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Provo Board of Education votes 4-3 to move Dixon Middle School to new location

Provo Daily Herald 16 Sep 2021
(Courtesy Provo City School District). The grand dame of schools in the Provo City School District met her match Tuesday when the Board of Education voted 4-3 to build a new middle school at Footprinter Park ... They believe the need is already in Provo for a third school.
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Utah County leaders issue joint statement on COVID-19 efforts, no mandates

Provo Daily Herald 15 Sep 2021
Isaac Hale Daily HeraldStudents look for their parents at Lakeview Elementary School in Provo after school in the Provo City School District on Thursday, Aug ... District with 38,500 students/staff and 229 cases and Provo School District with 13,956 students/staff with 42 cases.
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Carol Stephens

St George News 15 Sep 2021
Nov. 2, 1937Sept. 6, 2021. Caroline Ruth Wright Stephens, 83, passed away on Sept. 6, 2021, in Scottsdale, Arizona. She was born Nov. 9, 1937 to Ruth Katherine Gygi and James Clifford Wright in Oakland, California. Carol grew up in Oakland, graduating from Oakland High School in 1955. Carol attended Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah ... 2, 1956.
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Sandra Marie Johnson

Provo Daily Herald 14 Sep 2021
Sandra was born on August 20, 1942 in Provo, Ut to Marion and Marie Offret. Sandra attended and graduated from Provo high School. She lived in Wildwood (Provo Canyon) with her family, later moving to Orem, Utah and then on to Eli, NV ... with her high school sweetheart, Bob Denham.
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2021 Preece High School Football Power Poll: Midseason edition

Provo Daily Herald 14 Sep 2021
With the 2021 football state season kicking off, former Provo coach Brian Preece released his midseason power poll, which ranks all the teams in the state of Utah.. Rank/School/Record/Previous Rank (Change) ... Provo (5A) 5-0 45 (+29) ... Provo #16 7 ... For all these schools midterms are approaching ... Provo (Grade A) ... Provo ... Provo.
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'We hit a home run': Gundy discusses Big 12 expansion's impact on recruiting, local economy

Enid News & Eagle 14 Sep 2021
From Gundy’s perspective, the four new schools will enhance the conference in multiple ways ... The Cowboys have already built Utah connections – their roster includes linebacker Mason Cobb out of Provo High School, defensive end Nathan Latu out of Snow College and running back Jaylen Warren from Utah State.
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Monday Close-Up: Westridge fourth grader donates books to promote racial understanding

Provo Daily Herald 13 Sep 2021
The Provo City School District learned about Emi Kim’s efforts and found them to be inspiring. “It was brought to my attention and when I learned what she did, I was like, I have to meet this girl,” said Christine Durst, Provo City School District’s media specialist.
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Springville tops first 5A football RPI, Skyridge No. 2 in 6A

Provo Daily Herald 13 Sep 2021
Springville senior Seth Rigtrup dives into the end zone for a touchdown during the Region 9 game against Spanish Fork in Springville on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (Jared Lloyd, Daily Herald) ... 2 spot in 5A RPI released by the Utah High School Activities Association. Springville (4-1) is No ... Provo, which is 5-0, is No. 3 ... 7 ... 2 ... 5 in RPI ... 22 ... 1 ... 2 ... Provo 5-0 (0.704).
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BYU, ESPN tied at the hip but relationship undefined after Big 12 entry happens

Deseret News 12 Sep 2021
BYU athletic director Tom Holmoe speaks at a press conference where the school announced it accepted an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference in Provo on Friday, Sept ... ESPN brokered deals with BYU to play myriad Power Five schools, plus Boise State.
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Mary Keith Boyack

Provo Daily Herald 11 Sep 2021
Mary spent her formative years in Provo, where she developed a natural talent for music, especially in identifying melodies and harmonies, and she and her siblings have enjoyed decades of singing together. In 1949 Mary graduated from Provo High School, where she’d participated in numerous productions and as part of a popular singing trio.
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Letter: COVID concerns come home from school

Provo Daily Herald 11 Sep 2021
I have been sick with worry since sending my kids back to school last week ... Children with disabilities and children with vulnerable family members deserve to be in school under safe COVID-19 protocols like we had last year or better ... — Julie Nance, Provo Newsletter.
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Commentary: Then & There — Remembering Lorin Farr Park fun, 70 years later

Ogden Standard Examiner 11 Sep 2021
Shortly before school recessed for the summer in 1951, Mrs. Wessler’s second grade class at Lincoln Elementary School was taken to Lorin Farr Park in Ogden for an excursion. At that time, the school was located at the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Adams Avenue in a “working class” area on the north side of Ogden.
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West Coast Complication: Exploring the future for Gonzaga and the West Coast Conference without BYU

The Spokesman-Review 11 Sep 2021
As for the basketball side? Since joining in 2011-12, the Provo, Utah, school has offered more value and exposure to the WCC than anyone besides Gonzaga ...The West Coast Conference isn’t in a hurry to make a move to bring in another school unless we determine that other school is like 100% a perfect fit.”.
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What to watch for in college football today: Iowa-ISU, Ohio State vs. Oregon top slate

Republican American 11 Sep 2021
The state of Iowa, of all places, is college football central this week. The Iowa-Iowa State game has been played 67 times since 1884, always for nothing more than bragging rights. That changes this year ... 10 and the Big 12’s Iowa State No. 9 ... No ... The game in Provo marks the 101st all-time football meeting between the schools separated by 45 miles ... .
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Week 2 Preview: Iowa-ISU not just for state bragging rights

Standard-Speaker 11 Sep 2021
The state of Iowa, of all places, is college football central this week. The Iowa-Iowa State game has been played 67 times since 1884, always for nothing more than bragging rights. That changes this year ... 10 and the Big 12’s Iowa State No. 9 ... BEST GAME ... The game in Provo marks the 101st all-time football meeting between the schools separated by 45 miles.
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