Halloween Safety: Tips for Trick-or-Treaters

Halloween may be the spookiest night of the year, but not for the reasons many parents think. While families fret about stranger danger and America’s sugar-fueled obesity epidemic, the most pressing danger is auto-pedestrian accidents. Pedestrian fatalities nearly double on Halloween, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation: 30 percent

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Healthy Schools: How Does Classroom Lighting Affect Learning?

Can adding daylight to children’s daily diet of reading, writing and arithmetic boost student achievement? It may sound far-fetched, but “daylighting” – or the addition of windows, skylights and full spectrum lighting – is catching on as a powerful and relatively inexpensive way to improve the learning environment at schools. Motivated

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American Heart Association Gives National Award to CCHS Staff

The American Heart Association joined the Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday in lauding the educators and support staff at Corner Canyon High who used CPR and an Automated External Defibrillator to revive a 14-year-old student who had suffered cardiac arrest at school.   At a Feb. 21, 2017 meeting in

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Better Health. Better Learning. Celebrating School Nurses Day, May 11

Is attendance high at your child’s school? Do students arrive on time and ready to learn? Are they attentive in class? If so, consider thanking a nurse. School nurses aren’t just temperature takers, headache soothers, and dispensers of bandages and medicine. When a student’s health is affecting their academic performance,

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Boo! 12 Tips for Playing it Safe this Halloween

Boo! It’s the spookiest night of the year. But to avoid a night of real-life horrors this Halloween and keep your little ghouls and goblins safe, we offer these Trick-or-Treating tips, courtesy of Canyons District’s Risk Management Coordinator Kevin Ray: HALLOWEEN DRIVING TRICKS TO KEEP EVERYONE SAFE Put the phone

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