Education

Local schools are creating a “re-entry plan” as they come out of the year-long impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Details were discussed at the March 10 meeting of the San Juan School Board. The plans vary depending on the school and the area. Schools in the district’s River Region (in...
A newly-installed “local area” computer network will bring new educational opportunities to more than 500 homes in the farthest reaches of the San Juan School District. A simple ribbon-cutting ceremony in Blanding inaugurated the network on March 8, culminating a nine-month process that officials...
Alexis Bailey, Hyrum Vess, and Lucas Jeppesen were the top three finishers in the San Juan School District Spelling Bee, held February 24 at San Juan High School. After Jeppesen was eliminated, Bailey and Vess battled through round after round before Bailey correctly spelled “unkempt” and walked...
As COVID-19 cases continue to drop and vaccinations rise, the San Juan School District is closely monitoring what the changes may mean for the district. At the February 10 school board meeting, distract staff discussed spring activities, including extra-curriculars, graduation ceremonies, and prom...
The San Juan School District is forming a plan to have the school district administration match the student populations that it serves. At the January 20 meeting of the San Juan School Board, the board unanimously passed a resolution to work out details of a plan to create an administrative hiring...
The San Juan School District has launched a new smart phone application for parents, students, and staff. The app will allow users to access school district news, announcements, and event calendars. The app can be customized to receive important notifications from the district regarding specific...
Three local high school student athletes earned Utah High School Activities Association (UHSAA) Academic All-state honors for the 2020 fall sports season. Kalea Chamberlain of San Juan High School was named to the Academic All-state girls soccer team. Lydia Pugh of San Juan and Kennedy Brewer of...
In contrast to the widespread failure of at-home learning in the mountain region schools of the San Juan School District, the river region schools are experiencing success with the teacher-directed instruction of students at home. The San Juan School Board reviewed reports of student success at the...
At-home online learning offered by the San Juan School District is going away for students in Blanding, Monticello, and La Sal. The district program, known as Option Two, was eliminated citing widespread lack of success among students and increased work-loads among teachers. The change will not...
Monticello High School
Fall Break has been extended in the San Juan School District. There will be no school for students district wide on Monday, it will be a teacher/staff work day. Additionally there has been an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Monticello schools involving at least three students and half a dozen staff...

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