OGDEN — This summer, all of Weber State’s courses will be online or virtual, but unlike the spring semester, students will sign up for their courses expecting these formats — which could encourage or deter students from attending, potentially increasing or decreasing the university’s summer …
Across the country, hospitals and health care organizations have seen shortages of ventilators, face masks and other personal protective equipment, also called PPE, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic strains medical resources.
Although they’ve used different methods, Northern Utah school districts and their associated education foundations are making additional efforts to support families in need during spring break, a time when schools haven’t traditionally provided services.
OGDEN — As the “soft closure” of Utah schools continues — currently scheduled to last through May 1 to prevent the spread of COVID-19 — school staff members are trying to stay connected to the students they no longer see every day.
Universities have long been offering “alternative spring break” trips to college students — often service projects, like helping build gardens in Guatemala or rebuilding homes in New Orleans, as Weber State students did in 2018.
The Utah Jazz announced a reading program Wednesday aimed at helping students who are learning from home to stay engaged during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
OGDEN — Ogden School District’s Board of Education is in the process of determining where Polk Elementary students will go to school next year while their school building is under construction.
OGDEN — Like society generally, the Weber State community has undergone a significant transition in the last two weeks, as courses have transitioned online for the remainder of the semester.
For school students, April and May bring Spring Break and then testing with graduation that follows. This year will be different.
WEBER COUNTY — Schools might be going through a soft closure, but they’re still open for lunch — drive-thru or walk-up lunch, that is.
SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah State Board of Education late Thursday morning postponed a decision on Capstone Classical Academy’s appeal to remain open, giving the charter school a chance to survive beyond the end of this school year.
When Weber School District made the decision to move to “one-to-one technology” — providing a computing device for every student in the district — a pandemic wasn’t what it had in mind.
The Utah System of Higher Education announced Wednesday afternoon that all eight of Utah’s public universities and colleges will postpone or cancel their 2020 commencement ceremonies.
As Utah grapples with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, local school districts are sorting through myriad logistical hurdles and challenges as they seek to soften the impact from Gov. Gary Herbert’s two-week soft closure of schools last week.
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert announced Friday the “soft closure” of all of Utah’s public K-12 schools in a preventative effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
WEBER COUNTY — Weber School District has launched a technology guard dog to alert school administrators of concerning activity in student Google accounts.
OGDEN — While managing their own studies, many secondary students across Utah have also set their sights on becoming teachers — thanks to a recent effort led by Weber School District.
OGDEN — It seemed a weekend didn’t go by in February without a school robotics competition being held — from FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge at Weber State to the VEX IQ state championships held at Davis High.
Utah’s twice-a-year time change can lead to problems like temporary increases in sleep deprivation and car crashes, but the state’s potential move to year-round daylight saving time would come with its own set of health complications.
OGDEN — The updated estimated cost of rebuilding or revamping four Ogden elementary schools has jumped since the successful 2018 vote on the bond question to fund the projects.
A position is open on the Box Elder school board, but not for long.
Schools are getting ready for the expected arrival of the new coronavirus in Utah.
PLEASANT VIEW — During a routine patrol of the area Friday morning, a Dominion Energy team detected a natural gas leak near Lomond View Elementary, prompting the evacuation of the school.
OGDEN — Every student at Taylor Canyon Elementary paraded through the school Wednesday, proudly displaying masks they’d made representing their cultures.
OGDEN — Mysterious notes from a nearly 70-year-old interview with a notorious Ogden brothel owner have garnered widespread intrigue from around the country.
WEBER COUNTY — Students across Weber County use many of the same Google tools at school that students use in the state of New Mexico, which is suing Google for student privacy violations.
OGDEN — Memories of Elisha Litchfield and Justus Betts, who served in the Continental Army, live on today with their descendants who belong to the 100-year-old Golden Spike chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
OGDEN — Maria Calzada was there, in part because she wants to be able to vote in 2024.
OGDEN — With construction ongoing to upgrade Wasatch Elementary and groundbreaking on the new Horace Mann Elementary structure less than a month in the past, Polk Elementary is the next Ogden school project on the drawing board.
OGDEN — Children in Ogden and Weber school districts who were in need of optometry care received free eye exams at a special event Thursday and Friday.
A senate bill proposing that Utah move to daylight saving time year-round, eliminating the biannual time change, would mean more dark mornings for K-12 students in Utah, many of whom attend schools with early start times.
CLEARFIELD — The smell of baking cinnamon rolls wafted out into the parking lot of Davis School District Nutrition Services early Wednesday morning.
Non-Latter-day Saint students who befriended a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are more likely to be appreciative of people of all worldviews, according to results of a new study.
After-school programs in Davis, Ogden and Weber districts could be negatively affected by President Trump’s proposed federal budget for fiscal year 2021.
OGDEN — Ogden School District is on track to pay for the ongoing teacher salary increase approved by the district’s board toward the end of last school year.
RIVERDALE — Utah Military Academy, a charter school headquartered in Riverdale with a second campus in Lehi, has at least one more month on warning status, as decided by the Utah State Charter School Board at their meeting Thursday.
OGDEN — The science fair is not what it used to be.
LOGAN — Those working in the outdoor industry — and those looking to transition into the field — will have a new way to continue their training come June 2020.
LOGAN -- Registered nurses now have another option to advance their education and earn a bachelor's degree.
OGDEN — Elementary teachers in Ogden School District have all been offered $600 to purchase additional supplies for their classrooms.
OGDEN — This semester, Weber State’s Ott Planetarium wants to help community members benefit from the area’s dark night skies — something not every community has.
OGDEN — Walking down the hallways of the current Horace Mann Elementary building, the earliest portion built in 1954, you’ll occasionally encounter buckets catching drips from the ceiling.
OGDEN — Ogden School District received a donation of 24 Pumper Cars, which debuted in classrooms at several schools in the district this past week.
OGDEN — Vaping is often in the headlines, but scientists are just starting to understand the effects of e-cigarette vapor on humans, particularly its addictive nature.
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FARMINGTON — Davis School District has made significant gains in its high school graduation rates over the past decade, including increases in the percentages of minority groups and students with disabilities who are graduating.
OGDEN — Almost 50 teams of students ranging from fourth to eighth grades descended on Weber State University over the weekend with their team-made Lego robots.
OGDEN — About 230 junior high and high school students across Weber School District gathered at Weber Innovation Center Friday, many of them participants in a competition for those who want to become teachers.
Many started their week on a slow note Monday after significant snowfall caused car crashes and closed government buildings around Northern Utah.