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...

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 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. 


Education

DATC president talks inclusive revamp of UCAT policies, appropriation model

Davis Applied Technology College Board

The Davis Applied Technology College President Michael Bouwhuis sang the praises of the new Utah College of Applied Technology Commissioner Dave Woolstenhulme at a Board of Directors meeting Thursday evening.


Police & Fire

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

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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...


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.


Education

Davis schools launch new free, all-day preschool option for working families

HOPE Preschool classroom

Davis School District is offering a new, free preschool option this year at five elementary schools for Northern Utah working families.


Education

Canyon Creek Elementary uses Skype to chat with kids across the country

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Canyon Creek Elementary students participated in a Skype-a-Thon, meeting and learning about students from across the country.


News

USU Bear River Massacre researchers dig deeper at site without lifting a shovel

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A Utah State University team is conducting research at the Bear River Massacre site with technology that doesn’t require them to disturb the ground.


Local

Weber State University students share their Christmas, Thanksgiving traditions

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Whether it’s a traditional night with family or something more unique, Weber State University students and employees have a wide array of traditions that make Christmas and Thanksgiving special.


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