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Monday, 04 November 2013 18:14

Curtains To Rise On CSD High School Musicals

Seeking some family-friendly entertainment that won’t bust your pocketbook? Look no further than the musicals produced by Canyons District’s high schools.
 
Brighton High's “Oklahoma!” will be Nov. 7-9 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 9.  The show, written by the legendary Rogers and Hammerstein, also will be performed Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale online. Cost is $5.50 for students and $8.50 for the general public.
 
Corner Canyon High's first-ever musical is “Seussical the Musical,” which is based on the infamous madcap stories of Dr. Seuss.  Students will perform Nov. 21-25 at 7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 in advance online and $10 at the door. Tickets are on sale online.
 
Hillcrest High is presenting “The Wiz,” an urbanized re-telling of the “Wizard of Oz.”  The shows will be Nov. Nov. 21-23 and Nov. 25. Shows are at 7 p.m. Cost is $8 in advance and $10 at the door.
 
Alta High's “Peter Pan,” a musical based on the classic tale by J.M. Barrie, will be Dec. 12-14 and Dec. 16 at 7 p.m.  A 2 p.m. matinee will be Dec. 14. Cost is $8.25 in advance or $9 at the box office the nights of the show. Tickets will be available in the school's main office and online.
 
Jordan High is producing “Fiddler on the Roof,” the first Broadway musical to surpass 3,000 performances. The shows will be held Feb. 20-24 at 7 p.m. Tickets will be $6.
To ease the transition from middle school to high school, Canyons District high schools will hold orientations this week  for freshmen and sophomores students, who will be new to high schools this year as a result of grade reconfiguration. 

The orientations will be Thursay, Aug. 15 and Friday, Aug. 16. 

Starting this fall, high schools will house ninth- through 12th-grades, middle schools will house sixth-through eighth-grades and elementary schools will welcome kindergarten through fifth grades. The first day of school in Canyons is Monday, Aug. 19, 2013.  

The dates and times of the high school orientations are:

  • Alta High — Friday, Aug. 16, 8 a.m-2 p.m., for both ninth- and 10th-grade classes.  Bus services will be provided.
  • Brighton High — Thursday, Aug. 15, 10 -11 a.m., for sophomores; Friday, Aug. 16, 10-11 a.m. for freshmen. No bus services will be provided.
  • Corner Canyon High — Thursday, Aug. 15, 8:30-11 a.m., for ninth-grade students; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., for 10th-grade students. Bus service will be provided.
  • Hillcrest High — Thursday, Aug. 15, 8:15-11 a.m., for ninth-grade students; 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. for 10th-grade students.  Bus service will be provided.
  • Jordan High — Friday, Aug. 16, 8 a.m.-2:25 p.m., for both ninth- and 10th-grade students. Bus service will be provided. 
Canyons District has announced the dates and times of its 2013 high school graduation ceremonies:
  • Alta High— Thursday, June 6, 10 a.m., UCCU Center at Utah Valley University
  • Brighton High — Wednesday, June 5, 1 p.m., Maverik Center
  • Hillcrest High — Wednesday, June 5, 6 p.m., Maverik Center
  • Jordan High — Thursday, June 6, 2 p.m., UCCU Center at Utah Valley University
  • South Park Academy — Wednesday, June 12, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Utah State Prison  
  • Entrada — Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m., Mount Jordan Middle School
  • Jordan Valley — Friday, May 31, 11 a.m., Jordan Valley School
  • Itineris — Friday, May 31, 11 a.m., Show Barn at Thanksgiving Point
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