Education

Final SAGE testing results for 2017 have been released by the State of Utah Board of Education. While the scores are generally down across the board in 2017, the testing over time shows gains in the San Juan School District over a five year period. Students throughout the state are...
James Muhlestein is highly appreciated by the hundreds of students at Monticello High School who were tutored and guided by him over the 29 years he directed the music programs at the school. Now he is being honored by the MHS Alumni as the Faculty Grand Marshall at the Alumni...
The Monticello Alumni is honoring 98-year-old DeMar Perkins as Alumni Grand Marshall at the Homecoming Parade and Roundup Festivities. Graduating from Monticello High in 1937, DeMar is one of the oldest living Buckaroos. Despite coming from humble beginnings, DeMar is a man of varied...
by Carolyn A. “Babe” Warren Miss Jesse Bradshaw was a pioneer in education, a great teacher and a special human being. A woman with dark, piercing eyes and a mop of curly brown hair, Miss Jesse Bradshaw came to Monticello in 1925 to teach first grade. She would become a teaching legend...
by Ron NielsonInterim superintendent, San Juan School District Greetings from the San Juan School District: School is back! School begins on August 17 and I know there is great excitement in the air from not only the parents and some students, but maybe most of all for district and...
Nearly 3,000 students will return to classes on August 17 at the twelve schools in the San Juan School District. There are dozens of new teachers and administrators in the district, including a new superintendent, Ron Nielson, who takes the place of Dr. Edward Lyman. Connie Todachinnie...
Lynda Boyle, a teacher at Monticello High School, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, VA. A total of 53 fellowships were awarded in 2017. James Madison Fellowships support further study of American history for...
Ron Nielson has been named to lead the San Juan School District for the next year. Nielson was appointed to be the interim superintendent by the San Juan School Board after a special school board meeting on Thursday, May 25. Nielson replaces outgoing superintendent, Dr. Ed Lyman, who...
Diplomas will be presented to graduates of the San Juan School District at graduation ceremonies throughout the county. In addition to services at the five high schools, commencement services will also be held at elementary and middle schools. Graduation at Monticello High School will...
Dr. Ed Lyman has announced that he is leaving the San Juan School District after serving as superintendent for less than one year. His resignation is effective on August 1. Lyman signed a two-year contract when he joined the district as superintendent on July 1, 2016. He replaced the...

Pages

San Juan Record

49 South Main St
PO Box 879
Monticello, UT 84535

Phone: 435.587.2277
Fax: 435.587.3377
news@sjrnews.com
Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday