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7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Education Foundation is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations set to benefit from the Love UT Give UT fundraising campaign on Thursday, March 20. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

The Morgan Education Foundation is one of hundreds of nonprofit organizations set to benefit from the Love UT Give UT fundraising campaign on Thursday, March 20. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

As many high school seniors are looking forward to their graduation this May, some previous graduates are looking back, way back. 

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Monday evening the talented students at Morgan Middle School put on quite a show.  Parents and community members were greeted with rows of artwork and lots of excited smiles.

7 Mar 2014 (All day)

Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is officially open for Utah Connections Academy (UCA), a tuition-free, virtual public school that offers high-quality online K-12 education to students statewide. 

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County School District has formed a transportation committee to focus on student safety.  The committee meets every three months.  During their most recent meeting, the group discussed the installation of cross walk signs.  Morgan City and Morgan County are expected to pay for the signs, which may be installed in March.  

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

Charter schools are nothing new these days, but the Utah Military Academy offers something no other charter school in Utah has yet, a disciplined military environment.

28 Feb 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board of Education wants input on how to handle anticipated growth, especially as it relates to expected increases in public school enrollment.  To get that input, the board has formed a growth advisory committee/task force.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Every year, the Morgan FFA chapter has its annual fundraiser of selling Valentine’s Day flowers.  All day long, any assortment of flowers can be seen coming and going from the Ag room.  Many members of the community come out and help the group by purchasing a bundle of roses or a vase of lilies and carnations for their sweethearts.  It’s a big hit every year!  We can always count on the folks in the county to come out and support us.  Sure, the FFA members spend all day wrapping and arranging flowers and delivering them.  But in the end, it’s all worth it to see what we’ve accomplished! Thanks so much to everyone who bought flowers this year!

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Weber State University Charter Academy will host its second annual admissions lottery March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Shepherd Union Ballroom.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Sugar and spice and everything nice is what this year’s Troyettes are made of, especially when they appear in their best royal attire.

21 Feb 2014 (All day)

Pam Francis is an important part of the Morgan School District Transportation Department.  She was born in Coeur d’ alene, Idaho, and she is the second daughter of five children.  Her family moved to the Pacific Northwest to a small farm when she was 2 years old.  They raised shrimp, crab and salmon as a mainstay.  

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

Each year, Morgan Elementary School students show off their storytelling skills as they compete for the opportunity to represent the school at the annual Weber State Storytelling Festival in Ogden, Utah.

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

Holcim has also been working to support the Read Today program in Morgan Elementary.  Through financial donations and volunteer reading tutors, Holcim has had a very positive impact on literacy at Morgan Elementary School.  

14 Feb 2014 (All day)

With a strong history in our community for over 100 years, Holcim is looking forward with their Cementing the Future program.  

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

If Utah parents want to choose new schools for their children for the upcoming (2014-2015) school year, they need to start researching the schooling options available to their children right away. That’s the message from organizers of National School Choice Week, which this week featured 25 events across the Beehive State and a history-making 5,500 events nationwide between Jan. 26 and Feb. 1.

7 Feb 2014 (All day)

On Jan. 16, Morgan High School FFA students competed in the annual Area Speaking Contests.  The contests consist of parliamentary procedures, extemporaneous speaking, prepared speech and the FFA Creed.

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

Tuesday afternoon students at Morgan Middle School had quite the treat as they were entertained by resident artists from the Utah Opera. 

31 Jan 2014 (All day)

In continued support of our community, Young Ford and Young Dodge of Morgan gave back in a big way at the Morgan High School basketball game on Tuesday night. During 2013 Young Ford / Young Dodge hosted several events, including the Drive 4 UR School event and a Trunk or Treat, each helping to raise money for the Morgan Education Foundation. Tuesday night at the MHS boys varsity game, Trent Jaques, general manager of Young Ford / Young Dodge, presented a check totaling $4,780 to Brenda Crossley, Morgan Education Foundation president. 

24 Jan 2014 (All day)

Amanda Campbell was born in Ogden, Utah on July 11 and grew up in Morgan with her brother Justin until the family moved to Torrington, Wyoming, during her ninth through 11th grade years.  She returned for her senior year at Morgan High School, graduating in 1992.  

24 Jan 2014 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board is on the search for residents to sit on a finance committee to take a close look at the district’s budget and also advise on money-saving tactics.

24 Jan 2014 (All day)

While the state is considering requiring 24 high school credits before graduation, the Morgan County School District superintendent is wondering if reducing Morgan High School’s 30 graduation requirements could save money in an already tight budget.

17 Jan 2014 (All day)

Becky was born in Ogden, Utah, at the old McKay-Dee Hospital on June 29.  She is the youngest of seven children (four sisters, two brothers) and was raised on a dairy farm in Henefer, Utah, where she milked cows, fed calves, rode horses, rolled and hauled bales of hay, caught poly-wogs, played with baby mice and lived outside everyday making mud pies, and playing with animals and cousins.  Her closest sister is six years older than she and there is a 20-year difference between Becky and her oldest sister.  She was an aunt two times before she was born and her nearest neighbors were five miles away.  She loved the open spaces and the hard work ethic that was instilled in her by her family and being able to grow up on a farm.

4 Jan 2014 (All day)

Students and teachers may be enjoying the summer break, but plans for the coming school year are well underway. The Morgan Education Foundation invites you to join with them in support of local public schools by participating in the sixth annual Morgan Education Foundation Golf Tournament on Aug. 5, 2014 at Round Valley Golf Course. 

27 Dec 2013 (All day)

Seventh grader Julianna Little was excited the morning of December 18, 2013.  

27 Dec 2013 (All day)

Morgan High School FCCLA/FFA, in cooperation with Morgan Middle School, Morgan Elementary and Mountain Green Elementary, just completed its annual Christmas service project for needy families in our community.

20 Dec 2013 (All day)

Roger Fowles was born in Mount Pleasant, Utah.  The son of a father who was a school teacher and a mother who was a professional secretary for Geneva Steel, Fowles was raised an only child and admits to being a little “spoiled.”  Fowles lived in Mount Pleasant until he was about 8 year old and then moved to Provo as his father attended Brigham Young University.  The family then settled in Springville, where Fowles lived until he graduated from Springville High School.  

13 Dec 2013 (All day)

Linda Taylor was born in Rapid City, South Dakota.  The daughter of a father who taught high school English and a mother who was primarily a homemaker, Taylor lived in several different places as a child.  Many years of her youth were spent in the Chicagoland area where she remembers always being the smallest and youngest of her class.  

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

Morgan School District would like to make residents aware of the existence of the Adult Education program. Our program is open to local residents as well as those from nearby communities who did not graduate from high school and want to earn their high school diploma or GED.

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

“Gimme gimme, that thing called love!”

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

The debate rages on.  Which Trevor Graydon is the most attractive boss in New York City—Jake Walker or Brek Thornton?  Both Morgan High School students kept the crowd rolling with laughter and excitement as the stenographers’ boss in “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”   

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

Members of the public addressed the Morgan County School Board Tuesday on issues related to the state common core and budgetary matters.

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

Over the years many teachers in the Morgan County School District have had the opportunity to use technology such as Smart boards in their classrooms.  These have been purchased through school trustland money, or money provided by the Morgan Education Foundation.

6 Dec 2013 (All day)

Each year Morgan Middle School students begin celebrating the holidays by thinking of people who are in need.  Instead of focusing on their own Christmas lists, kids participate in a fund raiser to raise money for our local food pantry.

29 Nov 2013 (All day)

 
On Nov. 21, the second graders of Morgan Elementary School ran their shoes off at the annual Turkey Trot.

22 Nov 2013 (All day)

The accounting firm of Gilbert & Stewart in Provo issued an unmodified, clean opinion of the Morgan County School District’s finances.  With significant changes in auditing standards whit year, it is the highest opinion that can be received.

22 Nov 2013 (All day)

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” -Dr. Seuss

22 Nov 2013 (All day)

Tuesday, Nov. 19, Madison Bohman felt a lifetime of hard work culminate as she signed her acceptance papers for a scholarship to Texas A&M.  

15 Nov 2013 (All day)

Steve was born in Kingsville, Texas.  He grew up in Laramie, Wyom.  Growing up he loved being outside with his animals.  Wood graduated from Laramie High School where he participated in basketball, FFA, band and choir.  

15 Nov 2013 (All day)

Superintendent Doug Jacobs introduced Madison Beardall as the student board member for the 2013-14 school year.  She was selected from a group of five applications.  The selection committee included the school board president, high school principal, and district superintendent.

15 Nov 2013 (All day)

News reporter and author Elmer Davis once said, “This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.” On Monday, Nov. 11, Morgan Middle school students celebrated Veteran’s Day by honoring the many brave Morgan residents who have fought valiantly for our rights and freedoms.  

8 Nov 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County School District was one of three Utah schools named to the fourth annual AP District Honor Roll.  The College Board recognizes districts that simultaneously increased access to Advanced Placement courses while maintaining or increasing the number of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP tests.

1 Nov 2013 (All day)

Hundreds of children and adults gathered at the Morgan Middle School to celebrate Halloween and raise money for Morgan Elementary, Morgan Middle and Morgan High School.  

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

Morgan FFA students participated at Snow College field day in judging contests on Oct. 8. This was the first contest of the 2013-2014 school year.

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

The students of Morgan Elementary, under the guidance of Morgan High School counselor Destiny Field and Morgan School District social worker Linda Taylor, chose Wednesday, Oct. 9 as a day to unite against bullying. 

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

As I write this article I find myself thinking about how fast these first days of school have come and gone. On Oct. 28 we will begin the second quarter of the academic year and it seems like only yesterday I was welcoming staff and students back to school. I have always been proud of the students and staff here at Morgan Middle School. However this year has been even more special as the students and staff has done a tremendous job of adapting to the changes we have experienced.

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

The Morgan County School Board is creating a financial oversight committee, but stopping short of having a community member on that committee for now.

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

A representative from the Utah State School Board says those both in favor of and opposed to the Utah Common Core have the same concerns.

18 Oct 2013 (All day)

Roaring motorcycles through beautiful fall colors, dripping barbecue ribs and a hopping auction last weekend resulted in $1,300 for local schools.