A to Z Salad Bar at Western Hills

Utah State Office of Education Child Nutrition Programs staff visited Western Hills Elementary for A to Z Salad Bar day on Wednesday, April 13. The program, which rotates in elementary schools in the Granite School District throughout the year, offers students 26 different fruits and vegetables (one for each letter of the alphabet) choices to go with their lunch. . . . → Read More

Education News Roundup: Aug. 13, 2015

"School Supplies" by Nick Amoscato/CC/flickr

In today’s ENR: Provo, Ogden, and Salt Lake comprise three of the top five U.S. cities for fertility. Granite District reaches out to refugee families. UHSAA is working on a transgender athlete policy. WaPo looks at the lengthening list of supplies students are being asked to bring with them to school. Links to these stories and many more are in the Education News Roundup for Aug. 13. . . . → Read More

2015 MESA State Competition

Students from across Utah competed in the 2015 MESA State Competition this month. The annual event, which is held in conjunction with USU Physics Day at Lagoon, had a total of eight high schools and three middle schools teams participate. . . . → Read More

KSL Teacher Feature Grand Prize Winner

Annette Taggart, a substitute teacher in Granite School District, was surprised Tuesday as the Zions Bank KSL Teacher Feature grand prize winner. . . . → Read More

American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference

American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference utahpubliceducation.org/2014/04/24/american-indian-leadership-recognition-conference/ American Indian Leadership Recognition Conference on April 19, 2014 . . . → Read More

MESA Day Competition

MESA Day Competition by Paul Ross

The objective was clear: prevent a few eggs from cracking after being dropped off a second floor balcony. . . . → Read More

Spring Social Studies Conference

"Globe" by Jason Bachman/CC/flickr

Teachers don’t forget the Utah Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference is Saturday, March 2. . . . → Read More

MLK Essay/Video Award Winners

"Utah’s 2013 MLK Essay and Video Award Winners" by Tina Morandy

The Utah State Office of Education today announced the winners for the state’s 29th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay and Video contest. See who took the top honors. . . . → Read More

Sharing Navajo Traditions with Utah’s Schoolchildren

Navajo Cultural Presentation 2

How many American Indian Tribes are there? That’s the question that stumps them. And it’s one of the reasons why Sharee Tso takes her Navajo culture to schoolchildren, so they can learn more about this nation’s First People and understand that they’re still around. . . . → Read More