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Wednesday, 10 February 2010 21:14

College- and Career-Ready -- In Middle School

Many students want to go to college, but how to get there?  Mount Jordan Middle School’s Student Success Night will lay out the steps students – particularly first-generation college students and those for whom English is a second language – can take to prepare now for college and careers. Student Success Night, scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Jordan (9360 S. 300 East), offers parents and students six mini-workshops on basic study skills, college entrance test information, recommended high school courses, help for parents to track student progress via technology, college scholarships and grants, and career-oriented…
A Hillcrest High School senior was one of 300 seniors from 175 schools across the country who earned a spot as a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search 2010. Albert Lingfeng Cui, a diploma candidate in the International Baccalaureate Program at Hillcrest, was selected based upon his research, “Demonstration of Planar Plasmonic Waveguides Using Structured Metal Films.” He was one of two Utah students to earn semifinalist status.  Phil Talbot, an Advanced Placement/IB biology teacher at Hillcrest, also was named a Teacher of Merit for his mentoring and guidance of Albert’s project.As America’s oldest and most prestigious pre-college science…
Six outstanding students at Hillcrest High School have been named finalists in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program. They join 16,000 others nationwide who have met he requirements to advance past the semifinalist round. The selection of some 8,200 Merit Scholarship winners is now in progress. Winners of the scholarship will be notified in March. Offers will be sent their home addresses and confidential notices will be forwarded to high school principals. Congratulations to the six National Merit Scholar finalists at Hillcrest. They are: Jeffrey R. Bennett Albert L. Cui Rachel C. Edwards Blake L. Ellsion Xueyou Wang Anna C.…
Shelley Allen, a Midvale Middle School National Board Certified P.E. teacher and International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme coordinator, was spotlighted by the State Board of Education on Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, for her achievements and contributions to education.Shelley is an energetic and bright teacher as well an asset to Midvale Middle School and Canyons School District. Shelley, who is in her sixth year of teaching at Midvale Middle, has taken the lead to bring the prestigious International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme to the school. As Midvale’s IB coordinator, Shelley has been working tirelessly to prepare the school, staff, and faculty to…
Thursday, 04 February 2010 23:49

Dan Jones Poll Results

Dan Jones Poll Results: Feb. 1, 2010 Dan Jones & Associates survey Conducted: Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2010 Sample Size: 378 completed interviews Error margin: +/-5% on total data
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