The Canyons District Board of Education approved Tuesday the appointment of Jeff Nalwalker as the new principal of Midvalley Elementary School. Nalwalker, who currently serves as Assistant Principal at Copperview Elementary School, replaces Carla Burningham, who is retiring after a 30-year career in education. 
David Evans has wanted to be a doctor since he was learning to read, write and do basic mathematics. Now he’s 18 and has mastered a foreign language, has crafted pending medical patents and excelled in such subjects as physics and chemistry, his dream of entering the field of medicine is within reach.  Evans, who graduates this week from Hillcrest High School with a 4.0 grade point average, is one of just 12 students accepted this year into the prestigious Rice University/Baylor College of Medicine Medical Scholars Program. What it means for Evans is that he immediately can start work…
Wednesday, 26 May 2010 16:04

Canyons Announces Summer Food Services

Canyons School District is offering the Summer Food Service Program at six sites beginning June 7, 2010. Free meals will be made available to attending children (18 years old and younger) June 7 - Aug. 13 at all sites except Midvale Elementary, which will end the service August 11. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., except at Midvale Elementary, which will serve breakfast from 8 - 9 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at all sites. Adults may purchase meals at these sites. Prices are $2 for breakfast and $3 for lunch.…
Anthony Cheng, a student at Peruvian Park Elementary in Canyons School District, finished in sixth place in the championship round of the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C. He won $500 for placing in the top 10. Alex Trebek, host of the TV show “Jeopardy,” hosted the final match on Wednesday, which was broadcast on the National Geographic Channel. More than 5 million students in fourth- through eighth-grades compete in Geographic Bees each year. The top 54 went to the competition in D.C. Click here to read a Deseret News story on Cheng's accomplishments. Click here to see a story…
Monday, 24 May 2010 20:26

CSD Summer Schedule

In an effort to save money in a tight budget year, Canyons School District has scheduled several four‐day work weeks during the summer months.On the fifth day of the week ‐ Fridays‐ the Canyons Administrative Building and the Canyons Support Services Center, as well as all CSD schools, will be closed and utility systems shut down. The District anticipates saving an estimated $18,000 per day the schools and District Offices are not in operation.
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