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Midvalley Elementary students to contact the International Space Station You might have seen the International Space Station as a shimmering blip streaking across the night sky. On Wednesday, Dec. 2, Midvalley Elementary students in Midvale will have a chance to talk with the astronauts inside. Midvalley students will contact the space station through Amateur Radio on the International Space Station (ARISS), a program sponsored by NASA, the American Radio Relay League, and the Radio Amateur Satellite Corp. In the 10-minute window in which the space station orbits overhead, sixth-grade students will have the opportunity to ask astronauts on board about…
Tuesday, 24 November 2009 00:02

Middle Schools Intramurals Results

Canyons School District's first-ever districtwide middle school intramural athletics competition was notable for its formidable teams, fun atmosphere and fast-to-applaud-for-all sportsmanship. The team from Indian Hills snagged the over-all team trophy, with Crescent View and Albion winning second and third, respectively. Teams from each of Canyons' eight middle schools ran a 2-mile cross-country race around Eastmont Middle School's campus. The Oct. 24 contest, which the District hopes to make an annual event, was developed to promote healthy lifestyles and gauge interest for future competitive sports programs. Individual winners on both the boys and girls teams were awarded medals, and the…
Saturday, 21 November 2009 00:20

BHS Pep Band Invited To Send-off REAL

Brighton High’s pep band was invited to help give Real Salt Lake a terrific send-off to the MLS Cup. Great performance, BHS! {yoogallery src=[/images/stories/RealBrightonBand] width=[100] height=[100] prefix=[thumb100_] style=[lightbox] }
Friday, 20 November 2009 22:00

Board Honors Native Americans

Canyons Board honors Native American students in historic ceremony SANDY – In an emotional ceremony attended by state and local Native American leaders, the Canyons Board of Education honored nearly 70 Native American students and adults for their educational and community achievements. Canyons District Native American Education Specialist Joyce Guenon called the event historic, saying it marked the first time a Board of Education has honored area Native American students. "This is the most incredible gift I've seen our people get," Guenon told the Board at its Tuesday meeting. "You have given tonight the gift of hope. You have given…
Tuesday, 10 November 2009 23:26

H1N1 vaccine offered to Midvale residents

The Midvale Family Health Clinic is offering 300 doses of the H1N1 vaccine to Midvale residents in high-risk groups on Friday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic is located at 7852 S. Pioneer St. (310 West), on the Southwest side of the Midvale Middle School campus. The cost is $10. The clinic will offer vaccine to the following high-risk groups: • Pregnant women • People who live with or provide care to infants younger than 6 months (e.g., parents, siblings, and day care providers) • Health care and emergency medical services personnel • People 6 months…
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