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Tuesday, 01 September 2009 22:52

First Day of School

Canyons' premiere first day of school offered many opportunities for students and employees, as well as the community, to get involved. Canyons School District administrators fanned out to school campuses district-wide to help wherever needed. REAL Salt Lake offered all Canyons students buy-one, get-one-free ticket vouchers and a free meal at the stadium Aug. 26 to emphasize the importance of education and celebrate the new district’s first day of school. Also, to fulfill the goal of quality customer service, the District set up a temporary call center to answer questions and concerns from teachers, staff, and patrons.Here are a few…
Thursday, 23 July 2009 19:55

Truth-in-Taxation Hearing

The Canyons School District’s proposed budget for FY10 is approximately $200 million. It attempts to maintain academic programs and the salary schedule for educators and education support professionals. The budget includes a proposed tax increase that would generate an additional $4.15 million in tax revenue. The impact on a $311,000 home would be an additional $46 annually, or a 3.8 percent increase over last year, on average. Additional tax revenues are needed to fund the $3.8 million Canyons is required to give Jordan School District under a 2008 countywide capital equalization law. Canyons School District has scheduled a Truth-in-Taxation hearing…
Monday, 06 July 2009 17:05

Canyons Night @ REAL Salt Lake

Canyons School District Night at REAL Salt Lake turned out amazing! Take a look at a few pictures from the various activities. Carnival before the game: {yoogallery src=[/images/stories/carnival]} Pre-game Highlights: {yoogallery src=[/images/stories/pre-game]} The amazing half-time show: {yoogallery src=[/images/stories/half-time]}
Monday, 06 July 2009 16:14

Debby Wetzel - Music to her ears

{yoogallery src=[/images/stories/debbywetzel]} Debby Wetzel wants to teach the world to sing. And dance. And play instruments. Anything, it seems, to introduce young minds to the world of music. Wetzel, who has been honored by the Utah Music Educators Association as its top teacher for 2008, is thrilled to see lessons on chords and cadence help children learn. “I want to do this forever,” says Wetzel, Oakdale Elementary School’s music specialist. “I get to sing and play with kids. I really do have the best job ever.” Click here to read complete story in Wasatch Woman.
Wednesday, 17 June 2009 22:37

Opening Day Events July 1st

Canyons School District Kick-Off EventsOnce in a Century!! July 1 9 a.m. Opening Day ceremony at Alta Lodge Light breakfast served Time capsule filled; “Dream Big” Writing Contest winners read their essays DUE TO SAFETY CONCERNS, THE BIKE RIDE DOWN THE CANYON HAS BEEN CANCELLED 12:30 – 12:45 p.m. Sign-changing ceremony at Hillcrest High School Speaker: Midvale Mayor JoAnn Seghini 2 – 3 p.m. Bus Parade starting at Canyons District Offices (Cottonwood Heights Elementary, 2415 E. 7600 South) Buses will take participants through four of the Canyons School District cities (Cottonwood Heights, Midvale, Sandy and Draper) – map attached with…
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