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Board Meeting Summary, Oct 20, 2020

Note: Recordings and documents for agenda items can be accessed via BoardDocs by clicking on the corresponding agenda items. Long-Range Planning Committee Update An expected influx of up to 225 children to the Midvale area by 2025, prompted by the development of Jordan Bluffs, has been a focus of study by the Board of Education’s Long-Range Planning Committee. Business Administrator Leon Wilcox presented two options to potentially balance the enrollments at Midvale-area elementary schools. Two of the four schools, Midvale and East Midvale, are at more than 90 percent capacity. The two other schools, Copperview and Midvalley, are at 69 and 54.7

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Board Meeting Summary, Oct 6, 2020

Note: Recordings and documents for agenda items can be accessed via BoardDocs by clicking on the corresponding agenda items. Mascot for New White City-area School The name of the new elementary school for the White City area is Glacier Hills Elementary. The Board of Education unanimously voted for the new name, as well as the mascot, the Yeti. The colors will be blue and white. The name of the school and the selection of the mascot and colors came after a four-month process to engage the community in an effort to provide possible names and mascots for the school which will house

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Board Meeting Summary, Sept 22, 2020

Note: Recordings and documents for agenda items can be accessed via BoardDocs by clicking on the corresponding agenda items. Board Summary As a result of the rising number of COVID-19 cases, Alta and Brighton high schools will shift this week to an online-learning-only instructional model for 14 days. The schools will return to in-person learning on Oct. 12. Superintendent Dr. Rick Robins said the move was needed based on several factors, including the exponential rate of the increase, the rates of community spread, and the numbers of students and teachers on quarantine. One of the big challenges, he said, is trying to

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Board Meeting Summary, Sept 18, 2020

Note: Recordings and documents for agenda items can be accessed via BoardDocs by clicking on the corresponding agenda items. In a special meeting, the Board of Education approved a moving-forward roadmap the District will follow as school communities experience increases in positive COVID-19 cases. As a result of the new plan, Corner Canyon High will pivot on Monday, Sept. 21 to an online-learning instruction model for 14 days. Information will be posted on the Canyons District website and the community will receive a letter informing them of the temporary schedule change. The newly approved plan was based on recommendations crafted by a

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Board Meeting Summary, Sept 15, 2020

Note: Recordings and documents for agenda items can be accessed via BoardDocs by clicking on the corresponding agenda items. Reopening Plans for Canyons District As a precautionary measure, Corner Canyon High, which has experienced an increase of positive COVID-19 cases, will remain on a hybrid schedule until Friday, Sept. 25. Students will return to in-person Monday-through-Friday learning until at least Monday, Sept. 28. Canyons District also will begin a data dashboard, including rates of community spread, a range of numbers at each school, and the number of students who have been placed on quarantine. This is effort to be transparent and aid

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