Students and Staff Get a Lesson in Life and Art from Local Dance Group

The hip-hop dance crew “1520 ARTS” performed and educated students at Westvale Elementary during an assembly. “1520 ARTS” is a non-profit organization that showcases Hip Hop arts as a viable path to success in life and art through practice, performance, and education. Students and staff were allowed to show off their dancing skills during the assembly.

Thank you to “1520 ARTS” for stopping by Westvale to allow students to unite and learn through art.

Jordan School District Students Kick Off Holiday Season by Giving Back

Every year during the holiday season, students throughout Jordan School District give back to their communities by raising money for charitable causes and families in need. They not only give money, but spend countless hours finding unique ways to fundraise in hopes of making the lives of others a little better.

Thank you to all the students and staff who are dedicated to this charitable work.

Last year our high schools raised a combined $646,242.79 for their charities, simply incredible!

Here is a list of the 2023 charities for each high school this holiday season.

  • Mountain Ridge High School: For the Kids – Buying Meal Kits
  • West Jordan High School: Little Lambs Foundation for Kids
  • Bingham High School: Make-A-Wish and NixonStrong Foundation
  • Riverton High School: The Sharing Place
  • Copper Hills High School: Make-A-Wish and local families in need
  • Herriman High School: The Single Parent Project

Supercast Episode 221: Former JATC Student Living and Working in Hollywood Pursuing His Passions

Superintendent with JATC graduateHe is hoping to make it big in Hollywood working with the best of the best in animation and film.

On this episode of the Supercast, meet Ethan Jones, a former student who talks about his time at the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers (JATC) North Campus. It’s a place where Ethan found the confidence to pursue his dream of heading to Hollywood to work in animation and film.

We also meet a JATC North teacher, who Ethan credits with setting him on the path to career success.

South Valley School Students Experience Winter Wonderland at “Festival of Trees”

The true spirit, magic, and joy of the holiday season came to life for some students and staff at the South Valley School. They took a field trip to the annual “Festival of Trees” where they experienced a winter wonderland of uniquely decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and much more. It was a fun and festive field trip with smiles shining brightly as students and staff stood in awe of the beautifully decorated trees, each one with a story to tell.

All funds raised at the “Festival of Trees” will support children at Primary Children’s Hospital. The event runs through Saturday, December 2.

Board of Education Celebrates Herriman High School Latinos in Action

Picture of Latinos in ActionMembers of the Herriman High School Latinos in Action led the Pledge of Allegiance at last night’s Board of Education meeting and celebrated their culture with a beautiful poem written by Darianna Faria, a Herriman High student. The poem expressed support for all students, encouraging those who have immigrated to the United States to never forget where they came from and to strive for a better world where all seek to understand one another. The poem went on to say all students who have immigrated from another country should be allowed to achieve their hopes and dreams.

Board members thanked the students for doing a great job representing Herriman High School and Latinos in Action.