What should the new Midvale Middle School look like? Students, employees and community members have put their heads together to come up with a new, innovative design.

Following brainstorming sessions with the school community, artist renderings for the new Midvale Middle School have been completed. VCBO architects created the designs for the school, to be rebuilt with proceeds from the $250 million in bonds approved by voters in 2010. Groundbreaking for the new Midvale Middle is expected in spring 2015. The new building is scheduled to open in fall 2017.

The school community will move to the old Crescent View Middle School building for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years while the school is rebuilt.

Crescent View, located at 11150 S. 300 East in Sandy, has served as the temporary home to the Mount Jordan Middle School community for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 academic years during Mount Jordan's reconstruction. The new Mount Jordan Middle School, also rebuilt with bond proceeds, will open this fall.
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 00:00

Mount Jordan Building Blog Launched

Want to know the latest on the Mount Jordan building project?

MHTN Architects has launched a blog to keep the public up to date about the innovative design and building progress of the middle school. Check it out here.

The newly rebuilt Mount Jordan Middle School, under construction since fall 2013, is scheduled to welcome students in fall 2015. The school is being rebuilt with proceeds from a $250 million bond approved by voters in 2010.
The final $42 million in bonds from the 2010 Canyons School District bond election are about to be issued.

The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, adopted a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of $42 million in general obligations bonds. The bonds are the last of the $250 million in bonds authorized by voters in the 2010 election.

Bond proceeds will fund the final bond projects, including the rebuild of Alta View and Butler elementary schools, the rebuild of Midvale Middle School, and renovations to Indian Hills Middle School. This is the first step in the bond sale process, which will allow CSD to capitalize on lower construction costs and borrow funds at low interest rates, which currently are around 2.6 percent.

Canyons School District is pleased to deliver on its bond promises to the public. Tax rates have remained neutral.  Canyons' AAA Bond Rating has enabled the district to secure low interest rates to save taxpayers money. In 2014, Canyons was able to refinance some of the debt issued by the former Jordan School District to save the district $4.5 million.

CSD also has completed the following bond projects since breaking ground on its first projects in spring 2011:

• Corner Canyon High School: Fall 2013
• Upgrades at Brighton and Hillcrest high schools to accommodate ninth-graders: Fall 2013
• Rebuilt Butler Middle School: Fall 2013
• Rebuilt Draper Park Middle School (formerly Crescent View Middle School): Fall 2013
• Rebuilt Midvale Elementary: Fall 2012
• Refurbish Albion Middle School: Fall 2012
• Seismic upgrades at Sandy Elementary: Fall 2011

Five of the bond projects remain. They are:

• Mount Jordan Middle rebuild, scheduled for completion in fall 2015
• Butler Elementary rebuild, scheduled for completion in fall 2016
• Midvale Middle rebuild, scheduled for completion in fall 2017
• Alta View Elementary rebuild, scheduled for completion in fall 2017
• Indian Hills renovation, scheduled for completion in fall 2018
Wednesday, 28 January 2015 00:00

New Butler Elementary School

The preliminary design of the new Butler elementary school. It is going to be a beautiful addition to the district. Construction on the new school will start in June 2015.

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Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00

Midvale Middle to Relocate During Reconstruction

Midvale Middle School students will have temporary digs starting next school year.

The Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 voted to relocate the school community to the old Crescent View building for the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years while the school is rebuilt with proceeds from the $250 million voter-approved bond. The District Transportation Office is arranging to safely transport students to the temporary school location. The relocation is supported by Midvale City leaders.

The old Crescent View, located at 11150 S. 300 East in Sandy, has served as the temporary home to the Mount Jordan Middle School community for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 academic years, during Mount Jordan’s reconstruction. The new Mount Jordan Middle School, also rebuilt with bond proceeds, will be ready to welcome students in fall 2015.

Midvale Middle School reconstruction is scheduled to begin in summer 2015, and be completed in August 2017.
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