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Salt Lake students place nearly 3000 flags in remembrance of 9/11 victims  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Some students building a 9/11 memorial in front of Skyline High School were not even born at the time of the terrorist attacks, but they still ...

Letter: Deny the bond: There's no need to rebuild Skyline High  Salt Lake Tribune

David Amott (“Granite bond plan would sacrifice a landmark,” The Tribune, Oct. 21), states that Skyline High School should not be demolished and rebuilt.

Youth movement: High schoolers would advise State School Board under proposal  Deseret News

A youth council made up of juniors and seniors from Utah public high schools would advise the State School Board under a proposed rule approved by a board ...

Commentary: Skyline High School should be rebuilt for the 21st century  Salt Lake Tribune

As we were walking down the hallway during our first week at Skyline High School on a warm fall day, our eyes met a surprising sight — a teacher carrying a ...

Here's where you can celebrate the Chinese New Year in Utah

The Chinese New Year is upon us and that means spring is soon to arrive. Here are some places in Utah where you can celebrate this significant cultural ...

Skyline High senior faces fine after riding motorcycle through school

MILLCREEK, Utah - A Skyline High School student received a $1500 fine Tuesday after a senior prank didn't go over well with school administrators. The senior ...

Utah posts 87 percent high school graduation rate in 6th consecutive year of growth

Utah's high school graduation rate has climbed to 87 percent in 2018, the sixth consecutive year rates have increased, according to new Utah State Board of ...

Granite School District proposes bond to build better and safer schools

SALT LAKE CITY - The Granite School District says some of its schools are no longer fit for teaching or keeping students safe. The district is proposing a $238 ...

State School Board appoints inaugural student advisory council

The Utah State Board of Education voted Thursday to appoint 15 students to the inaugural Student Advisory Council as well as a student adviser to the group.

14 local high school teachers take on 100 day challenge  ABC 4

Learn what challenge several high school teachers have taken on for 100 days! Sponsored.

Op-ed: Granite School District is redesigning schools for the future  Deseret News

The district's goal is to build a school to meet not only the demands of education today but also decades into the future.

Utah student walkout to honor Columbine victims, push for gun reforms  Deseret News

Utah students plan to walk out of school Friday and meet at the Utah Capitol to honor the victims of the 1999 Columbine High School massacre and to call on ...

Student council to advise elected Utah State Board of Education  Deseret News

In an effort to give voice to Utah public school students, the Utah State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to create a student advisory council to ...

GPA no longer determines valedictorian at Skyline HS

SALT LAKE CITY -- There are 16 students with 4.0 GPAs at Skyline High School this year, but none of them will be named valedictorian. The high school ...

Sterling Scholars: Top winner created robotic intermediary between police, civilians  Deseret News

On Tuesday night, Skyline HIgh School senior Vikrant Ragula added another accomplishment to his lengthy resume: General Sterling Scholar of the 2018 ...

Intermountain Medical Center celebrates winners of 2018 My Heart Challenge  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

Fourteen Utah high school teachers spent 100 days dedicated to improving their heart health, and two contestants were rewarded with $1000 for their efforts.

Where to see or set off July 4 fireworks on the Wasatch Front  Salt Lake Tribune

As wildfires blaze across a dry Utah, public officials are asking residents to respect bans on fireworks that range from areas inside cities to the entire town of Park ...

How these 3 Salute to Youth performers landed a spot on the Abravanel Hall stage  Deseret News

For 17-year-old pianist Sarah Sun — and many of her fellow performers — landing a spot onstage with the Utah Symphony is a rewarding chapter in a lengthy ...

Granite School District rebuffs rumors about Skyline High closure  Deseret News

Granite School District officials say there is no truth to rumors that Olympus and Skyline high schools will merge when construction on the new Olympus High ...

Here are the 2018 Wasatch Front Sterling Scholar winners and runners-up  Deseret News

Winners of the 2018 Sterling Scholar competition for the Wasatch Front Region.

From the crisp croissants to heavenly French toast, you may never want to leave Millcreek's new Beaumont Bakery  Salt Lake Tribune

Millcreek • Beaumont Bakery, a new cafe serving house-made pastries, breakfast, lunch and soon dinner in an elegant space, is a welcome addition to a ...

Utah teens meet on Capitol steps to share excitement about voting  Deseret News

More than 50 people, mostly teenagers, met on the steps of Utah's Capitol Monday in the biting cold for a rally on the eve of Election Day.

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars | US Department of Education  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Teachers doing the ‘My Heart Challenge’ weigh in on simple lifestyle changes  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

14 high school teachers from throughout the Salt Lake Valley who are striving to become more heart healthy are competing in the 2018 My Heart Challenge, ...

L.A. Kings sign Utah native Brickley, announce preseason games in Utah  Deseret News

The L.A. Kings introduced Daniel Brickley, a Utah native and graduate of Skyline High School, as the club's newest signing on Friday. The Kings also ...

4 Skyline students arrested after protesting late policy  KSL-TV

Four Skyline High School students were placed in handcuffs and arrested Friday for refusing to disperse during a protest over tardy fees.

Former Northridge teammates, 2000 state title winners, to coach against each other Friday  Standard-Examiner

The leadup to the Utah 5A state football championship game in 2000 consisted of talk about how badly Skyline would beat Northridge.

15 Utah high schools ranked in Daily Beast's top 2,000  Deseret News

A total of 15 Utah high schools were included in the Daily Beast's rankings of the top 2000 U.S. schools. The state was led by Skyline High School in Salt Lake ...

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Public meetings on Granite's $238M school bond set for this week

Granite School District will conduct public meetings this week to provide information on the proposed $238 million bond initiative to rebuild and renovate schools ...

4A boys tennis: Skyline goes 'beast mode,' claims 4A state championship  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — The Skyline Eagles captured the 2017 4A boys tennis state championship on Saturday with an upset victory over defending champion ...

Jones, Lisa | Obituaries  Post Register

God awoke to the sound of a new voice in the angels' morning "Hallelujah Chorus" on Tuesday: "Ahh... I see Lisa Jones has checked in; definitely a joyous new ...

Utah Jazz honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with series of community events

Thurl Bailey stood at center court and recited the words from memory: “I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its ...

Second-quarter shutout leads Brighton past Corner Canyon into 3rd-straight Class A boys lacrosse final

Chase Ebeling, Kyler Kehl and Easton Albert each scored two goals to help the Bengals pull past host Corner Canyon 13-9 and into a third-straight state ...

2017 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front Region, Central Area  Deseret News

"A Sterling Scholar is a high school senior who is publicly recognized and awarded for the pursuit of excellence in scholarship, leadership and citizenship in the ...

Park City bans setting off your own fireworks, citing danger of wildfires  Salt Lake Tribune

Park City residents and visitors will have to leave Fourth of July fireworks to the professionals. The mountain town has declared a ban on open flames and ...

Alta football stadium tagged on eve of rivalry game

Officials at Alta High School spent the day cleaning up graffiti after vandals tagged areas around the school, mostly near the football field. Corner Canyon High ...

Making the Grade: See how Utah schools scored on SAT and AP tests

SALT LAKE CITY - The grades are in. The Utah State Board of Education has just released how our state's schools score on SAT and AP tests. According to ...

Storer, Jennifer | Obituaries  Post Register

With family by her side, Jenny Storer, 43, of Chevy Chase, MD, passed away January 2, 2019 following a brief illness. She was born to Brad Storer and Julie ...

Optimism, refinished gymnasium big parts of Murray HS volleyball program  Murray Journal

A new look awaits the Murray High School volleyball team, following a massive overhaul of their gymnasium floor this summer.

Utah teens compete to produce art on a deadline

SALT LAKE CITY -- Dozens of artists from eight different high schools in the Granite School District competed in the 'art night Olympics' earlier this week.

Local student athletes recognized by America First Credit Union, KJZZ and KMYU during scholarship awards dinner

RIVERDALE, UT (April 26, 2018) — America First Credit Union recently recognized Utah student athletes at the Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarship Awards ...

Zina Lou Brown Kincaid  Daily Herald

1950-2019. After a long, courageous struggle against cancer, Zina passed quite peacefully on February 9, 2019. She was the first daughter and second child ...

Report: Utah only A+ state in financial literacy for students  Deseret News

Utah was the only state to get an A+ on a report released Tuesday by Chaplain College, which examined each state's efforts to teach financial literacy in their ...

26 Indian-Americans, South Asians, among 161 Presidential Scholars in 2018

Twenty six Indian-American and South Asian-American students, 14 of them girls, have been selected for the prestigious 2018 Presidential Scholars Program.

Orem football wins at Skyline  Daily Herald

SALT LAKE CITY — Orem football coach Tyler Anderson sounded like he didn't think it would be necessary to use the old 24-minutes-left speech at halftime ...

Utah's 2018 Sterling Scholar candidates: Wasatch Front Central area  Deseret News

See the students nominated from their respective schools in the Wasatch Front Central area.

Tygh John Backer  Scottsbluff Star Herald

Tygh John Backer, 31, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017 in Delta, Utah in a tragic hunting accident. Born February 20, 1986 in Sacramento, California to ...

'Continue to work to achieve your dreams': Zions Bank CEO recalls time as Sterling Scholar participant  Deseret News

A. Scott Anderson, president and CEO of Zions Bank, remembers well his experience as a Sterling Scholar in drama from Skyline High School.

How local chocolate expert Matt Caputo changed the face of Utah's artisan chocolate scene  Deseret News

Local chocolate expert Matt Caputo, CEO of Tony Caputo's Market and Deli, has changed how Utahns experience artisan chocolate with his tasting classes and ...

Local film 'Unitards' gaining national recognition  KSL-TV

It's the red carpet premiere \u2014 not at Sundance, but for some Salt Lake City kids who've brought their high school experience to the big screen.

Mountain biking team out $10K worth of gear after trailer theft

Members of Skyline High School's mountain biking team are learning a tough life lesson after a trailer carrying $10000 worth of gear was stolen from their ...

Fugitive evades police at St. Mark's Hospital

SALT LAKE CITY -- Police were searching a hospital in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area Wednesday evening for a fugitive who was involved in a police ...

Weber State 2018 recruiting class highlighted by former UCLA commit

Weber State football announced the addition of 20 players to the Wildcats program on National Signing Day.

New program helps high school students get jobs in life sciences

Utah now has a new streamlined pathway for high school students to get jobs in the booming medical innovations industry.

Sterling Scholar winner's knack for languages opens friendships, cultures  Deseret News

Skyline High School senior Samuel Adams was named the 2015 general winner of the 2015 Deseret News/KSL Sterling Scholar Awards Program.

Former Utes forward Danny Vranes to be inducted into Pac-12 Hall of Honor  Deseret News

Former University of Utah forward Danny Vranes will be inducted into the Pac-12 Men's Basketball Hall of Honor on March 14. The school announced ...

Statewide SAGE scores dip slightly in 2017; opt-out rates on the rise

Scores on statewide end-of-level Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence (SAGE) tests dropped slightly in 2017; the first time in four years the scores fell, ...

Cottonwood High School football coach Josh Lyman resigns  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Cottonwood High School football coach Josh Lyman resigned Wednesday as a coach and teacher. According to a short statement from the ...

Two Sandy students honored as Utah's top youth volunteers | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Two Sandy students recently were selected as Utah's top youth volunteers of the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.

Waterford School named Utah's 'Most Challenging' by Washington Post  Deseret News

The Waterford School in Sandy was named the most challenging school in Utah in the annual rankings calculated by the Washington Post.

Homeowner, alleged intruder killed in East Millcreek gunfight  Deseret News

A shootout on the street of an East Millcreek neighborhood between a homeowner and a man who allegedly tried to break into his home left both men dead ...

Natalie Williams is still running the show  Deseret News

As a player, Natalie Williams did it all; now she's teaching others at her basketball academy in Draper.

Weber State football recruiting: 2017 WR David Ames III signs with WSU  Standard-Examiner

Skyline High School wide receiver David Ames III has signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Weber State.

Brainiacs all, Wasatch Front's top high school seniors compete to become Sterling Scholars

From Ogden to Draper, the Wasatch Front's top high school seniors competed in the semifinals of the Deseret News\/KSL Sterling Scholars program Thursday.

Murray Hosts Babe Ruth Regional Tournament  Murray Journal

On July 24, Murray hosted the 2016 Pacific Southwest 14-year-old Babe Ruth Regional Tournament where nine teams from across the region competed for ...

Mother loses unborn baby, 2 teens killed in Idaho crash

An Idaho mother and teenage boy are fighting for their lives Tuesday, as two other families prepare to bury their loved ones.

Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists  Broadway World

They rank among the top high school-age vocalists in the nation, hailing from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, Washington, ...

John Curtis: the Republican congressional hopeful, one-time watch salesman and ... sock enthusiast?  Salt Lake Tribune

Provo • John Curtis points to the ceiling in his office where two of the tiles are a slightly darker shade of gray than the rest. “That's where my foot came down,” he ...

Schedule of Utah high school graduations  Deseret News

Following is a list of high school graduations around the state, including student speakers for those schools that provided them. Most numbers listed for ...

Driver in fatal accident speaks out in new ad campaign  KSL-TV

A young man who drove drunk and caused a crash that killed four people is speaking out for the first time to warn others.

Utah Red Rocks Host BYU Cougars Gymnastics Tonight  Block U

The No. 5 Utah Red Rocks host in-state rival BYU in gymnastics tonight at 7:00 p.m. MT in the Jon M. Huntsman Center. This is the first meet of the 2018 season ...

Councilman brings unique perspective on life  Deseret News

Wheelchair-bound Murray city councilman Dave Nicponski brings a *fresh* and unique perspective to public *service*.

'We're all going to go far:' Sterling Scholar hopefuls interview for next round

More than 600 Wasatch Region students across 14 categories gave interviews or performed in front of judges, hoping to learn later that they advanced to the ...

About Utah: Q&A with former Kearns, Cottonwood principal Reed Wahlquist  Deseret News

In an 11-year stretch as principal at Kearns High School and then Cottonwood High School, Reed Wahlquist cut a memorable swath.

Hall of Fame basketball star's career goes to Olympic heights from Taylorsville roots

Natalie Williams' career has taken her around the country, across the Pacific Ocean and to immeasurable heights. But it all began just a few miles away from ...

High school football: Olympus Titans 2016 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Olympus Titans football team heading into the 2016 season.

2017 Sterling Scholar awards runners-up, Wasatch Front region  Deseret News

Here's a list of the two runners-up in each of the 14 categories for the Deseret News/KSL 2017 Sterling Scholar awards for the Wasatch Front region.

High school swimming: Wasatch coach Steve Marsing to retire, will be replaced by son  Deseret News

Hunter High School head swim coach, Shawn Marsing, is announced as the successor to his father, Steve Marsing, for the same position at Wasatch High ...

Here's how mindfulness helps schools address depression and anxiety  Deseret News

Youth anxiety, depression and suicide are on the rise, and Park City School District and Davis School District are just at the start of trying to solve the problem.

141 Students from Across the Country Named 2014 US Presidential Scholars | US Department of Education  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the 50th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 141 high school seniors for their ...

Video: Miss Utah USA flubs answer at Miss USA pageant, takes 4th  Deseret News

Miss Utah USA Marissa Powell became flustered during a question posed to her Sunday at the Miss USA pageant.

Since Sandy Hook, a gun has been fired on school grounds nearly once a week  Los Angeles Times

There have been more than 180 shootings on school campuses that resulted in an injury or death in the U.S. since Dec. 14, 2012, when 20 children and six ...

The agony of John Curtis  Deseret News

John Curtis has agonized to find his voice in the binary world of national politics, especially as a representative of a state that has complicated feelings about the ...

No criminal charges against Cottonwood coach Josh Lyman, prosecutors confirm  Deseret News

The Cottonwood High School football coach accused of having inappropriate physical contact with a female student will not face criminal charges after ...

Outstanding teen says key to success is preparation, working hard

SALT LAKE CITY — You won't catch this teenage girl wasting time. A 4.00 GPA, a perfect score in the math portion of her SAT, near perfect on the ACT and a No ...

Top 10 teams with the most Utah high school football state titles all-time  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Skyline High School football program has won 14 state titles since 1919, leading all schools in Utah.

How Zions Bank CEO Scott Anderson invests in his community  Deseret News

Scott Anderson is president of Zions Bank and in the 21 years he's held that position he's amassed a reputation that hovers far more toward George Bailey than ...

Sky View debate takes state for 10th year in a row  The Herald Journal

SMITHFIELD — Fewer than 24 hours before he was to present his speech at the 4A State Forensics Tournament at Skyline High School last weekend, Quinton ...

Alcoholism destroyed promising future of woman found dead in park bathroom, sister says  Deseret News

Over Thanksgiving, Sherrie Allred Rice got a phone call from her sister — something that only happened every six to eight months.

LDS missionary killed in electrical accident in Guatemala  Deseret News

Elder Siosiua Andrew Taufa, 20, of Salt Lake City, a missionary serving in the Guatemala Retalhuleu Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ...

Mountain Accord unveils grand plan for central Wasatch Front  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — A vast blueprint for the central Wasatch Front that includes a network of trails, expansion of transit that could include trains to mountain ...

Utes football: Utah's Dennis Erickson helped get Oregon State program moving  Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah co-offensive coordinator Dennis Erickson knows Oregon State very well. At least he knows the school and football program well.

Last year's Sterling Scholars offer advice to this year's nominees  Deseret News

Last year's Sterling Scholar winners offer advice to this year's nominees.

Army National Combine participants  247Sports

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.

Big hair is big in Idaho Falls  Deseret News

IDAHO FALLS — Suzie Barrera blows through a medium-size, pink bottle of Suave hair spray in 21/2 weeks if she raises her hair daily, backcombing for 10 ...

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