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It started three years ago as a big idea for little kids — and it's growing. To provide extra academic options to the community, CSD will again offer Supplemental Hours of Instruction for Kindergarten-age students in the 2018-2019 school year. Two additional elementary schools are accepting applications to the program — Canyon View and Quail Hollow — bringing the total number of possible locations to 17 (see full list below). "This program has exceeded our expectations and is benefitting students both academically and socially," says Instructional Supports Director Dr. Amber Roderick-Landward. "The extra time in class allows teachers to go…
Fourteen more Canyons District athletes have been presented Academic All-State Awards this year for excelling in sports while maintaining high grade point averages. The awards are announced each sports season by the Utah High School Activities Association with this latest round going to students involved in basketball, drill team, swimming and wrestling. To date, this brings to 39 the total number of CSD honorees in 2017-2018. The following awardees boast a combined grade point average (GPA) of 3.999: 5A Girls Basketball Sidney Kaufmann, Brighton Macy Raddon, Brighton Nicole Critchfield, Corner Canyon Hannah Sanderson, Corner Canyon Peyton Naylor, Jordan 6A Boys…
As parents and students start their New Year’s Resolutions, it’s time to get healthy-eating habits back on track.  For children in particular, this starts with parents — especially if they have choosy eaters gathering around the table, says Canyons District Nutrition Services Director Sebasthian Varas.  It can take preschool-aged children numerous times of tasting new foods before they can determine whether they actually like a food, according to a study on eating behaviors in the National Library of Medicine. This makes it crucial that parents be both persistent and creative when they introduce healthy food options to their children, Varas said during a recent segment on Fox 13’s…
Ever wanted to try night skiing? Well, this is the year. No more listening longingly to tales of sipping hot chocolate on the mountainside. It’s time to take the plunge for about half the normal price — and for a good cause. Canyons District’s Ski and Shred is back! All CSD students, families and employees are invited to hit the slopes at Brighton Ski Resort for just $25 per person from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following Saturdays: Jan. 20, 2018 Feb. 17, 2018 March 17, 2018 Print out and present the following coupon for your discount pass.…
Canyons students will have a rare opportunity to learn from a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian this Thursday, Jan. 11, at Alta High as part of the school's eighth annual history colloquium. Alan Taylor is known for his expertise in American history, as the Thomas Jefferson Chair in American History at the University of Virginia and a former Harmsworth Professor at the University of Oxford. He has received several prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize, as well as being a finalist for the National Book Award and George Washington Prize. The famed author and educator has been a…
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