Table of Contents / Contact

News 2019-20

January

Salt Lake City School District Apple
Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting Posted: Fri. 01-10-2020 - 12:22 PM

A recap of the actions and discussions from the Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. 

Read more about Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting
Sam Mills
SLCSD Custodian Receives National Recognition Posted: Mon. 01-13-2020 - 09:23 AM

Sam Mills, the custodian at Backman Elementary, is being recognized nationally for his work as a custodian and as a mentor of children. 

Read more about SLCSD Custodian Receives National Recognition
Salt Lake City School District Apple
Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting Posted: Wed. 01-22-2020 - 09:10 AM

A recap of the actions, reports, and discussions from the Board of Education meeting held on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. 

Read more about Highlights from the Board of Education Meeting
USSYP logo
Two West High Students Selected for Senate Youth Program Posted: Thu. 01-23-2020 - 10:09 AM

Two West High School students have been selected for the prestigious United States Senate Youth Program. 

Read more about Two West High Students Selected for Senate Youth Program

December

SLC in Winter
Winter Weather Guidelines Posted: Tue. 12-03-2019 - 10:25 AM

As we approach winter and the stormy conditions that come with it, Salt Lake City School District schools will be open on all regularly scheduled school days unless circumstances create health or safety issues. We fully expect our schools to be open and functioning normally throughout the winter, but weather conditions can vary greatly in different areas of the city. 

Read more about Winter Weather Guidelines
cars in smog
Air Quality and School Recess Posted: Wed. 12-04-2019 - 12:29 PM

Winter is temperature inversion season in the Salt Lake Valley. Accordingly, the Salt Lake City School District Board of Education recognizes the effects of poor air quality on students’ health and therefore requires that SLCSD schools follow the Utah Department of Health’s Recess Guidance for Schools.

Read more about Air Quality and School Recess
social and emotional learning
What is SEL? Posted: Tue. 12-10-2019 - 08:41 AM

In an effort to promote our students’ social, emotional, and academic learning, the Salt Lake City Board of Education has made Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) a priority. But what is SEL? And, more importantly, what does this mean for your student? 

Read more about What is SEL?
East High School
Late Start Listening Tour Posted: Fri. 12-20-2019 - 09:23 AM

The Salt Lake City Board of Education is considering implementing later start times for our SLCSD high schools and wants to hear from you.

Read more about Late Start Listening Tour

November

front of Meadowlark
New Meadowlark Elementary Photo Gallery Posted: Wed. 11-13-2019 - 09:56 AM

Students, teachers, district leaders, friends, families, and community members came together Tuesday night to celebrate the new Meadowlark Elementary.

Read more about New Meadowlark Elementary Photo Gallery
front of West High
Champion for CTE Award Posted: Wed. 11-13-2019 - 10:32 AM

We are excited to announce that Nicole Reitz-Larsen, a computer science teacher at West High School, has won the Champion for CTE Award from the Association for Career and Technical Education. 

Read more about Champion for CTE Award

October

Broadcom logo
Broadcom Masters Winners Posted: Sat. 10-12-2019 - 08:17 AM

The Society for Science & the Public recently released the names of the top 300 STEM projects winners for Broadcom MASTERS competition, including three students from Salt Lake City School District. 

Read more about Broadcom Masters Winners
student welcoming people to Day of Service
Hawthorne Day of Service Posted: Mon. 10-14-2019 - 12:18 PM

Recently, Hawthorne Elementary partnered with Westminster College for the ninth annual Day of Service.

Read more about Hawthorne Day of Service
PAEMST logo
Two Recent PAEMST Winners in SLCSD Posted: Wed. 10-16-2019 - 02:15 PM

Salt Lake City School District is pleased to announce we have two recent winners of the prestigious Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Congratulations to Alison Espinosa and Jill Buchsbaum!

Read more about Two Recent PAEMST Winners in SLCSD
new Edison Elementary
New Edison Elementary Photo Gallery Posted: Wed. 10-23-2019 - 12:18 PM

After two years of planning, design, and construction, the new Edison Elementary opened for students on August 19, 2019. The official ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new school was held last night.

Read more about New Edison Elementary Photo Gallery

September

Marianne Liu
West High Student Wins Prestigious National Award Posted: Fri. 09-06-2019 - 09:43 AM

West High student Marianne Liu has been selected as one of the top 300 Broadcom Masters winners for her Science Fair project. 

Read more about West High Student Wins Prestigious National Award
mother and child reading
Donation Provides Bilingual Books for Young Students Posted: Mon. 09-30-2019 - 10:06 AM

Salt Lake City School District is celebrating a donation from the Utah chapter of the American Federation of Teachers and First Book to support literacy efforts for our Pre-K and Kindergarten students. 

Read more about Donation Provides Bilingual Books for Young Students

August

muffins and coffee
Breakfast with the Superintendent Posted: Tue. 08-13-2019 - 10:07 AM

During the 2019-20 school year, you’re invited to breakfast with the Superintendent, Dr. Lexi Cunningham. Enjoy a cup of coffee or hot chocolate and a sweet treat as you mingle with the superintendent, school leaders, and other parents.

Read more about Breakfast with the Superintendent
Salt Lake City School District Apple
SLCSD Awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting Posted: Wed. 08-21-2019 - 11:14 AM

The Association of School Business Officials International is pleased to award Salt Lake City School District with the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting. 

Read more about SLCSD Awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting
two cute students
SLCSD Afterschool Program Hoping to Grow Posted: Thu. 08-29-2019 - 09:58 AM

We are operating and growing in over 30 school sites for the 2019-20 school year.  We are also working diligently to be able to have even more qualified, dedicated, and caring employee join the 130 + coordinators and group leaders already engaging with students in the out-of-school hours.

Read more about SLCSD Afterschool Program Hoping to Grow

July

Candace Penrod
SLCSD Science Supervisor Wins NSELA Scholarship Posted: Wed. 07-03-2019 - 03:06 PM

Candace Penrod, Salt Lake City School District's Science Supervisor, was recently awarded the Vernier Emerging Science Education Leader Scholarship at the National Science Education Leadership Association Summer Leadership Institute 2019.

Read more about SLCSD Science Supervisor Wins NSELA Scholarship
Scroll back to the top of the page Loading Spinner