Weekly District Update - Jan. 13, 2023

Weekly District Update - Jan. 13, 2023
Posted on 01/13/2023
This is the image for the news article titled Weekly District Update - Jan. 13, 2023The Uintah School Board held its regularly scheduled work session and business meeting on Wednesday night at the district office in Naples. Video of the meetings can be found on the district’s YouTube channel. An audio recording of the work session can be found at https://www.utah.gov/pmn/files/930993.mp3. An audio recording of the business meeting can be found at https://www.utah.gov/pmn/files/930995.mp3.

The board unanimously elected Dave Chivers to serve as its president for another term. Board member Tawnya McKee was unanimously elected to serve as vice president.

Friday Schedule Information

The board has scheduled a special work session for Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. to discuss the Friday schedule and review data collected by the district, including:

Student Performance Data

Student Attendance Data

Teacher Survey Results in Summary Form

All Staff Survey Results

Student Survey Results in Summary Form

All Student Survey Results

Parent/Guardian Survey Results

Survey questions included skip logic; therefore, not all respondents were provided with all the questions.

The school board’s Jan. 30 work session on the Friday schedule will be an open meeting; however, the board does not plan to take public comment that night. The public will have the opportunity to provide comment during the board’s regularly scheduled business meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

The board has stated its intent to make a decision about the Friday schedule during the Feb. 8 business meeting.

Students of the Month

During Wednesday night’s business meeting, the board celebrated the district’s students of the month for January. The students are Emma Pickering (Central Cove Preschool); Autumn Rainbolt (Ashley Elementary); Zayvree Green (Davis Elementary); Niya Hacking (Discovery Elementary); Cedar-Ann Checora (Eagle View Elementary); Quincy Merkley (Lapoint Elementary); Paxton Willer (Maeser Elementary); Rylan Farmer (Naples Elementary); Angela Jolley (Uintah Middle School); Rooks Batty (Vernal Middle School); Taw Jackson (Uintah High School); Duece Hughes (Ashley Valley Education Center/Uintah Online).

Congratulations to these outstanding students and everyone who supports them!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

There is no school on Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. This district office will also be closed for the holiday.

Upcoming Events

The Uintah High Boys Basketball Team hosts the Cedar Valley Aviators tonight for a region game. Sophomores play at 3:30 p.m., followed by the freshman and JV games at 5:15 p.m. The varsity game is scheduled to tip off at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at www.uhsutes.com under the Tickets tab. Can't make it to the game? The Uintah High Student Broadcasting Team will stream the game live on Channel V6 at www.channelv6.com.

Thirty Uintah High students have been chosen to perform Saturday at Abravanel Hall with the Utah Music Educators Association Men’s and Women’s High School Honors Choir. The concert starts at 1 p.m. The students who were chosen are Cecilia Benjamin, Cydnie Dudley, Aeris Larson, Grace Ottosen, Eve Swonger, Sarah Young, Allison Despain, Emma Helco, Ellaina Merryweather, Briel Pettit, Hannah Ray, Macie Richards, Jeanette Anderson, Emma Hardin, Annabelle Johnson, Christina Pena, Rylee Thomas, Ellie Zelaya, Benson Baumgarten, Alex Crane, Josh Ek, Samuel Helco, Jake Olsen, Ty Thomas, Nathan Daley, Jacob Perry, Ethan Pierce, Gavin Bain, Joseph Hardin, and Adam Semadeni. Congratulations!

Good luck to the Uintah High Swim Team as they compete this weekend at the Cedar Invitational in Cedar City! And good luck to the Uintah U’ettes as they compete at Alta High this weekend!

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