SCHOOLS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SCHOOLS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Prep football: Challenges, charms define Class 1A Utah teams http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58355050-190/football-duchesne-state-class.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58355050-190/football-duchesne-state-class.html.csp">Prep football: Challenges, charms define Class 1A Utah teams</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Aaron Falk</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:46:01.488-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">For the Duchesne Eagles, the long bus rides back to the basin when the nearest road game is a two-hour drive away have at least been more palatable in recent years on account of four straight state titles and a state-record 48-game winning streak (which was snapped Friday by North Summit, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 2A). Along the Arizona border, the views at Monument Valley High School are spectacular, though assembling a team is never easy. And tucked up in the northeast corner of the state...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58355050@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:46:01 MDT Tom Wharton: What happens with prep football realignment now? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58351587-77/football-class-enrollment-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58351587-77/football-class-enrollment-teams.html.csp">Tom Wharton: What happens with prep football realignment now?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-30T23:43:33.045-06:00">Updated Aug 30, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah High School Activities Association Board of Trustees did the right thing Thursday when it decided to scrap an idea that could have adjusted enrollment numbers up or down 15 percent to determine the classification for football teams starting next season. Schools that might have been helped by the change didn’t bother to show up at the public hearing to make the case that this formula would help solve some of the problems that keep them from being successful. And football powers Timpview...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351587@www.sltrib.com Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:43:33 MDT Prep sports: Successful schools speak out Wednesday against realignment proposal http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58344768-190/football-formula-successful-duchesne.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58344768-190/football-formula-successful-duchesne.html.csp">Prep sports: Successful schools speak out Wednesday against realignment proposal</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T23:28:57.482-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Midvale • Administrators from Provo and Duchesne, whose football teams could be moved up a classification under a proposed success-based high school realignment formula, spoke out against it in a public hearing Wednesday night. The Utah High School Activities Association Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on the formula, which could add or subtract up to 15 percent of student enrollment figures that will determine which of six football classifications a school will be placed into. Of the small...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58344768@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:28:57 MDT Prep football: UHSAA rejects tournament success as realignment factor http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58347629-190/uhsaa-schools-classification-football.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58347629-190/uhsaa-schools-classification-football.html.csp">Prep football: UHSAA rejects tournament success as realignment factor</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:26.452-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Midvale • The Board of Trustees of the Utah High School Activities Association rejected a controversial proposal that would have used state tournament success as a factor in determining the classification of prep football teams when it met Thursday. The proposal was designed as a potential way to help mitigate socioeconomic factors that may be contributing to the lack of football success by some of the state’s schools. It could have also resulted in moving successful programs such as Timpview an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347629@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:26 MDT Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-proposal-uhsaa-thursday.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/tribpreps/58318484-190/football-proposal-uhsaa-thursday.html.csp">Prep notes: UHSAA to vote on realignment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WHARTON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T23:04:37.581-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 11:04PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Those who like or dislike the proposal to base part of high school football realignment criteria on past success will have one last chance to voice their opinion before the Utah High School Activities Association Board of Trustees votes on the proposal. A realignment public hearing is scheduled Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the UHSAA offices at 199 E. 7200 South in Midvale. The Board of Trustees will then vote on the proposal at its meeting Thursday that begins at 9 a.m. UHSAA assistant director Bar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58318484@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 23:04:37 MDT Mercury News: A later start for high school http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347611-82/start-students-later-nearly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58347611-82/start-students-later-nearly.html.csp">Mercury News: A later start for high school</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T17:19:52.473-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 05:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Anyone with teenagers knows how hard it is to get them up by 6 or 7 a.m. for school. Imagine how hard it is for teachers to educate them before 8 a.m., when nearly half of California high schools start the day. The American Academy of Pediatricians declared last week that chronic sleep deprivation is a public health issue and called on middle and high schools to push back their start times to 8:30 or later. It’s an idea many parents have supported for years, and it’s time to take it seriously. O...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347611@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:52 MDT Washington Post: The teenage biological clock http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58338859-82/sleep-health-schools-adolescents.html.csp">Washington Post: The teenage biological clock</a></h4>