Sunday, March 15, 2015



On Friday, April 10th the Utah State Board of Education unanimously approved that a draft of updated Utah state science standards for grades 6-8 be available for a 90-day public review. The State Board is now asking that all interested parties look over the drafts and provide constructive feedback for improving  them.  The drafts and feedback tool are available on the USOE website at:

Additionally, a representative from the Utah State Office of Education will be holding public meetings throughout the state. The purpose of this meeting will be to collect feedback regarding the new draft 6-8 Utah science standards from interested public. If a member of public desires to provide feedback but cannot make the meeting, we recommend using the online feedback tool available on the USOE website at:

All meetings will start at 7pm and last at least one hour.

Wednesday, May 6th
Provo School District Office – Professional Development Center
280 W 940 N
Provo, UT 84604

Wednesday, May 13th
Cache County School District Office – Professional Development Center
2063 N 1200 E
North Logan, UT 84341

Tuesday, May 19th
Salt Lake Center for Science Education (SLCSE) - The Media Center
1400 Goodwin Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84116

Direct questions to the following person:
Ricky Scott
Science Specialist
Utah State Office of Education
250 E. 500 S.
P.O. Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah  84114-4200

To subscribe to the Science Teacher mailing list for emails about Utah science events, opportunities, and professional development visit:

The notes for the community council meeting held on april 23, 2015 and Land Trust Plan for the coming year can be found on the Community Council Tab of this blog.


The “Stay on Track” summer reading program at the Brigham City Library is in need of volunteers.  Volunteers help children in need with their reading skills over the summer.  If you are interested in volunteering, please stop by the school office.  

Stay on Track Volunteer Information

Our next Community Council meeting is scheduled for April 16th at 3:30 in the library.  


A scout in the area is carrying out an Eagle Project offering computers for students in need and their families.  The deadline for this program is coming up quickly, so we encourage you to fill out an application as soon as possible. To receive more information or if you know someone who might benefit from this program, click on the links below, contact the public library or your child's school.   
Computer Flyer

Computer Application

AplicaciĆ³n para computadora