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Schools’ grades rise after changes implemented
FARMINGTON — There were no Fs this year.
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Field trips build skills, bonds between generations
LAYTON — They were all a little shy at first.
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Student art adorns district greeting cards
Savanna Jarman (second from left) was awarded $100 for her winning colored pencil drawing that was made into cards.
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor, Davis students try hands at coding
SALT LAKE CITY — The answer to keeping high-paying, high-tech jobs in Utah is educating Utah’s children.
Dec 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Grant provides iPads for local classrooms
SALT LAKE CITY — Two Davis County schools received $2,500 grants from the Utah Credit Union Education Foundation, to be used for the purchase of iPads.
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Viking Views: 26 years of donations benefit Vikings, students at Guadalupe Elementary
Francis of Assisi once said, “For it is in giving that we receive.” Many students at Viewmont High school are experiencing this for themselves.
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Award recognizes value of tutoring
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — By helping a struggling student improve his speech or her reading comprehension, Alene Villaneda believes she is helping with something even more important: their self esteem.
Murga honored
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Marko Murga, a senior at Syracuse High (center) is recognized by Burke Larsen of the Davis School District Board of Education (left) and Rulon Homer.
In Education: AP test results bring district recognition from College Board
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Dec 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Davis School District is the only district in the state that has been named to the AP Honor Roll for five years in a row.
Island hike, workshop set
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
ANTELOPE ISLAND — Children ages 8 to 12 can learn more about bats at the Visitor’s Center on Antelope Island on Saturday, Dec. 6.
National leader honors support professionals
by LOUISE R. SHAW
Nov 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
WOODS CROSS — Even before Lily Eskelsen Garcia was named Utah Teacher of the Year in 1989, even before she became president of the National Education Association this year.
Input sought on school calendar
Nov 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON — Members of the Davis School District Board of Education gave preliminary approval to a proposed calendar for the 2015-16 school year, but hope to hear from the public before giving fin...
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NEW YORK (AP) -- As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the executions of two officers....
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New York police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed Saturday afternoon by 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley, the final act in a rampage that began when he shot and wounded his ex-girlfriend at her home outside Baltimore, then made threatening posts online, including a vow to put "wings on pigs" and references to high-profile cases of police officers shooting unarmed black men. After shooting the officers, Brinsley ran into a subway station and committed suicide....
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