Education

Leah Castellon Academic All State Winner for San Juan High School Cross Country and Soccer
Four high school student athletes representing San Juan County earned Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Academic All-State honors for the 2022 fall sports season. To qualify for Academic All-State nominations, the student athletes were required to be seniors with a 4.0 cumulative, non...
by David Boyle News Director School Superintendent Ron Nielson announced his intentions to resign from the San Juan School District at the end of his current contract at the November 9 meeting of the school board. Nielson read a letter to the board near the start of the meeting. “After much...
by David Boyle News Director At their latest meeting members of the San Juan School Board received a report from district staff on the future of the board following a recent discovery about two board members being redistricted into the same seat. At the board’s November 9 meeting school...
by David Boyle News Director An unopposed candidate for the San Juan school board on the November ballot will not be able to fill a new term as a result of a late discovery about the redistricted board boundaries. Nelson Yellowman has served for 16 years on the San Juan School Board since being...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan School Board heard updates on capital projects, a grant for Native Youth Community Projects, and a proposed update to the district mission statement at their latest meeting. As part of their October 12 meeting, members of the school board heard...
Sheila Stubbs Knight. Courtesy photo
My name is Sheila Stubbs Knight, and I am running for the school board, District 3 position. I grew up here in the San Juan school district, from Kindergarten through high school graduation.  My husband and I raised four children, three of whom are now adults. I now work full-time as a registered...
Colleen Benally. Courtesy photo
Ya’at’eeh. My name is Colleen Benally and I am running for the San Juan School Board in District #3. I am running because I believe we need equality in our school system so that our children have a wholesome education and ensure their voices will be heard. This is the most important element in...
by David Boyle News Director Members of the San Juan School Board discussed their land in Monument Valley, approved a library material review policy and approved a change to their meeting schedule at their latest meeting. Following up a discussion from their last meeting the school district...
by Ron Nielson Superintendent of Schools If your day needs a quick dose of enthusiasm and positive energy, go to any San Juan School District elementary school at 7:45 a.m. on a weekday and just watch the students enter the building. You can’t help but be lifted. There truly is nothing quite like...
by David Boyle News Director The San Juan School Board met on Wednesday, August 10 to discuss capital needs, material review policies, and the potential sale of some district land in Monument Valley. Members of the board unanimously approved a repair to the district’s fuel network site in Blanding...

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