Education

David Long, Superintendent of Beaver County School District, remembers clearly the moment he realized just how powerful a tool technology could be for student learning.  “I was working at Logan County School District as the Director of Education and Technical Service, and it was the first day we...
The number of students in the San Juan School District grew by 15 students over the past year, the first increase in five years. The modest increase was driven by 21 more students in the schools in Monument Valley, 12 more students in the Blanding schools. Enrollment dropped in the three smallest...
In an effort to better serve students in the largest department in Utah State University’s College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences (CAAS), and to advance career and technical education programs, particularly in southeastern Utah, CAAS Dean Ken White and USU President Noelle Cockett announced...
Safety and behavior in local schools was a focus at the October 9 meeting of the San Juan School Board.  After a threat against his school was made by a student on social media on October 1, San Juan High School Principal Bob Peterson said he “did not do one thing that was educationally-based all...
A social media threat on September 30 has resulted in an increased law enforcement presence at San Juan High School. School officials state that the threat to the school has been addressed and there is no imminent danger to students or staff. Officials were unable to provide details on who made the...
The San Juan School Board met on September 11 at Whitehorse High School in Montezuma Creek. Business Administrator Kyle Hosler provided a brief update of the progress on construction projects for Bluff Elementary School and the Montezuma Creek Elementary School gymnasium. Both projects are...
Summer fading into the past means one thing, a new school year is upon us.  How exciting is this!   I wish to personally welcome back our nearly 3,000 student scholars to our schools.  Speaking on behalf of our great staff, I can say with certainty it is our greatest honor and privilege to be part...
The opening day of school is just around the corner for the San Juan School District! This time of year is associated with anticipation, excitement, achievement, sociality, and community. Truly, in small communities, nothing brings people together quite like the schools. This year, there are some...
Fall is just around the corner and we are making changes to the San Juan Record sports coverage. Rhett Sifford is the new sports editor. He will coordinate the coverage of sports in general, and high school sports and activities in particular. Rhett has years of experience covering sports,...
Jenna Olson, a native of Cedar City, UT and veteran teacher, is set to serve as the next principal of Monticello Elementary School. Olson has degrees from Southern Utah University and has taught in Monticello for the past four years. Her career began in the Washington County School District upon...

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