6:00 PM Fall Band Concert - LGJH
6:00 PM Fall Orchestra Concert - KVJH
6:30 PM Fall Band Concert - NLJH
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM American History Author visits
7:00 PM Choir Concert - NDJH
7:00 PM Choir Concert - SDJH
7:00 PM Fall Band Concert - NHS
7:00 PM Fall Band Pops Concert - CVJH
6:00 PM Choir Concert - LGJH
UEA recognizes two as top teachers
Two Davis School District teachers were recently honored with an Excellence in Teaching Award by the Utah Education Association.
Alaina Allred, eighth-grade English teacher at Centennial Junior High, and Jill Major, resource teacher at Taylor Elementary, each received a $1,500 cash award, along with the recognition.Allred’s lessons reach outside of the four walls of her classroom. For instance, her student government students interview veterans for Veterans Day. The veterans are then invited to an assembly where they are celebrated. Her English students perform “kindness experiments” throughout the school and then write about the positive consequences.
Major is lauded for helping struggling students feel smart. “She is a remarkable person to work with and I am a better person because of her. I have her listed as one of my heroes on my teacher web page,” one teacher wrote in her nomination.
From the atomic bomb to a World War II civil rights drama. From Benedict Arnold to Abraham Lincoln’s grave robbers, Steven Sheinkin makes stories in history interesting.
Awarded a Newbery Honor for his book “Bomb,” Sheinkin writes books meant to appeal to young audiences. That doesn’t mean, however, that adults haven’t also found his writing fascinating. An editor of historical textbooks for many years, Sheinkin decided he wanted to tell in depth some of the interesting stories that were not being put in print.
Sheinkin will share what inspires him as part of the Davis Reads program. He is the guest author this year and will speak this evening at 7 p.m., at Layton High School, 440 Lancer Lane. Tickets are available here. As part of the evening, military personnel will be honored and a few World War II veterans will receive a special recognition. More ...
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