Education

Weber School District in early stages of considering 2017 bond initiative

WEB Weber School District logo

The Weber School District is in the preliminary stages of considering a bond initiative for 2017.

Local

Amid national unease, Weber State promotes service to honor Martin Luther King

Radical King

As this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day marks the end of one era and the beginning of another, local educators want to ensure a younger generation understands lessons learned from the past.


Courts

USU, Sigma Chi chapter deny allegations in fraternity house rape lawsuit

Sigma Chi Gamma Kappa fraternity house

A female student, who was 19 when she was assaulted July 11, 2015, at USU’s Sigma Chi house off campus, alleged in her U.S. District Court suit that the defendants failed to act on reports of heavy alcohol abuse and sexual assaults at two Utah State University fraternity houses.


Health & Fitness

Weber State sees uptick in use of mental health services as student health

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Universities are seeing more college students with more intense mental health needs, and even local public school districts are discussing ways to address increased mental health needs.


Education

Classical-based charter school receives initial approval to open in Ogden

Capstone Classical Academy logo

A new charter school is one step closer to opening in Ogden. Pending approval from the Utah State Board of Education in February, Capstone Classical Academy plans to open August 2018 in Weber School District. The school will be located in either Pleasant View or Ogden and serve students in...


Education

Weber School District in early stages of considering 2017 bond initiative

WEB Weber School District logo

The Weber School District is in the preliminary stages of considering a bond initiative for 2017.


Education

Ogden School District to offer free eye exams, glasses

Ogden School District Logo

The Ogden School District has selected 125 students in need to receive free eye exams and glasses in partnership with Friends for Sight.


Education

Box Elder School District chooses makeup days after snow canceled classes

Box Elder School Board

The Box Elder School District Board of Education chose which days class will be held to make up for two days that were canceled due to weather in January. The school board also approved the district's 2018-19 school year calendar.


Education

Weber School District receives EPA grant for low-emission school buses

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The Weber School District received $100,000 as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2016 School Bus Rebate Program and so far plans to put $20,000 toward five new clean-burning diesel buses.


Local

Former Weber State University president Rodney Brady dies at age 83

Rodney H. Brady Weber State University

Rodney H. Brady, a former president of Weber State University, died Monday at his Salt Lake City home. 


Education

One-man volleyball team plays to inspire North Layton students to beat the odds

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One-man volleyball team Bob Holmes visited North Layton Junior High School where a team of 10 boys was the first junior high team to beat him in 12 years. Holmes is an inspirational speaker and used the volleyball games to show students they can beat the odds, be kind to one another and never give...


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