Free Districtwide Parent Presentation on Dangers of Sexting

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Michelle Busch-Upwall presenting on the Dangers of Sexting - Jan 15, 2020 at 7pm in the Indian Hills Kiva

Did you know Utah was one of the first states to enact laws to protect and provide hope to victims of sextortion? Parents, don’t miss this free seminar featuring Michelle Busch-Upwall from the Utah Attorney General’s Office. Busch-Upwall, a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce, will discuss ways for parents to safeguard their children from sexting and a form of blackmail known as sextortion while offering tips for what to do if you encounter it. The Jan. 15 event will be held at Indian Hills Middle, but is open to all Canyons District parents and high-school-age students. Families are advised to leave younger children at home due to the mature nature of the presentation. Certificated Canyons District employees who attend the event are eligible for one hour of credit toward re-licensure.

Nominations Now Accepted for 2020 Teacher of the Year Honors

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“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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College Week

January 6th-10 is College Week here at Union Middle School!

We define “college” as any post-high school education/training.

Each day we will be doing an activity with students to promote future college attendance. Here is the schedule for the week:

    • Monday: Scavenger Hunt for college pennants
    • Tuesday: Mascot match-up
    • Wednesday: Sign your favorite college flag
    • Thursday: Our students have “bright” futures
    • Friday: Wear your favorite college color/apparel

 

Winter School Recess

Union Middle School would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Holiday season.  Please enjoy this  time with your loved ones, and we look forward to seeing all our students back on Monday, January 6th.  

Holiday Performances

The Performing Arts classes at Union Middle School are excited to showcase the talents of our students.  Bring your family and friends and join us for our holiday performances.

Performance schedule: 

  • Wednesday, Dec 18th: 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Choir/Band Holiday Concert
  • Thursday, Dec 19th: 7:00-8:00 p.m. – Orchestra/Dance Holiday Concert

All performances will be held in the auditorium.  

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