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Here Be Dragons

“We tell stories,” begins author Christian McKay Heidicker, “to entertain each other, to distract ourselves, and because we enjoy them. But I’m convinced that the best stories dig deeper – they teach us how to live in the world and…

Open Mic Night

WSD was thrilled to welcome back students, families, and friends to Open Mic Night on March 25, after a pandemic-created hiatus of more than two years. “It was so much fun to have students share their music with us again…

The Art of the Possible

Middle School students are exploring an exciting art medium – one that is environmentally friendly, versatile, and even hip. They are using “upcycled” cardboard packaging as the primary substance for their original sculptures. With a minimum of tools – X-Acto…

Imagine Wagons

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were a tool kids could use that allowed them to draw whatever they could imagine? Welcome to the 21st century and 3D pens! A 3D pen extrudes heated plastic from the nozzle and allows…

Book Fair Magic

The Spring Book Fair is in full swing this week, delighting readers of all ages and tastes at WSD. Our two annual book fairs raise money to purchase new titles for the library, and are the biggest source of funds…

First Graders Count!

One of the First Grade math standards asks students to count to 120 and be able to read and write numerals up to 120. To celebrate all they are learning toward that goal, students engaged in a full day of…

May The Force Be With You

Third graders are designing, constructing, and testing homemade rocket launchers as a way to better understand the basic physics of force and motion. By actively engaging in the project, the science concepts become easy for them to understand and apply.…

In Foro Romano

Seventh grade Latin students are portraying what it was like for Roman citizens to interact in foro Romano, or “in the Roman forum.” For the Romans, the town forum was a multi-purpose open space lined with columns, shops, and public…

Saving Avalanche Town

Having such close proximity to the Wasatch Range makes outdoor adventuring almost a given in Northern Utah – especially during the winter ski season. But these picturesque, snow capped mountains can also turn dangerous, especially when the “greatest snow on…

Middle School Science & Engineering Fair

Impressive displays were on exhibit at the Middle School Science & Engineering Fair, held on January 26. Students were excited to return to an in-person event where they could present research projects on a wide variety of topics. This year,…