View this article on a translatable pageSpring Break Lunch Service Information PDF – English and SpanishThat beach vacation or camping trip may have to wait. But Utah’s stay-at-home order doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a little downtime.In support of continued efforts to flatten the COVID-19 curve, Canyons District is closing all school buildings and the District Office for Spring Recess, April 6-10. Students will have a week-long break from the daily demands of learning, as they would normally this time of year. We’ll also be pausing the curbside delivery of free lunch and breakfast.“Families are shouldering a lot right now.…
A national search by the Canyons Board of Education has yielded three top-tier finalists who are vying to become the District’s next Superintendent. Following a thorough review of candidate credentials and an initial round of interviews with select applicants by the seven-member Board of Education, the following veteran educators and administrators, listed in alphabetical order, advance to the final round of consideration:  Dr. Robert M. Dowdle, Assistant Superintendent, Canyons School District, in Sandy, Utah. Dr. Daniel R. Linford, Director of High Schools, Davis School District, in Farmington, Utah. Dr. Rick L. Robins, Superintendent, Juab School District, in Nephi, Utah. The…
At a time when so much hangs on the promise of science, these Hillcrest High students give us cause for hope.Five Hillcrest students claimed podium finishes in the 2020 University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair, an event that was scaled back to include only the Senior Division due to mounting concerns over the COVID-19 outbreak. Faced with a directive to avoid mass gatherings and practice social distancing, event organizers postponed the Elementary and Junior divisions until May 18-20. But that didn’t diminish the excitement for the Huskies who, in the head-to-head regional competition with their high school-aged peers, won several…
Jacob Simmons is charting a bright future through an exploration of the past. Since middle school, the Brighton High senior has been bringing pivotal moments in history to life through movie making, producing documentaries that have earned him national prizes and praise.A repeat winner of state History Day contests, Simmons has, more than once, represented Utah at National State History Day competitions. In 2018, the Cottonwood Heights resident was among 15 American students chosen to participate in the prestigious Normandy Institute, a year-long course of study that pairs budding historians with college professors. Now, the 18-year-old can claim “Coca-Cola Scholar”…
Three Canyons students — two from Hillcrest and one from Jordan high schools — captured first-place category honors in the 2020 Sterling Scholars competition.   The CSD winners are:  Rishab Balakrishnan, Hillcrest, in the Business and Marketing category Sanjana Kargi, Hillcrest, in the Computer Technology category Nathan Holley, Jordan, in the Speech/Theater Arts/Forensics category Ten other Canyons students earned finalist status in the 49th annual competition, sponsored by the Deseret News and KSL-TV.  The students are judged in 14 categories. The topics include business and marketing; computer technology; dance; English; family and consumer sciences; instrumental music; mathematics; science; skilled and technical…
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