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Spanish immersion program at Hooper school called overwhelming success

Jennilyn E. Williams, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Mar 8 2014 - 12:58pm

HOOPER -- Since it got its start in the fall of 2012, Freedom Elementary School's Spanish immersion program has had overwhelming success and support from the community, said Principal Rich Proffer.In 2008 the Legislature created Dual Language Immersion programs in Chinese, French and Spanish. In 2010 Gov. Gary Herbert issued a challenge to Utah...

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Alan Hall puts up $250K for program to up graduation rates in Roy schools

Antone Clark, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Feb 11 2014 - 1:09pm

SALT LAKE CITY - State lawmakers are being asked to contribute $250,000 in one-time funding to help initiate a pilot program in Roy schools, which an administrator says will help move the needle in addressing a low graduation rate at Roy High School.

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Parents upset Weber District plans to shut down preschools after 40 years

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 27 2014 - 7:12pm

PLAIN CITY -- Parents of children attending preschool programs at Plain City and West Weber Elementary schools were notified last week that the Weber School District plans to discontinue the in-school programs, which have been in operation for four decades, at the end of the year.

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Varied reports on enrollment numbers from Top of Utah school districts

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 11 2013 - 7:31pm

Five Top of Utah school districts reported increased enrollment this fall, and three others are down slightly.

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Fremont High mosh pit squelched, students walk out of dance

Rachel Trotter, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Nov 5 2013 - 6:38pm

PLAIN CITY -- A group of Fremont High School students walked out of a Sadie Hawkins dance Saturday night when they were asked not to jump into each other while dancing.

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VIDEO: Mother claims extreme bullying incident against her son was mishandled by school

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 1 2013 - 5:18pm

HOOPER -- A mother says her 8-year-old son was threatened with his life by another 8-year-old at school. And now, she says, her son is the one being punished for the incident.

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VIDEO: Mother claims extreme bullying incident against her son was mishandled by school

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 1 2013 - 5:18pm

HOOPER -- A mother says her 8-year-old son was threatened with his life by another 8-year-old at school. And now, she says, her son is the one being punished for the incident.

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VIDEO: Fremont High celebrates 20th anniversary with chalk festival

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 20 2013 - 7:23pm

PLAIN CITY -- It's been a few years since teenage artist Maxwell Osenbach last picked up a pack of colorful chalk.

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VIDEO: Weber School superintendent: Reading can make dreams come true

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 12 2013 - 1:14pm

HARRISVILLE -- Jeff Stephens walked across his small, impromptu stage, reading a story of Isaac, a poor man who dreamed he could find treasure, to a rapt audience of more than 100 Majestic Elementary School fourth graders.

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Math and Science Olympiad held at Roy High School

BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner 
Tiyah Adams smiles as she receives her first-place medal in the fifth-grade Krypto competition at the Math and Science Olympiad at Roy High School on Tuesday. Krypto, a math-based card game, is one of numerous events that students from around Weber School District participate in each year.

Rachel J. Trotter
May 15 2013 - 12:17am

ROY -- Kymberley Peterson carefully cradled her shoebox with the balloon car inside as she listened for the results of the balloon-car derby Tuesday morning.

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VIDEO: Mother claims extreme bullying incident against her son was mishandled by school

JaNae Francis, Standard-Examiner staff
Nov 1 2013 - 5:18pm

HOOPER -- A mother says her 8-year-old son was threatened with his life by another 8-year-old at school. And now, she says, her son is the one being punished for the incident.

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VIDEO: Fremont High celebrates 20th anniversary with chalk festival

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 20 2013 - 7:23pm

PLAIN CITY -- It's been a few years since teenage artist Maxwell Osenbach last picked up a pack of colorful chalk.

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VIDEO: Weber School superintendent: Reading can make dreams come true

Nancy Van Valkenburg, Standard-Examiner staff
Sep 12 2013 - 1:14pm

HARRISVILLE -- Jeff Stephens walked across his small, impromptu stage, reading a story of Isaac, a poor man who dreamed he could find treasure, to a rapt audience of more than 100 Majestic Elementary School fourth graders.

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Math and Science Olympiad held at Roy High School

BENJAMIN ZACK/Standard-Examiner 
Tiyah Adams smiles as she receives her first-place medal in the fifth-grade Krypto competition at the Math and Science Olympiad at Roy High School on Tuesday. Krypto, a math-based card game, is one of numerous events that students from around Weber School District participate in each year.

Rachel J. Trotter
May 15 2013 - 12:17am

ROY -- Kymberley Peterson carefully cradled her shoebox with the balloon car inside as she listened for the results of the balloon-car derby Tuesday morning.

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