Provo City School District https://provo.edu Quality Choices for Every Child's Future Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:08:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Centennial Students Participate in National TSA Conference https://provo.edu/news/centennial-students-participate-in-national-tsa-conference/ Mon, 16 Jul 2018 14:49:54 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11856 The Technology Student Association (TSA) chapter from Centennial Middle School recently returned from Atlanta, Georgia where they competed in the 40th Annual National TSA Conference. TSA is an organization of students involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). In order to participate in this organization, students have to complete a technology class at their […]]]> Timpview Students Compete at FBLA Conference https://provo.edu/news/timpview-students-compete-at-fbla-conference/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:17:46 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11822 Recently, six students from Timpview High School competed at the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Leadership Conference.  This annual conference was held in Baltimore, Maryland this year and took place from June 28-July 1. This conference is designed to help the members of FBLA develop their business leadership, networking, career development and social […]]]> PCSD Seventh Graders Participate in Portuguese Camp https://provo.edu/news/pcsd-seventh-graders-participate-in-portuguese-camp/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 14:51:32 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11814 In 2012, Lakeview Elementary School was one of the first schools in the state to start a Portuguese dual language immersion program, which now will transition to Dixon Middle School in the fall. To help prepare Portuguese DLI students for the middle school program, the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) at the University of Utah […]]]> #TrendingBookTuesday: Sleepovers & Sun https://provo.edu/news/trendingbooktuesday-sleepovers-sun/ Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:38:51 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11806 Just because your children are done with school for the summer, it doesn’t mean that they should be done with reading for the summer. Studies show that students who strive to read over four books during the summer end up doing better on reading comprehension tests in the fall than their peers who did not […]]]> PCSD Communications Department Receives Award https://provo.edu/news/pcsd-communications-department-receives-award/ Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:42:58 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11793 The Provo City School District Communications Department was recently awarded with the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA)’s Golden Achievement Award. The Golden Achievement Award recognizes exemplary work in all aspects of school public relations, communications, marketing and engagement. The judges for this award specifically searched for achievement in the following areas; analysis of need, […]]]> PCSD Administrators Present at Utah Systems Conference https://provo.edu/news/pcsd-administrators-present-at-utah-systems-conference/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 14:10:30 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11782 Recently, three administrators from different schools within Provo City School District presented at the annual Utah Systems Conference. These administrators included Sean Edwards (Assistant Principal at Timpview High), Kyle Bates (Principal at Centennial Middle) and Jessica Jensen (former Behavior Support Specialist at Spring Creek and new assistant principal at Wasatch Elementary). Their presentation, entitled “From […]]]> STEM Teachers Visit Capitol Reef National Park https://provo.edu/news/stem-teachers-visit-capitol-reef-national-park/ Mon, 11 Jun 2018 23:00:44 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11744 The Elementary STEM Endorsement Cohort attended a week long course at the UVU Field Station in Capitol Reef National Park. Capitol Reef National Park is located in South-Central Utah and is home to red rock, cliffs, canyons, domes and bridges. The teachers participated in activities that increased their understanding of matter, energy and the nature […]]]> Notice of Public Hearing https://provo.edu/news/notice-of-public-hearing-2/ Wed, 06 Jun 2018 20:23:07 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11741 The Provo City Board of Education will have a public hearing on the final 2017-18 and tentative 2018-19 operating budgets during the regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting held June 12, 2018 beginning at 7:00 PM. The meeting will be held at the Provo City School District office located at 280 W 940 North, Provo […]]]> #TrendingBookTuesday: Engineers & Hypnosis https://provo.edu/news/trendingbooktuesday-engineers-hypnosis/ Tue, 05 Jun 2018 15:20:30 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11721 Just because your children are done with school for the summer, it doesn’t mean that they should be done with reading for the summer. Studies show that students who strive to read over four books during the summer end up doing better on reading comprehension tests in the fall than their peers who did not […]]]> Isabelle Kaul competes in 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee https://provo.edu/news/isabelle-kaul-competes-in-2018-scripps-national-spelling-bee/ Thu, 31 May 2018 15:00:02 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11708 Isabelle Kaul, an eighth grader at Dixon Middle School, is currently competing in the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.  This annual spelling bee, which started in 1925, is taking place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland this year. The preliminaries are currently happening and the final round will be […]]]> Provo High Surplus Sale https://provo.edu/news/provo-high-surplus-sale/ Wed, 30 May 2018 21:37:31 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11697 Provo High will be hosting a surplus sale next Tuesday & Wednesday, June 5th & 6th. The sale will take place from 8am-8pm in Gym 3 and in the outdoor courtyard. All items will be $5 or less.      ]]> Provo School District Teachers Got Skills https://provo.edu/news/provo-school-district-teachers-got-skills/ Wed, 30 May 2018 14:07:33 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11686 Last Friday, representatives from Google fiber and the United Way presented $500 awards to five teachers that participated in Digital Inclusion Week.  Many schools and classrooms around our district participated in the #ProvoGotSkills campaign. This campaign was part of Digital Inclusion Week, which was a city-wide effort to highlight digital technology and inclusion.  Select teachers […]]]> #TrendingBookTuesday: Bulldogs & Basketball https://provo.edu/news/trendingbooktuesday-bulldogs-basketball/ Tue, 29 May 2018 15:49:23 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11665 Just because your children are done with school for the summer, it doesn’t mean that they should be done with reading for the summer. Studies show that students who strive to read over four books during the summer end up doing better on reading comprehension tests in the fall than their peers who did not […]]]> Sunset View Kindergarteners Walk the Stage https://provo.edu/news/sunset-view-kindergarteners-walk-the-stage/ Fri, 25 May 2018 15:17:28 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11634 It’s that time of year again: graduation. However, it’s not just high school and college students walking the stage. Kindergarteners in our district are graduating as well.  Sunset View Elementary school hosted their Kindergarten graduation earlier this week. The program consisted of cute songs sung by the Kindergarteners and recognition of each student. The gym […]]]> Request For Proposal: Data Dashboard https://provo.edu/news/request-for-proposal-data-dashboard/ Fri, 25 May 2018 12:00:48 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11613 Addendum to RFP: Sealed proposals due to Provo City School District on June 11 at 2:00 P.M. due to district closure on Friday. Download Request For Proposal: Data Dashboard Purpose Of Request For Proposal (RFP) The purpose of this Request For Proposal is to enter into a contract with a qualified company to provide a […]]]> Wasatch Sixth Graders Meet the “Candy Bomber” https://provo.edu/news/wasatch-sixth-graders-meet-the-candy-bomber/ Thu, 24 May 2018 14:30:59 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11614 Wasatch sixth graders in Betsy Itsom’s class took a step back in time as they performed a play called “The Berlin Candy Bomber”.  This play, which was an original play written by Betsy Itsom, Lisa Wygant and Lisa Bean, tells the story of Gail Halvorsen. Gail Halvorsen was a pilot in the United States Air […]]]> Sunset View Students Wax Strong in US History https://provo.edu/news/sunset-view-students-wax-strong-in-us-history/ Tue, 22 May 2018 22:05:32 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11583 Sunset View recently hosted a large number of visitors at their school. A few of these individuals included Michelle Obama, Susan B. Anthony and Walt Disney. Through participating in the fifth grade wax museum, many students and parents were able to meet these important individuals through live portrayals from the fifth grade class. This year, […]]]> PCSD Child Nutrition Receives Best of State Statue https://provo.edu/news/pcsd-child-nutrition-receives-best-of-state-statue/ Tue, 22 May 2018 16:50:24 +0000 https://provo.edu/?p=11572 It is no surprise that Provo City School District’s Child Nutrition program won a best of state medal for the ninth consecutive year, but this year they took it even further! Not only did the program win a best of state medal, but they were awarded with the best of state statue. The Best of […]]]>