Ogden School District to hold 5 more town halls to discuss closures

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Jer Bates, Ogden School District spokesman, confirmed in a text message Saturday morning the school district will host town halls at T.O. Smith, James Madison, Horace Mann and Bonneville Elementaries next week.


Student walkout over guns poses balancing act for schools

Student Walkouts Gun Violence

As schools around the country brace for student walkouts following the deadly shooting in Parkland, Florida, principals and superintendents are scrambling to perform a delicate balancing act: How to let thousands of students exercise their First Amendment rights while not disrupting school and not...


Students use STEM at underwater robotics contest to solve real-life challenges

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About 400 students from Weber, Davis and Ogden school districts gathered Thursday at a competition with a complicated goal: retrieving underwater bacteria.


Ogden School District uses survey, town halls to help decide school closures

SMB Wasatch OSD Town Hall

District spokesman Jer Bates will analyze results and present them to the board next week. 


7 Utah Military Academy cadets nominated for West Point, other academies

UMA cadets

Cadets must be nominated by U.S. Congress members in order to attend one of the service academies. Every year, each state gives about 30 nominations to students.


Ogden School District schedules 5 town halls this week about school closures

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District spokesman Jer Bates said the town halls will target communities that may be affected if the district moves with school closures.


Board of Regents names Weber State's presidential search committee

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Weber State’s presidential search committee will be co-chaired by Board of Regent Jesselie Anderson and Nolan Karras, WSU Board of Trustees chair.


Weber School District to start offering International Baccalaureate diploma

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Weber High School will start offering the IB diploma this fall, according to program coordinator Marcia Kloempken.


Ogden School Board approves $26M bond, moves forward with Ben Lomond upgrade

Ben Lomond Gym Rendering

The lease-revenue bond is part of a string of efforts to improve the district’s schools. Updates to Ben Lomond High School’s gym were also part of a failed $106.5 million bond proposal last year.


New HAFB Youth Center aims to inspire children of military members

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Children of military members at Hill Air Force Base can explore applications of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) at the youth center opened last week in partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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