Education

Lynda Boyle, a teacher at Monticello High School, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, VA. A total of 53 fellowships were awarded in 2017. James Madison Fellowships support further study of American history for...
Ron Nielson has been named to lead the San Juan School District for the next year. Nielson was appointed to be the interim superintendent by the San Juan School Board after a special school board meeting on Thursday, May 25. Nielson replaces outgoing superintendent, Dr. Ed Lyman, who...
Diplomas will be presented to graduates of the San Juan School District at graduation ceremonies throughout the county. In addition to services at the five high schools, commencement services will also be held at elementary and middle schools. Graduation at Monticello High School will...
Dr. Ed Lyman has announced that he is leaving the San Juan School District after serving as superintendent for less than one year. His resignation is effective on August 1. Lyman signed a two-year contract when he joined the district as superintendent on July 1, 2016. He replaced the...
The 37th commencement of USUE Blanding Campus will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017, in the San Juan High School Auditorium, 311 North 100 East. This graduation is unique as it marks the 40th anniversary of the campus (formerly College of Eastern Utah, San Juan Campus). It also...
by Maxine Deeter Nearly 20 parents and concerned residents of La Sal met at La Sal Elementary School on April 12 to discuss the future needs of the school.  In the past few years, enrollment at La Sal Elementary School (LSES) has been less than a dozen students.  And for the last few...
by Zak Podmore After years of preparation, construction work is set to begin at the site of the new $6.5 million Bluff Elementary School. The San Juan School District purchased the 12.5-acre property in 2015. Located just west of town along State Route 163, the site is intended as the...
A new program will recruit experienced teachers to teach in the southern schools of the San Juan School District. The program was approved at meeting of the San Juan School Board on March 28. The Quality Teaching Incentive Program (Q-TIP) is designed to attract a core of experienced “...
by Scott Boyle They say if you want to increase the engagement of students in a classroom, just bring out a hands-on activity.  If you want to triple the engagement, take that activity outside.  Those two things, outside hands-on experiences, are just what are in the works for the...
SPORTS SHORTSby Scott Boyle Soccer is coming to San Juan High School at long last.  After a three year push by interested parents in Blanding, the San Juan School Board gave approval for the Broncos to field boys and girls soccer teams starting with the 2017-18 season.  “Let’s try it...

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