Small groups of fifth-graders from The Edith Bowen Laboratory School make trips to Hardware Ranch to see and feed live Elk each week. It's part of a program to help get them interested in careers in wildlife biology.
Juan Diego Catholic High School seniors got a chance to get out of the classroom and spend a week in the community volunteering at 30 local charities. It was a life-changing experience for the 234 seniors.
Pleasant Grove High School is about to be overrun with former disc jockeys. Forty years worth of DJs have been invited to a reunion this week at the school where they cut their teeth and honed their skills at a student radio station.
A report being discussed by the Utah State Board of Education this week shows Utah's middle and high schools overall are getting closer to having an adequate number of counselors for their students. But additional support is still needed.
A $75 million property tax increase has helped schools hire more teachers and make needed upgrades, but a legislative "glitch" has prevented schools from receiving about $24 million of the new revenue.
For many Utah students, Friday was the last day of classes before the Christmas break. That alone is enough to make many of them smile. But for some kids riding a Jordan School District bus, that smile got even bigger when they saw their bus driver.