Students at Silver Hills, Oquirrh Hills and Fox Hills Elementary Schools received more then just a handout when Discover Card Financial Services employees gave them backpacks loaded with school supplies at the beginning of the school year-- they got ...
After two years of waiting, Beehive Elementary School's new parking lot is now complete. The parking lot upgrade was an initiative started by the school's community council to improve traffic flow, not only in the lot itself, but in the surrounding ...
Karen Marberger returned to the Kearns community this year as principal of Oquirrh Hills Elementary School. Marberger spent five years as South Kearns Elementary's principal, though she was most recently principal of Cottonwood Elementary in Hollada...
A former Taylorsville area coach and assistant principal is returning to his old stomping grounds this year as principal of Eisenhower Jr. High School. Rod Horton started out in education as a paraprofessional swimming and water polo coach at Taylor...
Many elementary schools in Taylorsville and Kearns took part in Granite District's "Don't Stand By, Be an Ally" anti-bullying program last year with favorable results. Now the same program is available at the junior high level as well. The program i...
"Go to the source" is sound advice, especially when one is learning or teaching social studies. Kearns High Library and Media Specialist Rachel Murphy got some great tips on how to do just that during a recent trip to Washington, D.C. The American A...
The Kearns High and Westbrook Elementary communities will see some changes in their schools this year. Maile Loo has taken the reigns as the new principal of Kearns High School. She is no stranger to the Kearns community, however, as she spent three...
Summer is nearing its end, and soon Taylorsville and Kearns schools will be ready to register students for the coming school year. The information below is primarily for new students entering Granite District, particularly kindergarteners and studen...
As summer draws to a close and kids start complaining of boredom, local recreation centers have ready solutions. The Taylorsville Recreation Center and Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center both offer a variety of programs that will keep young minds and...
Three local teachers were among this year's Excel Outstanding Educator Award recipients--Bennion Jr. High School's social studies teacher Anne Black, Taylorsville High business instructor Shari Fullmer, and Cottonwood High math teacher Rita Heagren. ...
Three exemplary junior high instructors were recently recognized for their creativity and dedication in teaching this often-challenging age group: Quinn Rollins, Bennion Jr. seventh grade social sciences teacher; Dalton Horscroft, Entheos Academy sev...
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