Dynamic Duos

Twelve of the 108 students in Summit Academy’s 2016-17 fifth grade class are twins. That’s 11%! Two sets are identical, four are fraternal, and all have been at Summit since kindergarten. Bob Zentner was principal in the fall of 2011 when all of the twins began kindergarten. “I remember when they were just little,” Zentner said; then, with a chuckle:…

Watch out for MMEND

Tired of the mainstream music scene and the same old stuff that all sounds like a copycat on your playlists? Ready to immerse yourself in something that actually sounds original and leaves you wanting more? Good news: MMEND recently joined the local band scene and is providing music that will get your blood pumping and is like nothing you’ve heard,…

Draper Communities that Care Coalition

Navigating the teen years has never been easy. Bad influences, long sprung from the confines of locker rooms and late-night parties loom large and accessible on the ubiquitous mobile device found in every teen’s hand. Bullying, substance abuse, depression and school apathy are far more prescient today thanks to cyber peer pressure.

Alta High School Presents The Crucible

Revenge is alive and well in the 2017 Alta High school production of The Crucible. The classic witch trial play by Arthur Miller comes to life on February 22-25 at 7 P.M. The Crucible is set in the Puritan New England town of Salem, Massachusetts. When a group of girls are caught dancing in the forest with a black slave…

Lifetime Fan of the Ho Ho Man

There’s always room for Santa Claus at Caralee Skinner’s home. He’ll just have to squeeze in with 500 others. Space is at a premium in Skinner’s Santa room, filled floor to ceiling with Santas of all shapes and sizes. With the eye of a museum curator, Skinner displays her Santas with great care so that each gets a bit of…

Corner Canyon High Presents West Side Story

West Side Story, a musical take on one of the greatest love stories of all time, will be featured at Corner Canyon High School in Draper on November 17, 18, 19 and 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the CCHS Auditorium. This timeless classic tells the story of a modern day Romeo and Juliet who are involved in rival New York…

Draper Track and Field

Around 150 local kids took advantage of a visionary new athletic program this summer. Draper Track and Field held its inaugural season at the Corner Canyon High School track, exposing kids ages eight to 14 to a wide variety of track and field events. For eight weeks, kids rotated through pole vault, high jump, long jump, shot put, discus, javelin…

Draper Arts Council

Connect with Draper Arts 
Council on Facebook at 
Facebook.com/DraperArts, or visit their website DraperArtsCouncil.org for tickets and performance details. Draper has a vibrant history of arts. Did you know we have our very own Draper Arts Council? The Arts Council is comprised of Draper residents with various theater and musical backgrounds who focus on promoting and supporting the arts in…

The Spectacular Willow Tree

In an open field at Draper Park, the grand willow tree is an illuminated spectacle of Christmas joy and hope in December. This imposing showpiece and the numerous lighting displays throughout the city are making Draper a must-see destination during the holidays.

Salt Dance Co.

SALT Contemporary Dance, a professional dance company in residence at Artistic Dance in Draper, Utah, recently hosted an incredible opportunity for dancers in the Salt Lake Valley: a Student Choreography Festival.  Diverging from the typical competitive dance scene, there were no rankings, no 'places,' and no demand for specific criteria. Dancers from various schools and ages, ranging from very little dance…