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Canyon Crest Parents/Guardians,

Please note the following announcements.

1. Brief Research Opportunity For Your School

My name is Dakin Stovall, and I am a doctoral student in the psychology department at Brigham Young University (BYU). I am conducting a research study, along with my collaborators, Jenny Rowley (EdS student) and Amy Hawks (EdS student) examining sustainability and inclusion in schools and school districts which offer dual language learning (DLI) programs. This research project has been approved by BYU’s Human Research Protection Program and was developed in consultation with Utah State Board of Education personnel.

It is our hope to include each voice regarding the DLI enrollment decision and experience.

 The survey is anticipated to take 5-15 minutes and can be accessed here. 

Participation in this survey is voluntary and anonymous. You will also have an opportunity to share your contact details for a confidential interview to voice more about your experience.

Thank you for sharing your voice and giving the opportunity for those in your reach to share their voices too.

2. ROAR Pick-Up/Drop-Off Safety Lesson

This morning, our students learned how to show ROAR behaviors at pick-up and drop-off.  We wanted to make sure parents had this information, as well.  If you can please help to keep our students safe by reinforcing these ROAR behaviors, that would be much appreciated.  ROAR Pick-Up/Drop-Off Safety Lesson.

3. STEM Night

Canyon Crest is hosting STEM Night on March 21st from 6 to 7:30 pm. More information to come.

4. Opportunity to Contribute to Easter Basket Auction

The Provo City School District Foundation holds a yearly auction to raise funds to help the district provide academic support in extended-day programs for our students. These programs include summer school, after school programs, and all day kindergarten to name a few.

We had a successful auction in 2022 and want to keep that momentum going into this year. The date for this year’s auction is March 27, 2023.

We are looking for any donations that can be auctioned off at the upcoming event.  We invite you to provide a donation if you feel comfortable and are interested.  Please share this information with others who may be interested, including local businesses.  Optional donations may include:

MEMORY MAKING EXPERIENCES

  • Tickets to plays
  • Tickets to concerts
  • Tickets to sporting events
  • Hunting and fishing trips
  • Golf sessions
  • Soccer training sessions
  • Entry fee attractions (national Parks Passes, FastKart, etc.)
  • Vacation homes or Airbnb spaces
  • Gift cards (for restaurants)

DESIRABLE ITEMS FOR YOUR HOME AND FAMILY

  • Software subscription services
  • Computer or phone repair services
  • Orthodontic braces
  • Tutoring sessions (languages, math, reading, general homework)
  • Personal care baskets (lotions, creams, oils, supplements)
  • Toys
  • Car washes
  • Cars
  • Ladders, Tools and Tool Rental
  • Frisbee Golf Discs
  • Freshly baked foods or pizzas
  • Bottles of “Secret Sauces” from local restaurants
  • …and more!

All donations are tax deductible as the Foundation is a 501c3 organization.

If you would like to make a donation or have any questions, please contact Tiffany McCloud ( tiffanymc@provo.edu).  You can also contact the school at (801) 221-9873.  Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

We would like to have any donated items/baskets brought to Canyon Crest by Friday, March 10, 2023.  This will allow us some time to get the items to the district office.

5. NO SCHOOL March 13th & 14th.

There will be NO SCHOOL Monday March 13th & 14th due to a non school day and Teacher PD.

6. Yearbook Sales Going On Now Deadline March 20th

Order your yearbooks today! Canyon Crest ES Prepay Code: CanyonCrestYB23   

7. Prepare for Outside Recess

Please ensure your child is prepared for cold temperatures and inclement weather.  Students will participate in outside recess if it is above 20 degrees.

Please let Tiffany McCloud know if you have any questions ( tiffanymc@provo.edu).  Replies to this email will automatically be directed to her.

Best,

Canyon Crest

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