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Wednesday, 26 May 2010 16:04

Canyons Announces Summer Food Services

Canyons School District is offering the Summer Food Service Program at six sites beginning June 7, 2010. Free meals will be made available to attending children (18 years old and younger) June 7 - Aug. 13 at all sites except Midvale Elementary, which will end the service August 11. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., except at Midvale Elementary, which will serve breakfast from 8 - 9 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at all sites. Adults may purchase meals at these sites. Prices are $2 for breakfast and $3 for lunch.…
Anthony Cheng, a student at Peruvian Park Elementary in Canyons School District, finished in sixth place in the championship round of the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C. He won $500 for placing in the top 10. Alex Trebek, host of the TV show “Jeopardy,” hosted the final match on Wednesday, which was broadcast on the National Geographic Channel. More than 5 million students in fourth- through eighth-grades compete in Geographic Bees each year. The top 54 went to the competition in D.C. Click here to read a Deseret News story on Cheng's accomplishments. Click here to see a story…
Monday, 24 May 2010 20:26

CSD Summer Schedule

In an effort to save money in a tight budget year, Canyons School District has scheduled several four‐day work weeks during the summer months.On the fifth day of the week ‐ Fridays‐ the Canyons Administrative Building and the Canyons Support Services Center, as well as all CSD schools, will be closed and utility systems shut down. The District anticipates saving an estimated $18,000 per day the schools and District Offices are not in operation.
Canyons Superintendent David S. Doty is on the cover of the May 19, 2010 edition of Education Week, recognized as "American education's newspaper of record."The article about Canyons School District, "New Utah School District a Test of Leadership Skill," examines the ways in which Canyons has seized unique opportunities to innovate as it starts anew in public education."Already we are seeing community involvement we hadn't seen before. I get constant feedback about how refreshing that is," Rep. Greg Hughes, R-Draper and co-sponsor of the legislation allowing smaller school districts, told the newspaper. "The pipeline of information is creating trust with…
Canyons School District, in partnership with four other school districts, has received Salt Lake Community College’s Innovation of the Year Award for the Teacher Recruitment Scholarship Program for Diverse Students. Teacher Recruitment Scholarship Program for Diverse Students includes Canyons, Davis, Granite, Jordan and Salt Lake City school districts. Under the program, the school districts collaborate with SLCC and the University of Utah’s College of Education to address the need for a more diverse teaching force in public schools. The scholarship is extended to up to 16 new high school graduates each year. The program was nominated for the award because…
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