18 tales to glean in 2018: 18 places to take the ‘high’ ground

More than 40,502 high school students are being schooled in Utah County. Take a walk down these halls of fame featuring the 18 public high schools. American Fork High School is one of the first high schools in the state to compete in the 6A division. Pioneer Pete, the mascot of Lehi High School, honors […]

22 high schoolers who will change the world

By Jeanette Bennett and Lindsey Williams Photos by Matt Bennett and Dave Blackhurst Jump into this annual Utah Valley Magazine feature and meet 22 goal-scoring seniors on their home turf. Utah Valley Magazine editors partnered with local high school principals to select which student from the 2017 class would represent each Utah Valley high school in the […]

Provo Promise aims to help every Provo kid go to college

A child of immigrants who’s worked hard in school but her family can’t afford to pay for college. A girl whose single mother struggles with MS. A child whose mother was deported when he was 5. A boy who needs a mentor and financial help to get him where he wants to be. These are […]

Skyridge High update: Sod being laid; donations needed for library

Less than a year away from its first day of school, construction on the new Skyridge High School in Lehi is on schedule, the sod is being installed on the playing fields this week and its raising money for a matching grant for library books. “Things are going very well,” said Skyridge Principal Joel Perkins. […]

12 signs your teen is suffering from senioritis

High school graduation in Utah County is next week — but even that is too far away for a high school senior trying to survive finals. Here are signs your teen is suffering from senioritis. 1. They can’t seem to get out of bed in the morning. Yes, this has happened throughout their entire, hmmm, […]

Work it: 8 local summer jobs for your teenager

The temperatures are rising, the school year is coming to a close, and your teenagers are looking forward to the lazy days of summer. Or maybe they’re looking forward to a productive summer of hard work and earning money. Either way, now is the time to apply for Utah County’s coveted summer jobs. Here are […]

Top 10 Utah Valley high school female athletes

Picking a Top 10 anything is always a tricky job for a journalist. We want to be objective, but the ranking of items to put some in and some out on that list obviously requires a significant measure of subjectivity. Utah Valley is filled with outstanding high school athletes, and in the sports that get […]