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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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