Three years ago, enrolling in college was the furthest thing from Hannah Beebe’s mind.But the Jordan High senior has learned a few things about perseverance. Your past doesn’t define you. Luck and raw talent will only take you so far. The key to getting where you want to go is working hard, treating setbacks as learning opportunities, and never giving up. “For a huge part of my life, I let my family’s struggles define who I was. Now I accept that I am my own person,” says the 18-year-old.This summer, Hannah will proudly join her peers on the commencement stage…
It was one of the largest crowds ever to attend a Canyons District groundbreaking. With smiles as bright as the day’s clear skies, hundreds of current and former Junior Huskies and their families came to cheer the rebuild of Midvalley Elementary. Built in 1957 when there was such a thing as penny candy, frisbees were all the rage, and most of the area surrounding the school was farmland, Midvalley is now Canyons District’s oldest school building “So many people have such great memories of going to school here,” remarked Canyons Board member Mont Millerberg. “Five of my six children went…
Due to heavy rain in the immediate forecast, the Midvalley Elementary groundbreaking ceremony has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 17. The public is invited to the event, which had previously been scheduled for this Tuesday. As previously planned, it will start with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by the ceremony at 6 p.m.There are a lot of reasons to rebuild Midvalley Elementary. Built in 1957, the school is Canyons District’s oldest campus. It opened the same year as the historic launch of the world’s first unmanned satellite Sputnik, a full decade before dot matrix printers were invented, and at…
While film critics around the country continue to debate whether “Green Book” was truly the year’s best picture, students in Canyons District schools have set their sights on becoming the next Steven Spielberg, Alfonso Cuaron, or Spike Lee.    Some 121 student-created entries from nearly every school in Canyons District, were submitted for the consideration of judges in the 10th annual Canyons District Film Festival, which culminates on Monday, April 15 at the Jordan Commons Megaplex Theater, 9335 State. A red carpet entrance for the nominees in six film categories and the poster-creation contest will precede the glitzy 6 p.m.…
Canyons School District offers a rich variety of summer learning opportunities for students of all ages. From week-long camps that expose young children to the arts and sciences in a fun, relaxed atmosphere to online courses that allow high school students to get a head-start earning credits toward graduation, there's something for practically everyone — and at affordable prices. Individual schools also host workshops and camps. Following is a sampling of offerings. For more opportunities, check with your neighborhood schools. Summer SemesterWe get it. There simply aren’t enough hours in the day to take advantage of all the learning opportunities available…
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