Education

Weber, Davis school districts implement new app for students in crisis

SafeUT Mobile App Jan 20 2016

More students are using a state-funded app to ask for help in times of crisis. Area school...

Education

Brigham City's Discovery Elementary School named National Blue Ribbon School

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Discovery Elementary School in Brigham City was named a National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education for its exemplary performance.


Environment

Weber State allowing employees to remove fossil fuels from retirement plans

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Joining other universities throughout the nation, Weber State is now giving employees the option to remove fossil fuel-focused companies from their portfolio of retirement plan investments.


Education

Eagle Bay Elementary School students build, launch homemade rockets

Mary Jo Naylor at Eagle Bay Elementary

The students of Eagle Bay Elementary School counted down in unison and cheered enthusiastically when a small rocket shot into the air, leaving a trail of smelly white smoke behind it. This process was repeated numerous times as the students launched roughly 75 rockets into the air Monday...


Education

Weber, Davis school districts implement new app for students in crisis

SafeUT Mobile App Jan 20 2016

More students are using a state-funded app to ask for help in times of crisis. Area school districts including Weber and Davis have started using the SafeUT app and the Ogden School District plans to do so yet this school year.


Police & Fire

State revokes fired Harrisville officer's police certification after plea deal

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Brett Ryon Hadley was fired by Harrisville in December 2015. He also had worked for Pleasant View police as a school resource officer at Weber High.


Education

Three 1957 Weber High graduates inducted into hall of fame

Warrior Hall of Fame induction

Three graduates from the the Weber High School class of 1957 were inducted into the Warrior Hall of Fame.


Government

State Senate District 19 candidates discuss intergenerational poverty

Intergenerational poverty focus on town hall session

During a town hall meeting Thursday, both candidates in the state Senate District 19 race expressed deep care for people in poverty, and in particular, those who find themselves trapped in the cycle of two or more generations within a household relying on government subsidies to survive.


Education

New Bridge Elementary enrollment climbs as school year starts with author visit

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New Bridge Elementary welcomed author J Scott Savage at the new school’s very first assembly. Principal Vincent Ardizzone said students have continued to enroll after the start of the school year in late August and a new teacher has been hired.


Education

Legacy Junior high loses sky lights to tornado, other Davis schools lose trees,

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Several Davis School District buildings were affected by a tornado Thursday, with Legacy Junior High losing four skylights. Other schools lost power and trees.


Education

Weber State student athletes attend sexual assault prevention symposium

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Weber State University student athletes were required to attend a lecture by Ted Bunch, the chief development officer of A Call To Men. Bunch talked about masculinity, violence against women, and ways men can help prevent sexual assault.


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