HMK Elementary School has announced its students of the month for February. From the left is Mayor Emily Niehaus, Aiden Holder, fourth grade; River Shaw, fifth grade; Ellie Cornelius, third grade; Abbie Cluff, second grade; Makenzie Butler, sixth grade; Dylan Cervantes, kindergarten; Dajeni Escalante-Dominguez, first grade; and Principal Ms. Kay.
Grand County High School seeks businesses and other participants for its annual Career Fair set for April 16. CTE Career Pathway Adviser Carrie Strecker needs to hear from you by March 20.
Grand County Middle School hosted the 16th Annual Reality Town event Friday, March 6, for seventh graders. It’s a chance for students to learn how to manage their personal money and what is needed to make wise investments, according to an email from Library Coordinator Tracy Renn.
The Grand County School District this week appointed Taryn Kay, currently the principal of Helen M. Knight Elementary School, to be the next Superintendent for the Grand County School District. She will take the place of JT Stroder, who announced his resignation last week and will hand off the reins to Kay on July 1.
The Delicate Arch Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 24 new members on Tuesday, March 3, at Grand County High School. The inductees represent the pillars of the National Honor Society’s philosophy of scholarship, character, leadership and service. They are: Zoe Campbell, Jack Charlton, Ebony Contreras, James Cook, Tanner Crane, Conor Duniway, Macray Ellis, Abigail Estenson, Chessadie Garfield, Raelyne Harrison, Kyla Jackman, Mickey Kinyon, Jacob Knight, Owen Linares, Brittany Lloyd, Zane Maher-Young, Grace Mascaro, Brendan Moore, Madison Munger, Kaistin Oliver, Hallie Packard, Paige Shumway, Jaden Stocks, and McKenna Thornburg.
Among the many seats up for election in November are three out of five seats on the board of the Grand County School District. The seats are in districts 2, 3 and 5, currently held by Board President Melissa Byrd, Board Member Jim Webster and Board Vice President Peggy Nissen.
Grand County School District Superintendent JT Stroder will leave his position with the school district at the end of the current school year after a three-year tenure in Moab. Chief among Stroder’s achievements during his time was a bolstering of school-based mental health services in Moab, including as part of earning his doctorate in education leadership.
Construction on the new middle school continues to progress, but in the middle of it all lies a new issue: the Verizon cell tower.
The renowned Harlem Wizards visited Moab on Monday, Feb. 17 and brought some basketball tricks and hoops knowledge to the Grand County High School gym. The Wizards are a professional basketball exhibition team that tours the world to help non-profits raise funds.
Throughout the year, we have seen Amelia continue to grow as a student and as a human being. Her self-confidence can be seen in her day-to-day interactions. Amelia is involved in many school and non-school activities. She is a well-rounded person.
Fighting the monster from within is exactly what motivational speaker Collin Kartchner will do Feb. 13 in a presentation on the negative effects of social media and the internet, and how these resources can be used appropriately.
For years Grand County High School has suffered with a leaking roof. At first glance it seemed insignificant, but this trial has proved to be more than students and staff could handle.