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Ogden voters turn back school bond proposal, Weber bond measure passes

Polk bond signs

The $106.5 million Ogden bond proposal generated strong opposition from critics who said the plan didn’t seem to be well thought out.


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10 graphs to explain Ogden and Weber counties' changing schools

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Ogden School District has lost more than 800 students over the previous six school years, despite the population growth in the area. This school year alone, the district lost more than 400 students compared to the previous schools year.


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Polk, Horace Mann, T.O. Smith parents see good, bad in Ogden school bond plan

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The three schools would be rebuilt if voters approve the $106.5 million bond proposal.


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Ogden's Polk school at heart of debate over $106.5 million bond proposal

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School officials and bond supporters say the aging school needs to be updated, but foes charge that they weren’t given enough chance to offer input, among other things.


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New Farmington High School gets a mascot

Farmington High School Rendering 2017

Farmington High School will open in the fall of 2018.


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Ogden schools are smaller than Weber, Davis schools, despite bond worries

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Some worry that enrollment would balloon at three Ogden schools to be rebuilt per a proposed $106.5 million bond.


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Ogden's New Bridge, model for proposed new schools, gets high marks

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Polk school would be demolished and rebuilt per a district bond proposal, worrying some. The New Bridge model, though, which would be followed, at least in part, in rebuilding, has numerous benefits, parents say.


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Ogden School District spokesman, principal fined due to wording in bond message

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Officials fined OSD spokesman Jer Bates and Polk Elementary Principal Maridee Harrison in connection with the district’s $106.5 million bond question, up for a vote this election cycle.


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Weber schools ends investigation into racist video, students disciplined

Weber High Gym

Weber High School had ended its investigation into a widely-circulated video of five students chanting a racial slur, but school officials can’t say what disciplinary actions were taken against the students.


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Tiger Pride: Ogden High building turns 80

Finished Ogden High School undated

“We take pride in being from Ogden High and the school itself is a big part of that. It’s a beautiful school and we’re the type of people who appreciate beauty. We take care of it because it’s ours.”


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