News Archive 2015-16 School Year

Superintendent's Farewell

Superintendent's Farewell

Posted: Thu, 06-30-2016 - 11:19 AM

Governor Gary Herbert joined friends, family, and colleagues to say farewell to Superintendent McKell Withers by stuffing 1,000 backpacks.

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2016 Summer Lunch and Breakfast Program

2016 Summer Lunch and Breakfast Program

Posted: Mon, 06-20-2016 - 11:02 AM

This summer, the district's Summer Food Service programs will provide free meals to children 18 years and under.

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Fire Horn

Fire Alarm Testing at Schools

Posted: Mon, 06-13-2016 - 10:59 AM

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

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History Day Contest Winners

Posted: Thu, 06-09-2016 - 09:37 AM

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

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Summer Efficiency Schedule

Summer Efficiency Schedule

Posted: Thu, 06-09-2016 - 08:37 AM

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

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Bike Helmet

Photo Gallery: Bike Donation at Bennion Elementary

Posted: Thu, 05-19-2016 - 03:27 PM

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

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Students Win Awards

More SLC Students Win Awards

Posted: Thu, 05-19-2016 - 03:06 PM

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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SONIC Donation

SONIC Drive-in Donates $69,000 to Teachers

Posted: Tue, 05-10-2016 - 03:22 PM

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

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Hillside Teacher Wins Digital Innovators Award

Posted: Fri, 05-06-2016 - 09:43 AM

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

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Bryant Wins Superhero Reading Contest

Posted: Tue, 05-03-2016 - 10:58 AM

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

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Middle and High School Libraries Expand Digitally

Posted: Thu, 04-28-2016 - 10:34 AM

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.

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Dr. Alexa Cunningham

Board of Education Appoints New Superintendent

Posted: Mon, 04-25-2016 - 07:41 PM

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

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Clayton Teacher Wins Patricia Behring Award

Posted: Mon, 04-25-2016 - 04:52 PM

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

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Cathy Johnson

Huntsman Award Winner

Posted: Wed, 04-20-2016 - 03:06 PM

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

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ELP Awards

Problem Solving Competition

Posted: Tue, 04-19-2016 - 10:50 AM

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

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Breakfast in the Classroom

Posted: Tue, 04-19-2016 - 10:50 AM

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

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Highland Park History Program

Posted: Tue, 04-12-2016 - 04:12 PM

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

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Bennion Elementary

Annual Asbestos Notification

Posted: Fri, 04-08-2016 - 09:21 AM

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

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HealthierUS School Challenge

Posted: Wed, 04-06-2016 - 09:10 AM

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

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Spelling Bee Winner

Spelling Bee Winner

Posted: Mon, 04-04-2016 - 12:31 PM

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

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Chess Champions

State Chess Champions

Posted: Mon, 04-04-2016 - 09:22 AM

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

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Science Fair

2016 District Science Fair

Posted: Thu, 03-03-2016 - 04:02 PM

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

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West High School

West High Teacher Invited to CERN

Posted: Fri, 02-26-2016 - 01:44 PM

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

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Math Counts

MathCounts 2016

Posted: Thu, 02-18-2016 - 09:06 AM

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

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Apple Celebration

Apple ConnectED Grants

Posted: Tue, 02-16-2016 - 01:30 PM

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

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Superintendent Search

Community Input on Superintendent Search

Posted: Tue, 01-26-2016 - 04:08 PM

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

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Meadowlark Basketball Tournament

Posted: Mon, 01-25-2016 - 04:54 PM

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

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National Board Certified Teachers

National Board Certified Teachers

Posted: Wed, 01-06-2016 - 03:13 PM

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

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ELP and C&A Information Meetings

Posted: Mon, 01-04-2016 - 10:42 AM

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

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Code Award Award to Escalante

Posted: Mon, 12-07-2015 - 03:50 PM

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

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Bike Giveaway

Posted: Mon, 12-07-2015 - 02:47 PM

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.

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Rose Park Track

New Track at Rose Park

Posted: Fri, 12-04-2015 - 03:59 PM

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.

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Virtual Goggles

Google Expeditions Vitrual Field Trips

Posted: Fri, 12-04-2015 - 03:54 PM

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.

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Space Chat

Live Chat with Space Station Commander

Posted: Fri, 12-04-2015 - 03:51 PM

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.

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Hillside Middle School

District Wins Green Schools Scholarship

Posted: Thu, 11-05-2015 - 11:51 AM

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.

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Mohsen Ghaffari

District Teacher Wins National Award

Posted: Thu, 10-08-2015 - 09:54 AM

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

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Bus Inspection Gold Medal Award

Posted: Wed, 10-07-2015 - 03:31 PM

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

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College Conference

Expect the Great College and Career Conference

Posted: Wed, 09-23-2015 - 09:57 AM

“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.

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Father March

Million Father March at Nibley Park

Posted: Tue, 09-15-2015 - 10:08 AM

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

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School Growth

Academic Progress Awards

Posted: Tue, 09-08-2015 - 11:35 AM

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.

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Youth Protection Seminars for Parents

Posted: Fri, 09-04-2015 - 02:59 PM

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

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School Carnival

School Carnival

Posted: Tue, 09-01-2015 - 02:56 PM

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

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First Day

First Day

Posted: Tue, 09-01-2015 - 02:24 PM

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

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CEP Lunch

Two Schools Selected for CEP Program

Posted: Fri, 08-21-2015 - 11:58 AM

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.

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Teacher of the year.

2016 Teachers of the Year

Posted: Mon, 08-17-2015 - 09:52 AM

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

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Bikes for Students in Salt Lake City

Posted: Thu, 08-06-2015 - 11:49 AM

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.

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Lunch Eligibility

Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility Guidelines

Posted: Wed, 07-15-2015 - 03:16 PM

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

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Teacher of the year visit

Award Winning Teachers Visit Kindergarten Readiness Program

Posted: Wed, 07-08-2015 - 04:32 PM

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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