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DARE graduates learn about the big impact of little decisions
KAYSVILLE—It’s a little word, but it makes a big difference.
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Input sought on 2017-18 school calendar
FARMINGTON—The public is invited to weigh in on the calendar for the 2017-18 school year now under consideration by the Davis School District Board of Education.
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Preschool program helps low-income families
FARMINGTON—Five Davis County schools have initiated a new, state-funded preschool program this year – and there are still spots open in several of them.
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local students experience government first hand
FARMINGTON—It’s not often that a high school student gets to experience being a governor, mayor or other public figure and learn about how the government works first hand, but that is just part of ...
Nov 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Low salaries for new teachers could impact job choices
SALT LAKE CITY—An analysis by the Utah State Auditor’s office put numbers to the perception that starting salaries for teachers are lower than they are for graduates in other professions.
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Peer court for youths effective from all angles
KAYSVILLE—It’s 6 p.m. on a Wednesday and a group of Davis High students have just listened to the charges against one of their peers.
Nov 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conference encourages girls to pursue science careers
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CLEARFIELD—One group made lotions, another designed roller coasters. Some experimented with rockets, some with chemistry.
Inspired student follows teacher’s path
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
CLEARFIELD—As a first-grade student at Hill Field Elementary 30 years ago, Edee Gathercole loved the energy and enthusiasm of her teacher so much she decided to be a teacher herself someday.
Hill Field students often face unique challenges
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Teaching at Hill Field Elementary has some challenges that might not exist in other schools.
Listening, speaking the best way to learn a second language
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
FARMINGTON—When they enter the classroom where the new language is being taught, students only speak to each other and learn from their teacher in that language. English stops at the door.
Language program earns international accolades
Oct 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH SALT LAKE—“Regardez!” “Numero un.” “Ca marche!” Things sound different in Francois Gayral’s class at Foxboro Elementary, where students are learning to round numbers.
Federal awareness alarmingly low in high school seniors
by Emma Ebert
Oct 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Are You Smarter than a 12th Grader? Last year, a bill was passed requiring Utah’s high school seniors to pass a 50-question civics test to graduate. One would think this would be an easy enough fea...
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Investigators honed in on a refrigerator and other electrical appliances as possible causes of the fire at a warehouse in Oakland that killed 36 people, as crews were set to finish their search for bodies....
2016-12-07 01:37:48 -0700
HONOLULU (AP) -- EDITOR'S NOTE - On Dec. 7, 1941, as Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press' chief of bureau in Honolulu, Eugene Burns, was unable to get out the urgent news of the historic attack that would draw the U.S. into World War II. The military had already taken control of all communication lines, so Burns was left without a line to the outside world. In Washington, AP editor William Peacock and staff got word of the attack from President ...
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