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Gifford to lead FCHS

June 12, 2013
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Gifford to lead FCHS

By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor Ken Gifford was named principal of Franklin County High School last week. He will also serve as the assistant principal at the Preston Junior High School. The Preston School District did an internal search and he (Gifford) was one of the original teachers when the school was organized....

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First grade students read 800 books

June 12, 2013
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HIT FROM HEART 2013

Pioneer Elementary emphasizes reading    By RODNEY D. BOAM  Citizen editor It’s been a big reading year for Mrs. Lisa Wakley’s first-grade class at Pioneer Elementary School. Her students read 11,000 books this year and three of them read over 800 books. Those three may have been the only students in the history of...

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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

June 6, 2013
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PHS b-ball camp on June 10-12

For anyone interested in attending the Preston Youth Boys Basketball Camp, it will be held June 10-12. All incoming third- through-fourth graders will start at 8 a.m;. fifth and sixth graders will begin at 10 a.m; and first and second graders will attend at 1 p.m. The cost is $25. All seventh and eight...

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Harris gets $24K fellowship

June 5, 2013
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By RODNEY D. BOAM Citizen editor Melinda Harris, a Preston Junior High history teacher, was awarded a $24,000 fellowship from the James Madison Fellowship foundation to further her education. “I have wanted to apply or this for 10 years, but never had the courage until this year,” Harris said. Harris will work on a...

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McCarthy presented award

June 5, 2013
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By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant editor A Preston Junior High School teacher has received an award for “World’s Best Teacher” thanks to the efforts of one of her students. Seventh-grade English teacher Jan McCarthy was presented the award Thursday by Poole and Willis Orthodontics, of Logan and Smithfield. They come to Preston once per...

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120 seniors graduate from PHS

May 28, 2013
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By TERESA CHIPMAN Citizen staff writer On Thursday 120 seniors and 12 foreign-exchange students participated in Preston High School Commencement Exercises. The gymnasium was nearly full with friends and family supporting the graduates as they took the final steps of their high school career. The processional, “Olympic Fanfare and Theme,” performed by the PHS...

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West Side graduates forty-six

May 28, 2013
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By JEAN CARTER Citizen staff “Make Our Mark!” Forty-six West Side seniors graduated to that theme last week, where they shared laughter, tears and hugs as they took their final walk as members of West Side High School. Salutatorian Samantha Winward told fellow students to prepare for the future without fear. “We are happy...

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Summers gets Teacher of Year nod

May 24, 2013
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West Side’s Jim Summers gets Teacher of Year award from USU recently.

By ROBERT S. MERRILL Assistant Editor DAYTON – West Side’s long-time instructor in agriculture sciences and technology was recently recognized at the Teacher Education and Leadership (TEAL) awards ceremony at Utah State University in Logan, Utah. Jim Summers, who has served as an ag science teacher at West Side High School for 39 years,...

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Nucor grants

May 23, 2013
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Pioneer Elementary School teacher Chrystal Malcom works with her class on a reading project recently. Malcom was awarded $1050 to obtain a ceiling mounted projector in her classroom from the Nucor steel company. Nucor awarded five grants to the Preston School District. Kelly Blumberg from PJHS received $637 for an iPad and software to...

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More PSD employees announce retirement

May 23, 2013
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By LORI HUESSER  Preston School District Preston School District is announcing three more employees who are retiring at the end of the 2012-13 school year. They are Germaine Roberts, Elaine Womack and Lynn Womack. They were honored at a retirement reception on Monday, May 20. Germaine Roberts has been with the district for 16...

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