Canyons District has added an additional site for preschool classes in the 2017-2018 school year.  This exciting new development in early childhood programs was recently announced by CSD Administrator Terri Mitchell on KUTV Channel 2. This fall, 3- and 4-year-old children can attend a program Oakdale Elementary. Programs also are at Altara, Butler, Jordan Valley, Quail Hollow and Willow Springs elementary schools.   In addition to serving students needing special education services free of cost, schools with space for tuition-paying students have morning and afternoon sessions.  Morning sessions are 8:20-10:50 a.m. Afternoon sessions are 11:30-2 p.m.  Students can enroll in a…
Canyons School District parents and guardians can now view their children's SAGE test results online. Results are available via a families' private Skyward accounts, the same account used for annual online registration. The portal is a secure site that provides parents more immediate access to their child’s SAGE results once school lets out for the summer. Five CSD schools — Midvale Middle School and Sandy, Copperview, East Midvale, and Midvale elementary schools — have opted to provide all parents with paper copies of SAGE test results. These will be mailed to parents on June 19, the same day they are posted…
Canyons District is pleased to announce new administrative appointments, which were approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.   Kenna Sorensen, currently the Principal of East Sandy Elementary, will become an administrator in the Instructional Supports Department. This position was created when Dr. Darren Draper, the Director of Education Technology, resigned to accept a position in the Alpine District. With the move, Sorensen joins the Department of Instructional Supports’ administrative team of Director Dr. Amber-Roderick Landward and Administrator Jesse Henefer in guiding the District’s curriculum and education-technology initiatives Dr. Angela Wilkinson, currently the Assistant Principal of…
Due to unseasonably high temperatures, Jordan High School's Tuesday, June 6 commencement ceremony will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Maverik Center (3200 Decker Lake Dr., West Valley City, UT 84119).Previously, the event was scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. at the Beetdigger's outdoor stadium. But evening temperatures are forecast to approach the nineties, and temperatures on the football field are even higher. We recognize this is a departure from tradition, and we thank students for being so understanding. After all, we want families to comfortably and safely enjoy this can't-miss event.  
Two students at Midvale Middle are part of a group that has received the regional President’s Environmental Youth Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Trojans Abigail Slama-Catron and and Eric Snaufer, along with two others from the Beehive Science and Technology Academy, earned the prestigious award for their "Bionic Scarecrow" device, which was created with the aim of keeping birds away from nesting in the wetlands around the Salt Lake International Airport.  Last Thursday, Acting Deputy Regional Administrator Suzanne Bohan visited the middle school to present the award to Midvale Middle's Slama-Catron and Snaufer and Timothy Holt and Allison…
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