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Welcome to Canyon High PAC



The Canyon High School Parent Advisory Council (PAC for short) was created to benefit the families of Canyon High School.  PAC's main purpose is to facilitate communication between school administration and parents in support of students.  


The PAC board works closely with the Canyon High counseling staff to provide informative programs relevant to student success and family engagement (see below).


From time to time, PAC members lend a hand to assist school staff at school events.


PAC Members also serve as an advisory group to the Principal regarding educational and campus needs, issues and improvements.  


Join hundreds of Canyon parents in their support of the Parent Advisory Council by becoming a member.


Your donation strengthens the many PAC contributions to Canyon.  Funds collected through PAC  memberships help to sponsor student scholarships (see bottom of page), teacher and staff appreciation efforts (see tab at right), various needs across the campus and the popular student and parent programs (the 2022-2023 slate is listed below).  Every penny, 100%, of PAC funds directly impact Canyon High School.


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You can always drop off a check to the office, secured in an envelope and made payable to

Canyon High PAC



 First Semester Programs


Tuesday, August 23, 2022

This meeting features principal Shellie Holcombe, Wellness Coordinator Sara Gilberts, Cowboy Corner Coordinator Susan Christopher and counselor Kimberly Goller. TOPICS: helpful social & emotional school resources available for families and students and new academic supports to ensure success as we start a new year with a new schedule.
6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online


College Fair: Options & More Options

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Students who intend to further their education beyond high school need a plan.  Visit with local two-year, four-year, trade and specialty school representatives to help families decide what path is best for their student.  It's never too early to start planning and exploring.

6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online


College Applications and Financial Aid

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

This program will help you reduce college stress.  We'll review the steps for applying to college and the important approaching deadlines.  Often, paying for college is big anxiety, so we'll cover the basics: FAFSA, CSS, merit aid versus need-based aid, etc. Admissions and Financial Aid officers from local colleges join us to break it all down.

7:00 p.m. – Canyon Performing Arts Center + Streaming Online

Lunch with the Principals

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Join us for an informal lunch session with the principals of Canyon High School and Sierra Vista Junior High School.  They will share the latest school and district news and open the floor for questions.  This session is a great way to be informed and ask questions in a relaxed setting.   Also, free pizza!

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. @ Topper’s Pizza


As we've learned the past few years, program dates, times and topics may change. 


Second Semester Programs


Senior Spotlight: FAFSA, Scholarships & More

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Our counselors, along with a COC representative, will help families complete the FAFSA.  We'll also cover timelines and deadlines for scholarships and other Senior related information to ensure students finish their Canyon career well and transition smoothly to their next opportunities in life.

6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online

Lunch with the Principals, Part 2

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Once again, our principals share more updates from Sierra Vista and Canyon.  More free pizza!

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. @ Topper’s Pizza


Canyon 101: A Guide to Canyon Curriculum

Tuesday, March 28, 2023
A can’t miss night for parents and students, especially freshmen and sophomores (and SVJH families).  Chart an academic path to meet your goals through AP and Honors classes, Concurrent Enrollment, CCR and other electives.  Staff and students share valuable 'insider' information to help you get the most out of your Canyon High School experience.

6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online


Canyon Family Recognition Night

Thursday, April 27, 2023
We recognize students who exhibited exceptional Canyon Cowboy character and the supportive family and friends who helped shape and inspire those students.

6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online


Canyon Athletics Bonanza

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
The last meeting of the year features Canyon coaches, athletic directors, trainers and athletes.  Students and parents can learn about all 18 Canyon sports teams (including Dance) and about upcoming summer camps.  We'll also review important NCAA information for those considering sports in college.
6:30 p.m. – Canyon Library + Streaming Online


Want to get involved in PAC?  Have questions?

Email: [email protected]


2023 PAC Scholarship information coming January 2023!