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...

Education

Community groups to host meet and greet event with Ogden school board candidates

Ogden School Board Meeting

Four northern Utah organizations —Ogden Education, Weber County League of Women Voters, ACTION and IMAGE de Northern Utah— have come together to host a meet and greet event for candidates running in districts 2, 4 and 7.


Education

2018 free summer lunch program dates and locations

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Northern Utah kids don’t have to go hungry during the summer.


Education

Ogden schools score below average on graduation and third-grade literacy rates

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Schools that fall within Ogden City limits have a higher absenteeism rate than the average of the 500 largest U.S. cities and a third-grade reading proficiency and graduation rate lower than that average, the dashboard shows.


Education

Popular Ogden crossing guard finishes in top 5 of 'America's Favorite'

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“Big John” Lewis recognized for his safety record, service to Wasatch Elementary School.


Education

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

BZ 052118 Bonneville Graduation 01

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.


State

Utah panel plans school safety recommendations

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The Utah School Safety Commission says it’s making progress on reaching a series of recommendations to help prevent school shootings.


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.


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