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The Board of Education of Canyons School District is pleased to announce the selection of Joanne Ackerman as the new principal of Albion Middle School. Ackerman, who is Principal of West Jordan Middle School, was appointed Tuesday. Ackerman, who assumes the Albion principalship in June, replaces Larry Odom, who this fall will become an Assistant Principal at Brighton High School.   As with previous principal searches, Canyons School District initiated the hiring process by holding a town meeting at which parents and faculty were given the opportunity to share with the district the personal and professional characteristics they were looking…
Twenty students from Brighton High School recently attended the National High School Model United Nations competition in New York City. The students from Canyons District walked away with a prestigious award for their work.  At the contest, Brighton’s Model U.N. team represented Finland, and students also had special seats representing Austria on the Security Council, which included participation in a late-night emergency crisis session.  They also represented Amnesty International on the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Forum.All of the delegates performed exceptionally well. Brighton received the Award of Merit in the NGO Forum — an award that BHS students have never before…
Anthony Cheng, a sixth-grade student in Canyons District, is the new state National Geographic Bee champion. For winning the 22nd annual geography bee, Cheng received $100 and a chance to earn $25,000 at the national contest in Washington, D.C.  Cheng, who attends Peruvian Park Elementary School, beat 96 of Utah's best and brightest at the state final last Friday at Thanksgiving Point. In May, Cheng will represent Utah at nationals, which is hosted by "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek. Read all about Cheng’s win in the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune.
Monday, 19 April 2010 17:20

Canyons District Immunization Clinics

Utah law requires students to be current on their immunizations. In order to assist students in obtaining the required immunizations, Canyons School District Nursing Services, in conjunction with Community Nursing Service's Immunization Express, will conduct two immunization clinics to assist families in obtaining the immunizations that are required by law. Before entering kindergarten children must show proof of receiving the following immunizations: 5 DTaP/DT, 4 polio, 2 measles, mumps, and rubella, 3 hepatitis B, 2 hepatitis A, and 1 varicella, which is commonly known as chicken pox. Before entering seventh grade, children must show proof of receiving a Tdap booster…
Friday, 16 April 2010 20:40

Canyons High School Art Show Winners

1st Place Winners Simmons, Rebecca Hillcrest HS Seaweed Nielson, Felicity Hillcrest HS Madame Raine Wofman, Sarah Alta HS On His Way Home From Humanity Blosser, Denae Jordan HS (none) Varas, Alexandria Alta HS Sweet September Simmons, Rebecca Hillcrest HS Avant I Blosser, Denae Jordan HS Metamorphosis Piece Best of Show- 2D Jon Marrder Valley HS Abstract with Silver 2nd Place Holmes, Kevin Hillcrest HS Inverted Pyramid Peterson, Sarah Hillcrest HS Flame Ring Carvier, Katie Alta HS Crispy Daley, Shannon Hillcrest HS Setting Spring Rasmussen, Brock Hillcrest HS Self-portrait Costello, Garrett Jordan HS Humbolt Price, Amber Valley HS Wood Nymph Diddens,…
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