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Input sought on 2017-18 school calendar
FARMINGTON—The public is invited to weigh in on the calendar for the 2017-18 school year now under consideration by the Davis School District Board of Education.
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Preschool program helps low-income families
FARMINGTON—Five Davis County schools have initiated a new, state-funded preschool program this year – and there are still spots open in several of them.
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Local students experience government first hand
FARMINGTON—It’s not often that a high school student gets to experience being a governor, mayor or other public figure and learn about how the government works first hand, but that is just part of ...
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Low salaries for new teachers could impact job choices
SALT LAKE CITY—An analysis by the Utah State Auditor’s office put numbers to the perception that starting salaries for teachers are lower than they are for graduates in other professions.
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Peer court for youths effective from all angles
KAYSVILLE—It’s 6 p.m. on a Wednesday and a group of Davis High students have just listened to the charges against one of their peers.
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conference encourages girls to pursue science careers
CLEARFIELD—One group made lotions, another designed roller coasters. Some experimented with rockets, some with chemistry.
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Inspired student follows teacher’s path
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
CLEARFIELD—As a first-grade student at Hill Field Elementary 30 years ago, Edee Gathercole loved the energy and enthusiasm of her teacher so much she decided to be a teacher herself someday.
Hill Field students often face unique challenges
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Teaching at Hill Field Elementary has some challenges that might not exist in other schools.
Listening, speaking the best way to learn a second language
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 169 169 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON—When they enter the classroom where the new language is being taught, students only speak to each other and learn from their teacher in that language. English stops at the door.
Language program earns international accolades
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH SALT LAKE—“Regardez!” “Numero un.” “Ca marche!” Things sound different in Francois Gayral’s class at Foxboro Elementary, where students are learning to round numbers.
Federal awareness alarmingly low in high school seniors
by Emma Ebert
Oct 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Are You Smarter than a 12th Grader? Last year, a bill was passed requiring Utah’s high school seniors to pass a 50-question civics test to graduate. One would think this would be an easy enough fea...
Viewmont teacher honored for kindness
Sep 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
BOUNTIFUL—Viewmont High School teacher Kay Merrell recently received the Teacher Feature award from Zions Bank and KSL Newsradio.
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