Five Alta View teachers recently were awarded Canyons School District Education Foundation Innovation grants to increase technology use in their classrooms.
“I learned how to do a forward and reverse elbow, how to run for safety and tell someone to stay back if I didn’t feel comfortable,” she said, before demonstrating it to her classmates and their parents at her Dec. 12 graduation from the program.
“Participating in these competitions has given me a taste of success and a never ending love for Math. It's a great feeling to be able to excel at something you're passionate about. "
After a two-year break, the City Journals (formerly The Valley Journals) is, along with Overstock.com, sponsoring the Salt Lake County Spelling Bee.
“I’m extremely happy that they did so well,” Principal Leslie Jewkes said. “Those students are quite accelerated in mathematics.”
“The week celebrated the right of the parents to choose the school or educational option that serves their children best,” said Beehive Discipline and Safety Coordinator Germaine Barnes, who helped coordinate events involving the school and activities during School Choice Week.
“The school has adopted the social justice theme of literacy and the right that everyone has to an education, so it was decided that we would hold a family literacy night to tie in with the social justice theme,” Director of Advancement Sonia West said.
“Our teacher Mrs. (Sue) Ranglack told everyone they would be writing their own novel, and they could make up their own story or get an idea from someone, but they had to be the one to write it,” Cheyenne said. “I had a friend who had a good idea and wanted me to use it, so I did.”
“The students planned the activities as it is a student-led organization,” adviser Natalie Hancock said. “FCCLA activities help members become strong leaders in their families, careers and communities.”
“With the rising number of computers involved in so many jobs and career fields, it is important that people know how to not only use, but be able to understand, code,” Gretchen said.