Construction progresses on second high school in Wasatch County

KPCW | By Grace Doerfler Published November 12, 2023 at 3:12 PM MST Construction of a new high school is in progress in Heber City, part of Wasatch County School District’s response to a growing population in the valley. Work is continuing rapidly on the county’s second high school, intended to help ease overcrowding in the […]

Even with Utah’s falling K-12 enrollments, some districts are prepping for growth

KUER 90.1 | By Martha Harris Published November 10, 2023 at 2:00 AM MST Utah public schools saw a decline in enrollment this fall compared to the previous school year, and a recent report from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute projects the downward trend will continue for the next decade. Andrea Brandley, the institute’s senior […]

Wasatch Jumps to No. 1 in Reading Statewide

RISE testing data released by the Utah State Board of Education has placed Wasatch County School District (WCSD) at the top of school districts across the state in ELA (English Language Arts) proficiency for the 2022-23 school year. The data also places Wasatch at third in math among Utah’s 41 districts, and at seventh in […]

New High School Groundbreaking – May 23, 2023

As a crowd of supporters braved high winds and the threat of rain, the Wasatch County School District (WCSD) Board of Education held a successful groundbreaking ceremony for the Valley’s second high school on Tuesday, May 23.  Acting as Master of Ceremonies, WCSD Director of Operations & HR Shawn Kelly let the event, which included […]

Dr. Jason Watt Named Next WCSD Business Administrator

Dr. Jason Watt Named Next WCSD Business Administrator The Wasatch County School District (WCSD) Board of Education unanimously approved the appointment of Dr. Jason Watt as the District’s next Business Administrator at their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Dr. Watt is the current WCSD Director of Career & Technical Education (CTE) and Student […]

Congratulations to WCSD Partner Danny Labrum!

Wasatch County School District would like to congratulate Danny Labrum, owner and dealer of Labrum Chevrolet, on representing Utah as the state’s 2023 TIME Dealer of the Year at the @National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Show in Dallas last Friday.

WCSD Board of Education Position on HB215

The Wasatch County School District Board of Education unanimously supports the position of the Utah School Boards Association, Utah School Superintendents Association, Utah Association of School Business Officials, and the Utah Education Association in opposition to HB215 as articulated below. We encourage our public education supporters to read the entire statement:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia […]

WCSD Ag Teacher Honored with Forest Stewardship Achievement Award

WCSD Ag Teacher Honored with Forest Stewardship Achievement Award Wasatch High School Ag teacher, Matthew Zierenberg (affectionately known as “Mr. Z” by his students) has been honored with the 2022 Forest Stewardship Achievement Award by The Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands Mr. Zierenberg has promoted the importance of good forest/agroforest management among […]