6990 South 300 East, Midvale, UT 84047

Parent Update Week of Jan. 29-Feb. 2, 2024

TEACHER OF THE YEAR nominations are due this Friday February 2.  If your child’s student is outstanding and you want to shout that out – please fill in the nomination form linked here:  TOTY 2024

POSITIVE PARENTING CLASS – Join the first class “the Foundation of Positive Parenting” on Monday January 29 from 12-12:45 pm in our Family Learning Center portable.  Valerie Payne, our school social worker, begins this series of classes for parents with our school nurse, community school facilitator and district Children’s Insurance Program coordinator.   Information provided and questions answered on basic needs, resources the school has, and positive parenting tips.
LIVING TRADITIONS 2024:  It’s this week and it is all things Africa!  Amazing displays are evolving in the grade level hallways.  The Art Walk is ready.  Coach Shimi will be teaching a game called Ampe and Ngoma A’frica will be teaching Gamboot/Step dances in gym.  Ms. Erickson in the library will begin reading a series of books in February about characters living in Africa.  Families are invited to our Living Traditions Family Night this Thursday February 1 to “travel” to each of these countries.  Sample food from Taste of Culture (Africa)  and be entertained by dancers with the African Culture Center.

5th GRADE SCIENCE FAIR – Our fifth graders worked diligently on science projects and what they learned is displayed for our community in the cafeteria during Living Traditions Night.

  • Tues. Feb. 6 – Utah Food Bank Free Groceries
  • Wed. Feb. 14 – All Pro Dads at 7:40 am
  • Fri. Feb. 16 – Scripps Spelling Bee sponsored by PTA
  • Mon. Feb. 19 – President’s Day – no school
  • Feb. 28-29 – Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Feb. 28-29 – Scholastic Book Fair hosted by PTA
  • Feb. 28 – Parents and Pastries 7:40 am – hosted by PTA
  • Fri. March 1 – No school


  • FORTIS COLLEGE GIVE KIDS A SMILE! Thursday February 8, 2024 from 8:00-5:00 pm.  Appointment required.  Call 801-713-4200.  Children aged 1-17 will receive free dental screening, cleaning, fluoride treatment and sealants if needed.  Dental Hygiene Clinic is at 3949 S. 700 E. 2nd floor, SLC
  • ROSEMAN DENTAL GIVE KIDS A SMILE!  Friday February 16, 2024 from 9:00-4:00 pm.  Hosted by Roseman Dental this is an opportunity for children aged 18 and younger to receive a free dental screening and cleaning and a $100 voucher towards an exam and restorative care.  Free event for families at 10894 S. River Front Parkway, South Jordan, UT 84095

PRESCHOOL APPLICATIONS for 24-25 at EAST MIDVALE ELEMENTARY OPENS IN MARCH – Families can apply for East Midvale’s Title I preschool in March if their child will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024 and live within our school boundaries.  Parents provide transportation for preschool students in both morning and afternoon sessions.

FREE WIFI INTERNET – Canyons District continues to provide free internet for families through Comcast Internet Essentials.  To enroll, reply to this post or call Mrs. McCall at East Midvale at 801 826 8406.  Ask for a Comcast Code.  Then call Comcast at 1-844-963 0178 with the code.

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