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CSD Begins Taking Applications for Canyons Online, CSD’s New Tech-Driven Innovation

Canyons is powering up its personalized-learning options with the pending launch of Canyons Online, a technology-driven educational initiative recently approved by the Canyons Board of Education. 

Starting in fall 2021, Canyons Online will be the CSD program through which high-quality online classes will be provided to third- through 12th-grade students. Licensed teachers with advanced training in the best digital teaching and learning practices will lead classes in core subjects.  

“Canyons Online will really offer us the opportunity to act on Canyons District’s principle of innovation,” said Canyons Superintendent Dr. Rick Robins. “Families will have more choice and flexibility in customizing what is best for their students.” 

Parents and students interested in the choice and flexibility provided by Canyons Online are invited to learn more about the program at two Information Nights. The next 6-7:30 p.m. event will Thursday, April 15, 2021, in the Canyons Center of the Canyons District Office, 9361 S. 300 East. The livestream can be accessed at CSDTV, the District’s YouTube channel. 

The application window for fall classes opens at midnight, Friday, April 16.  The window will remain open until April 30.  Click here to submit your child’s application.

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Volunteers Needed to Help Us Finish the School Year Strong

It’s time to spring into volunteering! With vaccination rates picking up, and the expanding availability of rapid COVID-19 testing, we are now able to safely welcome parents, grandparents, and other helpers back into our classrooms — and it couldn’t happen at a more opportune time.

As we look to finish the year strong, and make the most out of the last few months of instructional time, our teachers could use the extra hands and our students could use the extra encouragement.

“We’re at that point where, by taking the right precautions, it’s safe. And the help is needed,” said Canyons Superintendent Dr. Rick Robins. “One of the great strengths of Canyons District has been having parents and volunteers in our buildings working with our students, and I’m absolutely thrilled to be welcoming them back.”

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Do you want to be a student aide next year?

Qualifications: Aide positions are only open to next year’s 8th graders (current 7th graders). Student aides must display the following qualities: Dedication, integrity, honesty, dependability and a strong work ethic. Students who apply must have good attendance and uphold the COURAGE code.

Students may only have ONE aide position. Grading will be on a pass/fail scale. Students who apply to be an aide are agreeing to be placed in any office or classroom within the school (counseling, attendance, hall monitor, library or in a 6th, 7th, or 8th grade classroom). Placements will be determined based on teacher/staff requests, availability and based on the student’s schedule.

If you are selected as an aide, the student center will drop one of your electives. Student Aide elective is given the priority and any other of your electives may be dropped to accommodate your student aide position. Schedules/placements will not be finalized until August when schedules are released.

Student Aide Applications for the 2021-2022 school year will be open from March 2nd – March 23rd.

To apply, click on this link, sign into your CSD google account and fill out the form.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd51jftxiaPfPmdvHnnMLVRRqnv2huhg3NK4T5NXDv5bAMjog/viewform

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