Dieter (Decker Times) and Daren (Short Stories) are finding success in publishing students work in a newspaper. Students are engaged in the writing process. They share the papers with facility staff, parents and friends. Dieter had students write some opinion pieces that focused on life at Decker Lake with positives and negatives of it brought […]
Students at DSI/Gemstone Create works of Art to Display at Library
Students were asked to make self portraits using the Jordan River and the Theme “We Are All Water”. Kathy (DSI/Gemstone Science teacher) and Cathleen (DSI/Gemstone Art teacher) in coordination with STEMCAP Community Alliance Program, worked together to help students to understand the importance of water to our environment and to us as part of the […]
The YESS Transition class at Roosevelt celebrated five students who graduated. It was well attended. Students worked hard to accomplish the credits necessary to graduate. We wish them luck in their future endeavors.
YESS celebrates the holiday!
DSI/Gemstone attend the Nutcracker DSI/Gemstone got into the holiday spirit by attending the Nutcracker at the Capital Theater in Salt Lake City and performed by Ballet West. The performance was enjoyed by all in attendance. FOOD PANTRY AND GRANITE EDUCATION FOUNDATION HELP STUDENTS DURING THE HOLIDAYS Kadyn is helping us with our food pantry and […]
Does reading to a dog help calm it’s anxiety?
There was a presentation at AIM about emotional intelligence, in which we employed a facility dog. The students discussed how to help settle an anxious dog. One student suggested to read a story book to her. The class experimented for a couple of minutes, and as it turned out, reading to an anxious dog as […]
Art created by incarcerated youth in Utah featured in new library exhibit
Two of our Decker Lake students attending Utah Tech last summer were featured in a KSL story about young artists who shared their stories through an Art project. The art is on display at the Salt Lake City Library. Students will Zoom in to see the display later this week. Below is a link to […]
YESS Pantry & DT/DSI Gratitude Turkeys
YESS provided students with Thanksgiving dinners. The pantry is working hard to help students and families with needs they may have during this holiday season and through out the year. Students at DT and DSI make Gratitude Turkey’s during Thanksgiving.
Roosevelt Transition Classroom Celebrates with an Act of Service
Our Roosevelt Transition classroom stepped up to help by doing some fall clean up around the school. They all worked hard gathering up garbage, leaves and pulling weeds around the outside of the school. Then they were treated to lunch for a job well done. Tucker dressed up for Halloween and escorted students riding his […]
Youth Services Planetarium Trip
Youth Services took a field trip to the Clark Planetarium. Students participated in fun activities.
Halloween Celebration At DSI/Gemstone
Staff dressed up and fixed a Halloween breakfast for students at DSI/GEM stone.