Five of CSD’s talented high school instrumentalists have been selected to perform with the Utah Symphony at an All-Star Evening Concert on Tuesday, May 23. The rare honor is granted to 57 students statewide. At the 7 p.m. event at Abravanel Hall, students will perform Dvorak’s Violin Concerto side-by-side with their professional counterparts. The performance will last two hours and admission starts at $12. The following students were chosen based on their performance at the Utah Symphony Youth Orchestra Festival on March 13, 2017: Sean Dulger, Horn, Corner CanyonLaura Lee, Violin, Corner CanyonMicah Clawson, Violin, HillcrestDallin Davis, Cello, HillcrestParker Kreiger,…
This is the house that Canyons built. And it's also being put up for sale at a drastically reduced rate for any qualifying Canyons District teacher or Education Support Professional. The listed price of the 1,500-square-foot house, which was built as part of the Canyons Technical Education Center's construction-management program, is $285,000. That's far below the assessed value of $340,000. Canyons District can provide this opportunity by partnering with Sandy City, which donated the lot on which the house was constructed. The house is located at at 107 E. Benson Way in Sandy.  Most years, proceeds from the sale of…
It takes a small army to run a school, from first-rate principals, exemplary educators, and busy bus drivers to top-rate lunch and custodial staff, technology experts and financial wizards — not to mention scores of classroom volunteers. Only through the combined knowledge and skill of these champions of public education do Canyons District schools succeed, and there’s a way to recognize them for their good work: The Apex Awards, the highest awards that are bestowed by the Board of Education and Administration. This will be the eighth year CSD has honored outstanding educators, administrators and community supporters with Apex Awards…
The wind howled and shook the balloons at Indian Hills Middle Thursday as community members gathered to celebrate the beginning of a remodel and addition to the school. But nothing could sweep away students’ excitement to get the project going.Whoops and cheers accompanied school leaders, administrators, local representatives and members of Canyons’ Board of Education as they ceremoniously turned over a shovel of dirt to mark the beginning of the final project made possible by a $250 million bond approved by voters in 2010. The project is scheduled to be completed for the 2018-2019 school year.“I have no doubt that…
Warming temperatures signal the return of spring and Canyons District's annual Community Wellness Fair. CSD is the teaming up with Healthy Sandy, Healthy Salt Lake, and area businesses to sponsor the District’s 2nd annual Wellness Fair on Wednesday, April 12 from 4-6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Children can come explore a Sandy City fire truck, and adults can bring their used prescriptions for safe disposal at a drug drop sponsored by the Sandy City Police Department. This year's expo-style showcase also will feature a clean air demonstration by Breathe Utah — a reminder that…
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