Education

Under the direction of owner Larena Benn of Dine Resources, from Bluff, Utah, the Bluff Elementary School will have a new all cedar female hogan for ceremonial use. There will be a 10 a.m. hogan blessing on January 28, 2022. Workers on the traditional Navajo hogan include left to right/standing:...
Curtains up! The Monticello High School drama department is excited to announce their performance of Charley’s Aunt. Students have been working on this comedic show for months and are excited to share with the community. Directed by Lynda Boyle, Paige Freestone, and April Ramsay, this play is sure...
Monticello Elementary teacher Sarah English has been recognized by a national organization. On January 11, English was named one of 35 Extraordinary Educators in the nation by educational company Curriculum Associates. Curriculum Associates explains the annual honor recognizes educators who exhibit...
Screen grab of Superintendent Ron Nielson's explanation of the latest approved edition of redistricting of the San Juan School Board
The third iteration of a redistricting map for the San Juan School Board apparently placed three current board members in the same district, creating an unusual scenario for the board for the next few years. At their latest meeting, the school board directed San Juan School Superintendent Ron...
In-school instruction was canceled in the San Juan School District on Friday, December 17 out of concern for threatened violence in the schools. After two separate incidents on December 16, officials closed the schools for the day out of an abundance of caution. December 20 and 21 were normal days...
School board redistricting, the 2022-23 school calendar, and an audit report were all part of the San Juan School Board discussion at their December 8 meeting. Members of the school board reviewed the two proposed school board maps being considered by the San Juan County Commission as a part of...
Schools in the San Juan School District will not have students on December 22 in an attempt to help teachers. The change was approved at the November 10 meeting of the school board. The meeting was held at the new Bluff Elementary School in the first off-site board meeting since the COVID-pandemic...
The beautiful new Bluff Elementary School building has opened to students, replacing the old building that had served the Bluff community for more than 60 years. The new school was completed last year but the building sat mostly empty for the 2020-21 school year because of the extended closure due...
The San Juan School Board approved a site for a new Utah State University (USU) facility in Monument Valley on October 13. The approved site is northwest of Monument Valley High School on Monument Valley Road, which leads to Gouldings. School board member Nelson Yellowman said the approved site...
The San Juan School Board got an update on the proposed college building in Monument Valley, considered a lawsuit against an electronic cigarette company, and kept their COVID policies status quo as part of their September 8 meeting. The district is following the same policies they put in place at...

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