Altara Elementary's beloved Kittyhawk has a new set of wings. She's still the same high-flying feline we've come to love, albeit with some aviation upgrades to keep her airborne for years to come. As part of Canyons District's continued effort to upgrade and modernize the branding for its 50 schools and special programs, graphic designer Jeff Olson unveiled a new logo suite for Altara at a May 21 art fair, which doubled as a fundraiser benefitting one of the school's students. The event kicked off with a street parade led by the Sandy Police Officers, Alta High cheerleaders and Kit,…
Phone and Internet-based computer systems in the Canyons District are now operating. Telephone, email, Skyward and Canvas systems are available after a daylong break in service.  The technical difficulties were experienced as the result of an Internet-provider network outage.  We apologize in advance for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience as we worked with our provider to resume services. 
They are the people on the front lines. They teach, lead, volunteer, inspire.   From sunrise to sunset during the school year, a dedicated corps of top-notch teachers, first-rate administrators, careful bus drivers, and hard-working lunch and custodian staffs, technology experts and financial wizards, as well as scores of classroom volunteers, work together to run Canyons’ schools. The day-to-day operations may appear to be seamless: Buses roll on schedule, bells ring to start classes, teachers engage with students, meals are served, counselors provide support, and custodial and maintenance crews make sure the buildings are cleaned and readied for the next…
The beating heart of Diamond Ridge High now hangs on permanent display at the school in the form of a colorful mural inspired by the rock art of southern Utah. Traditionally, the heart—a muscular depiction of which is the focus of the student-made mural—is the seat of emotion. For some of the Diamond Ridge artists, it symbolizes peace and prosperity. To others, it signifies human connection. “The heart is the centerpiece. …To me, it represents what it feels like to be loved and to be accepted,” explained student artist Josie Croft at a May 14 unveiling of the painting. Diamond…
Real Salt Lake is helping the Canyons District community celebrate the many goals achieved during the school year and kick off a summer of fun. On Friday, May 24, just days before the start of the summer hiatus, Real Salt Lake is hosting Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto Stadium. The game against Atlanta United will be a celebration of the end of school, as well as the academic, athletic and artistic endeavors accomplished over the past nine months.  Discount tickets to the 7:30 p.m. game can be purchased online. The reduced cost — $23 per ticket — is available to…
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