News Archive 2015-16 School Year

Fire Alarm Testing at Schools

In compliance with the State Fire Marshal's request, the district will be testing the fire alarm systems in our schools this summer.

History Day Contest Winners

Two Salt Lake City students are among ten students in Salt Lake County headed for the National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.

Summer Efficiency Schedule

All district offices, schools, and facilities will be closed one day each week from June 6, 2016, through July 29, 2016.

More SLC Students Win Awards

Salt Lake City students have won awards in several recent prestigious competitions, including the MESA National Engineering Design Competition and the State Math Competition.

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Summer Kindergarten-readiness Program

This research-based program will give your child opportunities to learn kindergarten-readiness skills in math and literacy while enjoying stories, music, science, and art activities.

Photo Gallery: Bike Donation at Bennion Elementary

A great team of donors and volunteers came together to give bikes and helmets to Bennion Elementary students.

SONIC Drive-in Donates $69,000 to Teachers

SONIC Drive-in today donated over $69,000 to pay for teacher projects throughout Salt Lake County.

Hillside Teacher Wins Digital Innovators Award

KUED has named Linda Davis from Hillside Middle School as one of this year’s PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.

Bryant Wins Superhero Reading Contest

Bryant Middle School has won the Dav Pilkey ‘Be a Reading Superhero’ contest.

Clayton Teacher Wins Patricia Behring Award

Kim Perry of Clayton Middle School was awarded the Junior Division Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award for Utah.

Middle and High School Libraries Expand Digitally

Salt Lake City School District is expanding the selection of books available to middle school and high school students in school libraries with eBooks and digital audiobooks.

Board of Education Appoints New Superintendent

The Salt Lake City School District Board of Education has appointed Dr. Alexa Cunningham as the new Superintendent of Schools.

Huntsman Award Winner

Congratulations to Cathy Johnson at Dilworth Elementary for winning a Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education!

Breakfast in the Classroom

Students in four Salt Lake City schools now have the opportunity to eat school breakfast in their classrooms.

Problem Solving Competition

Several district students won awards at the recent Problem Solving Competition.

Photo Gallery: Highland Park History Program

Highland Park fifth-grade students recently put on an outstanding U.S. History Musical and Wax Museum program.


Pre-Kindergarten Registration

Enrollment for our 2016-17 Pre-Kindergarten classes is now open. En español...

Annual Asbestos Notification

In accordance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act regulations, we have posted our annual asbestos notification.

HealthierUS School Challenge

The district has been recognized for having 35 of its 40 schools certified in the HealthierUS School Challenge.

Spelling Bee Winner

Jasmina Frederico, a student at Nibley Park K-8 School, is headed to the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

State Chess Champions

A team from Hawthorne Elementary School recently won the 2016 Elementary State Chess Tournament.

Recurring Rentals for Fall 2016

Recurring rental requests for Fall 2016 will be accepted starting Monday, March 28, at 8 a.m. and ending on Wednesday, March 30, at the end of the business day.

Cesar Chavez Arts Stroll

You are cordially invited to attend the 2016 Cesar Chavez Visual and Language Arts Stroll. En español...

Secondary Visual Art Show

The district cordially invites you to the 2016 Secondary Visual Art Show, featuring art projects from middle and high school students.

2016 District Science Fair

We are pleased to announce the 2016 District Science Fair winners, listed by category for elementary, middle, and high schools.

West High Teacher Invited to CERN

Enrique Arce-Larreta from West High School has been selected as one of this year’s CERN high school teacher program participants.

MathCounts 2016

Results from the 2016 MathCounts competition are in, and Salt Lake City School District students scored quite well.

Apple ConnectED Grants

Jackson Elementary School and Glendale Middle School are the only two schools in Utah to be awarded Apple ConnectED grants.

Community Input on Superintendent Search

The Salt Lake City School District Board of Education invites community members to provide input into the selection of the next superintendent.

Pre-K Classes at Beacon Heights

Registration is open for pre-kindergarten classes held at Beacon Heights Elementary School.

State Policy and Budget Issues

During the legislative session, we will provide a list of priority bills for the students, families, and tax payers of Salt Lake City and links to more detailed information.

Meadowlark Basketball Tournament

It was the teachers vs. the students at the Meadowlark Elementary Basketball Tournament last week.

National Board Certified Teachers

Congratulations to Linda Houtz and Stephanie Kinneberg for achieving their National Board Certification! 

ELP and C&A Information Meetings

Parent information meetings for the Elementary Extended Learning Program and the Curriculum and Assessment Lab program are coming soon. Award to Escalante

Escalante Elementary School has been selected by for a $10,000 award for the school to purchase computer hardware.

Bike Giveaway

Christmas came early for six Salt Lake City students. They are the winners of a drawing/essay contest and bike giveaway, sponsored by the district's Child Nutrition Services.

Photo Gallery: Live Chat with Space Station Commander

120 students from Glendale Middle School had an opportunity to speak live with Commander Scott Kelly, who is currently serving on board the International Space Station.

Photo Gallery: Google Expeditions Vitrual Field Trips

Students at Highland Park swam with sharks, took a virtual field trip to Gettysburg, and explored the Earth's crust in 3D... all without leaving the school computer lab.

Photo Gallery: New Track at Rose Park

After four years of planning and a last minute boost from Salt Lake City, citizens in the Rose Park Community now have a new place to exercise and get healthy.

Family Fall Festival

Join us for the Family Fall Festival...

District Wins Green Schools Scholarship

Salt Lake City School District has been chosen by The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council to receive a School District Scholarship for the coming year.

District Teacher Wins National Award

Mohsen Ghaffari has won the prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence!

Bus Inspection Gold Medal Award

The Salt Lake City School District Transportation Department recently received the Gold Medal after completion of the UHP safety inspection!

Middle School ELP Meetings

Interested in the Extended Learning Program for your middle school student? Don't miss these Middle School ELP information meetings. (en español)

Expect the Great College and Career Conference

“Expect the Great” is a college and career awareness conference with the purpose of providing information, resources, and support to prepare for post-secondary education and careers.

Photo Gallery: Million Father March at Nibley Park

Nibley Park School fathers walked their children to school on Tuesday morning as part of the national Million Father March initiative.

Academic Progress Awards

Salt Lake City School District and the Salt Lake Education Foundation are pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 and 2015 School Academic Progress Awards.

Youth Protection Seminars for Parents

The district will be hosting a series of parent seminars in September and October focused on learning how to protect children.

Photo Gallery: School Carnival

Food, fun, and education, including school principals in a dunk tank, combined for a successful Back to School Carnival for Mountain View and Glendale.

Photo Gallery: First Day

Students, walked, ran, rode their bikes, and were driven to their first day of school at Wasatch Elementary.

Two Schools Selected for CEP Program

Bennion Elementary School and Lincoln Elementary School have been certified to participate in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) within the National School Lunch and School Breakfast program starting this school year. 

2016 Teachers of the Year

Salt Lake City School District is pleased to announce the 2016 District Teachers of the Year.

Bikes for Students in Salt Lake City

During the recent School Nutrition national conference, Schwans donated six bicycles to the district. The bikes will be given to six lucky students this year.

Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility Guidelines

The new income guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals are available for review.

Award Winning Teachers Visit Kindergarten Readiness Program

A group of State Teachers of the Year from across the nation celebrated early literacy by reading to students in Salt Lake City.

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