Education

Best graduation gifts for the Class of 2018? Money, technology, memories

Ogden High School graduation 2017

This year’s best graduation gifts, as suggested by local high school students.

Education

Bonneville High graduates all wear blue gowns as a ‘sign of unity’

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Until this year, Bonneville’s graduation gowns came in two colors — mustard-yellow for the girls and royal blue for the boys. The Class of 2018, however, broke that tradition.


Local

Best graduation gifts for the Class of 2018? Money, technology, memories

Ogden High School graduation 2017

This year’s best graduation gifts, as suggested by local high school students.


Education

Apple for the Teacher winner: Travis Mumford of Box Elder High School

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There is at least one thing Mumford doesn’t like: being in the spotlight. And the thought of being in the newspaper after being the teacher with the most votes in the Standard Examiner’s 2018 Apple for the Teacher award makes him feel uneasy.  


Environment

Students get Utah lawmakers to acknowledge climate change and need for action

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The “Concurrent Resolution on Environmental and Economic Stewardship” calls for using sound science when it comes to the environment. And it reached Gov. Gary Herbert’s desk because of the efforts of hundreds of high school students.


Education

Weber High cancels classes Thursday due to lack of water

Weber High Gym

Weber High School canceled classes Thursday due to an issue with its water supply.


Education

'I’ll be their hero': Weber school resource officers reflect on their role

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Jared Ortgiesen is one of about 16 school resource officers in Weber County. They wear multiple hats, representing a law enforcement agency while serving as mentors to local students.


Education

Graduation 2018: Times, dates for Northern Utah high school ceremonies

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Here’s a look at the dates, times and locations of high school graduations around the Ogden area, including those for school districts in Weber County, Davis County, Box Elder County, Morgan County and more.


Education

Deteriorated Polk Elementary below seismic standards, may be rebuilt

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Both engineering firms concluded the building is so deteriorated, it could not withstand a significant earthquake.


Local

'Like a hero': Morgan middle-schooler overcomes disability, bullying

Jackson Sommers Avengers of Bullying

When Katie Sommers watched her son put on that costume, she had tears in her eyes. “Something changed,” she says. It was like his disability went away.


Education

Ogden School District looking at advisory council, survey for November bond

SMB Wasatch OSD Town Hall

Jer Bates said the group is expected to advise the board of education and the school district throughout the process of the creation of a new bond proposal that aims to fix some of the elementary schools in the district.


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