Education

Softball

Fremont investigating removal of 'Dick Scadden Field' sign from softball field

Kierstyn Ketchell

The sign honors a local softball coaching icon, who has trained hundreds of softball players for decades in Northern Utah.


Education

Ogden School Board District 2 race focuses on building upgrades, bond proposal

OSD 2 candidates

Incumbent Doug Barker will face Oscar Mata and David Smith, two first-time runners, in the school board primaries June 26 for the District 2 seat.


Local

Northern Utah students to break world record for largest mindfulness lesson

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Diana Sciandra, GreenWood Charter School’s wellness coordinator, is organizing what could be the largest mindfulness lesson in the world. She has asked students, parents, faculty and community members to gather May 23 at noon at the school to break the record.


Community

Ogden 1st-grader wins Happy Hands soap dispenser art contest

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The Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind student plans to share the prize with his friend, who felt bad that he wasn’t chosen as a finalist like Bryson.


Education

Q&A: Charles Wight reflects on tenure at Weber State, future

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Wight, who stepped down Jan. 18 and was selected president of Maryland’s Salisbury University, sat with the Standard-Examiner one last time to reflect on his tenure at Weber State. He said he is satisfied with what he has accomplished at the university.


Education

Clearfield High School hosts free screening of anxiety documentary

Angst IndieFlix

“Angst,” partially filmed in Utah and narrated by a Davis County therapist, aims to raise awareness about anxiety disorders among youth.


Local

DaVinci Academy students place 2nd in national songwriting contest

DaVinci students Eliza Corrington and Braxton Carr

Eliza Corrington and Braxton Carr were runners-up for the 2018 Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge, a musical score-writing contest.


Education

Weber State, Guatemalan student first in family to graduate college

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Edwin Santiago Lopez joins 5,771 other graduates — the largest class in Weber State’s history — Friday, April 27, at the Dee Events Center.


Local

4 professors to retire after 176 combined years at Weber State

TR Reddy new to Weber State University

All from Weber State’s College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rosemary Conover (anthropology), LaRae Larkin (history), Richard Sadler (history) and T.R. Reddy (political science) are retiring this semester.


Education

Ogden School District appoints principals, recruits Davis schools administrators

Ogden School Board Meeting

Rich Nye, Ogden School District superintendent, appointed Thursday, April 19, 11 new principals and assistant principals in eight elementary schools, two high schools and one junior high school.


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