Tuesday, 13 October 2009 20:30

Dr. Doty in Utah CEO

Utah CEO Features Superintendent Doty's Viewpoint Superintendent David Doty’s views on the importance of building "campus-to-commerce" bridges are featured in the October edition of Utah CEO magazine.“While academic achievement is and should continue to be the primary emphasis of schools, educators also should establish and maintain partnerships with various constituencies. Chief among the groups with whom we should be building relationships are business leaders. Not only are they major taxpaying supporters of public education, but also the very people who rely on educational institutions to prepare students to join the workforce,” Dr. Doty states in the article. “As the educational…
Tuesday, 13 October 2009 16:28

Hispanic Heritage Month

Canyons District displays "Utah Latinos: A Proud Legacy"In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, Canyons School District is pleased to display the photo exhibit, “Utah Latinos: A Proud Legacy.” Photographs of 24 individuals, shown courtesy of DPR Communications, showcase Latinos whose contributions are interwoven into Utah’s increasingly rich cultural fabric. The exhibit aims to celebrate the Latino spirit as well as foster awareness and inspire dialogue about the role Latinos play in Utah’s success. The exhibit will remain at Canyons District Offices, 9150 S. 500 West, throughout October. For additional information about the exhibit, achievements of Utah Latinos, or the book,…
Monday, 12 October 2009 20:20

Social Security Vote Information

Referendum Notice for Eligible Canyons School District Employees Social Security Vote Results Important Dates: Nov. 4, 2009 (6:30pm - 8pm) - Social Security Vote Information Meeting at Brighton High School Nov. 10, 2009 (6:30pm - 8pm) - Social Security Vote Information Meeting at Jordan High School VOTE: Wednesday Dec. 9, 2009 Voting will take place at each school and both District Offices. At schools, voting will be open from the start of first lunch until 30 minutes after contract time. At the District Offices, voting will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. At which time the following proposal…
Thursday, 17 September 2009 15:24

Task Force Issues Recommendations

For Full Details Click Here FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 16, 2009Task Force Issues RecommendationsFor Buildings, Enrollment, BondingSANDY -- A Facilities and Enrollment Task Force made up of 54 Canyons District patrons has wrapped up a nearly five-month study. The Task Force on Tuesday recommended the Canyons Board of Education consider bonding for new schools, eliminate pocket busing, examine school boundaries and take other actions. The Task Force studied data and examined every facility, from the rooftop down to the boiler room. Its unanimous recommendations aim to create optimal conditions for student achievement and serve as a blueprint for a districtwide…
Wednesday, 16 September 2009 22:54

Board of Education - Patron Priorities Survey

Canyons Board of Education releases patron priorities survey Tuesday, Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m. THE ISSUE: Dan Jones & Associates pollCanyons School District has released the results of a Dan Jones & Associates poll.The Canyons Board of Education commissioned the survey to assess the perceived quality of education in neighborhood schools, gauge satisfaction with the new district and gather other data. “The information in this poll will be invaluable to the Board of Education and the Administration as we chart a course for the future,” said Tracy Cowdell, President of the Canyons Board of Education. The poll of 1,209 parents of…
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