Granite School District Granite School District en-us Copyright 2015, Deseret News Publishing Company Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:01 MST Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:12:50 MST Newspapers Parent empowerment and leadership conference urges parental involvement in school Granite School District's inaugural Parent Leadership & Empowerment Conference held Saturday encouraged parents to get... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:05:00 MST Granite District taking 2016-17 school year calendar survey Granite School District is offering an online survey to provide input on the proposed 2016-2017 school calendar. Tue, 13 Jan 2015 15:33:39 MST Granite School District to host Pacific Islander Family Night Granite School District will be hosting Pacific Islander Family Night on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at Granger High School. Fri, 02 Jan 2015 15:04:49 MST In our opinion: S.L. County finding social impact bonding is well worth a try Salt Lake County is testing a "social impact bond" to expand free preschool for at-risk kids in the Granite School District.... Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 MST Schools at top and bottom of Title I achievement list announced This year's lowest- and highest-performing Title I schools in Utah were identified Monday by the Utah State Office of... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 17:25:00 MST 'Maximizing local choice': What the governor's budget means for Utah's classrooms Gov. Gary Herbert announced last week a budget proposal that would bring $500 million in new funds to education, the largest... Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:30:00 MST Education leaders 'cautiously optimistic' about graduation rate increases Utah's high school graduation rate continues to climb, with minority students taking a larger share diplomas awarded,... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:15:36 MST Granite district revises calendar for Jewish holiday The Granite School District has made adjustments to its 2015-16 calendar to accommodate the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:38:44 MST Granite District early open enrollment period approaching Granite School District will begin its early open enrollment period next month. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:48:33 MST Teacher charged with accidentally shooting gun at school, resigns An elementary school teacher has been charged with a misdemeanor after accidentally discharging her concealed firearm at... Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:25:00 MDT State School Board names 4 candidates for superintendent position The Utah State Board of Education announced Monday the names of four people being considered to fill the position of state... Mon, 06 Oct 2014 17:57:55 MDT Granite School District announces testing for gifted and talented program Parents and teachers may refer students for consideration of assessment for the gifted and talented program for Granite... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:16:17 MDT Granite School District reaches agreement with family of teen who killed himself The family of a teen who killed himself outside a Taylorsville junior high school in 2012 announced a settlement with the... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:45:00 MDT Granite School District reminds teachers of don't ask/don't tell gun policy If teachers are going to carry concealed weapons, they shouldn't advertise it, according to the Granite School District. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:45:00 MDT Granite School District to host parent seminars on youth protection Granite School District will host six parent seminars in several locations this fall in an effort to educate parents about... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:25:49 MDT Taylorsville teacher injured after her gun discharges in school bathroom A sixth-grade teacher in Taylorsville was injured Thursday when her concealed firearm accidentally went off inside an... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:40:00 MDT Granite School District introduces new logo Granite School District has released a new logo in preparation for the 2014-15 school year. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:42:03 MDT Suspected burglar bitten in the ear by police dog assisting in arrest A man who police say broke into a West Valley elementary school had to undergo surgery Wednesday after being bitten on the... Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:20:00 MDT Salt Lake County property tax increases proposed Several entities are proposing to increase property tax revenues within Salt Lake County. Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:20:00 MDT Canyons School District appoints new business administrator The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday appointed Leon Wilcox as business administrator, effective immediately. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 19:37:12 MDT About Utah: He's leaving them wanting more; Paul Watson leaving remarkable teaching career After 30 years of superior performance, Paul Watson is bringing the curtain down on a remarkable teaching career. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 22:30:00 MDT Photo gallery: Granite schools join in Unity Walk to celebrate opening Students and staff at Hartvigsen School — Granite School District’s primary special education center — are... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:41:16 MDT Granite District counselor receives state award A Granite School District counselor has received recognition for her efforts to help children, teachers and families. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:54:00 MDT Granite School District to host Latino Family Night The Granite School District is inviting Latino families to connect with district leaders and gather information about... Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:11:39 MDT Granite Education Foundation announces Excel Award recipients Ten Granite School District educators have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Excel Award. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 16:13:50 MDT Man arrested after gunfire triggers school lockdown A gunshot fired in a domestic dispute Tuesday triggered a lockdown at a nearby elementary school. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 18:10:00 MDT University of Utah to honor veterans The University of Utah will honor 11 Utah veterans, including a female admiral, at its 16th annual Veterans Day Commemoration... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:05:14 MST Lawmakers pay visit to schools failing under new grading system Five Utah legislators toured two high schools Monday that received low marks from the new school grading system, giving the... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 18:49:40 MST Utah schools find creative ways to promote healthy lunch School districts in Utah are implementing creative strategies to get people to jump on board with school lunch. Thu, 31 Oct 2013 22:25:00 MDT Salt Lake County mayor, council laud public preschool expansion A results-based financing model approved by the Salt Lake County Council has expanded public preschool in the county by 600... Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:28:19 MDT Thurl Bailey leading effort to build community center to enhance refugees' work, life skills Government and private organizations are collaborating to raise funds and construct a community center to better serve... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:10:21 MDT Survivor of Sudan civil war thrives in Utah among 50,000 refugees Some 50,000 refugees from 20 countries have been resettled in Utah, state lawmakers were told Wednesday. All but about 300... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT Granite School District Advanced Learner testing is open Granite School District has announced testing window dates for its Advanced Learner programs. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:37:53 MDT Granite School District seeking nominations for favorite principal The Granite School District is seeking nominations for their favorite principal to be recognized for his or her educational... Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:40:55 MDT Granite School District receives grant to train principals Granite School District has been awarded a multimillion-dollar grant as part of a U.S. Department of Education initiative to... Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:31:38 MDT Program seeks to honor students for volunteer service The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program is seeking young Granite School District students who have given their time... Fri, 27 Sep 2013 12:25:00 MDT Preschool, child health advocates urge support of federal tobacco tax Local and national child advocacy groups have announced their support of a proposal by President Barack Obama to expand early... Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:13:39 MDT Utah teacher receives career, technical education award A Granite School District teacher has received a national career and technical education award. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:25:06 MDT Schools make final preparations as students return from summer break Many students will return to class alongside ongoing construction projects. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 19:00:00 MDT $14,000 for school, extracurricular activities stolen from principal’s car A Utah principal who had $14,000 in cash and checks for school registration fees stolen from his car is apologizing for... Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:08:31 MDT 9 Granger football players charged in robbery crime spree Nine Granger High School football players — including several seniors — have been banned from playing football by... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 21:45:00 MDT 9 Granger High football players suffer heat exhaustion at practice Nine Granger High School football players were transported to area hospitals Wednesday after apparently suffering heat... Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:40:00 MDT Public-private partnership pumps dollars into preschool program Salt Lake County will soon offer high quality preschool to an additional 600 at risk children in the Granite and Park City... Tue, 16 Jul 2013 19:05:00 MDT Deputies arrest 3 Wyoming residents in Utah kidnapping case Three people are in a Wyoming jail, accused of kidnapping an 8-year-old Utah girl from a summer camp operated by the Granite... Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:45:00 MDT Two boys left behind at Lagoon following field trip, no one taking blame A West Valley City mother wants answers after she says her 10-year-old son was left behind on a field trip to Lagoon. She... Fri, 10 May 2013 17:05:00 MDT 4 schools locked down after student flees with BB gun Granite Peaks High School and three other schools were briefly put in lockdown Friday after a student with a BB gun ran from... Fri, 10 May 2013 16:35:00 MDT 15 Utah high schools ranked in Daily Beast's top 2,000 A total of 15 Utah high schools were included in the Daily Beast's rankings of the top 2,000 U.S. schools. The state was led... Tue, 07 May 2013 13:15:00 MDT Soccer league issued warning following attack on referee A 17-year-old boy accused of attacking a soccer referee, leaving him in extremely critical condition, remained in juvenile... Fri, 03 May 2013 18:20:00 MDT Eccles foundation, others to receive United Way service awards The George S. and Dolores DorÉ Eccles Foundation will receive United Way of Salt Lake’s Compassionate Leader of... Fri, 03 May 2013 13:06:26 MDT United Way of Salt Lake wins Common Good Award United Way of Salt Lake is among just three affiliates worldwide to receive the United Way Common Good Award for Innovation... Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:05:54 MDT