Midvalley Elementary Principal Tamra Baker arrived at school bright and early on Monday, Aug. 24 to make sure final preparations had been completed in time for an historic moment for her school community. It would be a day of firsts for Baker’s Jr. Huskies: The first day back at school since schools were shuttered five months ago to stem the spread of COVID-19, the first day of the 2020-2021 school year, and the first day in a shiny new school that was completed just in time for classes to start. The usual first-day jitters, felt by students all across Canyons
The inaugural day of any school year is always cause for a mixed bag of emotions: Bright smiles, nervous laughter — and, of course, fearful tears. This year, though, all the feels may be out in force as Canyons District starts the school year in an unprecedented era. For the 2020-2021 school year, Canyons’ first day of school — the District’s 12th since its 2009 founding — is Monday, Aug. 24. Initially, Canyons schools were slated to open Monday, Aug. 17 — but that date was pushed back to give more time for teachers, principals, parents, and students more time
Whether children are learning in-person, online, or at home with parents when school starts anew on Aug. 24, Canyons District remains dedicated to providing Special Education supports to students. Parents who have questions or concerns about how to access Special Education services are encouraged to reach out to their child’s school or the Canyons District Special Education Department at 801-826-5022. Here is a quick rundown of how CSD’s Special Education Department will approach each of the learning opportunities provided to the Canyons community in fall 2020: In-Person Instruction Choosing this option provides a student with all services currently documented on the
Goal! Canyons School District students scored big this year with a back-to-school kick-off with professional Real Salt Lake and Monarchs soccer players. With smiles and high five’s, pro athletes Aaron Herrera, Ricky Lopez-Espin, Rhys Williams, Konrad Plewa, and David Diosa brought added cheer to the first day of school as they encouraged students to set new goals and reach for new heights. “It means so much to the kids to have these role models here,” said Altara Elementary Principal Nicole Svee-Magann who joined Aaron Herrera and a paparazzi of parents, teachers and staff in extending a red-carpet welcome to hundreds
Faculty and staff are gearing up for the 2018-2019 school yearCanyons District’s 10thwith back-to-school nights to welcome parents and ease elementary students back into the rhythms of classroom life and learning. School starts on Wednesday, Aug. 22 for students in the first through 12th grades. Kindergarteners start on Monday, Aug. 27. Keep in mind that the bell schedules, or start-and-stop times, vary for each school. A complete list of bell schedules can be found here. Information about bus routes, where to find the bus stop, and an interactive database to find out if your child is eligible for busing, can be found here.