Dignitaries from Midvale, Midvale Middle School, Canyons School District and the state legislature, as well as the architecture and construction firm leaders, turned the first shovels of dirt June 11 signaling the beginning of construction of a new Midvale Middle School.
Utah’s top middle school volunteer of 2015, Amelia Slama-Catron, 14, was honored May 3 in the nation’s capitol for her outstanding volunteer service during the 20th annual presentation of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
“This has been overwhelming and caught me as a surprise because I love teaching and doing what I’m doing,” he said. “I’m very humbled and honored, and this award validates what I’ve put my heart and soul into and what I strive to become better with each inservice.”
Principal Julie Fielding said that they hope to raise $12,000 to purchase 33 Chromebooks, along with a cart that can be moved from classroom to classroom. Chromebooks are laptop computers running Google’s Chrome OS as their operating system.
For six days in June, Weber State University will host hundreds of girls selected for The Girls State program, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, to educate youth about civic responsibilities and the ins and outs of government processes.
“There are some wonderful things going on at Indian Hills and I’m looking forward to learning the traditions and loyalties and taking pride in the school,” said Graham who, after playing defensive end for the University of Utah, is still true to his alma mater.
“Dr. Paul Kirby was a vital part of the administrative team at Hillcrest High. He had a special spirit, kind soul, and a deep love for the students who he greeted every day in the hallways,” said Principal Sue Malone.
Two Beehive Academy students were among the top honorees at the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair awards ceremony.
Jordan Valley School students presented “Mulan” April 2-3 to packed audiences after rehearsing for only one month during music and speech classes.