Education News Roundup: Nov. 21 – 2017

Artwork of sailboats by Canyon View Elementary students.

Two Corner Canyon High students killed in Draper rollover. Teens remembered as kind, caring as hundreds attend vigil. Poll: A Third of Utahns Say They Should Pay More in Taxes to Fund Education. In our opinion: School Bonds evidence Utah support for education. Secondary education homeless students have unique needs. Agency tells schools they must serve kids with disabilities. . . . → Read More

Utah Principals of the Year

L-R: Mountain Ridge Junior High Principal Mark Whitaker, Corner Canyon High Principal Mary Bailey and Lava Ridge Intermediate School Assistant Principal Greg Bozarth.

The principals of Draper’s Corner Canyon High School and Highland’s Mountain Ridge Junior High School, along with the assistant principal of Santa Clara’s Lava Ridge Intermediate School, were named 2016 Utah Secondary Principals of the Year by the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals in a ceremony in Salt Lake City. . . . → Read More

Utah Winners of Martin Luther King Essay, Video Contest Named

The Utah State Office to Education today announced the winners of the state’s 31st annual Martin Luther King, Jr. essay and video contest. Secondary school students from throughout the state are annually invited to submit essay or video entrees based on civil rights themes to the contest which is judged by volunteers from the Utah State Office of Education and school districts. . . . → Read More

2014 Sorenson Legacy Awards

2014 Sorenson Legacy Awards

Congratulations to all recipients of the Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education. . . . → Read More

Corner Canyon High School


Career and Technical Coordinator Wayne Dittmore writes about Canyons School District’s new high school, Corner Canyon. The school will offer a full range of Career and Technical Education classes. . . . → Read More