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A Message from Superintendent Dr. Rick L. Robins

October is here, which is a welcome relief as we look to enjoy a much-needed break over Fall Recess. It’s hard to believe we’re a quarter of the way through the school year — a year that has tested us in ways we could have only imagined.  We are learning more and more about the best ways to address fears caused by COVID as well as address our students’ academic needs and their social and emotional wellbeing. Wearing face coverings and keeping our distance has become second-nature for our students and employees. Coupled with other safety measures, from quarantines to school

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Connect Canyons Podcast Episode 2: A Conversation About Reopening Schools with Infectious Disease Specialist, Dr. Brandon Webb

The COVID-19 health crisis has tested us all, and as the school year approaches, many of us are feeling uneasy about what the future holds. But over the past five months, scientists and medical professionals have learned a great deal about this disease and how to combat it — professionals like Dr. Brandon Webb. A Canyons District parent who works with the Division of Infectious Disease and Clinical Epidemiology at Intermountain Healthcare, Dr. Webb works with people who are sick with COVID-19 every day. When case counts started to rise in Utah, he says the medical community was feeling the

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Connect Canyons Podcast, Episode 1: A Conversation with New Superintendent Dr. Rick Robins

Joining Canyons School District in the midst of a pandemic that has strained the systems we rely on to keep us healthy, learning and economically stable isn’t how Dr. Rick Robins imagined his first few weeks as Superintendent. But with every challenge, come fresh opportunities, believes Robins — opportunities to restore connections with the communities our schools serve, renew the promise of education, and reimagine what we teach, how we teach and why. What will fall 2020 look like as Canyons reopens classrooms and builds upon its online learning options? What health and safety precautions and cleaning measures are in place, and

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Canyons Board of Education Announces Finalists in Search for Superintendent

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

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Board OK’s Administrative Appointments for 2020-2021

Canyons District is pleased to announce new leadership appointments, which were approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020. The appointments, effective for the 2020-2021 school year, are:  Ryan Durrant, currently the Assistant Principal at Jordan High, transferred to be Assistant Principal at Brighton High. Dina Kohler, now an Intern Assistant Principal at Jordan High, promoted to Assistant Principal at Jordan High. Chip Watts, currently serving as Principal of Midvale Elementary, transferred to be Principal at Draper Park Middle Doug Hallenbeck, currently the Assistant Principal at Butler Middle, transferred to be Assistant Principal at Canyons Technical Education

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