The new school is being constructed and will open in 2017.
Eleven-year-old Marianne Liu has a passion for learning about science, technology, engineering and math so when she heard about the scholarship to attend a STEM camp this summer offered by RizePoint for Canyons School District students, she jumped at the opportunity.
An empty chair with a bouquet, graduation robe and mortarboard sat on Jordan Valley School stage at the May 26 commencement exercises.
After a six-week statewide competition aimed to increase student biking and walking to school, an Altara family was the lucky winner of the Utah Jazz Bear serving them breakfast May 10 and joining their “walking school bus” before helping to present $500 to the school.
In amongst her schoolwork, practicing her violin for the Utah Youth Symphony and researching topics for the West High School debate team, 17-year-old Kathy Liu developed an alternative rechargeable battery that may change the face of batteries.
Plunging their hands in cold water, fish slip through their fingers, much to the screams, laughter and delight of Silver Mesa fourth-graders.
Nine-year-old Liam Morgan has read a director’s handbook several times, knows how to create a storyboard, has written scripts and has experience in creating movies.
Sandy’s top fundraising public school was back skipping rope on May 9 and May 11 to help the American Heart Association raise money to help people with heart disease and strokes.
At Jordan Valley School, musical groups have come to perform and interact with the students. On May 10, No Limits played pop songs from the past four decades for the students. Charlie Jenkins was scheduled to perform country music on June 2.
It was their first time competing and it was against several teams of sixth-graders, but that didn’t intimidate Sprucewood Elementary fifth-graders who took first place at the Elementary Engineering Week at the University of Utah.