Education

Ogden School Board OKs new budget with potential tax, compensation increase

Ogden School Board Meeting

The $151 million budget keeps the tax rate at the same level as last year (0.008754). However,...

Education

Ogden School District hires bond facilitator, organizes bond open house

SMB Wasatch OSD Town Hall

Zac Williams was hired to facilitate everything related to the bond initiative. He said members of the community will be able to stop by the Weber County Main Library, at 6 p.m. Tuesday to talk to district personnel and board members about what they believe is important to be included in the bond.


Education

Ogden School Board OKs new budget with potential tax, compensation increase

Ogden School Board Meeting

The $151 million budget keeps the tax rate at the same level as last year (0.008754). However, because it is higher than the anticipated certified tax rate of 0.008044, the school district will need to hold a truth-in-taxation hearing in August.


Education

Emily Vause Oyler appointed director of Weber School Foundation

Emily Vause Oyler - Weber School Foundation

Emily Vause Oyler, 41, was appointed June 5 as executive director. She is replacing Chris Zimmerman, who retired in April after serving as executive director of the foundation for 11 years.


Education

Weber School District approves budget, including a base salary increase to all employees

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The school board approved unanimously Thursday night a $303,804,285 budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, which includes a salary raise effective next fiscal year, which starts July 1.


Education

Weber, Ogden school districts to vote on proposed budgets, salary raises

Ogden School Board Meeting

The school boards will also discuss and approve a finalized and adjusted budget for the current 2017-18 school year.


Education

Youth Futures uses outreach program to engage with community, help young people

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This is something Alex and Jensen, and a handful of volunteers, do every Wednesday and Friday. They call it outreach, and they go to about four popular spots around Ogden were they know they will find homeless adults. But, why reach out to adults if their focus is on serving teenagers?


Environment

WSU preserves century-old plants while botanist examines future of Utah's flora

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The plants were preserved by Weber State College’s first scientist and first president.


Education

Utah State Board of Education votes to draft statewide school safety plan

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The state has been exploring different ways to tackle the issue of safety in Utah schools. The Utah Safety Commission was created after the Feb. 14 Parkland, FL. shooting. As part of the commission, Warner held town halls in Northern Utah during March and April to hear from the community. Gov. Gary...


Local

Free summer program at Hill AFB museum aims to keep Utah kids sharp on STEM

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This week, the museum began its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Summer Passport program — a 12-week crash course in subjects like electricity, chemistry, astronomy, weather, magnetics, flight and more.


Education

Weber State University Community Education Center to open in October

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The Community Education Center is being built on 26th Street and Monroe Boulevard and will be used as a space where community members can benefit from GED, ESL and computer literacy classes.


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