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Canyon Crest Elementary School

Canyon Crest Parents/Guardians,

Please note the following weekly announcements.

  1. Early Release for Grades 1-6 Grades 1-6 will have early release today, Monday, August 21 and tomorrow, Tuesday, August 22 at 1:00pm.  As a reminder, parents are welcome to schedule appointments to meet with teachers between 1:00pm until 4:00pm today and tomorrow, as needed.  The first full-day of school for Grades 1-6 will be on Wednesday, August 23.
  2. Kindergarten Information – Welcome Day, First Day, and Early Release Kindergarten Welcome Day is tomorrow, Tuesday, August 22.  Welcome Day is a short event where Kindergarten students are introduced to their assigned teacher and the classroom.  Kindergarten teachers will be letting parents know what time they are scheduled for Welcome Day. Kindergarten starts on Wednesday, August 23. Kindergarten will have early release on Wednesday, August 23 and Thursday, August 24 at 1:00pm.  Parents must pick-up their Kindergarten child at 1:00pm.  There will be no bus for Kindergarten on Wednesday and Thursday.
  3. Food and Nutrition Information Breakfast starts at 8:30am and ends at 8:45am. The price of all meals has increased this school year to $2.25 per meal.
  4. Kindness Club From our social worker, Mr. Blakey: For the Kindness Club this year there will be 2 groups, 1-3 grade and 4-6 grade. 1-3 graders will meet every Monday at 8 AM and 4-6 graders will meet every Wednesday at 8 AM. Everyone is welcome to join by getting a permission slip from the front office and returning it to either the front office or Mr. Blakey. In the Kindness Club, we have lessons, play games, and do activities to help promote kindness at our school. For any questions you can contact Mr. Blakey at or 385-539-9239. Thanks!
  5. SafeUT SafeUT is a smartphone app that features a crisis chat and tip line to provide real-time crisis intervention and support for students and parents/guardians. You can learn more by going to the Safe Utah Website or by watching the video at the following link.  Our school social worker, Michael Blakey, will be speaking with 5th – 6th grade classes about the SafeUT app.  Please let Michael Blakey know if you have any questions (
  6. Safety Drill We will be having a safety drill (evacuation protocol) on Friday, August 25.  Please help to prepare your child so they can anticipate this drill.
  7. Important Information You can find our bell schedule, odd/even calendar (for DLI students), events calendar, master schedule (which includes grade level specialty classes and lunch/recess times), etc. on our school website.  We encourage you to check our school website often for updates.
  8. School Community Council Self-Nominations As a reminder, self-nominations for School Community Council are due no later than Thursday, August 24.  For more information, go to the School Community Council Participant Openings news post.

If you have any questions, please reach out to our administrative assistant, Yazmin Jones (

Best, Canyon Crest


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