Delayed Start Today!

Nebo School District

As of 7:00am, due to the recent storm, all schools will be operating on a two-hour delayed start today.  This means that if your school normally starts at 8:00 a.m., it will be starting at 10 a.m.  Morning-only programs, such as AM Kindergarten classes, have been cancelled.  Afternoon-only programs, such as PM Kindergarten will proceed as usual.  For up-to-the-minute information, please feel free to call our hotline at 801-354-7498, or go to our webpage at Thank you.

Granna Epperson gets a High Five

Patty Garcia

Granna Epperson comes to our school each Christmas season and gives each of our OEK students a handmade quilt.  This year Granna Epperson was awared a High Five from KSL Channel 5 news.  Thank you Granna Epperson!

Beth Alice Waller Epperson was born on February 17, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah.  She was born at home in a house on 33rd South in East Mill Creek.  She weightd 5 lbs. and was so small she fit in a box of her Grandfather's new boots.  They put her on the oven door of the coal stove to keep her warm.

Polar Express


Kindergarten Polar Express Day!  The Kindergartners each made a train car to ride in their parade. They enjoyed hot cocoa and had a visit with Santa!  

Chess Champions

Did you know that we have a chess club at Santaquin Elementary?  Every Wednesday morning at 8:00am our club meets to play and learn about the game of chess.  We hosted our first tournament last week and it was a huge success.  Our winners in each grade are listed below.  Congratulations!


1st: 1. Ellana Larsen 2. Caleb Olson 3. Taylee Sorensen

2nd: 1. Ryalie Williams 2. Lilly Shaw 3. Cambri Bezzant

3rd: 1. Brody Gunnell 2. Gavin Snelson 3. Eli Webster

4th: 1. Luke Kirk 2. Jonah Shaw 3. Charlie Nelson

Shout out to a Superstar!

Ryan Chilton is a 3rd grader in Ms. Hillams class.  Since the beginning of this school year he has improved  6 reading levels.  Mr. Argyle wanted to reward Ryan for his hard work and let Ryan pick a prize and a book.  Keep up the good work, You are a Santaquin Superstar!