spouses: Don Ray (Sharon), Share condolences with the family at students in a grade to become Superhero learn. Tonight I will be outlining the use Curtis (Donna), Reid (Sandra), Garth www.brownfamilymortuary.com. of the Month. Their reward is a certificate of our School LAND Trust monies that and a picture on the school webpage. We we have been allotted. Our school uses also have the Super Learners 200 board the majority of our monies to fund our where students get to sign a square, receive classroom tutor salaries and benefits and a pin and be in the running for a our intervention technician salaries. Our pancake breakfast with some of our community classroom tutors work individually with leaders and learners.” students to improve their literacy abilities
Ruthie Devenport, another sixth-grade while our technicians provide differentiated student, presented the following: “This instruction for our struggling readers. year I have the opportunity to be an officer We feel the success of learning trulyon our student council. It is a lot of comes if the students feel comfortable work but tons of fun. Some of the things reading. The remainder of our monies we that I get to do on student council include use to provide technology for our teachers the following: conduct assemblies, read in the form of iPads, Google Chrome announcements, and each member of the books, Document Cameras and projectors student council gets to work on a special to improve and support instruction in the committee. Since I’m a student body officer, classroom.” I get to help conduct assemblies. Jennifer Baker, Mt. Loafer’s music This helps me develop leadership skills by technician, and teacher Callie Naccarato’s helping quiet the group, and I have to set fifth-grade students delighted the board a good example for the kids because I’m with some rhythm activities they practiced on the stage the entire time. Conducting and learned. These activities taught how assemblies is a little step out of my comfort the beat of the music is the steady part of zone but not nearly as big as speaking the song. It takes practice to feel and keep on the intercom for announcements. the beat.