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2018 Bond Information

BOND OVERVIEW

Canyon Independent School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to approve a $196.7 million bond referendum on the November 6th election ballot. The proposed bond package addresses the growth Canyon ISD is experiencing on both north and south areas of the district.

District enrollment has grown by 2-2.5% percent annually. Over the past seven years, Canyon ISD grew by 1,200 students, and over the next seven years, the district is projected to add another 2,000 students.

The Long Range Citizen Planning Committee of 63 community members proposed these projects in the bond package. The 2018 Bond Package includes:

  • Two New Elementary Campuses (#9 and #10)
  • New High School (#3 High School)
  • Expand and renovate Randall West
  • Renovate Randall East back to a Junior High (#3 Junior High)
  • Renovate Existing Facilities
      • Sundown Lane Elementary
      • Canyon Intermediate
      • Canyon Junior High
      • Midway CTE Center
      • CHS Baseball and Softball (locker rooms, concession and restrooms)
      • CISD Manufacturing Academy Expansion
  • Adding internet connectivity between our campuses
  • Adding Activity Buses
  • Renovate Kimbrough Stadium (accessibility, restrooms, concession stand and fieldhouse)

Voter registration deadline is October 9th, and early voting begins October 22nd and continues through November 2nd. Locations are listed on the Canyon ISD Bond webpage and Randall County Elections page, https://randallcounty.com/elections/general/default.html.

Long Range Citizen Planning Committee

The Long Range Citizens Planning Committee consisted of over 60 parents and community members. The charge given to the committee was to develop a recommendation for the Board of Trustees. The committee met six times from August 2017 - January 2018, the group toured four facilities, reviewed student enrollment projections, economic indicators, district finances, and construction cost estimates to determine a recommendation.

The Canyon ISD Board of Trustees backed the formation of a Long Range Citizen Planning Committee. The recommendation given by the committee was presented to the Board of Trustees and they voted unanimously to approve a $196.7 million bond referendum on the November 6th election ballot. The 2018 Bond Package addresses current and future growth Canyon ISD is experiencing on both North and South areas of the district.

Committee Meetings http://cisd.io/long-range-planning

Vision 2020 District Strategic Plan

In January 2017, the Board of Trustees set out to expand and improve opportunities for our students through a collaborative effort with parents, community members, business members and staff. Each representative participated on five different action teams: Student Success, Staffing/Human Resources, Facilities/Growth, Technology and Community Partnerships. Action teams met multiple times drafting specific result statement with suggested action steps for each key area.

Our Vision 2020 Plan represents the voice of our school community in expressing an ambitious vision for Canyon ISD. The plan is surrounded with commitment and determination in fulfilling the opportunities for every student to reach his or her highest aspiration. The Canyon ISD Board of Trustees approved the final Vision 2020 Strategic Plan in June 16, 2017.

Vision 2020 http://cisd.io/vision2020