News Archive 2014-15 School Year

Peer Assistance and Review Program

Peer Assistance and Review Program

Posted: Tue, 06-23-2015 - 10:04 AM

The district is is piloting a unique and innovative program that is designed to help new teachers and veteran teachers in need of assistance.

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Nibley Park School Named Top Safe Walking and Biking School in Utah

Posted: Thu, 06-11-2015 - 12:31 PM

Nibley Park School named winner for continuing involvement and widespread participation in UDOT SNAP programs.

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Bryant Middle School

Bryant Awarded Library Grant

Posted: Wed, 06-10-2015 - 10:02 AM

Bryant Middle School has been awarded a $7,000 library grant from The Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries.

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Mayor Ralph Becker

District Named Energy Efficiency Leader

Posted: Wed, 06-03-2015 - 03:07 PM

The Salt Lake City Mayor's Office has named the district a leader in energy efficiency.

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Google Fiber Fellowship

Google Fiber Digital Inclusion Fellowship

Posted: Thu, 05-21-2015 - 12:12 PM

The Salt Lake Education Foundation has been selected to host two Google Fiber Digital Inclusion fellows.

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Student Achievement Plan Survey

Posted: Wed, 05-20-2015 - 03:47 PM

Please help us develop our new strategic Student Achievement Plan by taking a short survey.

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Science Winners

International Science Fair Winners

Posted: Tue, 05-19-2015 - 04:20 PM

  • (submitted by West High School) - This past week a team of six West High students, who were selected from the Salt Lake Valley Science and Engineering Fair (SLVSEF), competed in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Over 1,700 students from over 70 countries were competing from over 5 million dollars in prizes.

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Annual Asbestos Notification

Posted: Tue, 05-12-2015 - 09:13 AM

In accordance with the AHERA (Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act) regulations, this is to serve as the annual notification for the Salt Lake City School District for 2015. Building re-inspections are being conducted on a six month cycle. Each school’s Asbestos Management Plan is available for review in the building’s main office or custodial office.

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Sorenson Legacy Foundation

Sorenson Legacy Awards for Excellence in Arts Education

Posted: Thu, 05-07-2015 - 03:09 PM

Two Salt Lake City School District teachers were among the winners...

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Heart Safe

Heart Safe Schools

Posted: Wed, 05-06-2015 - 10:24 AM

Nibley Park and Emerson Elementary are the first schools in Utah to be Heart Safe School accredited!

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Art and Law Winner

Art and the Law Contest Winners

Posted: Tue, 05-05-2015 - 02:10 PM

Each year the attorneys of the Salt Lake County Bar Association sponsor an art contest. This year’s Law Day theme is: MAGNA CARTA: SYMBOL OF FREEDOM UNDER LAW. This year, three students from Northwest Middle School were top winners in the competition:

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Fire Horn

Summer Fire Alarm Tests

Posted: Thu, 04-30-2015 - 11:10 AM

In compliance with the State Fire Marshal's request, the district will be testing the fire alarm systems in our schools this summer. We have scheduled the tests for this time of year to minimize the impact on the schools. The testing will include all fire horns, including any located on the outside of our schools.

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History Fair

History Fair Winners

Posted: Wed, 04-29-2015 - 02:29 PM

(Submitted by Dessie Olson, District Social Studies Specialist) - Salt Lake City School District students did an incredible job at the Utah History Fair. This year, the theme is Leadership and Legacy in History and students were invited students to consider, local national, or world history through individuals or groups of people who have demonstrated leadership around

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Comcast Cares

Comcast Cares Day

Posted: Mon, 04-06-2015 - 12:29 PM

Help give Glendale Middle School, Mountain View Elementary, and the Community Learning Center a makeover including trimming, cleaning, and polishing our schools on Comcast Cares Day - April 25, 2015. The day will begin with volunteer sign-in and breakfast at 7 a.m. and end with lunch by 1 p.m. Each volunteer will get a light breakfast, lunch, and a T-shirt for volunteering.

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IPM Recognition

Posted: Thu, 03-26-2015 - 12:28 PM

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Assistant Administrator Jim Jones toured Riley Elementary and gave certificates of appreciation to the school and the district’s Custodial Supervisor, Ricardo Zubiate, for their dedication to using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) practices to keep schools clean and free of pesticides.

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MESA Challenge

MESA Prosthetic Arm Challenge

Posted: Wed, 03-25-2015 - 04:18 PM

West High students Christy Tran and Laila Ahmed compete in MESA Day Regional Competition

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Energy Star

ENERGY STAR Certification

Posted: Mon, 03-23-2015 - 09:39 AM

Salt Lake City School District Named Premier Member of the 2014 ENERGY STAR Certification Nation

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Teacher of the year.

2016 Teacher of the Year Nominations

Posted: Wed, 03-04-2015 - 09:41 AM

Do you know a great teacher in the Salt Lake City School District? Nominate him or her to be the 2016 District Teacher of the Year!

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Art Flyer

District Visual Art Show

Posted: Wed, 02-25-2015 - 10:48 AM

Announcing the annual Salt Lake City School District Visual Art Show...

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District 2015 MATHCOUNTS Results

Posted: Wed, 02-04-2015 - 01:56 PM

On January 20, Mathletes from seven schools came together to compete in the Salt Lake City School District MATHCOUNTS Competition. Congratulations to the 2015 Countdown winners!

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Northwest Middle School

Northwest Teachers Win Science Award

Posted: Tue, 02-03-2015 - 11:10 AM

The Science Department at Northwest Middle School has been selected as the Utah Science Teachers Association (USTA) Middle School Science Department of the Year. The following is a letter sent to the school principal announcing the award.

Dear Ms. Nance,

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Student using computer

School Accountability Reports

Posted: Tue, 01-06-2015 - 12:02 PM

In Utah, there are several ways to assess public schools and several reports available to parents.

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Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Posted: Wed, 12-17-2014 - 11:52 AM

Congratulations to Beacon Heights Elementary teacher Kiely Dewey, Science Coach Jessica Dwyer, and Literacy Coach Adriana Pinto for achieving their National Board Certification.

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Parkview Students Donate Over 1,400 Meals

Posted: Tue, 12-02-2014 - 09:20 AM

During this holiday season, over 1,400 people will enjoy a meal thanks to the generosity of students, teachers, and staff at Parkview Elementary School. Parkview is a Title I school where approximately 85% of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch, but over the past couple of weeks, the students focused not on their own needs but on helping others.

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West High School

West High Finalist in Samsung Competition

Posted: Fri, 11-21-2014 - 10:37 AM

Update: West High School has been named a State Winner in the 2015 Samsung Solve for Tomorrow contest. The school's entry was chosen for its innovative approach to advancing interest in STEM among students as well as making an impact in the community. Since West have been chosen as a State Winner, the school has already earned a minimum of $20,000 in Samsung technology.

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American Indian Heritage Month

American Indian Heritage Month

Posted: Fri, 11-14-2014 - 05:13 PM

The Salt Lake City School District recognizes the month of November as National Native American Heritage Month. We also understand the importance of including and honoring the stories and experiences of American Indians throughout the school year.

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District Recycling Program Wins Award

Posted: Thu, 11-13-2014 - 04:40 PM

Salt Lake City School District’s recycling program was honored this week and named the Local Government Program of the Year 2014 by the Recycling Coalition of Utah. A representative from Ace Disposal presented the award to the district’s Energy and Resource Manager, Greg Libecci during the America Recycles Day Exhibition at the South Towne Expo Center.

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SNAP Awards

Nibley Park Students Win SNAP Prizes

Posted: Fri, 10-24-2014 - 10:30 AM

Nibley Park School students know the value of being physically fit and how walking to school can help keep you active. In fact, this week some students received gifts from the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) for keeping their promise to walk to school.

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Immediate Job Openings

Posted: Wed, 10-15-2014 - 11:09 AM

Salt Lake City School District is looking to fill the following job openings as soon as possible....

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Teacher Selected as PAEMST Finalist

Posted: Fri, 09-12-2014 - 09:18 AM

Britnie Powell, a sixth-grade teacher at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Below is a letter from the Utah State Office of Education announcing her selection...


Congratulations Britnie!

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External Investigation Reports on School Lunch Issues

Posted: Thu, 09-11-2014 - 08:13 AM

Click Here

for the Thompson, Ostler & Olsen Report

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