It’s difficult to know who has more trepidation about discussing health and the maturation process, pre-teens or their parents. But while growing up can be hard, talking about it needn’t be. To help you rock “the talk,” Canyons School District has developed an informational maturation program  for fifth-grade students and their parents. Presentations conducted by the professional speaker Carrie Ann Kemp have been scheduled through the month of March. All parents are encouraged to attend these free events with their children, and to choose which date best fits their schedules, so that they can continue the discussion in their homes.…
Affirming Canyons’ commitment to Dual-Language Immersion programs in the coming school year and beyond, the Canyons Board of Education has approved a two-school expansion of the Spanish-English DLI program. Members of the Board of Education on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 unanimously endorsed a proposal to launch Spanish-English DLI classes at Altara and Midvalley elementary schools in fall 2020. The decision comes after a public-input process to gauge the interest of parents and teachers in both communities. Altara Principal Nicole Svee-Magann and Midvalley Principal Tamra Baker held meetings with faculty, members of their School Community Councils, and Parent-Teacher Associations to discuss…
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.…
Ready for takeoff? To be an educator is to have the heart of an adventurer.After all, learning is adventure. It’s about setting off into the unknown with a question and coming back with more questions. It means pushing past your comfort zone and embracing those magic moments when things don’t work out as planned — and it’s with this spirit that dozens of Canyons District employees are embracing retirement. Whether they’re withdrawing from active working life this summer to scuba dive or skydive, write a book, learn an instrument, or perform acts of service, CSD’s retirees are bound for great…
We’re hiring! Yes, it’s true. Canyons District is looking for a new superintendent to succeed Dr. Jim Briscoe who announced his intention to retire at the end of the school year. But it’s also that time of the year when our talent scouts crisscross the country in search of top teachers to lead our classrooms. Teaching candidates who are interested in getting to know Canyons a little better are invited to a free “Flip the Interview” Open House on Thursday, Feb. 20, 6-8 p.m. The event, held at Mount Jordan Middle, 9351 S. Mountaineer Lane in Sandy, is an opportunity…
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