To make up for the instructional time lost due to Wednesday’s snow day, a make-up school day has been scheduled for Friday, Feb. 15. The date was chosen as a more prudent and less disruptive alternative to holding the make-up day on Presidents Day or during Spring Recess, the two options that are stipulated by the District’s Board-approved calendar guidelines. The Canyons Board of Education’s decision was done under a one-time suspension of those stipulations during a meeting of the Board on Thursday scheduled specifically for this purpose. “The Board felt it was important to preserve quality instruction time, and…
Bundle up!  It's a snowy and cold morning, but Canyons District schools will be operating on a regular schedule today, Feb. 7, 2019. Canyons transportation employees who have been driving the roads since 4 a.m. say they are able to safely navigate the roads.  As a result, buses and schools will be running in their regular schedules.  Heavy snow and dangerous road conditions forced the cancellation of school in Canyons District on Wednesday, Feb. 6. As student safety is our No. 1 priority, all schools and District Offices were closed for one day.  Night activities, including classes at the Canyons…
On a Wednesday morning in January, 2017, Unified Police recommended that Midvale Elementary go on "shelter in place" while they responded to reports of a bank robbery near the school. All students were already safe inside their classrooms, busy learning as usual and largely oblivious to the safety protocol, which lasted all of 20 minutes. Had any students or faculty been outside on the playground, Principal Chip Watts and his administrative team would have calmly escorted them back inside the building and directed them to return to class before locking the doors and notifying parents. School would have carried on…
These are the people who are on the front lines at our schools, making sure students are not only guided toward high school graduation but also healthy outlooks on life. From helping students who are struggling with difficult emotions to building a school schedule that will lead to a high school diploma, our corps of 60 school counselors do so much to aid in the college- and career-readiness of Canyons District students. Canyons District lauds the dedication of our counselors by recognizing National School Counselor Week, held each year to focus public attention on the contribution of professional school counselors…
Ever wanted to try night skiing? Have no fear, this is the year. Brighton Ski Resort’s powder-filled slopes are beckoning—for half the normal price, and for a good cause. Join us for Canyons District’s Ski and Shred. All CSD students, families and employees are invited to hit the slopes at Brighton Ski Resort for just $25 per person from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the following Saturdays:  Feb. 16, 2019 March 16, 2019 Print out and present the following coupon for your discount pass. Brighton Ski Resort will donate 10 percent of all proceeds to the Canyons Education foundation, which funds…
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