OGDEN — In a bustling physics class at Weber State on Monday, soon-to-be eighth graders were building catapults using purple plastic cups, rulers and rubber bands.
This Saturday is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, NASA’s first mission to land people on the moon.
OGDEN – Young parents at Two Rivers High School will soon be able attend classes knowing that their infants and toddlers are being cared for nearby.
Students from all over the state gathered at Weber State this past week to participate in Camp Abilities, a five-day athletic skills camp for students with vision impairments. The camp is run by the Utah School for the Blind.
Students and family members attend the English as Second Language Graduation on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Weber State University Community Education Center in Ogden.
The English as a Second Language (ESL) program at Weber State’s Community Education Center held the center’s first graduation Thursday night for 63 students who have completed various levels of ESL courses.
LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A Utah State University professor who studies factors that can hinder diverse students in engineering education is being honored by the White House.
Koby Pack, recent graduate of Weber High School, got interested in 3D printing when he was 14. This wasn’t a passing phase — he saved up $900 and bought an actual 3D printer.
An unlikely candidate for president of the United States, Marianne Williamson, recently announced that in our current tumultuous political climate, her goal would be to fight hate with love. The pundits made fun of her. I wonder why. Have we as a society become so cynical that idealism is a …
Despite a booming tech sector, technology companies in Utah are struggling to fill many open positions in the field, but a collaborative of public and private organizations led by Weber State is working to fill the gap.
SPANISH FORK, Utah (AP) — Nancy Miramontes had 30 seconds to find the gunman.
Kalii Caldwell, a 2019 graduate of Ogden High School, recently traveled to Washington with her family to be honored as a Presidential Scholar, one of only 161 students across the country who were selected for the award.
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — It was 50 years ago this month that Neil Armstrong uttered what has become one of the most well-known sentences in modern history: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."
WASHINGTON TERRACE — Lillian Tsosie-Jensen describes her new role as director of equity, justice and inclusion in Weber School District as her “dream job.”
As a nation stumbling toward humanity, we recognize change is often slow to come and even slower to be accepted. Fifty-five years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, preventing employment discrimination due to race, color, sex, religion or national origin. T…
The Northern Wasatch Parade of Homes, which runs July 5–20, will feature a unique entry this year, a home that’s friendly to the environment and the pocket book.
OGDEN — Students participating in one of Ogden School District’s summer programs, Digital Learning Ambassadors, held a community event Thursday night showcasing their work.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Most of what Tasheena Savala wore to honor her Navajo heritage was covered by the billowy folds of her graduation gown.
If some jerk ruined the surprise about Luke Skywalker’s father in “The Empire Strikes Back,” or blurted out Dumbledore’s killer in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” or revealed the true nature of Bruce Willis’ character in “The Sixth Sense” — this book is for you.
This article is the first in a three-part series of homeschooling in Utah County that will run this week.
FARMINGTON – Davis School District has created a new district-level administrative position to lead social and emotional learning (SEL) across the district, one of only a few similar positions in school districts across the state. The district has selected long-time Davis educator Kathleen C…
SOUTH WEBER — The physical demands of wildlands firefighting are old hat now to Jaimme Noonchester.
OGDEN — As an undergraduate at Utah State, Kristin Hadley studied early childhood and planned to have a nice preschool in her basement after graduation, while she had a family.
SOUTH WEBER — The Trump administration has dropped plans for deep cuts in Forest Service Job Corps programs amid heavy opposition from Congress, unions and others.
KEARNS, Utah (AP) — Two high school students in a Salt Lake City suburb have been suspended from the football team for posting a video of somebody burning an LGBTQ pride flag.
Utah ranks seventh in the nation for childhood well-being, according to the 2019 KIDS COUNT Data Book released yesterday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The state dropped one spot since the report last year, when it ranked 6th overall.
Summer finds me in my garden, pulling crab grass. I’ve tried everything to get rid of it, but it comes down to sifting through the dirt, pulling out one root at a time, which allows room for reflection as my mind searches for something to occupy it.
OGDEN – Ogden School Board members approved a budget for 2019–2020 and voted unanimously against holding a truth-in-taxation hearing in August at its board meeting Thursday night.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — The Weber School District Board of Education voted Wednesday to approve the district’s tentative budget for 2019–2020.
The Tax Entity Committee that met Monday at Farmington City Hall approved an extension to the Redevelopment Area at Station Park, clearing the first step for Station Park owners to build a multi-use arena there.
FARMINGTON — The Davis School District Board of Education approved the district’s tentative budget for 2019-2020 at their meeting Thursday — which includes a teacher pay raise, and funding to maintain class sizes and support social-emotional learning.
Students from third to eighth grade will be taking their state standardized tests using a new technology platform next school year.
Farmington City has a new high school, miles of hiking and biking trails, a booming population and a popular shopping mall — and it might not be done yet.
Rep. Rob Bishop and 50 other congressmen and senators have urged the Trump administration to reconsider closures and changes to civilian conservation centers, including the decision to turn over the Weber Basin Job Corps program to a private contractor.
Life has a curious way of reminding you who is the boss. Most recently, I’ve been out of commission due to a spine surgery that I delayed because of an intense desire to get one more thing done. And, get it done I did. But now, I am taking time to heal, not because I necessarily want to, but…
FARMINGTON — Members of Utah Black Roundtable, Northern Utah Black Lives Matter and other community supporters protested at Davis School District’s board meeting Tuesday night.
Children are more successful in school and life when they develop skills beyond mastery of academic content. Today, skills such as being able to adapt, think critically, collaborate and communicate well are critical to success. Social skills such as empathy, cooperation and flexibility are h…
The Davis High School 2019 senior class graduates on Friday, May 31, 2019, at the Dee Events Center at Weber State University.
It’s that time of year again. School’s out, kids are looking forward to days at the pool and parents are eager to find ways to fill the time.
SOUTH WEBER — The Trump administration is switching Weber Basin Job Corps Center to contract management, a move encountering intense opposition from the employees union and skepticism from Utah Rep. Rob Bishop.
“I was dead set on Viewmont. I was like ‘there is no way I’m switching schools.’ I just didn’t want to switch my senior year,’” said Aubrey Rushton, a student government officer at Farmington High School, “but the more I thought about it ... there were so many more opportunities.”
My family volunteered to help with Ogden’s Golden Spike Sesquicentennial, the celebration of a century and a half since the completion of the first North American transcontinental railway. What a great party. Of course, as Standard-Examiner columnist Mark Saal noted, given all the hype and c…
When Nani Espinoza started 10th grade at George Washington High School, she only had three credits, fewer than half the number of credits students earn if they pass all their classes in ninth grade.
Brent and Jennie Taylor’s story began at Brigham Young University. As undergraduates, their roommates set them up, pitching to Jennie that Brent was the male version of her.
LAYTON — Weber State broke ground for a new computer and automotive engineering building on the Davis campus Wednesday.
“This is do or die time,” said a girl sitting in the back of Shelley Angerhofer’s Spanish I class, focusing on a small, square white board that was sitting in front of her on her desk. She held a marker in her hand, ready to write.
Ogden High School held its commencement ceremony on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Dee Events Center in Ogden.