When Alta, Brighton and Corner Canyon High students return from Fall Recess, they’ll be returning to on-campus learning. Starting Monday, Oct. 19, the three schools will shift from split or virtual schedules to full calendars of on-campus instruction. The change comes at the recommendation of local health officials and signals a significant decline in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases associated with the schools. In recent days, active cases among Alta, Brighton and Corner Canyon students and employees have fallen well below the 15-case-per-school threshold that triggers discussions about mitigation strategies per Canyons’ guidelines. Parents received notifications on Wednesday about
A temporary schedule has been extended at Corner Canyon High until at least Friday, Sept. 25. The split-schedule was put into place at Corner Canyon High on Monday, Sept. 14 and was originally intended to last one week. A continued rise in positive COVID-19 cases associated with the high school led to a Tuesday night decision to lengthen the timeline of the temporary schedule. On Monday, Sept. 14 no students attended CCHS to allow administrators, teachers, and staff time to prepare for the temporary schedule. This also gave families time to make any needed adjustments to their personal schedules. On Tuesday, Sept. 15,
More than a dozen Canyons District high school students are on track to receive a financial boost for their higher education goals, thanks to their hard work in academics, extracurricular activities, and recommendations from their teachers. They are among 16,000 students nationwide chosen as semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. The following CSD students are on track to becoming Finalists in the competition, a designation that will be announced in February. Merit Scholar designees are selected because of their outstanding skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies. If designated as finalists in February, these students will
From the second star to the right to an enchanted florist with a horrific plant. From a campy roller skate crew to a cursed castle haunted by a doomed prince, Canyons District’s middle schools and high schools are bringing plenty of excitement your way this spring to shake you out of the winter doldrums. Check your calendars there are plenty of dates from which to choose and enjoy one, or all, of these fantastic productions, which are sure to chase all the cobwebs away. All members of the public are invited to attend don’t miss out! Feb.
The Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival will be visiting two CSD schools to share performances of “Every Brilliant Thing” with the Canyons community. The international play draws on warmth, hope and gentle humor to illuminate the effects of suicide, and is being featured by the Festival as the first non-Shakespearean production its cast will perform, in an effort to help communities address this difficult subject. The production is travelling to high schools throughout Utah, thanks to generous sponsors of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, providing performances free-of-charge to anyone who attends. A performance will take place in the auditorium at Jordan