OGDEN — Ben Lomond senior Elsy Villezcas got the surprise of a lifetime Friday morning when she learned that she was the only grand prize winner in ACT's national Scholarship Giveaway.
Laura Streeter has had plenty of real-world experience with packing kids’ lunches for school.
OGDEN — Students will soon be able to access Weber Innovation High School’s parking lot using a light on 12th Street.
OGDEN — Emergency response teams from across the Weber County participated in an active shooter training exercise Wednesday at Weber State University.
OGDEN — While most people appreciate any type of recognition for work well done, the admiration of respected peers is perhaps the most valued reward of all.
It’s back-to-school time, and we are being inundated with a flood of news articles about whether or not a college degree is “worth it.” Do you need one to get a good job? Are there better options such as trade schools or online certifications? What about apprenticeships? It seems as if every…
OGDEN — Teachers at Shadow Valley Elementary welcomed back students on the first day of school in Ogden School District by presenting each student with a lei as they entered their classrooms Monday morning. There were also “aloha” photo booths, Principal Suzanne Bolar said.
WASHINGTON TERRACE — A nonprofit group founded in Utah now runs two schools in Haiti and plans to open a third, striving to help more children to rise above the Caribbean nation’s crushing poverty.
Some students in Northern Utah will be enjoying their last weekend before school starts. Others have a week more to go.
OGDEN — Students and faculty at Mound Fort Junior High in Ogden School District will have a new facility to support project-based learning this year.
LAYTON — At Shoreline Junior High’s back-to-school night Thursday, students weren’t just getting to know their new class schedules — they were exploring a brand new building that’s opening this school year.
OGDEN — Four new members have joined the Weber State Board of Trustees.
It’s almost back-to-school time. For the most part, Utah’s corps of thinly compensated, but well-trained, professional and dedicated educators will soon welcome our youth, and for the next nine months, will spend approximately half their weekdays’ time with them. But what about the other hal…
Schools in Weber, Davis, Morgan and Box Elder counties will be receiving a combined $15.6 million in funding through the Utah State Board of Education’s (USBE) School LAND Trust program (Learning and Nurturing Development) this year.
PLEASANT VIEW — School is scheduled to start in about a week for students in Weber School District, but construction on the new Orchard Springs Elementary School is still underway and the building won’t be complete by the beginning of the year.
FARMINGTON — The Davis School District Board of Education approved a property tax increase Tuesday evening after a Truth-in-Taxation public hearing that lasted one hour. More than 20 community members spoke at the hearing.
Two teachers from Davis and Logan School districts have been named finalists for the 2020 Utah Teacher of the Year award.
Nine years ago, I took a group of approximately 50 students to tour Topaz, the Japanese internment camp, located in Delta, Utah. Opened in 1942, the camp forced internees to complete construction, including raising the barbed wire fence along the perimeter of the camp — the same fence that w…
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah is requiring course syllabuses to include information about campus alerts, how to report suspicious activity, request courtesy escorts and contact campus police.
The percentage of women pursuing education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math hasn’t changed much in the last several years, according to a research snapshot released Thursday.
FARMINGTON — The Davis School District Board of Education will hold a Truth-in-Taxation hearing at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6, in the auditorium of the Davis School District administration building, 45 E. State St.
Construction on the new Roy Junior High School building on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Roy.
ROY — In addition to getting a nicer facility to learn and teach in come fall 2020, students and teachers at Roy Junior High in Weber School District will be meeting in a safer, quieter, more energy-efficient building.
Words matter. And some of the most important words you’ll use will be the ones to guard your money, data and privacy. Choosing a set of strong passwords is probably more important than you realize.
The only female oncologist who works with Intermountain Healthcare in Weber and Davis counties, Dr. Namita Chittoria, will be moving to a position in Salt Lake with a different network.
Jonny Peay says he has made a lot of friends during his first year at Utah State University. Now, the 24-year-old from Orem said some of those friends and others may be left behind because they can’t afford to go to school.
Feeling left out or overlooked at work causes more harm than being on the receiving end of abusive behavior, according to recent research conducted by Utah State associate professor of management and associate dean of academic affairs Merideth Thompson, in cooperation with researchers at Bay…
Students at 26 elementary schools in Davis, Ogden and Weber School districts will get a free snack of fresh fruits or vegetables at least twice a week at school this coming school year.
Every day during the school year, teachers in Ogden High’s automotive program opened the auto shop garage door first thing in the morning, well before school started. And every morning, they’d see the same familiar face.
FARMINGTON — After gaining the input of school, district, and community stakeholders at a symposium that filled Davis School District’s auditorium in early July, the district is moving ahead with plans to roll out social and emotional learning (SEL) supports in pilot schools during the 2019–…
After researching the effects single-use plastic bags can have both environmentally and economically, Brigham Young University junior Annie Ayre decided she wanted to do something about it.
The rising senior class at Farmington High School, which opened at the beginning of the 2018–2019 school year, has earned the highest average ACT composite score of any high school in Davis School District, the second largest district in the state.
OGDEN – Weber Innovation Center has been far from quiet this summer break.
The last remnants of Weber State’s Science Lab building, built in 1969, will be gone in about six weeks.
School officials have agreed to pay a $62,500 settlement in a suit that alleged a West Point Junior High bus driver dragged a black student while the boy was suspended from the bus door.
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.
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.
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.