News HeadlinesAlta High Sandy, UT News

Alta High School News Submitted by Alumni

Alta High School News From Around The Web

Alta High changing Sandy neighborhood skyline | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta construction on schedule, performing arts center to be completed this time next year.

Alta High School student waited three years to perform with best friend in dance competition  ABC 4

SANDY, Utah (ABC4 News) – After waiting three years to be able to enter the Alta High Dance Competition, this teen didn't just get her wish, but she helped ...

Alta High turns 40, celebrates with renovation | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta High Principal Brian McGill digs the first shovelful of dirt for the renovation of his alma mater. (Julie Slama/City Journals). By Julie Slama ...

Alta High School athletics fall season preview | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Fall season brings hopes of former glory years for the Alta Hawks.

Alta High launches investigation after students allegedly taunt opposing soccer team with racial slurs

Alta High School has launched an investigation after reports of heckling at a girls\u2019 soccer game, where students allegedly got out of hand. But instead of ...

Canyons School District says independent water results turn up negative  ABC 4

SANDY CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - Out of an abundance of caution Canyons School District is taking some extra steps to keep students safe.

Alta football takes down Farmington 49-7 | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Hawks dominated en route to their third win of the season.

Photo Gallery: Alta Homecoming Football Game | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

By Justin Adams | Alta High School hosted the Timpview Thunderbirds for its 2018 Homecoming Game. The Thunderbirds ...

Alta alums shine in women's professional soccer | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

A pair of former Alta girls soccer stars are making their mark at the highest levels of their sport.

Alta High grad remembered for legacy of kindness, friendship

SANDY, Utah -- Can you say you keep in touch, I mean really keep in touch, with everyone you were friends with in high school? Life happens and the more time ...

Step2theU gives Alta High students edge in completing general education college coursework | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The first class of Alta High School students earning a general education certificate from the University of Utah will finish in the summer of 2018. (Brian McGill/Alta ...

Alta High brings home sweepstakes award for top music department | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta High's wind symphony won first place at the recent WorldStrides festival in New York City, helping to bring the music department the sweepstakes award.

Alta High students Chalk the Walk with famous art reproductions | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta High School students re-create famous works on art using sidewalk chalk.

How much could Sandy's potential tax increase impact your budget? | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Sandy City website has a handy tool to calculate how much the proposed property tax increase would affect your home.

Middle school popularity of History Day Fair expands, Canyons holds own competition | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

From World War II to Larry H. Miller, students take passion for history to compete in Canyons School District History Day Fair.

Dallin Pan leads Alta Football past Weber with 5 TD's | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Alta high school football team ended its non-region schedule with a 36-23 victory over Weber, powered by a 5-touchdown night from senior running back ...

Alta tennis making a run for state title | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

If you have a well put-together team you are going to play very good tennis.” – Brinley Horton.

Jordan dancer overcomes physical limitations to earn top high school award | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan sophomore Taylor Tilby shows off her prosthetic leg in this dance photo. (photo courtesy Faces Photography). By Ron Bevan | r.bevan@mycityjournals.

Two-sport Jordan athlete receives appointment to Naval Academy | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

A lifelong obsession with planes has led a two-sport Jordan athlete to a prestigious appointment to the United States Naval Academy.

Get to Know Sandy City Council Hopefuls at Meet the Candidates Night | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Multiple Sandy City Council seats are up for election this year, and Sandy residents will get a chance to hear from those hoping to fill those seats at a Meet the ...

Jordan, Alta High Schools get new turf fields | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

FieldTurf recently completed installing new turf fields and drainage systems for Jordan and Alta High.

Two Canyons teachers nominated for national award | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Two Canyons School District staff members were nominated for the national LifeChanger of the Year award.

Alta High incident overblown, friends, parents of accused student say  Deseret News

SANDY — Members of the school community and beyond are still reacting to claims of racism within Alta High School where two administrators remained on ...

e-Scooter program arrives in Sandy | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

About 200 e-scooters are now available for people to get around Sandy's downtown Cairns district.

Voters approve $283 million bond to improve schools; construction expected by June | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

In November, voters approved a $283 million bond to modernize and upgrade Canyons School District schools and construction is expected to begin by June.

Middle schools to present “The Addams Family,” “Peter Pan Jr.” this May | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

By Julie Slama | This spring, two middle schools will hold their musicals, finishing up the middle school theater season.

Alta soccer advances in state playoffs with 2-0 victory over Wasatch | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Alta High School boys soccer team defeated Wasatch High Wasps in the first round of the state playoffs behind two goals from Ethan Bell. Both of Bell's ...

Smithfield mother says daughters were targets of racial slurs at Sky View soccer match at Alta  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SANDY, Utah -- Administrators at Alta High School in Sandy are investigating allegations of racial slurs on the school's soccer field during a recent match.

Settlement reached over allegations of racism at Alta High  Fox 13 Now - Salt Lake City

SANDY -- The Canyons School District has settled a legal claim filed by a former student, alleging ongoing and ignored racist behavior at Alta High School.

Jordan baseball coach named 5A Coach of the Year | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Obviously his team winning the state championship last year helped, but more than that it was the leadership Fife showed throughout the playoffs that earned ...

High school boys soccer: Alta kicks off title defense with convincing 2-0 win over Wasatch  Deseret News

SANDY — Standing on the west-facing sideline of the soccer field at Alta High School Wednesday afternoon were two of the winningest soccer coaches in Utah ...

Shake Shack Coming to Utah, First Location in Sandy | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Utahans who are fans of the fast-growing fast food franchise Shake Shack are in luck. The Shack and its signature crinkle-cut fries are coming to Utah.

Sandy City lifts no-drink order for all affected homes  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SANDY, Utah - The no-drink order for Sandy City was lifted Sunday for all parts of the city potentially affected by high metal *content* in the water. Sandy City said ...

RSL, Utah Royals owner gives Canyons teachers $350,000 for classroom supplies | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

RSL and Utah Royals owner Dell Roy Hansen wants to support the teachers in getting what the kids need and wants to get it for them now.

High school students have fun while fundraising for local organizations  Draper Journal

Bingham High School students brought in food items and then assembled snack kits for the Jordan Education Foundation's principals' pantries. (Photo courtesy ...

Strength in numbers for Alta swim team | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The addition of 30 new competitors has the Alta swimming team at near record numbers for the program.

Sandy City Council adopts tentative budget with 34 percent property tax increase | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sandy City will be going through the state-mandated Truth in Taxation process this summer after the City Council voted to adopt a tentative budget that includes ...

Sandy City takes citizen input on future of Alta Canyon Sports Center | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The front entry of the Alta Canyon Sports Center, which all parties agree is in need of a facelift. (Justin Adams/ City Journals). By Justin Adams ...

Sandy's legacy of historic houses | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sandy's Historic Preservation Committee says there's a lot of charming architecture in the neighborhood, if you know where to look.

Sandy City unveils new bike trails master plan | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Did you know every Sandy household is within a third of a mile of a bike trail connection?

What's new? Checking in with the Sandy Fire Department | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The Sandy Fire Department's new 110-foot-long ladder truck shows off its impressive reach. (Courtesy of Sandy Fire Department). By Justin Adams ...

Sandy City rolls out glass recycling and electric vehicle charging stations | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn speaks at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for several new electric vehicle charging stations located at City Hall. (Justin Adams/City ...

Alta's first and only soccer coach retires after 35 years, 16 titles | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

After 35 years at the helm, Lee Mitchell, Alta's only soccer coach for either boys or girls teams, announced his retirement in May.

Jordan shortstop earns baseball All-American honors | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The season hadn't even begun, but awards were already piling up for Jordan's Jacob Shaver.

Alta senior Jordan Thomas received Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta High senior Jordan Thomas, pictured here with her principal Brian McGill and University of Utah assistant professor and awards chair Steven Bell, received ...

Explore Your Community with a Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Can you tell where in Sandy these photos were taken?

Residents outraged over Sandy City’s water troubles  ABC 4

SANDY (ABC4 News) – Sandy City residents expressed their frustration to city officials Monday evening after drinking water developed elevated levels of lead, ...

Teammate inspires Jordan High drill team; Alta High to compete at nationals | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan's drill team inspired by teammate as they and Alta drill team competed in state semifinals; Alta to compete at nationals.

From PE to Varsity - Abbie Wiggins takes unlikely path to the football field | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Just weeks after kicking a football for the first time, this Alta freshman found herself kicking in an Alta varsity football game.

Alta boys' soccer hopes teamwork will result in wins this season | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta boys soccer gears up with teamwork in mind and a group of gritty players who are hungry to win games.

What's next for Utah school safety, State School Board elections and school report cards?  Deseret News

The just-concluded legislative session left some unfinished business in education. Here's a look at what's next in terms of school safety, State School Board ...

Sandy Arts Guild following trend of children's theater with 'Mary Poppins, Jr. | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Junior theater productions are a trend around the Salt Lake Valley. The shows are produced specifically with all-child casts in mind.

New coach breathes new life into Alta baseball | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

He was appointed in February, two weeks before the season began, but head coach Daron Connelly is establishing a culture for Alta baseball.

Elementary students explore future career possibilities | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

At East Sandy Elementary, students listen to Home Depot Assistant Manager Pan Ylincheta as part of their Career Day. (Julie Slama/City Journals). By Julie ...

18-story tower headlines approved concept plan for South Cairns development | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The building will be the tallest in Utah outside of Salt Lake City.

Safety first at family skate night | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

During the summer, the skate park is closed to the public one Monday evening a month and opened up to families.

Albion's production of “Mary Poppins” 'practically perfect in every way' | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Albion Middle School students performed “Practically Perfect” in their January production of “Mary Poppins Jr.” (Julie Slama/City Journals). By Julie Slama ...

Three Sandy City Council members to retire, with 54 years of combined experience | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Councilwoman Linda Martinez-Saville, the longest-serving membrer of the current council, will retire at the end of the year after 24 years of *service*. (Justin ...

Current, former city council members demand apology from Mayor Bradburn | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The contention stems from a Facebook Live video earlier this year in which Mayor Bradburn made some comments about the previous administration and city ...

Jordan finishes second in region football | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

By Ron Bevan | It could have been a lean year for the Jordan High football team. Matched up in a tough region loaded with former ...

Sandy city dysfunction takes center stage during city council meeting | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Residents called Tuesday night's city council meeting "an embarrassment to the city."

Exploring Sandy's secret garden | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sego Lily Gardens in Sandy is a free hidden gem, an example of water-wise gardening and a great volunteer opportunity for residents.

10 Takeaways from the Sandy Stadium Village Master Plan Draft | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

See the first details of the possible future master plan for the Stadium Village area.

Sandy City mulls options for rebuilding several city buildings | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Multiple city buildings are in need of renovation or a complete rebuild.

High School Regions Are Reassigned: Jordan Stays 5A While Alta Moves to 4A | Sandy Utah News  Sandyjournal

We were able to stay in the region we are currently in,” Sherwood said. “We enjoy the competition we have had in the region. Plus, it is geographically close.

Heroes among us — Sandy teen wins national prize for her service dog fundraising | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Tabitha Bell of Sandy with her *service* dog Sunny and friend Carson with his dog Lulu. (Photo Courtesy of the Barron Prize). By Heather Lawrence ...

Sandy public utilities director placed on paid administrative leave amid investigation | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn and public utilities Director Tom Ward announce that Ward will be taking a paid administrative leave. (Justin Adams/The City ...

After 40 years of teaching preschool, Pat Mehler isn't going anywhere | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Pat Mehler of Sandy has taught preschool classes in her basement for the last 40 years. Kids love teacher Pat, and their energy and love keeps her going strong ...

Utah boy with type 1 diabetes is American Ninja Warrior Jr. champion | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Utah native Kai Beckstrand wins American Ninja Warrior Jr title. His mother Holly describes the complicated medical obstacle her son overcomes to be an ...

Sandy city council memo highlights dysfunction between the council and administration | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

City employees that work with the city council are wondering why they've been taken off the city-wide email list.

Complaint filed against supporters of Canyons School District bond

SANDY, Utah -- A Sandy parent has filed a complaint with the Utah Lieutenant Governor's Office against supporters of the Canyons School District bond.

Sandy City mulls possibility of property tax increase as budget season begins | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

In the coming weeks and months, the Sandy City Council will be having a serious conversation about the possibility of raising residents' property taxes.

Sandy schools to see change of leadership this fall | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Canyons School District announces administrative changes for Sandy.

Sandy city advises residents to flush water after fluoride, lead, copper contamination | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Residents should run their hot and cold water for at least half an hour.

Sandy resident Don Kirk celebrates 105 years of well-lived life | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Don Kirk of Sandy celebrated his 105th birthday on Oct. 28. Family and friends were on hand to reminisce and wish him well.

Improv master Colin Mochrie returns to Sandy Amphitheater July 13 with new show | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood play the improv game Moving People at a Sandy Amphitheater show in 2017. Mochrie will be back at the Sandy ...

Jordan, Waterford robotics teams advance to world championships | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan High School's robotics team won the overall championship of this year's FIRST Utah regional robotics competition and was expected to participate in the ...

Sandy Exchange Club honors local high school students | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Local students are honored with awards from the Sandy Exchange Club.

For the love of wild horses: a photographer's story | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

A Sandy photographer has spent nine years photographing the wild horses of the Onaqui herd in western Utah.

Union Middle School kicks off 50th year with their All for All assembly | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Union Middle School's All for All assembly unites grades, school through friendly competition.

Jim Peery takes pride in cleaning Sandy sidewalks—on his scooter | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Sandy volunteer Jim Peery rakes debris along a Redwood fence in an effort to clean up his neighborhood. (Photo courtesy of Jeni Larsen). By Julie Slama ...

“Music Man,” “Once Upon A Mattress” musicals set for Sandy high school stages | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta, Jordan theater departments slating fall musicals after competing in Shakespeare state contest.

Canyons District to ask voters to bond for $283 million to build schools  Deseret News

The Canyons Board of Education voted 6-1 Tuesday night to adopt a resolution to place before voters this fall a $283 million general obligation bond issue to ...

A Sandy classic gone: The waterslides at Classic Fun Center will be replaced by new activities | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

We loved the waterslides and there's a lot of nostalgia there, but they've run their course.”

Former Alta student gets $100K in settlement | Utah News  Daily Herald

SALT LAKE CITY -- A former Utah high school student has received $100000 in a settlement related to his claims that he was racially abused by fellow students ...

Blessed Sacrament young archeologists make a lasting impact | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

These kids understand and respect sacred sites and now have a deep passion for Native American culture expressed in rock art.” — Blessed Sacrament ...

What does it cost to keep kids safe? Committee seeks $194 million for school safety, mental health  Deseret News

The Utah School Safety Advisory Committee told lawmakers gathered at the Utah State Capitol that schools in the state need increased safety measures, mental ...

How the BYU Cougarettes Achieved Competition (and Internet) Domination  Dance Spirit

It's fall 2018. As the Brigham Young University Cougarettes step onto the field at LaVell Edwards stadium in Provo, UT, a crowd of 64 thousand erupts into ...

Draper parents determined to keep their kids at Corner Canyon High

DRAPER, Utah -- Parents flooded the Corner Canyon School Board meeting Tuesday night over concerns that their children would lose the opportunity to go ...

Happy 60th, Edgemont Elementary | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Edgemont Elementary celebrates its 60th birthday as part of its ninth annual Grand Event.

Technical, vocational training becomes high-tech | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Herriman High senior Braxton Fabert created a toolbox at the Utah Sheet Metal Education and Training booth at the Pathways to Professions showcase.

Expansion of 9000 South underway | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

A major year-long construction project to expand 9000 South to seven lanes is just getting started.

CTEC student-designed, built home up for sale | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Each year, CTEC students enrolled in carpentry classes build a house to gain experience, from concrete and framing to finishing and trimming.

High school football: Alta Hawks 2015 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Alta Hawks football team heading into the 2015 season.

Alta View Elementary opens doors to 600 students after ribbon-cutting ceremony | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

After a ribbon-cutting Aug. 17, the new Alta View Elementary opened this fall for 600 students.

Sandy city council passes short term rental ordinance | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

The ordinance regulates the use of short term rentals (such as Airbnb) in Sandy city.

Parade band to perform at Hillcrest High football games  Midvalejournal

Hillcrest High School will introduce its parade band at this fall's football games.

15-year-old accused of sexually assaulting 50-year-old faces victim in court  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SANDY, Utah - The juvenile suspect accused of a brutal sexual assault in Sandy in March faced his victim in court Tuesday. The 50-year-old victim described the ...

High school football: Alta Hawks 2016 preview  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the Alta Hawks football team heading into the 2016 season.

Alta basketball team wins some and loses some | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Alta basketball shows improvements from last season games, winning and losing some close.

News headlines by Google News for Alta High School Sandy UT

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Alta High . This site has been created to offer a place for AHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Alta High Sandy, UT alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.