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Town Hall Meeting

Canyons District has launched a search for a superintendent to succeed Dr. Jim Briscoe, who has announced his intention to retire at the end of the school year. To the end of finding the best possible candidate, the Canyons Board of Eduction is seeking input on the desired characteristics of a superintendent.

HOW TO GIVE US YOUR THOUGHTS

  • A link to an online survey has been sent to all parents of Canyons District students. Responses will be accepted until noon Friday, Feb. 21.
  • Attend one of three Superintendent Search Town Halls.
Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Jordan High
Wednesday, Feb 26 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Corner Canyon High
Thursday, Feb. 27 from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Albion Middle

Make-Up Day Feb 17 for Weather-Related Cancellation

To make up for the instructional time lost due to the weather-related cancellation of school on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, a make-up day will be held on Presidents Day.

All Canyons District schools will now hold school on Feb. 17 on their usual Monday schedules. Buses also will be operating that day.

The Presidents Day holiday was previously set aside by the District’s Calendar Committee as the designated make-up day for emergency school closures for the  2019-2020 school year. Under Utah law, public schools must conduct school for at least 990 instructional hours over a minimum of 180 days each academic year, and recover any days lost due to inclement weather. Districts are expected to build a recovery day into their calendars so as to provide families and employees advance notice of the possible need and timing for a make-up day.

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Reading Wars 2020

Reading Wars 2020 Competition

Hello! We are excited for Reading Wars 2.0! We had such a great experience last year and hope that, once again, this fun little challenge pushes our students to read a little bit more, discover new books, take more AR tests, and work on goals as a class. Last year, Park Lane read for a total of 181,943 minute! Which translates into over 126 days of reading. AWESOME!

As a quick review, Reading Wars is a reading minutes contest. During the length of Reading Wars, students keep track of all minutes read outside of school. They can do so using either the provided Reading Wars Tracker, or in their class planners they have been suing all year. To be eligible, these minutes must be accompanied by a parent signature. Please have either the signed planner or signed Reading Wars Tracker returned to school each day so minutes can be tabulated.

The Prizes!

  • The class that reads the most minutes in each grade will win $5 to spend at at the Book Fair, for every student in the winning class.
  • The student that reads the most minutes in each grade will win a Kindle!
  • The 2nd place student in each grade will win $15 to spend at the Book Fair.
  • The 3rd place student in each grade will win $10 to spend at the Book Fair.
  • The class with the most reading minutes brought in the previous day will get to keep our giant golden Reading Wars Trophy in their class.

Good Luck Panthers, and have fun too!

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