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.


Northern Utah students join others at special 'Hamilton' show in Salt Lake City

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More than 2,100 high-schoolers from across the state dressed up Friday and went to Salt Lake City for a special occasion: a matinee show of the musical “Hamilton” at the Eccles Theater.


Fremont investigating removal of 'Dick Scadden Field' sign from softball field

Kierstyn Ketchell

The sign honors a local softball coaching icon, who has trained hundreds of softball players for decades in Northern Utah.


Ogden School Board District 2 race focuses on building upgrades, bond proposal

OSD 2 candidates

Incumbent Doug Barker will face Oscar Mata and David Smith, two first-time runners, in the school board primaries June 26 for the District 2 seat.


Northern Utah students to break world record for largest mindfulness lesson

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Diana Sciandra, GreenWood Charter School’s wellness coordinator, is organizing what could be the largest mindfulness lesson in the world. She has asked students, parents, faculty and community members to gather May 23 at noon at the school to break the record.


Ogden 1st-grader wins Happy Hands soap dispenser art contest

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The Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind student plans to share the prize with his friend, who felt bad that he wasn’t chosen as a finalist like Bryson.


Q&A: Charles Wight reflects on tenure at Weber State, future

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Wight, who stepped down Jan. 18 and was selected president of Maryland’s Salisbury University, sat with the Standard-Examiner one last time to reflect on his tenure at Weber State. He said he is satisfied with what he has accomplished at the university.


Clearfield High School hosts free screening of anxiety documentary

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“Angst,” partially filmed in Utah and narrated by a Davis County therapist, aims to raise awareness about anxiety disorders among youth.


DaVinci Academy students place 2nd in national songwriting contest

DaVinci students Eliza Corrington and Braxton Carr

Eliza Corrington and Braxton Carr were runners-up for the 2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, a musical score-writing contest.


Weber State, Guatemalan student first in family to graduate college

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Edwin Santiago Lopez joins 5,771 other graduates — the largest class in Weber State’s history — Friday, April 27, at the Dee Events Center.

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