News Archive 2015-16 School Year
Superintendent's FarewellPosted: 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.
2016 Summer Lunch and Breakfast ProgramPosted: 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.
Fire Alarm Testing at SchoolsPosted: 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.
History Day Contest WinnersPosted: 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.
Summer Efficiency SchedulePosted: 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.
Photo Gallery: Bike Donation at Bennion ElementaryPosted: 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.
More SLC Students Win AwardsPosted: 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.
SONIC Drive-in Donates $69,000 to TeachersPosted: Tue, 05-10-2016 - 03:22 PM
SONIC Drive-in today donated over $69,000 to pay for teacher projects throughout Salt Lake County.
Hillside Teacher Wins Digital Innovators AwardPosted: 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.
Bryant Wins Superhero Reading ContestPosted: Tue, 05-03-2016 - 10:58 AM
Bryant Middle School has won the Dav Pilkey ‘Be a Reading Superhero’ contest.
Middle and High School Libraries Expand DigitallyPosted: 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.
Board of Education Appoints New SuperintendentPosted: 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.
Clayton Teacher Wins Patricia Behring AwardPosted: 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.
Huntsman Award WinnerPosted: Wed, 04-20-2016 - 03:06 PM
Congratulations to Cathy Johnson at Dilworth Elementary for winning a Huntsman Award for Excellence in Education!
Problem Solving CompetitionPosted: Tue, 04-19-2016 - 10:50 AM
Several district students won awards at the recent Problem Solving Competition.
Breakfast in the ClassroomPosted: 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.
Highland Park History ProgramPosted: 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.
Annual Asbestos NotificationPosted: Fri, 04-08-2016 - 09:21 AM
In accordance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act regulations, we have posted our annual asbestos notification.
HealthierUS School ChallengePosted: 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.
Spelling Bee WinnerPosted: 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.
State Chess ChampionsPosted: Mon, 04-04-2016 - 09:22 AM
A team from Hawthorne Elementary School recently won the 2016 Elementary State Chess Tournament.
2016 District Science FairPosted: 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.
West High Teacher Invited to CERNPosted: 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.
MathCounts 2016Posted: 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.
Apple ConnectED GrantsPosted: 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.
Community Input on Superintendent SearchPosted: 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.
Meadowlark Basketball TournamentPosted: Mon, 01-25-2016 - 04:54 PM
It was the teachers vs. the students at the Meadowlark Elementary Basketball Tournament last week.
National Board Certified TeachersPosted: Wed, 01-06-2016 - 03:13 PM
Congratulations to Linda Houtz and Stephanie Kinneberg for achieving their National Board Certification!
ELP and C&A Information MeetingsPosted: 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.
Code.org Award to EscalantePosted: Mon, 12-07-2015 - 03:50 PM
Escalante Elementary School has been selected by Code.org for a $10,000 award for the school to purchase computer hardware.
Bike GiveawayPosted: 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.
New Track at Rose ParkPosted: 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.
Google Expeditions Vitrual Field TripsPosted: 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.
Live Chat with Space Station CommanderPosted: 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.
District Wins Green Schools ScholarshipPosted: 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.
District Teacher Wins National AwardPosted: Thu, 10-08-2015 - 09:54 AM
Mohsen Ghaffari has won the prestigious Horace Mann Award for Teaching Excellence!
Bus Inspection Gold Medal AwardPosted: 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!
Expect the Great College and Career ConferencePosted: 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.
Million Father March at Nibley ParkPosted: 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.
Academic Progress AwardsPosted: 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.
Youth Protection Seminars for ParentsPosted: 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.
School CarnivalPosted: 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.
First DayPosted: 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.
Two Schools Selected for CEP ProgramPosted: 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.
2016 Teachers of the YearPosted: Mon, 08-17-2015 - 09:52 AM
Salt Lake City School District is pleased to announce the 2016 District Teachers of the Year.
Bikes for Students in Salt Lake CityPosted: 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.
Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility GuidelinesPosted: Wed, 07-15-2015 - 03:16 PM
The new income guidelines for free and reduced-price school meals are available for review.
Award Winning Teachers Visit Kindergarten Readiness ProgramPosted: 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.