Grand County High students and residents are locked in a fierce battle for their rights. School spirit has been low for the high school over the years, but efforts to change that may have caused more conflict than celebration.
The Utah State University Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Department and the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food will host Utah’s first public hemp seminar. The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at the Salt Lake Community College Miller Free Enterprise Center Auditorium in Sandy. The seminar will address hemp as a commercial agriculture crop in Utah and provide participants with opportunities to learn about laws, production and the industry.
The Youth Garden Project will host a gathering to celebrate volunteers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 21. The event includes an information session about anyone who wants to volunteer for 2020. There will be hot tea, baked goods and some Youth Garden Project homemade jams to sample.
In a display of academic achievement, 18% of Dixie State University students earned President’s and Dean’s List recognition for the Fall 2019 semester, including three students from Moab.
Amid an investigation by the Grand County School District into allegations of sexual harassment by longtime district employee Robert Farnsworth, the district placed the former business administrator on administrative leave, and on Dec. 20, he signed an agreement to resign his position, effective immediately.
Grand County High School will hold parent-teacher conferences from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Jan. 23 in the commons and from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 24 inside classrooms.
The Grand County Speech and Debate Team hosted the Red Rock Classic Debate Tournament on Friday, Dec. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 21, at Grand County High School. Six schools from Colorado and Utah attended the “Star Wars” themed tournament and the top three finishers in each category medaled and the overall winners earned “Star Wars” character trophies adorned with lights and Santa hats.
Hopes that started in 2012 are now becoming a reality. Construction on the new Grand County Middle School building is right on schedule and should be complete by Christmas 2020.
The Grand County Middle School Student of the Month for seventh grade is Hope Shumway.
My name is Julia Crane, and I’m a senior planning on graduating from Grand County High School.