Thursday, 13 May 2010 19:52

Canyons Night at the Ballpark

Canyons School District is hosting its premier “Canyons Night at the Ballpark” with the Salt Lake Bees on Saturday, July 17. The Bees will take on the Sacramento Rivercats at 7:05 p.m. at Spring Mobile Ballpark, 77 W. 1300 South in Salt Lake City. Join us for a night of family entertainment, including the ceremonial first pitch thrown by Canyons District Administrator of the Year Scot McCombs, a group welcome, and a special visit from the Bees mascot, "Bumble." Get Your Tickets: To receive $7 discount reserved-seating tickets (regular price $11), please contact Vince Costanzo at 801-350-6919. The discount ticket…
Thursday, 13 May 2010 19:05

Register Now for Summer Block

Canyons School District is registering students now for Summer Block classes, including hands-on science courses and college-entrance test preparation, to allow students move ahead in earning credits for high school graduation or earn make-up credits. The newly offered Canyons Summer Block classes run from June 7 to July 2, 2010. Four courses – Intro to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math); Wasatch Front Biology (Face of Fitness); Financial Literacy; and Computer Technology – each offer .5 credit toward graduation. An ACT Preparation course offers .25 credit. The Summer Block also includes courses in which students can earn make-up credits in…
A teacher at Albion Middle School drove away with the grand prize in the Burt Brothers Tire & Service “The Teacher Who Does It Better” contest. And here is what Amy Olsen won: A two-year prepaid lease on a shiny 2010 Nissan Rogue and a $1,000 Visa card for classroom supplies. In addition, Olsen, who has worked at Albion Middle for eight years, will receive free routine maintenance on the vehicle, including oil changes and tire rotation, all courtesy of the contest organizers. Olsen was surprised Tuesday with the vehicle and Visa card. Students and faculty anxiously awaited her arrival…
Brighton High School student Ryan Nelson is one of just three athletes selected by the U.S. Tennis Association to represent the United States at the 2010 Invacare World Team Cup. Nelson, who has spina bifida, was chosen to play on the Junior Team. Nelson, one of the country’s top junior wheelchair tennis players, competed against participants from around the globe  on the clay courts of the Club Ali Bey Manavgat on the Turkish Riviera in Antalya, Turkey. Some 300 players from more than 30 nations are expected to participate in the event.  The Invacare World Team Cup tournament brings the…
The Utah Recreation and Parks Association has honored Butler Elementary School and the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center with its 2010 Outstanding Program Award for launching a cooperative initiative that promotes wellness at an early age. Steve Carpenter, Executive Director of Utah Recreation and Parks Association, presented the award to officials of the Canyons District school and the recreation center during a meeting of the Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, May 4.   “This really exemplifies what can be achieved when groups work together,” said Carpenter, while presenting plaques to former Butler Elementary Principal Edy McGee, who was at the school…
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