Wednesday, 27 May 2009 23:38

Teacher of the Year

Canyons School District 2415 E. 7600 S. Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121 Jennifer Toomer-CookCommunications Director(801) 501-1015 office(801) 631-3484 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CANYONS SCHOOL DISTRICT NAMES FIRST TEACHER OF THE YEAR COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS (May 27, 2009) — Student advocate, special-education teacher and culinary-arts educator with a fully operational school restaurant — Brighton High teacher Barbara Scrafford has several titles attached to her name. On Wednesday, Scrafford received yet another: Canyons School District’s inaugural Teacher of the Year. Scrafford, who has taught at Brighton more than 21 years, was surprised with the honor at an annual awards assembly attended by family, friends,…
Canyons School District Invites Students to…“Dream Big” And Participate in an Essay/Creative Writing Contest Dear Principals, Canyons School District is inviting students grades 4 through 12 to participate in the “Dream Big” essay/creative writing contest. Winners will read their work at a special event to be held July 1, 2009 to mark Canyons’ first day as a fully operational school district. All winning essays will be sealed in a Time Capsule, which will be on display at theDistrict Offices for the next year before final dedication. Categories: Grades 4-6; Grades 7-9; Grades 10-12 Contest Rules: Entries should be no more…
Tuesday, 12 May 2009 09:18

Cinco De Mayo

Canyons School District had a booth at the Midvale Cinco de Mayo festival held on May 2nd at the Midvale City Park. Despite being a rainy gloomy morning, the weather cleared up and the fun bean bag toss game soon became a huge hit for all the kids, and of course many of the adults wanted to test their own bean bag skills. With Community Engagement as one of the District's initiatives, these types of events will help build confidence and trust from parents and community in building a better education for the children with the Canyons School District. Here…
Wednesday, 06 May 2009 20:27

PTA Reflections Winners

Canyons Board of Education Honors PTA Reflections Winners May 5, 2009 -- The Board and Region 17 PTA leaders hosted an Open House and recognized 63 regional winners of the PTA Reflections Contest. Four students were honored for receiving national Awards of Excellence. For details, click here Congratulations to all winners!
Wednesday, 29 April 2009 21:58

Press Release: April 29, 2009

Canyons School District2415 E. 7600 SouthCottonwood Heights, Utah 84121(801) 501-1000 phone(801) 501-1011 fax Contact: Jennifer Toomer-CookCommunications Director (801) 501-1015 office (801) 631-3484 cell FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Canyons School District Enrollment, Facilities Study Puts Parents In Driver’s Seat Cottonwood Heights, Utah, April 29, 2009 – Canyons School District parents will gather today to begin a study on enrollment, facilities, and school calendars, with the goal of creating optimal conditions for student achievement in the new school district. WHEN: Wednesday, April 29, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Canyons School District Office, 2415 E. 7600 South in Cottonwood Heights The Student…