Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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    GCSD faculty, staff honored for years of service

    In 2020 the district recognized 24 employees for their longevity and four retiring employees.

    School leaders say past months have taught ‘resilience,’ the power of relationships

    The Times-Independent interviewed Grand County High School Principal Steve Hren and Grand County School District Superintendent Taryn Kay on May 11 about their experience and thoughts about the two prior months, in which local campuses closed, and students were sent home to finish off their year doing distance education amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    The class of 2020 will celebrate like none before

    With physical distancing and social togetherness the name of the game amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the class of 2020 from Grand County High School will join their peers around the state, country and world to celebrate their graduation in a manner that will be altogether unprecedented and unique but will — to the degree that it is safe — bring them together to celebrate on May 28.

    Grand County High School 2020 Senior Class

    The class of 2020, including a photo of some of the soon-to-be graduates from kindergarten.

    Top scholars: Hawks, Birdwell named valedictorian, salutatorian

    Jenna Hawks and Milo Birdwell are Grand County High’s valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, for the Class of 2020.

    2020 graduates honored with posters along Main Street

    Members of the Grand County High School class of 2020 will soon see their faces displayed along Main Street, a gesture of honor and support from school administration for a group of students whose daily school lives have been, like many others, rocked...

    Most students completing most online work; some have not logged on at all

    Figures from Grand County School District principals suggest that a majority of local students are completing most of their work right now despite school being held remotety amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Roughly...

    Jill Tatton named principal of HMK Elementary

    The Grand County Board of Education unanimously voted Wednesday, April 22 to promote Helen M. Knight Elementary Assistant Principal Jill Tatton to school principal. The change came as the...

    Kimmerle qualifies for National Spelling Bee

    Mia Kimmerle, a sixth-grader in Mrs. Camp’s class at Helen M. Knight Elementary and the daughter of Moab residents Kyle and Sara Kimmerle, qualified for the National Spelling Bee — which was...

    Utah schools close for remainder of school year; online learning, free meals to continue

    'Traditional graduation activities' will be replaced with alternatives Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Tuesday that schools statewide would remain closed for the remainder of the school year amid the...

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    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    Quirks skew Grand’s COVID tally

    When a visitor in such situations tests positive, where should that case be marked? Should it be marked where they tested positive, or their place of residence?

    County: Mask mandate is official

    Southeast Utah Health Department Director Bradon Bradford modeled the local order after those in Salt Lake and Summit counties.

    Lionsback Resort project begins on Sand Flats Road

    The City of Moab will have oversight of the project, which was not something that was always on the table because state law allows SITLA to develop projects without input from local authorities.

    Ask an Expert: Summer gardening strategies

    Treat for spider mites by using “softer” solutions such as spraying them with a hard stream of water or by using an insecticidal soap.