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Thursday, 20 July 2017 17:10

Is Your Child Ready for School?

When does school start? Where does my child meet the bus? What’s on the lunch menu? You've got back-to-school questions. Canyons School District has answers. Parents can stay in the know by frequently checking canyonsdistrict.org, but following are a few key dates and pieces of information for families to keep in mind.For Your CalendarAug. 3 Online Registration OpensAug. 22 Sixth-Grade OrientationAug. 23 First Day of SchoolAug. 25 Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto StadiumAug. 28 First Day of KindergartenSept. 4 Labor DayHow to Register for SchoolPoint, click, register, it’s that easy. Starting Aug. 3, CSD families can register their children for school online. If your child has…
Canyons District’s summertime fundraising luncheon has gone countywide! Each summer, Canyons District employees collect food, clothing and back-to-school supplies for students in need—and this year, we're inviting everyone to participate.Join us as we take part in Z104's three-day, “Tools for School” donation drive. Giving is easy. Just drop off your donations in the south-end parking lot of The Shops at South Town any time August 8-10, and say hello to Z104 radio personalities Dave and Deb who will be spending three nights at the shopping center in Canyons District buses. The event will benefit students throughout the Salt Lake valley.Out of…
Fifteen-year-old survives lung surgery to compete in national bowling championship  Emily Pelzer was just 7 years old when she first saw a school flier inviting kids to come bowling. It seemed like it could be fun, so she asked her mom if they could go. Eight years later, the soon-to-be sophomore at Hillcrest is still bowling — but the sport has become much more than a hobby. It’s a lifeline. It turns out Pelzer is a natural at the sport. One year after she showed up to the bowling alley for the first time, the 8-year-old won her first national…
A summer academy created to put entering Hillcrest High freshmen on the path to excel their first, make-or-break, and beyond, has earned CSD the honor of being named a 2017 District of Distinction by District Administration Magazine. The award recognizes districts for leading the way with educational innovations “that are yielding quantifiable benefits, and that could be replicated by other districts.” Hillcrest is a place where achievement is possible for all students. It consistently ranks among Utah’s top 10 high schools in U.S. News & World Report rankings, which look at graduation rates and test scores with an emphasis on the performance…
Created by a vote of the people, Canyons District enjoys uncommon levels of community support.  Last year, more than 12,500 volunteers — about one volunteer for every three CSD students — registered to lend a hand in CSD schools, be it to read with a child or help a student master multiplication tables. Together, they contributed more than 233,000 hours of service, and if trends continue, we expect an even greater showing of support next year.Be a part of something great, and join our volunteer team. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now being accepted. To sign-up, click here…
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