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Canyon Crest Elementary School

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1. Back-to-School Event – TONIGHT Monday, August 15 at 4:30pm We invite parents/guardians and students to attend our upcoming Back-to-School Event at Canyon Crest.  This event gives parents and students the opportunity to tour the school, visit with teachers, and become familiar with the classroom.

Please come at a time that is convenient and works for you.  We will not have an opening meeting at this event.

Date: Monday, August 15 Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Please note the event will end at 6:00pm to allow students and teachers to get home to prepare for the first day of school.  We look forward to having you attend our Back-to-School Event!

2. Update your students Parent Portal account

Provo City School District is asking that all families access their Parent Portal Account in powerschool to prepare for enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year, update the student’s information, review important policies and in order to access a district-provided computer device from our schools this year. If you have not done this step yet please do so BEFORE school starts TO UPDATE YOUR DEMOGRAPHICS:  https://grades.provo.edu

3. Free and Reduced Lunch Information

Don’t forget–Back to School Night is the perfect opportunity to sign up for classroom/school volunteering and for student lunches.

School breakfasts and lunches will not be offered for free to everyone this year.  Here is a reminder for what you need to do if you are interested in free and reduced lunches:

The federal government has indicated that school meals in 2022/2023 must be paid for unless parents/guardians have applied and been approved for the free and reduced meal program. Families who did not complete a free and reduced meal application for the 2021-2022 school year before May 27, 2022 will pay full price for meals during the first month of the 2022-2023 school year.

Please note that parents/guardians will need to complete a new meal application for the 2022-2023 school year as soon as possible for free and reduced meals.  If approved, the free and reduced meals will be in place for your child after the first month of this school year. For more information, see the current income eligibility guidelines as the following link: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/02/16/2022-03261/child-nutrition-programs-income-eligibility-guidelines

You can find a free and reduced meal program application at the main office or apply online at the following link: https://www.myschoolapps.com/

We ask that you please spread the word to anyone you know who may benefit from the free and reduced meal program. 4. August 16-19 Our first day of school this year is Tuesday, August 16. This will be for 1st through 6th grade students.  Kindergarten students will engage in KEEP testing starting on August 16 – their first day of school is Wednesday, August 24.

We will be on an Early Out Schedule the first week of school, August 16 – August 19.  Please note the following adjustment: School will end at 1:30pm on August 16, 17, and 18.  School will end at 1:50pm on August 19.

The early out schedule for August 16-18 will provide time for parents to set up individual meetings with teachers, as needed.  If you are interested in setting up a meeting with your child’s teacher, please send the teacher a direct email to schedule a meeting date and time.  Teacher contact information can be found at the following website: https://canyoncrest.provo.edu/faculty-staff/teachers-directory/.

The first full-day of school for 1st through 6th grade students is Monday, August 22.

5. Early Out Days for the Year Early Out Dates (School ends at 1:50pm unless otherwise indicated):

August 16 – Ends at 1:30pm

August 17 – Ends at 1:30pm

August 18 – Ends at 1:30pm

August 19

August 26

September 2

September 9

September 16

September 23

September 30

October 7

October 21

October 28

November 2 – Ends at 1:30pm

November 3 – Ends at 1:30pm

November 4

November 11

November 18

December 2

December 9

December 16

January 6

January 13

January 20

January 27

February 1 – Ends at 1:30pm

February 2 – Ends at 1:30pm

February 3

February 10

February 17

February 24

March 3

March 10

March 17

March 24

March 31

April 14

April 21

April 28

May 5

May 12

May 19

May 25 – Ends at 1:30pm

May 26

6. Hiring for a PE teacher

The PE teaching position is an Inst Asst 4/ Content Elem PE. Monday through Friday. Will be up to 29 hours teaching students PE. If you are interested please click on the link below to apply.

https://provo.applicantportal.com/job-detail-view.php?jid=6003

Please direct any questions you may have to Tiffany McCloud at  tiffanymc@provo.edu.

Thank you, Canyon Crest

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