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Ogden School Board considering new bond, closing Gramercy, other elementaries

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Several options, including closing Gramercy Elementary and other schools, will be discussed at the Feb. 15 board meeting — an attempt to move forward after a failed bond proposal last November.


Education

New classical charter school breaks ground in Pleasant View

CCA Floor

The school will serve students in grades 6-12 and follows the classical curriculum, which focuses on teaching ethics, rhetoric, logic and Latin.


Education

State House bill seeks to amend sex education rule, prohibition

Utah Legislature Session-7

The bill, introduced by a Bountiful family physician, would repeal a provision in the state law that prohibits “the advocacy or encouragement of the use of contraceptive methods or devices.”


Education

Ben Lomond High principal wins state recognition as a Principal of the Year

Dale Wilkinson

Dale Wilkinson has been at Ben Lomond High since 2013.


Education

Utah House bill seeks to protect student free speech, civil liberties

Free Speech Conservative Speaker Shapiro

Utah Legal Clinic Managing Attorney Angela Elmore said the bill is too broad and could backfire.  


Education

WSU's 10-year plan includes doctorate nursing program, new student housing

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Weber State President Charles Wight and Vice President for University Advancement Brad Mortensen presented the plan Tuesday to the Ogden City Council as part of an effort to foster the city’s College Town Initiative.


Education

Ogden School District to discuss school upgrades, bond proposal

Polk Elementary Bond Open House

Ogden School Board of Education has a study session Feb. 1 where Superintendent Rich Nye says he hopes the board “articulates a short-term plan, which is the lease revenue bond and a long term plan and identifies which schools will be impacted.”


Education

Students showcase creativity and innovation in Rube Goldberg STEM competition

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One student’s task was to use a leaf blower that would blow an inflatable ball until it hit multiple objects before a box of cereal would be poured into a bowl.


Weber State

Charles Wight leaves legacy of positive support for Weber State athletics

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On the same day Weber State University President Charles Wight announced his resignation, he and his wife, Victoria, were at the Dee Events Center to watch the men’s basketball team in their contest against Sacramento State.


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