Canyon Springs STEM Academy

October 15th, 2021

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Fall Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences

Fall virtual parent/teacher conferences will be held via Zoom next week, Monday, October 18th through Friday, October 22nd. Please refer to specific communication from your child's teacher(s) regarding scheduling a conference for your child.


Due to conferences, Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd are half-day release days. Please see your child's grade level staggered release time below:


Kindergarten: 11:25 AM

1st-5th Grade: 11:30 AM

6th-8th Grade: 11:35 AM

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Picture Retake Day: Wednesday, October 20th

Picture retake day for any students that need to take, or would like to retake, a school picture is scheduled for Wednesday, October 20th.


School pictures can be ordered at mylifetouch.com using the Picture Day ID: EVTF6F9NK.

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Interested in Joining our Canyon Springs Team?

We are looking for:


  • Crossing Guards: 2 hours a Day- 7:30-8:30am & 2:30-3:30pm
  • PM Custodian: 12 Month Position; 40 Hours a Week; Benefits & Paid Holidays



Apply here!

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Upcoming Events at Canyon Springs!

*Band Concert: 7th and 8th grade band students will be performing at a band concert on Wednesday, October 27th at 6:00 PM.


*Spirit Week: Monday, October 25th through Friday, October 29th is spirit week at Canyon Springs STEM Academy. As a reminder, students are not permitted to wear masks or blow-up outfits on any of the spirit days. The theme for each day is detailed below:

  • Monday: Movie Day- dress as your favorite character/movie
  • Tuesday: Pajama Day
  • Wednesday: Wacky/Tacky Day- wear wacky hair, socks and ugly outfits
  • Thursday: Mad Scientist Day
  • Friday: Book Character Day


*Food Drive: NJHS/NEHS will be hosting a food drive for the St. Mary's Food Bank on November 1st through November 12th. We appreciate the donation of non-perishable food items during this time.

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Upcoming Half-Day & Early Release Days

Thursday, October 21st: Half-Day Release for Parent/Teacher Conferences


Friday, October 22nd: Half-Day Release for Parent/Teacher Conferences


Friday, October 29th: Vertical PLC Teams

  • School-wide ELA, STEM, Stakeholder, & Math CIP Teams will meet to discuss the Four Essential Questions of PLC (differentiated PD for each team when needed).
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COVID-19

Process for reporting for parent(s):

If a student tests positive for COVID-19 or has symptoms of COVID-19, or if a student has come into close contact (within 6 feet for 15 or more minutes over a 24 hour period) with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, the parent must, do the following:

  • Keep child at home.
  • If child tests positive and lives in the same household with siblings who attend DVUSD schools, then other siblings should stay home as well.
  • Complete the Student COVID-19 Information Form at https://url.dvusd.org/COVID19ReportingForm. (The form works best when using Chrome as your internet browser.)
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