Having been told by friends and former volleyball teammates that it was a great experience, Corner Canyon High senior Sara Dumas volunteered to teach English to children in a northern town in India, not realizing it would help shape her future.
Summit’s Jogapalooza is held annually as the school’s fundraiser, which this year is earmarked for classroom improvements, playground refurbishing, playing field replanting and a marquee sign for the school, school principal Bob Zentner said.
The Great American Award program, established in 1989 by Clare Tobler in Boulder City, Nev., has become a tradition in learning the fifth-grade United States history curriculum. Each school may alter it some to fit their curriculum, but the basis remains the same.
During the months of March and April, Channing Hall first graders learned how “Math is Everywhere” as they studied art, dance, cooking and other activities, as well as learned on a field trip how math is needed at a grocery store. As an accumulation activity of their math unit, the students hosted a math carnival.
“It’s more of a cultural pageant where young women are encouraged to pursue their platform and show the beauty and pride of Africa,” said Tabitha, who won a trophy and $1,000 scholarship she plans to use at Westminster College in the fall.
“It was a great way to end Gabe’s career,” Johnson said. “He ended up beating his archrival from Rowland Hall to advance to the round of 16. I could not be happier about his dedication, leadership and competitive success.”
More than 600 high school seniors are expected to graduate from Juan Diego Catholic High School and Corner Canyon High School this spring.
For six days this June, Weber State University will host hundreds of girls selected for The Girls State program, sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary, to educate youth about civic responsibilities and the ins and outs of government processes.
The Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair, which was held March 24-26 at the University of Utah, invited students attending public schools in grades five through 12 in the Salt Lake, Granite, Park City, Murray, Canyon and Tooele school districts who won their school or district science fairs. Charter and private school students also were welcomed to compete.