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06
April
2017

Congratulations to all the Intermediate School Science Winners

Congratulations to all the Intermediate School Science Winners

The Intermediate District Science Fair was recently hosted by Lava Ridge. School Science Fair winners from 6th and 7th grade from around the district were invited to participate in the District Science Fair. The projects and ideas of these students were amazing. The judges from DSU were impressed with the advanced scientific thinking and skills that these students were using. The top three winners from each grade level were awarded trophies.

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11
May
2016

Matthew Lowe - Title I Coordinator at Hurricane Elementary receives 2016 STEM Innovation Award

Matthew Lowe - Title I Coordinator at Hurricane Elementary receives 2016 STEM Innovation Award

Congratulations to our Matthew Lowe - Title I Coordinator at Hurricane Elementary School

2016 STEM Innovation Awards Recipients Announced
Five Utah residents to be recognized for their contributions to STEM education

SALT LAKE CITY – The STEM Action Center will hold their second STEM Innovation Awards ceremony in partnership with the Utah Technology Council at their annual Utah Innovation Awards luncheon on Wednesday, May 11.

The STEM Innovation Awards are an opportunity to recognize five Utah residents that are excelling in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Nominations were open to the general public from February to April of this year. The STEM Action Center team and the STEM Action Center Board, through a rigorous process, chose this year’s honorees in the following categories:

Student: Emily Naylor, senior at Mountain Heights Academy
Teacher: Katie Rogers, 4th grade STEM teacher at Thunder Ridge Elementary
Principal: Matthew Lowe, Title I school site coordinator at Hurricane Elementary School
Mentor: Steven Shumway, professional development provider for K-12 STEM Education at Brigham Young University
Counselor: Zekeriya Temircan, academic dean at Beehive Science and Technology Academy
Dr. Tamara Goetz, executive director of the Utah STEM Action Center, along with Richard Nelson, president and CEO of Utah Technology Council will present the awards.

http://stem.utah.gov/…/2016-stem-innovation-awards-recipie…/

03
May
2016

Dixie Middle School French Team Takes 1st!

Dixie Middle School French Team Takes 1st!

Dixie Middle School French Team takes 1st in the middle school division at the BYU Language Fair. This event is attended by schools all across the state.

Way to go Dixie Middle school students and staff on this great achievement!

02
May
2016

Technology Grants from Century Link Awarded $8304.07 to WCSD Teachers

WCSD / Century Link Grants

Technology Grants from Century Link Awarded $8304.07 to WCSD Teachers

Two teachers from two schools in Washington County School District were awared over $8304.07 (combined) in technology related grants for classroom education! These teachers worked very hard to write technology based grants for the funds to be used in projects directly with their students.

Century Link each year awards a number of grants to schools throughout the state of Utah and each year WCSD has received a bulk of the grant monies due to the outstanding efforts of its teachers.

Way to go Coryell Potter of Coral Cliffs Elementary and Janna Gifford of Lava Ridge Intermediate! We applaud your strong work ethic and wonderful teaching for the students of WCSD!


Pictured: Top - Tony Campbell (WCSD Tech Dept.), John Cramer (Century Link), Coryell Potter (Coral Cliffs Elem.) 

Pictured: Bottom - Tony Campbell ( WCD Tech Dept.), Janna Gifford (Lava Ridge Int.), John Cramer (Century Link), Kaylynn Gubler (Principal Lava Ridge Int.)

12
April
2016

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Coral Cliffs Elementary School

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Coral Cliffs Elementary School

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Coral Cliffs Elementary  School

The following employees and school volunteer at Coral Cliffs Elementary School were recognized by the Board of Education, Superintendent Larry Bergeson, and district administration with the WCSD Award for Excellence for March 2016. Photo L to R: Monica Darnall – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, Shay Williams – Volunteer, Summer Hess – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, Karl Kelly – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, Mavis Brown – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, Mary Contreras – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, LaRae McGregor – Intervention/Special Education Collaborative PLC Team, John Esplin – Title I Technology Rep. Thank you for your service to the students in Washington County!

12
April
2016

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Snow Canyon Middle School

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Snow Canyon Middle School

March 2016 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Snow Canyon Middle School

The following employees and school volunteer at Snow Canyon Middle School were recognized by the Board of Education, Superintendent Larry Bergeson, and district administration with the WCSD Award for Excellence for March 2016. Photo L to R: Andrea Schmutz - Volunteer, Teal Nesmith - Language Arts Collaborative PLC Team, Dan Roden, Language Arts Collaborative PLC Team, Brian Strasmann - Language Arts Collaborative PLC Team, Peggy Jardine - Language Arts Collaborative PLC Team, and Jennifer Morgan - Registrar Secretary. Thank you for your service to the students in Washington County!

29
March
2016

Congratulations Holly Stankosky - Mary J. Webster Distinguished Service Ward

Congratulations Holly Stankosky - Mary J. Webster Distinguished Service Ward
Mary J. Webster Distinguished Service Ward for Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from the Utah Speech Language Hearing Association.  The award recognizes distinguished services by a speech language pathologist in the state of Utah.  
 
Holly was recognized and awarded due to her superior and clinical skills as an SLP.  She also is responsible for placing smart palates in all intermediate, middle and high schools and was awarded a grant to help economically disadvantaged students the opportunity to benefit from the device.  
 
She has distinguished herself as a voice of reason and always placed the rights and needs of the students she works with and the staff she supports over anything else.  She is only the second individual in the history of the state of Utah to receive this award and define what the award is all about.
 
She has served as team leader for the Washington County School District Speech Language Pathologists as well as the team leader for the Augmentative Communication Team.  She was instrumental in maintaining a high level of speech and language services in the Washington County School District.  Overall she is recognized as an excellent clinician, extraordinary supervisor and teacher for new staff and teachers. 
03
March
2016

Lava Ridge Science Teams wins USTA

USTA Award

Lava Ridge Science Teams wins USTA

The Lava Ridge Science Team won the USTA (Utah Science Teacher Association) Science Team Award of the Year!  They were honored at a banquet on February 5th after the USTA Conference.

18
February
2016

UMEA Teacher of the Year - Kris Barber

UMEA Teacher of the Year - Kris Barber

Kris is in her 23rd year of teaching in the Washington County School District. She began her career at Woodward Jr. High and also enjoyed teaching at Dixie High School where she organized the pop performing group, Spirit. 

16
December
2015

National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award

Mr. Ivie

National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award

Congratulations Mr. Ivie! The Veterans of Foreding War honored Mr. Ivie with the National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award.

14
October
2015

Kyle Bundy - Enterprise High - 2015 Baseball Coach of the Year

Utah High Schools Activities Association

Kyle Bundy - Enterprise High - 2015 Baseball Coach of the Year

Each year the Utah High Schools Activities Association (UHSAA) selects from the 5A – 1A classifications a single baseball coach of the year. This year Kyle Bundy of Enterprise High School was selected as the 2015 Baseball Coach of the Year.

17
August
2015

March 2015 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Desert Hills Middle School

March 2015 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Desert Hills Middle School
The following employees and volunteer at Desert Hills Middle School were recognized by the Board of Education and the Superintendent with the WCSD Award for Excellence - March 2015.
 
L to R: Debbi Jorgensen – Secretary, Kori Esplin – Volunteer, Angela McKean – Secretary, Nicole Baum – Secretary, Shelli Barnum – CTE PLC Collaborative Team, Amy Peterson – CTE PLC Collaborative Team, Chad Campbell – CTE PLC Collaborative Team,Mindi Matheson– CTE PLC Collaborative Team, and Todd Sparks – CTE PLC Collaborative Team.
 
Thank you for your service to the students in Washington County.
17
August
2015

March 2015 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Coral Cliffs Elementary School

March 2015

March 2015 - WCSD Award for Excellence - Coral Cliffs Elementary School
The following employees and volunteer at Coral Cliffs Elementary School were recognized by the Board of Education and the Superintendent with the WCSD Award for Excellence - March 2015.
 
L to R: Jeanice Erickson – Special Education Paraprofessional, Dawn Taylor – 5th Grade PLC Collaborative Team, Melisa Chappell – 5th Grade PLC Collaborative Team, Reece Jacobsen – 5th Grade PLC Collaborative Team, and Sheila Smith – Volunteer.
 
Thank you for your service to the students in Washington County.
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