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When architects of the new Midvale Middle suggested cloistering the library in a quiet corner of the building, the school’s Media Specialist said, “Sorry, but that just won’t do.” The library, she explained, should be at the center of the school. It should be an open, inviting space for students to hang out with friends, study, check email, or play an educational videogame. It should be a place to collaboratively explore, create, and even make noise — a place where students find common ground in common interests.  The architects agreed, and the communal design ethic they embraced is evident throughout…
Canyons District is pleased to announce the 2016-2017 attendance incentive payouts per employee. The incentive amounts are calculated based on the number of eligible full-time employees and the number of sick, personal and no-pay days taken. The incentives will be paid on the July 31 paycheck.The payout amounts for 2016-2017 are as follows: Employee Group No Absences One Absence Two Absences Certificated $783.59 $427.41 $213.71 Classified $1,084.55 $591.57 $295.79 Administrators 0 0 0 *The amount is calculated based on a 40-hour work week. If you work less, your amount is prorated according to your hours worked.
Canyons School District is launching a new online tool that will make it easier for students to apply to transfer from their neighborhood school to another school within the District. School choice transfers are approved through a process known as “permitting.” Until now, permit applications had to be filled out on paper and submitted directly to schools. But starting, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017, families can complete their application via their personal computer from the comfort of their homes. Schools also have computers available to assist families with the application process. Applying is easy: Simply click here and follow the prompts.…
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Is Your Child Ready for School?

When does school start? Where does my child meet the bus? What’s on the lunch menu? You've got back-to-school questions. Canyons School District has answers. Parents can stay in the know by frequently checking canyonsdistrict.org, but following are a few key dates and pieces of information for families to keep in mind.For Your CalendarAug. 3 Online Registration OpensAug. 22 Sixth-Grade OrientationAug. 23 First Day of SchoolAug. 25 Canyons District Night at Rio Tinto StadiumAug. 28 First Day of KindergartenSept. 4 Labor DayHow to Register for SchoolPoint, click, register, it’s that easy. Starting Aug. 3, CSD families can register their children for school online. If your child has…
Canyons District’s summertime fundraising luncheon has gone countywide! Each summer, Canyons District employees collect food, clothing and back-to-school supplies for students in need—and this year, we're inviting everyone to participate.Join us as we take part in Z104's three-day, “Tools for School” donation drive. Giving is easy. Just drop off your donations in the south-end parking lot of The Shops at South Town any time August 8-10, and say hello to Z104 radio personalities Dave and Deb who will be spending three nights at the shopping center in Canyons District buses. The event will benefit students throughout the Salt Lake valley.Out of…
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