Wednesday, 07 April 2010 20:05

CSD Teachers In Car-Giveaway Contest

Canyons District teachers have been nominated for a chance to win the use of a 2010 Nissan Rogue for two years and a $1,000 Visa card for classroom supplies. How do they win? In the tradition of “American Idol” and “Dancing With The Stars,” the public is asked to vote for the teacher who has gone above and beyond the call of classroom duty. Contest organizers say the vote tally will play a big part in determining which teachers drive away with first, second and third prize. Second place receives a $750 Visa card for supplies and third place receives…
A Hillcrest High School teacher is one of only 37 teachers nationwide to be honored with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association Inspirational Teacher Award. Biology teacher Phil Talbot was surprised last week in his fourth-period class by Principal Sue Malone, who informed Talbot’s students that he’d been selected for one of the 2010 awards. The honor is given to outstanding former teachers of current MIT students who wish to thank their high school mentors for helping them prepare for the rigors of college and careers. “I know he works you hard, but I know he doesn’t expect you…
 Perform at Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto Stadium Auditions held April 14 for National Anthem and the Carnival Stage Students in Canyons District Schools are invited to audition to sing the National Anthem or perform on the pre-game Carnival Stage at the Real Salt Lake game on Saturday, May 1. Auditions will be Wednesday, April 14 at the Canyons Administration Building, 9150 S. 500 West, Sandy. Check-in is 4-5 p.m. Those auditioning must present an entry form signed by themselves and a parent or guardian.  Consent Forms  Canyons Idol Consent Form Carnival Stage Consent Form Flyer  Canyons Idol 2010 Flyer…
Two Canyons School District students won $1,000 college scholarships in an essay contest sponsored by the creative writing club of a Sandy senior living center. Seniors Brynn Wistisen, Alta High School, and Ishma Singh, Jordan High School, have each won a scholarship in a National Women's History Month essay contest sponsored by the writing club at Atria, 10970 S. 700 East, Sandy. Students were invited to submit a 1,500-word essay about famous women in history and how they impacted future generations.Read more in the Sandy Journal.
Thursday, 25 March 2010 15:18

There's No Place Like Jordan Valley's 'Oz'

Jordan Valley, Canyons District’s school for severely disabled students, this week performed a show with real heart.  And brains.  And courage. Jordan Valley students, faculty and staff have been working for about two months on a version of “The Wizard of Oz,” which has been adapted to the special needs of the students at the school. Students and faculty, who were clad in elaborate costumes, played the roles of Dorothy, the Wicked Witch of the West, Glinda the Good Witch, Lion, Tin Man and Scarecrow.  Students also made appearances as munchkins and flying monkeys.  See media coverage of Jordan Valley’s…
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