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Nominations Now Accepted for 2020 Teacher of the Year Honors

“I touch the future,” once said Christa McAuliffe, the American teacher and Space Shuttle Challenger crew member.  “I teach.”

To honor the stellar teachers who encourage students to seek their dreams and reach for the stars, the Canyons Board of Education and Administration encourage members of the community to submit nominations for the 2020 Canyons Teacher of the Year Award.

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East Sandy Teacher to Bring Students’ Input to New City Council Seat

Alison Stroud has taken the idea of teaching civics to a new level.

It started last year, when the East Sandy Elementary teacher decided to throw her hat in the ring for a seat on Sandy’s City Council. As she campaigned, unknowingly knocking on doors where her students lived and passing out flyers to parents — even dressing up as a ballot for Halloween — Stroud’s third-grade students grew more and more invested in the outcome of November’s election, declaring that they would vote for her as they cheered for her in the hallways.

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