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Canyons School District is accepting applications for first-graders to enter seven Dual-Immersion programs, three of which will debut in the District this coming fall.Dual-Immersion, offered in partnership with the State Office of Education, offers students instruction in a target language, including in the subjects of math, science and social studies, for at least 50 percent of the school day. Dual-Immersion programs help students develop the ability to read, write, speak and listen in another language from fully proficient teachers. They also will develop a world cultural understanding and be prepared academically, linguistically and socially for the challenges and needs of…
The Canyons District Board of Education approved Tuesday the appointment of two new principals: Shad DeMill is the new principal of Midvale Elementary. Mr. DeMill currently serves as Assistant Principal of Majestic Elementary in Jordan District. He replaces Karen Kezerian, who was transferred to Edgemont Elementary. Alice C. Meridith is the new principal at Oakdale Elementary.  She is working as Assistant Principal of Highland Village Elementary in Lewisville Independent School District in Texas.  She replaces Ruth Peters, who was transferred to Peruvian Park Elementary. DeMill will begin working at Midvale Elementary March 31. Meridith will begin her duties April 8.…
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 16:00

Canyons Athletes in the News

Congratulations to the student athletes in Canyons District schools.  Read all about their accomplishments: Alta Kyle Davis named 5A Boys Basketball MVP; Alta, Brighton, Jordan students elevated to All-State Team More accolades for Brighton, Alta students named to 5A Girls All-State Teams Brighton soccer ranked No. 1 
Thursday, 11 March 2010 22:06

Smart Players

Alta, Brighton and Jordan high athletes have won honors for their accomplishments in the classroom. Click here to see the list of students who earned spots as on Academic All-state teams for winter sports.
Thursday, 11 March 2010 18:20

Brighton Students Have Winning Recipe

Culinary arts students at Brighton High School have found a recipe for success. The Brighton High students, many of whom work in the school’s award-winning campus restaurant, were honored this month with a first-place finish at a contest that pitted them against 21 teams from schools throughout Utah.The Brighton team won the “culinary” competition, which was held as part of ProStart, a two-year curriculum supported by the National Restaurant Association and state restaurant associations across the country. The program blends classroom learning with mentored work experience to teach high school students the management and culinary skills needed for a career…
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