WASHINGTON TERRACE — The Weber School District on Friday held its first meeting to discuss a potential upcoming bond initiative that would bring a new high school to Weber County.
ROY — After a video surfaced of a Sand Ridge Junior High School librarian reading aloud the N-word to a ninth grade English class, some parents and the Northern Utah chapter of Black Lives Matter are calling on the Weber School District to reassess how it approaches diversity in the classroom.
OGDEN — Following unanimous school board approval last week, Ogden School District has become the second school district in Utah to begin working toward establishing a wireless network to provide internet access to all of its students at home.
SALT LAKE CITY — At a university in southern Utah, the nationwide protests against racial injustice have lent new momentum to change a name that many consider offensive: Dixie State.
SOUTH OGDEN — As it heads into the fourth quarter of the school year, Weber School District will continue to shorten school days by 45 minutes, Superintendent Jeff Stephens said in an email sent to district employees Wednesday.
SALT LAKE CITY — After 4-year-old Miles Hulbert of Roy was left alone on a school bus for nearly two hours last September, his mother, Janel, pursued legislation to prevent similar situations from happening.
OGDEN — Latinos make up a sizable portion of the population of Ogden and Weber County, and Silvia Castro wants to see them thrive.
OGDEN — As Utah’s housing crisis worsens, officials announced a new partnership Tuesday that will aid employees of Ogden City, Ogden School District and Roy City in purchasing a home.
OGDEN — Despite a throng of parent objections to the move, the Ogden School District will move ahead with consolidation of its Spanish dual language immersion program, as discussed at a Thursday board meeting.
OGDEN — Throughout the last year, COVID-19 has accumulated an enormous death toll. Another sobering side effect of the global pandemic has been its impact on the mental health of young people.
SALT LAKE CITY — A push to change Dixie State University’s name is stalling in the GOP-dominated Utah Senate, after a new push to drop the term many find offensive sparked a backlash.
OGDEN — Children will be the ones to move this country past racism, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges told a Weber State University audience Thursday night, and adults are responsible to facilitate that change of thought.
CLEARFIELD — Once school has let out, the halls of North Davis Junior High School are empty on a typical afternoon, except for the occasional custodian vacuuming.
SALT LAKE CITY — A proposal to ban transgender athletes from playing on girls sports teams passed the state House Wednesday in Utah, one of more than 20 states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm transgender teenagers.
SALT LAKE CITY — A resolution inspired by Bountiful High School’s decision to reconsider its “Braves” mascot that would have encouraged other K-12 public schools with Native American-related mascots to follow suit failed to pass a Tuesday vote in the Utah House of Representatives.
OGDEN — In a time when people are experiencing increased isolation, especially those trying to safely work toward social justice changes, Ruby Bridges Hall will speak to a Weber State University audience Thursday about her experience as the first African American child to attend the all-whit…
OGDEN — In the second season of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series,” East High School will face off against its fictional rival North High School — the filming location of which was at Ogden High School, 40 miles north of the real East High School in Salt Lake City.
OGDEN — Growing up, Heather Gerrard was surrounded by educators — her mom, some aunts, some great aunts, she said. When the anthropology degree she was pursuing at the University of Utah felt like it wasn’t the right fit, she turned to education.
SALT LAKE CITY — Transgender athletes would be barred from playing on girls’ sports teams under a bill that advanced Thursday in Utah, one of more than a dozen states considering similar measures that opponents say would harm trans teenagers.
OGDEN — The Ogden School District is considering beginning the process to become the first public school district in Utah to offer the full international baccalaureate program.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah House on Wednesday voted in support of Dixie State University dropping “Dixie” from its name — an example of the nation’s reexamination of the remnants of the Confederacy and slavery.
OGDEN — When Ogden High School senior Mariah Jimenez found out she had been awarded the prestigious Horatio Alger National Scholarship as she was being tested for COVID-19, her first reaction was to tell her older brother, Philip Jimenez.
NORTH OGDEN — Parents who previously asked to opt out of Black History Month instruction at Maria Montessori Academy in North Ogden will no longer do so, school Director Micah Hirokawa told the Standard-Examiner in an email Saturday.
FARMINGTON — In a brief address to a gathering of regional Latino educators hosted by the Davis School District, education secretary nominee Miguel Cardona counseled attendees to "embrace your Latinoness."
NORTH OGDEN — A decision by Maria Montessori Academy in North Ogden to allow parents to opt students out of Black History Month curriculum after receiving multiple requests to do so has ignited a debate over whether parents should have such an option.
SALT LAKE CITY — In an analysis of efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19 in schools, the state legislative auditor general’s office recommended that “Test to Stay” be made Utah’s primary mitigation method and officials work to increase public awareness around the program.
OGDEN — To cut the ribbon on a new Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center, Weber State University President Brad Mortensen not only traveled from his office to the south side of campus — he rappelled approximately 65 feet.
OGDEN — The Ogden School District is considering donating property to the Weber-Morgan Children's Justice Center — a move that may not be permitted by state law.
KAYSVILLE — As a COVID-19 outbreak is threatening to close Davis High School, the Davis School District is attempting to run the “Test to Stay” program for a second time.
During a recent event on campus at Utah Valley University, President Astrid Tuminez referenced the numerous buildings that seem to be popping up on campus.
BOUNTIFUL — When she started as a teacher for a math credit recovery course at Bountiful High School, Alexa Lou Olson noticed that her students who had flunked out of previous classes knew how to do the work but struggled to find the motivation to complete it.
OGDEN — One decade after its launch, the Ogden School District is consolidating its dual language immersion program from two elementary schools, two junior high schools and two high schools to one each, and the decision is drawing complaints from parents.
OGDEN — In addition to summer vacation being delayed by a day, students at Highland and Mt. Ogden junior high schools now have a shortened spring break, the Ogden School District told parents in an email this week.
FARMINGTON — A former Roy High School teacher has begun serving a pair of prison terms after pleading guilty to enticing a minor for sex.
“Can you hear my voice right now, kind of scratchy?” said Two Rivers High School history teacher Bryan Hatch over the phone. “That’s asthma.”
BRIGHAM CITY — A new elementary school in the Box Elder School District will be named Golden Spike, the district’s school board voted last week.
SALT LAKE CITY — In a continuation of the Utah State Legislature’s efforts to push schools to provide in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, a quickly progressing bill would allow parents to move their students out of a remote-learning class and into a different school — taking sta…
KAYSVILLE — The Davis School District will begin to expand its career and technical education offerings in 2022 with the opening of a magnet school in west Kaysville.
FARMINGTON — By the time winter break came, the Davis School District was placing over 1,000 students a week on quarantine after being exposed to COVID-19.
SUNSET — “What’s his name?” an ebullient group of fifth grade students at Fremont Elementary School asked their principal, Adell Arvidson, during their recess break.
SALT LAKE CITY — Look for tax cuts of up to $80 million, police reform, efforts to help kids impacted by a chaotic, COVID-19-marred school year and more from Utah lawmakers this year.
OGDEN — After a mob of President Donald Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol last week, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney signed onto a statement that called the behavior “entirely un-American.”
OGDEN — According to Ben Lomond High School Principal Steve Poll, students struggling to find success in school are in that position for one of three reasons — they are not able to do their work, they won’t do their work or they don’t come to school.
OGDEN — Just over one-and-a-half years after it created the position, the Weber School District has hired a new equity director.
Utah K-12 educators will be eligible to receive the vaccine Monday, Gov. Spencer Cox announced in a weekly COVID-19 briefing Friday. Employees in some local schools, however, should expect to be vaccinated at a later date.
OGDEN — “Estimados padres, estoy aquí para representar ustedes,” said Arlene Anderson after being sworn in as an Ogden School District board member Thursday night.
Although dates and details of school employee vaccination remain up in the air, local health departments and school districts are preparing for the next step in the vaccine’s rollout.
OGDEN — When the time came to connect to a ventilator, LaWanna “Lou” Shurtliff, the Utah House member who died last week, was willing.
FARMINGTON — Despite the expiration of a federal coronavirus protection, Davis School District employees will see the benefit continue into 2021.
OGDEN — Weber State University has begun a massive COVID-19 testing effort as part of a statewide testing plan announced by the Utah System of Higher Education on Tuesday.
OGDEN — Antonio and Armand Berry are bonded by more than having grown together in the womb.