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Student Handbook and Information on Electronic Forms
Hello Canyon Ridge families - 

This year, the 2020-2021 Student - Parent Handbook can be found on line.   You will be able to sign the handbook forms, including the tech user agreements, electronically.   You will receive instructions giving you links and information regarding the new online process at the end of the first week of school.   In the meantime, we ask that you and your student review the handbook on line so that you are familiar with the language and resources for this upcoming school year.    

Additionally, since we will be physically unable to start our normal school year, please check out some of the documents that would normally be contained in our folder.     

First Day Packet Cover Sheet [PDF]
School Calendar
Creating a Parent Portal
Campus Parent Portal Mobile App
How to Access the Annual Student Update
Parent Instructions - How to Pay your Student Fees on Line
Canyon Ridge University Flyer

Hard copies of these documents will be provided to your student on the first day of our actual physical return to the classroom.  
Posted : 8/3 | Direct Link
Meal Service for Dysart Students

Beginning Tuesday, August 4, lunch meal service will be available through drive-thru curbside pickup for all enrolled students. For Canyon Ridge School, pickup is available Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. daily.

Meal prices are based on your student’s current free/reduced/paid eligibility. can be used to manage your student’s lunch account and add funds, when needed. Please view full details about eligibility and pricing on our website at

Per Federal regulation, only parents or legal guardians are permitted to pick up meals for their student(s). Students do not need to be present. At pickup, nutrition service staff will ask for the student ID card, or student name and ID number. 

We ask that you complete a new free and reduced lunch application for the 20-21 school year at at your earliest convenience. If needed, paper applications are also available at our school. 
Posted : 7/30 | Direct Link
Student Supply Information for Remote Learning Period
Hello Canyon Ridge families -  While your student is in remote learning mode until we can safely return to school, please see the following list of supplies they will need for their on line learning:

Preschool -
  • laptop/computer with webcam, capable of being moved as needed
  • child-size scissors
  • crayons & markers
  • paper
  • white board & dry-erase markers
  • chalk
  • Playdough/clay/Flubber
  • lotion
  • foamy shaving cream

Kindergarten -
  • Paper
  • Primary Journal (top half is blank while bottom half is lined; not a composition notebook)
  • Pencil/Eraser
  • Crayons
  • Markers
  • White Board Marker
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors
  • Earphones/Headphones

1st Grade -
  • pencil box
  • pencils
  • glue stick
  • scissors
  • crayons
  • dry erase marker
  • dry eraser
  • headphones better hear our presentations.  See Amazon link

2nd Grade -
  • 1 notebook (composition book)
  • 3 - #2 pencils
  • 1 small handheld whiteboard
  • 1 dry erase marker

3rd Grade -
  • composition notebook - or lined paper
  • pencil and pencil
  • whiteboard or sheet protectors
  • expo/dry erase marker
  • scissors
  • glue stick 

4th Grade -
  • 5 composition notebooks  
  • scissors
  • pencils 
  • hand sharpener
  • pens
  • colored pencils or crayons 
  • glue stick
  • ruler
  • earbuds
  • white board 
  • expo markers

5th Grade -
  • 4 Composition notebooks
  • Scissors
  • Colored pencils

6th Grade -
  • 5 subject notebook or 5 individual notebooks
  • Pencils/Pens
  • Yellow highlighter

7th Grade -
  • Science:  3 - subject, college-ruled spiral notebook, highlighter, folder, pencil, color pencil or crayons, ruler, glue or tape, scissors 
  • Math: notebook, pencil, handheld whiteboard (optional), dry erase markers (optional)  
  • Language Arts: Notebook,  red, green, black and blue pens   , pencils, plastic folder, loose lined paper, a pack of note cards, 2 markers (one blue & one red)
  • Social Studies:   five subject notebook, pencils, pens, rulers, color markers

8th Grade -
  • Science: 3 subject notebook, folder and color pencils
  • Math: Notebook and optional white board
  • Language Arts: folder, blue or black pens, 1 pack of highlighters, 3 subject notebook. 
  • Social Studies: folder, one subject notebook or notebook paper, pens or pencils 

Specials - 
Art Class
  • K-8
  • White paper
  • Pencil
  • Sharpener
  • Eraser
  • Markers
  • Color Pencils
  • Watercolor Paints
  • Glue Elmer’s 
  • Color Pencils
  • Scissors
  • Optional: Black Sharpie, oil pastels
  • 5-8th grade supplemental Items
  • Ruler
  • Blending Stumps
  • Kneaded eraser
  • 8.5”x 11” sketchbook 
Posted : 7/27 | Direct Link
School Lunch Information for 20/21
Hello Canyon Ridge families -

The prices for school lunches for the 20/21 school year will remain the same:

Student Regular Price

Elementary Lunch $2.60
Elementary Breakfast $1.25
High School Lunch $2.85
High School Breakfast $1.25

Student Reduced Price

Elementary Lunch $.40
Elementary Breakfast $.30
High School Lunch $.40
High School Breakfast $.30

If you filled out an application for Free or Reduced breakfasts and/or luncbes for your student last year, or are new to Dysart and qualify for Free or Reduced breakfasts and/or lunches, please be sure to go to Dysart's Nutrition website to apply on line.   

Schoolcafe Flyer 20-21 [PDF] will give you more information on SchoolCafe and Nutrislice
Posted : 7/16 | Direct Link
Upcoming Important Dates
Hello Canyon Ridge families -

Please take note of the following important dates and times -

If needed, chromebooks can be checked out during the following dates and times:
  • Wednesday, July 29 - 12:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, July 30  - 8:30-11:30 a.m.  and 12:30-3:00 p.m. 
  • Friday, July 31 - 8:30-11:30 a.m.  and 12:30-3:00 p.m. 

Wednesday, July 29 -- 

Homeroom teachers will send a welcome email to families. The email will also include details about Virtual Meet the Teacher and Curriculum Night.
*Please note, we will not be posting class lists in the office.

Thursday, July 30 -- 

Virtual Meet the Teacher and Curriculum Night  
  • Preschool -  5:00-5:30 p.m. 
  • Kindergarten - 5:30-6:00 p.m.
  • First Grade - 6:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Second Grade - 6:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Third Grade - 7:00-7:30 p.m.

Friday, July 31 -- 

Virtual Meet the Teacher and Curriculum Night
  • Fourth Grade - 5:00-5:30 p.m.
  • Fifth Grade - 5:30-6:00 p.m. 
  • Sixth Grade - 6:00-6:30 p.m.
  • Seventh Grade - 6:30-7:00 p.m. 
  • Eighth Grade - 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Posted : 7/16 | Direct Link
Chromebook Devices for your Student
This school year your student will be receiving a Chrome book and charging cord.    This device can either be checked out prior to the start of school on August 4  (please see the checkout dates and times provided in Mrs. Hoppe's letter dated July 8) for use during on line instruction, or once your child has physically returned to campus.    

Please refer to the Device Distribution - Parent/Student Info.   We ask that you take special note of the $25 Annual Device Protection Plan fee.     If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our office.
Posted : 7/14 | Direct Link
How to Access Schoology
Hello Canyon Ridge families -

Please see the brief tutorial on How Parents Can Access Schoology.
Posted : 7/9 | Direct Link
Canyon Ridge Office Hours
Hello Canyon Ridge families -

The front office is now open, however, because of the Covid Pandemic, our doors are locked.   We would love to see you by appointment if you need to stop by for any reason.  Our office hours are 7:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.  If you have questions concerning registration, withdrawals or iSchool, you may also call us at 623-523-8465.   
Posted : 7/8 | Direct Link
Parent Portal Information

Hello Canyon Ridge families -

It is vital that you log into your Parent Portal account to update your Parent Contact Preferences and to select your preferred schooling option for the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline for this is Wednesday, July 15th. Instructions for updating your Parent Contact Preferences option can be found  at by clicking “Parent Instructions”. If you do not have a Parent Portal account, please visit to create one.  Please feel free to contact the front office if you have any questions about setting up your account.
Posted : 7/7 | Direct Link
Student Supply Information for the 20/21 School Year
Posted : 5/20 | Direct Link
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