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35 Spring Athletes Cap their Prep Careers with Academic All-State Finish

To achieve Academic All-State status is no small feat. But this year’s awardees in spring sports deserve special applause. Senior prep athletes hoping to clinch a record or cap their careers with a final score, play, or push to the finish line were denied that chance this spring as Utah schools and communities united to defeat a different kind of opponent: COVID-19. But those who persevered with their schoolwork to finish high school strong will still get to take their place on the Academic All-State podium: 35 students representing all five of Canyons District’s high schools. Sanctioned by the Utah

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Twenty-two 22 Canyons District Athletes Earn Academic All-State Status in Winter Sports

Whether in the classroom, or on the starting block, court or mat, these sporting scholars bring everything they’ve got. For persevering through years of tough quizzes, meets, matches and performances, 22 students representing all five of Canyons District’s traditional high schools have earned Academic All-State status in winter sports. Among their ranks is Corner Canyon High’s Rivers Johnson who set three 6A records at the 2020 Utah Swim Championships and earned three first-place finishes.  Sanctioned by the Utah High School Activities Association, the Academic All-State Award is reserved for high school seniors who have a 4.0 cumulative grade point average,

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Score! Attend School Regularly and You Could Win ‘VIP’ Tickets to RSL

Professional soccer players with Real Salt Lake have a message for Canyons District students: Show up for school and work hard, because no matter your personal goals, education is your ticket to the game of life. RSL, which is headquartered in CSD’s boundaries, is offering a special incentive this year in support of Canyons District’s campaign to encourage students to “Be Great, Miss Less Than Eight” school days. Every student who meets the “miss less than eight” challenge will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a VIP Experience at RSL, which includes four tickets to a regular season

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SALTA Testing: Apply Now to Test for Placement in Canyons’ Advanced Learning Program

Does your child thrive on complexity, master concepts with ease and show strong feelings and opinions – or even tend to be self-critical? It can be difficult to know if your child is a high achiever or exhibiting signs of being a gifted learner. Every child is unique and no two gifted children are alike. But there are tests to assist parents in determining whether their children would benefit from placement in an educational setting, such as, Canyons School District’s SALTA magnet program for advanced learners–and now is the time to sign up for testing. Students in kindergarten through the

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Jordan High Science Teacher Named Presidential Award Finalist

David Morrill was well on his way to becoming a physicist and working for the government, right up until his senior year of college, when he was asked to step in and teach a freshman physics lab and found his true calling: teaching. Now, after teaching at Jordan High for 30 years, Morrill has been named of one of five Utah finalists to receive a 2019 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. The Award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to science and math teachers in grades K-12. Up to 108 of the

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