Education

Davis School District builds energy-neutral schools with new technology

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Odyssey Elementary School is one of several newer Davis School District buildings constructed with...

Education

Students write more than 30,000 letters to Santa, raising money to Make-A-Wish

Letters to Santa Macys

Students from Syracuse High School, Buffalo Point Elementary, Bluff Ridge Elementary, and Syracuse Arts Academy and wrote 30,501 letters to Santa for Macy’s. The department store will now donate $1 for each letter to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Education

Ogden schools considering 2017 bond initiative for facility, building costs

Ogden School Board 2016

The Ogden School District is considering a bond initiative in 2017, but it’s still unknown how much money it would entail.


Education

Davis School Board hears concerns about increased enrollment

Davis School Board working group

The Davis School District Board of Education signed off on ongoing junior high school construction, and renovation projects progress alongside the building of a new high school.


Education

Family, peers remember Jay Taggart's commitment to educating Utah children

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His family and friends reflect on Jay Taggart’s lifelong love for students and education. He died Tuesday at 88 years old.


Education

Weber State board talks engagement, need for more nursing program funding

Weber State University Board of Trustees

The Weber State University Board of Trustees discussed student engagement and the need to increase funding for the school’s nursing program in order to meet workforce demands. A security camera policy was also approved. 


Education

Davis School District builds energy-neutral schools with new technology

LEAD Option BS 113016 Odyssey Elementary 01 -9

Odyssey Elementary School is one of several newer Davis School District buildings constructed with the aim of being U.S. Department of Energy Zero Energy Buildings, which means they make as much or more energy than they use.


Local

Schools invited to host anti-bullying assembly with one-man volleyball team

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Administrators of area schools are invited to take advantage of a free assembly with a one-man volleyball team.


Education

Utah's dropout rate increases slightly to 13 percent

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The number of students counted by the Utah State Board of Education as high school dropouts increased by 1 percent this year, with the Ogden School District coming in with the highest percentage of dropouts. 


Police & Fire

Mueller Park student who fired gun in hall was disarmed by parents, police say

Mueller Park students

Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to an incident involving a student with a gun at Mueller Park Junior High in Bountiful.


Police & Fire

Student suspected of firing gun in Mueller Park Junior High facing charges

Utah Middle School Gun Fired-5

Charges will be filed against a 15-year-old boy suspected of entering a Bountiful junior high Thursday and firing a shotgun round into a classroom ceiling. His parents were key in keeping the situation from being much worse, police say. Bountiful Police Chief Tom Ross said at a Thursday press...


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