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Monday, 03 July 2017 17:36

Happy 8th Birthday Canyons District

When Canyons, the first new school district in Utah in 100 years, opened its doors in 2009, the mandate was clear: Do what it takes to help students achieve their highest potential. If that means creating programs whereby middle schoolers can get a jump on high school and high schoolers can get a jump on college, so be it. If that means harnessing resources to pay teachers a professional wage, consider it done. It that means partnering with the community to spark innovations in the classroom, we’ll make it happen. July 1, 2017 marks the successful conclusion of another year…
It’s the height of summer, a time for backyard barbecues and beach vacations. But we’re busy preparing for the start of school — and to help families plan, we’re letting you know that online registration for the 2017-2018 school year begins on Aug. 3, 2017.   Letters with information about this year's online registration process will be direct-mailed to all Canyons parents, and we’ll continue to post reminders on social media. Already have vacation plans for Aug. 3? Don’t fret — just complete the process when you return. Because online registration is not first-come, first-served, you won’t need to worry about being…
Canyons District has added an additional site for preschool classes in the 2017-2018 school year.  This exciting new development in early childhood programs was recently announced by CSD Administrator Terri Mitchell on KUTV Channel 2. This fall, 3- and 4-year-old children can attend a program Oakdale Elementary. Programs also are at Altara, Butler, Jordan Valley, Quail Hollow and Willow Springs elementary schools.   In addition to serving students needing special education services free of cost, schools with space for tuition-paying students have morning and afternoon sessions.  Morning sessions are 8:20-10:50 a.m. Afternoon sessions are 11:30-2 p.m.  Students can enroll in a…
Canyons School District parents and guardians can now view their children's SAGE test results online. Results are available via a families' private Skyward accounts, the same account used for annual online registration. The portal is a secure site that provides parents more immediate access to their child’s SAGE results once school lets out for the summer. Five CSD schools — Midvale Middle School and Sandy, Copperview, East Midvale, and Midvale elementary schools — have opted to provide all parents with paper copies of SAGE test results. These will be mailed to parents on June 19, the same day they are posted…
Canyons District is pleased to announce new administrative appointments, which were approved by the Board of Education on Tuesday, June 13, 2017.   Kenna Sorensen, currently the Principal of East Sandy Elementary, will become an administrator in the Instructional Supports Department. This position was created when Dr. Darren Draper, the Director of Education Technology, resigned to accept a position in the Alpine District. With the move, Sorensen joins the Department of Instructional Supports’ administrative team of Director Dr. Amber-Roderick Landward and Administrator Jesse Henefer in guiding the District’s curriculum and education-technology initiatives Dr. Angela Wilkinson, currently the Assistant Principal of…
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