Wednesday, 16 November 2016 14:03

School Choice: Open Enrollment Starts Dec. 1

Students who wish to attend a school other than their resident school — the one assigned to them by geographic boundaries — may request a transfer by going in person to their school of choice and filling out a Standard Early Open Enrollment Application. The application window for Early Enrollment permits opens Thursday, Dec. 1 and closes on Friday, Feb. 17. School transfers are approved when space is available and on a first-come, first-served basis. Parents are responsible for providing transportation for transfer students. In Canyons District, there are two open enrollment periods: Early Open Enrollment and Late Open Enrollment.…
Canyons School District Board of Education recognized seven educators who played an instrumental role in deescalating a traumatic incident that occurred at Union Middle School on Oct. 25, 2016. At a public meeting Tuesday night, the Board of Education honored Union Middle teachers and staff who, without thought to their own safety, intervened to protect students and mitigate a critical situation that could have been much worse without their action. "You’ve all done so much, not only for the students of Union Middle, but for the entire community,” Canyons Board of Education President Sherril Taylor told the educators at a…
Alta soccer coach Lee Mitchell knows how to win.He won 14 state championships and three national coach-of-the-year awards, but he’s still surprised anyone even knows his name.When the Utah High School Activities Association nominated Mitchell in 2014 to be the coach of the year for boys soccer for the National Federation of High Schools, Mitchell was stunned.“It was kind of a shock, I felt a kind of unbelief because it is a big thing for a guy from Utah to be able to do that,” Mitchell said. “That’s pretty amazing.”Mitchell is known to defer the credit he receives to his…
With a late start once a week, students at Eastmont Middle usually choose to sleep in on Fridays, but not today. Today, Nov. 11, 2016, they had something special in mind —more important than sleep. In honor of Veterans Day, students came to school early on Friday to make sure everything would be perfect for the 170 veterans and their families they expected to attend the school’s third annual Veterans Day breakfast and presentation. Students lined the sidewalk with American flags, prepared food, set up the cafeteria, and took their posts on either side of every door. Then, at 8…
They’re blocking their scenes, rehearsing their lines and putting the final touches on stage designs. In the coming weeks, CSD’s high school drama departments will debut the year’s fall theatre productions — a diverse lineup offering a little something for everyone. Following are production times and dates. Please address any questions to the individual schools. Jordan High“Once Upon a Mattress”November 10-12 and 14 at 7 p.m. in the AuditoriumThis musical comedy is a fun-filled parody of the fairy tale, “The Princess and the Pea” with a large chorus, opening the theatre experience to a broad range of students. Tickets are…