Several Canyons School District business-education students earlier this year qualified to compete next month at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Nashville, Tenn. FBLA is one of the foremost student business organizations in the nation. Students have benefited from this program by developing and enhancing business, leadership, and communication skills. Below is a list of this year’s Canyons School District winners at the regional level. The students selected to compete nationally also have been noted in the list.  Accounting IMatthew Doane – Alta High SchoolVictor Felton – Hillcrest High SchoolAccounting IIVictor Felton – Hillcrest High SchoolBanking…
Canyons School District is assembling an Education Support Professionals Development Committee. The committee will review all ESP requests for in-service classes and make recommendations about which should be approved. The committee will strive to maximize limited resources to ensure employees are up to date in their fields and that the classes they take will most effectively support student achievement. The 12-member committee, authorized by District policy, will be made up of representatives from school and District Office secretaries, instructional assistants, the Central Warehouse, and the Custodial, Maintenance, Transportation, and Nutrition Services departments. It also will include four appointees: a school…
Canyons’ Information Technology department this summer will make changes to the telecommunications structure to make it easier to make phone-to-phone connections throughout the District while also saving nearly $40,000 annually in utility fees and maintenance.  The project, which will result in new numbers for every landline telephone in Canyons District, starts June 7. Departments at Canyons Support Services Center, 9361 S. 300 East, will be the first to receive new numbers. The new number assignments for the Canyons Administration Building, 9150 S. 500 West, will start June 10. All the new numbers, including those at Canyons’ 44 schools, should be…
Canyons District’s school year will be reduced five days in 2010-2011 to help address a $13 million shortfall that is largely the result of the economic downturn. The move, which includes accompanying unpaid furlough days, is one of several cost-cutting strategies made by the Board of Education in its tentative $198 million budget. Although far from ideal, the one-time furloughs allow the Board and Administration to make significant strides toward balancing the budget while also safeguarding jobs and protecting the integrity of the District’s academic programs.  Canyons will save an estimated $700,000 for each furlough day, which will be taken…
Wednesday, 02 June 2010 13:37

CTEC's Project House Ready for Visitors

An open house for the 2010 Project House built by students in the Canyons Technical Education Center’s On-Site Construction Program is Thursday and Friday, June 3-4, from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Project House is at 1354 W. Nectarine Circle (11200), South Jordan. 
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