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Brighton High’s Haley Taylor Named a Semifinalist in 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program

Congratulations to Brighton High School’s Haley Taylor, who was selected as a semifinalist in the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. She is one of more than a dozen Canyons District students and 16,000 students nationwide chosen as semifinalists.

Merit Scholar designees are selected because of their outstanding skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in rigorous college studies.

If designated as finalists in February, these students will compete for one of 2,500 National Merit Scholarships in the amount of $2,500. Winners will be announced beginning in April.

Health Department Data Portal Tracks CSD-Associated COVID-19 Cases


As the chilly fall weather blows into the Wasatch Front — and the yearly cold and flu season begins to heat up — Canyons District families are encouraged to redouble their efforts, especially in this era of COVID-19, to do daily health checks before bundling up and heading out the door for school.

“Unfortunately, we have had several children with fever, cough, or other COVID symptoms attend school and expose their classmates and school personnel to illness,” said Dr. Dagmar Vitek, Medical Director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, in a statement announcing the availability of new school-level data on the county’s COVID-19 dashboard. “Anyone with COVID symptoms needs to isolate at home for 10 days from when symptoms began or 24 hours after their fever ends, whichever is longer.”

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Canyons Schools to Provide Free Breakfast, Lunch to all Students

School breakfast and lunch are now available at no charge to all Canyons District students under a temporary waiver from the USDA.

The free meal service will start after the Labor Day holiday on Tuesday, Sept. 8 and continue through December 2020 or until the federal funding runs out. All students are eligible, whether they are learning in the classroom, online or at home.

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