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January Digital Citizenship

Happy New Year everyone!

Please take a moment to chat with your Eagle about sharing information online. You can use the following video or Nearpod lesson to go deeper if you have time.

The internet is a public space where strangers can see your information. It can be OK to share fun and interesting information online, but sharing private information like where you live or your full name is unsafe. And sharing secrets online can hurt other people’s feelings.

It’s important to think carefully about what you share online because the information is permanent.

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Free Meals for Children Extended through End of 2020-2021 School Year

Canyons School District is extending its free meal service through the end of the school year.

This means all students — whether they are learning in the classroom or remotely — can receive free lunch and breakfast through June, 30, 2021.

There’s no need to apply for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-authorized benefit, which was originally set to expire at the end of December. All students are automatically eligible.

Canyons District is committed to ensuring no child goes hungry and has sponsored free meals throughout the pandemic. The USDA waiver provides the flexibility and funding to ensure nutritious meals continue to reach all children at a time of rising food insecurity.

Schools will continue serving meals in their cafeterias per the staggered schedules they’ve established to promote physical distancing. Online and at-home learners may pick up meals at specific times and locations as designated by each school. Additionally, these families may pick up meals for any siblings who are 18 years of age or younger. Schools ask, however, that they preorder their meals so that the kitchens know how much food to prepare.

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