Education

The San Juan School District has launched a new smart phone application for parents, students, and staff. The app will allow users to access school district news, announcements, and event calendars. The app can be customized to receive important notifications from the district regarding specific...
Three local high school student athletes earned Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Academic All-state honors for the 2020 fall sports season. Kalea Chamberlain of San Juan High School was named to the Academic All-state girls soccer team. Lydia Pugh of San Juan and Kennedy Brewer of...
In contrast to the widespread failure of at-home learning in the mountain region schools of the San Juan School District, the river region schools are experiencing success with the teacher-directed instruction of students at home. The San Juan School Board reviewed reports of student success at the...
At-home online learning offered by the San Juan School District is going away for students in Blanding, Monticello, and La Sal. The district program, known as Option Two, was eliminated citing widespread lack of success among students and increased work-loads among teachers. The change will not...
Monticello High School
Fall Break has been extended in the San Juan School District. There will be no school for students district wide on Monday, it will be a teacher/staff work day. Additionally there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Monticello schools involving at least three students and half a dozen staff...
Students in Bluff, Montezuma Creek, Monument Valley, and Navajo Mountain are back to learning despite the challenges of not physically being in their school buildings. The decision for the river region of the San Juan School District (SJSD) not to physically return to school was made based on...
After two weeks since the start of the new school year, the San Juan School Board received an update on how the academic year is progressing during a global pandemic. Students are back in school in the mountain region of the district, which includes the schools in Blanding, Monticello, and La Sal...
San Juan School District
A $3.9 million dollar project to increase wireless internet accessibility (Wi-Fi) for students in the River Region of the San Juan School District (SJSD) will be paid by the State of Utah. In the August 20 special session of the Utah State Legislature, the legislative bodies passed HB6002...
The San Juan School Board has finalized its plans ahead of the start of the academic school year later this month. Key items the boardpassed include 100 percent remote learning for students in the south part of the county for the start of the year. The district moved the first day of school for...
Chart provided by San Juan County Attorney's office showing the alarming rise in sexual violence cases in the county
The San Juan County Attorney’s office reports an increasing trend of reported sexual violence and the vast majority of victims and perpetrators of sexual crimes in the county are underage children, mostly teenagers. From 2000 to 2010, the county averaged 4.1 reported cases of sexual violence per...

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