Congratulations to Alta High senior Eric Michels, winner of the Canyons Idol contest! Eric will perform the National Anthem at the Saturday, May 1 Real Salt Lake game at Rio Tinto Stadium. Eric was among 66 Canyons School District students of all ages to audition for the honor. Canyons Idol runners-up are: Natalia Alston, Brighton High, Second Place Seleiya Miller, Albion Middle, and Deseret and Ariana Miller, Brookwood Elementary, Third Place May 1 is Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto. Canyons District teachers, employees and a volunteer of the year will be honored in a halftime program, and Canyons students…
Midvale Middle School students "Change It Up at Lunch" by meeting new people in the cafeteria.  Read feature stories about the school's make-new-friends-initiative in the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News. Click here to read the story in the Deseret News Click here to read the story in the Salt Lake Tribune.
A Hillcrest High School sophomore is one of three Utah students selected to receive a Distinguished Award Scholarship from the Energy Solutions Foundation. The honor was presented last week to Nikolas Liodakis, the sophomore class president, during his Advanced Placement biology class. Liodakis, who was surprised with the announcement, was chosen to receive the $5,000 award from a field of 124 students who had already earned $2,000 merit scholarships from the foundation for excellence in their scholastic endeavors.  That brings Liodakis’ total scholarship money from Energy Solutions Foundation to $7,000. Liodakis, who has completed a calculus class at the University…
Monday, 26 April 2010 17:39

Midvale Middle Aims For IB Status

Midvale Middle School is rolling toward successfully becoming a school that is approved to offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme, which is an internationally recognized program for children aged 11 to 16. The curriculum of the Middle Years Programme is designed to spark interest in all academic subjects. Students are shown that all things are connected; that there are, indeed, links between what they learn in the classroom and in the real world. Officials say the program, which would start in the fall as a pilot and serve as a magnet program, will dovetail nicely with the established IB…
Monday, 26 April 2010 17:15

CTEC Announces Spring Plant, Flower Sale

If April showers bring May flowers, then folks along the Wasatch Front should have one heck of a garden in a few weeks. Pick up plants you’d like to see growing in your yards and gardens at the Canyons Technical Education Center, 825 E. 9085 South, Sandy.  A sale on plants and flowers begins Wednesday, April 28. Geraniums, petunias, tomatoes and snapdragons are among the plants for sale from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Questions? Call 801-256-5745.
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