Medical Mask Exemption

As of April 13, 2021, Kane County School District has decided to modify its practice for granting student exemptions from the mask requirement as provided for under the currently governing State Health Department order relating to masks in schools (Public Read More …

District Calendar

With the recent school dismissal for spring break, you may be wondering about the Kane School District’s calendar for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.  To be proactive with future school planning, Kane County School Board has approved a district calendar Read More …

End of Year Activities

With schools in the Kane District transitioning to the 4th quarter of the 2020-2021 school year, you may be wondering if we will hold our traditional end-of-year programs such as graduation, prom, honors banquets, award banquets, etc. Under the current public health orders, Read More …

Education Funding

With the conclusion of the 2021 Legislative session, public education was the recipient of substantial increases to the Weighted Pupil Unit (WPU) used to calculate state revenues allocated to districts based on student population. In the 2021 Legislative session, SB 1 Substitute was Read More …

Climate Survey 2021

In 2019, HB 120 and State Board Rule R277-623 was passed, requiring school districts in Utah to provide surveys to parents, students, faculty, and staff to provide feedback on suggested areas of improvement or to highlight school successes. Districts are required to Read More …

Test to Stay

The Utah Legislature recently conducted a study titled A Limited Review of Public Education’s COVID-19 Soft Closures (February 2021).  A “Soft Closure” means when schools transition to online learning when they have 15 active cases of COVID-19 over a two-week period Read More …

Opportunity Scholarship

With the legislature in session, multiple bills continue to be debated and passed, affecting education.  One particular bill that may be of interest is Senate Bill 136 Higher Education Scholarship Amendments, sponsored by Senator Derrin Owens and Representative Lowry Snow. S.B. 136 Read More …