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Weber State sees drop in enrollment; officials speculate the cause

OGDEN — Weber State University's enrollment is down, and administrators aren't sure why. 


Education

Thank a teacher for National Teacher Appreciation Day

SOUTH OGDEN — There are 27,743 classroom teachers in Utah public schools, according to the Utah State Office of Education. There are also thousands of teachers in private schools, and thousands of educator specialists helping students learn everything from math to music.


Local

61-year-old man dies after wreck on I-15 in Centerville; wind likely a factor

CENTERVILLE — A driver involved in a Sunday morning wreck died as a result of his injuries, and police say wind may have played a role in the incident.


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Wind storm causes power outages and damage in Northern Utah

After wind gusts reaching over 90 mph swept through northern Utah on Saturday night and Sunday morning, homeowners and businesses around Weber and Davis counties were left with significant damage and in many cases, no electricity. 


Education

3 brothers graduate from Weber State together with plans for medical school

OGDEN — When Christian Whittier decided to walk away from his life as a businessman and go back to school to fulfill his dream of becoming a doctor, he set off a chain reaction. His brothers Sam and Rob soon followed, and on Friday, April 29, all three graduated from Weber State University with plans to go to medical school.


Education

Weber State student to graduate in same program as sister held back by cancer

OGDEN — When Stephanie Carranza graduates from Weber State University, she’ll be the first member of her family to walk across a stage to receive a college diploma.


Education

Harrisville junior high principal honored with Huntsman award for excellence

HARRISVILLE — Orion Junior High School has always been a good school with good students in a good community who earn good test scores — but being good led to a sense of complacency, according to Vice Principal Kristy Haws.


Education

Ogden elementary principal Ardizzone honored with $10,000 Huntsman award

OGDEN — A respected Ogden educator and administrator was recognized Friday for being a top elementary principal.


Education

Struggling readers at Harrisville's Majestic Elementary need tutors

HARRISVILLE — Reading is key to success in school, and Chelley Hogge is looking for tutors to coach struggling readers at Majestic Elementary.


Education

Weber hopes to fix overcrowded schools with new boundaries

NORTH OGDEN — Majestic Elementary School is growing at a pace of about 35 new students per year. If nothing's done, the school will open next year with more than 1,000 students.


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