On a brisk, clear day on July 1, 2009, Canyons District made history. That was the first day of the first year of the first new school district to be created in Utah in nearly a century. With a laser-like focus on helping every one of our students become college- and career-ready, Canyons District has been breaking barriers and raising the bar ever since its start.   To celebrate the achievements of the past 10 years, the Canyons Board of Education and Administration are hosting a reception and a student-performance showcase for the Canyons District community. The free event will…
Applying for college just got easier. Canyons School District is now partnering with Parchment, an online system for ordering high school transcripts. Starting this spring, CSD high school students can order electronic copies of their official transcripts with a push of the button. They can also use the system to electronically send their transcripts to the college or university of their choosing and track the request to ensure the document arrives at its destination. For now, there is no limit to the number of transcript requests students are allowed. The service is free-of-charge for currently-enrolled students and available to graduates…
Jessica Beus is known as the “child whisperer” of Midvale Elementary. With an exceedingly calm and patient demeanor, coupled with plenty of smiles and fist-bumps, Beus guides her students through the day’s lessons. In turn, her group of third-graders approach their days with eager eyes, grins, and an apparent desire to show their teacher they can do hard things.  “She is an amazing teacher,” says Midvale Elementary Principal Chip Watts, taking care to note that Beus can reach even the toughest of kiddos at the Title I school. “She has a gift that is rare.”  On Tuesday night, Beus, now…
The Canyons Board of Education on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 issued the following statement about a tentative agreement with the Canyons Education Association for the 2019-2020 school year. The statement was read by Board President Nancy Tingey at the end of the ceremony to announce the 2019 Canyons District Teacher of the Year.  The 7 p.m. event, held at Butler Middle School, was attended by all 47 Canyons District school-based Teachers of the Year and their friends and families.   “Nothing in the public education system has a greater effect on a student’s learning than the teacher in the classroom.…
Three years ago, enrolling in college was the furthest thing from Hannah Beebe’s mind.But the Jordan High senior has learned a few things about perseverance. Your past doesn’t define you. Luck and raw talent will only take you so far. The key to getting where you want to go is working hard, treating setbacks as learning opportunities, and never giving up. “For a huge part of my life, I let my family’s struggles define who I was. Now I accept that I am my own person,” says the 18-year-old.This summer, Hannah will proudly join her peers on the commencement stage…
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