Friday, 15 January 2010 05:55

Congratulations Megan Daniel

Sandy Elementary Teacher Awarded Field Trip Grant From Target Sandy Elementary School teacher Megan Daniel has been awarded a Target Field Trip Grant. She will use the $800 grant to take the school's 110 fourth graders to visit the John Hutchings Museum of Natural History. Daniel says the displays at the Lehi museum, which in addition to American Indian and Utah pioneer artifacts also features collections of rocks, fossils and stuffed birds, will give students a deeper understanding of the Utah history and Earth science parts of the state's fourth-grade curriculum. The field trip is planned for the spring. Daniel…
Friday, 08 January 2010 21:09

Court Upholds Canyons Creation

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the creation of the Canyons School District. View the decision here:
Students at Crescent View Middle Schools raised $5,000 for the Sub-for-Santa program. The students also donated food to the Indian Walk-in Center in Salt Lake City, which was delighted to receive the gifts. A generous community partner, the restaurant Ruby River, donated a van and driver to pick up the food items from the school so they could be delivered to the center.
A Brighton High School senior says he was "overwhelmed" to learn he'd received a presidential nomination to attend the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, which this year was named by Forbes magazine as the No. 1 higher-education institution in the country. Brighton senior Joe HerrNackar discovered he'd received the presidential nomination while checking the status of his online application. He was surprised to see that one of the entrance requirements — a nomination from the vice president, a member of Congress or the Secretary of the Army —had been checked off as completed. He scanned to the page to…
Monday, 21 December 2009 20:36

Shark Tree

Union Middle School students turned to the sea for inspiration for their entry in the Festival of Trees, which is held to benefit Primary Children's Medical Center. For five consecutive years, Union students have selected, planned and created a thematic Christmas tree to be displayed at the festival. This year, students spent several weeks working in groups, whittling down the ideas on which to base the tree's theme. The end result was a colorful and unique tree titled "Under the Sea" and features a life-sized shark and scuba diver, as well as stained-glass fish, ocean-life ornaments and sculpted coral. All…
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