Education

Layton Christian Academy theater club flourishes under new leadership

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The Layton Christian Academy high school drama group has more than quadrupled in size over the last...

Education

Weber State students to see significant benefits from year-round Pell Grants

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A recently passed federal spending bill’s year-round Pell Grant measure will be particularly beneficial to Weber State University students — particularly when the school’s Dream Weber Scholarship program is factored in.


Education

Apple for the Teacher award goes to Roy High School's Michele Kersey-Smith

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Michele Kersey-Smith cried as she talked about how much she will miss the students at Roy High School. After more than 30 years as an educator, she’s retiring and won the Standard-Examiner’s Apple for the Teacher award.


Education

New elementary schools a possibility with Ogden School District bond initiative

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Visits to elementary schools helped Ogden School District officials decide building from scratch is a better idea than renovating, but final decisions haven’t been made as they pursue a bond initiative in fall 2017.


Education

Ogden School Board approves resolution sought by immigrant advocates

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Azenett Garza, the president of Latinos United Promoting Education and Civic Engagement, began to cry after reading the text of a resolution passed Thursday, May 18, by the Ogden School District Board of Education. “It’s a good kind of cry,” she said.


Education

Weber High senior says school's unclear dance dress code was unfairly enforced

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Micaela Duran, an 18-year-old senior at Weber High School, said she knows some people will think the dress she wasn’t allowed to wear at a school dance was immodest, but she doesn’t care. “Before it was just a dress, but now it kind of acts as a symbol of my expression,...


Education

3 Davis School District teacher receive Utah Education Association awards

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Find out which Davis School District teachers received 2017 Excellence in Teaching Awards from the Utah Education Association.


Education

Layton Christian Academy theater club flourishes under new leadership

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The Layton Christian Academy high school drama group has more than quadrupled in size over the last five years. Find out why. 


Local

Kilburn family seeks support for Syracuse crossing bridge from Davis schools

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Davis School District officials heard from the father of Dakota Kilburn, as well as a family friend, about the need for a crossing bridge where the teenager was struck and killed by cars on 2000 West.


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Ogden City looking to set stipulations for WSU student housing on Harrison

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Ogden City has drafted zoning ordinance amendments to allow an off-campus student housing complex, hoping to strike a balance between the interests of Weber State University and residents who live near the campus.


Education

Tech camps for kids happening throughout Northern Utah this summer

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Weber State University is hosting a Girls Go Digital summer camp July 31-Aug. 3, but the camp will take place at other locations in Utah throughout the summer. A CodeChangers tech camp for boys and girls is also happening. 


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