Dr. Lory Curtis, a 27-year educator and Principal of South Park Academy at the Utah State Prison, recently received the Presidents Award from the Utah Association of Adult, Community and Continuing Education. The association gives the annual award to an individual who has made “significant contributions and epitomizes leadership in the field of adult and continuing education.” Under Dr. Curtis’ leadership, South Park has raised the number of high school diplomas by 59 percent.
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 05:19

CTEC's Holiday Poinsettia Sale Now Under Way

Buy your holiday poinsettias from the Canyons Technical Education Center, 825 E. 9085 South.  The sale started Monday, Nov. 29.  Call 801-826-6646 during school hours to pre-order the $6 plants, which come in a variety of colors. Delivery is free for orders of more than 50 plants.
Wednesday, 01 December 2010 05:09

2 CSD Paraeducators Win State Honors

Melissa Kimmel and Sarah Smith were named Outstanding Paraeducators by the Utah State Office of Education at the 16th annual Utah Paraeducator Conference Nov. 12-13.  In all, 15 paraeducators from all parts of the state were honored for their service in Utah schools. Kimmel works at South Park Academy at the Utah State Prison and Smith works at Butler Elementary School. Click here to read more in the Salt Lake Tribune. 
{yoogallery src=[/images/stories/ShuttlePhotos/] width=[100] height=[100]}Hillcrest High School students, and their unique science project, are about to become part of space history. A science project designed by Hillcrest students Keltson Howell, Megan Dolle, and Nikos Liodakis is one of 16 nationwide, and the only one from Utah, selected by the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program to fly on the Space Shuttle Endeavor. The shuttle’s Feb. 27, 2011 launch marks the final scheduled launch of the Space Shuttle program. The students and their teacher, Jonathan Miller, were congratulated Tuesday in a surprise visit by former U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, R-Utah, who was a payload…
Tuesday, 30 November 2010 03:17

Hillcrest Student To Perform at Carnegie Hall

Cynthia Chen, a student at Hillcrest High School, has been selected for the 2011 American High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. She will be a part of the Honors Band as a flutist. Participation in the Honors Orchestra, Honors Band, and Honors Choir is limited to the highest-rated high school performers from across North America.  Chen auditioned this fall for the Honors Performance Series and was accepted after a review by the Selection Board committee.  Acceptance to the elite group is a direct result of the talent, dedication, and achievements demonstrated in her application and audition recording. Chen…
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