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Brighton High Students Return to In-Person Learning on Dec. 2

Following a two-week pivot to virtual instruction for all students, Brighton High Bengals who are registered for in-person learning will return to campus on Wednesday, Dec. 2.  After the return, Brighton High students will attend in-person Monday through Thursday with Fridays reserved for independent study and teacher preparation. Parents and guardians were notified on Tuesday about the return to in-person learning at the Cottonwood Heights-area school via email and text message.   The number of COVID-19 cases associated with the school now resets to zero on Canyons’ data dashboard. The reset is to have an accurate understanding of new cases

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Canyons Launches Student, Employee Coronavirus Testing

It’s free, it’s fast, and it promises to be a valuable addition to the tools Canyons District schools have at their disposal to help stop the community-spread of COVID-19.  In line with new state requirements, Canyons District’s high schools on Monday, Nov. 30 began administering rapid COVID-19 testing to all students and employees involved in Utah High School Activities Association-sanctioned activities, including sports and performing art programs. The testing is free and will be administered by specially trained staff every 14 days as a prerequisite for participation in practices, rehearsals, competitions and performances.  “Students and staff members may elect to

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Most CSD Students Will Return to Class, Canyons Updates Dashboard to Reflect New Guidance

Nearly all of Canyons District students will engage in in-person learning after the Thanksgiving Recess. Only Brighton and Hillcrest high schools will remain in online-learning schedules for all students as a result of confirmed active COVID-19 cases among students and employees as well as the positive rates in the neighborhoods surrounding the schools. Information about the future learning schedules for the Bengals and Huskies will be made available in the coming days.  The Canyons Administration remains in close contact with local health authorities to monitor cases associated with schools and rates in the community and discuss how to move forward

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Looking to Transfer Schools? Submit School Choice Applications Starting Dec. 1

In this pandemic year, when school choice has meant weighing educational options for keeping children learning and safe, a growing number of families are choosing Canyons. About 22 percent — or more than one in five — of Canyons District’s 34,000 students are enrolled in the school of their choosing, or a school other than the one assigned to them by geographic boundaries. Of those, nearly 1,226 come from outside the District, a 6 percent increase over the number of out-of-district students welcomed by Canyons the year prior. Tuesday, Dec. 1 marks the start of the window for applying to

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Gov. Herbert, Farmers Teach Silver Mesa Students How Farms Feed the World

The kindergarteners at Silver Mesa Elementary on Monday found a new way to celebrate food and friends, with a slight change to an annual Farm-to-School event. In any other year, the children would have taken a field trip to the Utah State Capitol to learn more about how Utah farmers help fill dinner plates with a bounteous harvest every day, and not just on Thanksgiving. This time, though, the field trip came to them — and they couldn’t have been more pleased.  From cheering for their favorite fruits and vegetables to asking personal questions of a dairy farmer, an apple

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