Education

Mock congressional hearing at Hooper Elementary

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HOOPER — Fifth- and sixth-graders from Hooper Elementary got a taste of the political world when students participated in a mock congressional hearing. The event was a part of their after-...

Education

Layton High School students build and test rockets

LAYTON -- The weather was perfect for rocket launching Monday morning. At Ellison Park -- while an instructor eagerly set up the launch pad -- a dozen Layton High...


Education

Mock congressional hearing at Hooper Elementary

HOOPER — Fifth- and sixth-graders from Hooper Elementary got a taste of the political world when students participated in a mock congressional hearing....


Education

Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

ATLANTA — Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve...


Education

Holocaust survivor relives history with Utah students

WASHINGTON TERRACE — Monique Benard, an eighth-grade English teacher at T.H. Bell Junior High, can still remember her range of feelings when she took her...


Education

Heritage Elementary wins $4,500 STEM grant

OGDEN — Heritage Elementary in Ogden has been awarded a more than $4,500 grant to improve its Sixth Grade STEM Boost, enabling students to better prepare...




Education

Students offer N. Utah teachers some special apples

OGDEN — Keri Breeding feels sorry for anyone who isn't a teacher. “I'm sure most people wake up every day and think, 'Oh, I have to go to work.' I...


Education

Rocky Mountain students clean up river walk

WEST HAVEN — Students from Rocky Mountain Junior High School spent a cold Thursday morning cleaning up garbage and debris along the Weber River walk in...


Education

Bonneville’s “grandma” substitute receives the “Super Sub Award”

OGDEN – After 46 years working as a substitute teacher at Bonneville High School, Barbara Bingham, age 84, retired Monday, April 6. Nancy Peebles, a...


Education

Local students compete in first Spanish spelling bee

OGDEN — Elementary and junior high school students from all over Utah competed in the state’s first Spanish Spelling Bee at Weber State University...


Education

Weber School District students take robotics to a world stage

OGDEN – When it comes to robotics, few can best several students from the Weber School District in Science, Technology, Math and Engineering. A team of...


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