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    Class of 2020

    Commencement at Corona Arch: Family enjoys four graduations

    Scores of Moab families have celebrated graduations recently, but one Moab family has enjoyed four commencements from...

    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.

    A new kind of Friday Night Lights

    Due to a pandemic-shortened academic year for the Class of 2020, Grand County High School staff decided to give seniors one last honor. Two schools in Michigan inspired the idea.

    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...

    USU-Moab celebrates Class of 2020; pandemic doesn’t deter honors for grads

    Utah State University-Moab is proud to celebrate one of its largest graduating classes in campus history. The...

    Opinion: An open letter to USU-Moab students, 2020 grads

    By Lianna Etchberger Learning to be a student is a challenge in general. You...

    BLM omits September Moab-area oil, gas leases

    “This victory will ensure, for now, that the spectacular views at Arches and Canyonlands remain unspoiled by industrialization."

    75% of students opt for in-person schooling

    According to Frank Melo, maintenance supervisor for the district, the ventilation systems in the schools have MERV 8 filters, which are not rated for filtering viral particles.

    ‘Moot’ Lionsback lawsuit dismissed

    The decision to end litigation was based in large part on developer Jon Dwight’s decision to develop the project based on the original agreement ironed out in 2008.

    COVID claims life of county senior citizen

    “Our sympathies go out to the family of the deceased. This is a sobering reminder of why we take the precautions that we do."