Nov. 29 Board Meeting Update

You are invited to a meeting of the Board of Education of Jordan School District on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the JATC South Campus, 12723 S. Park Avenue, Riverton, Utah. The study session begins at 4 p.m. The Regular Board Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Patrons may view the general session online at boardmeeting.jordandistrict.org.

The Nov. 29 Board meeting agenda is now available on our Board meetings page. Policies that will be discussed include D200 Philosophy of Instruction, AA410 Controversial Issues, AA402 Advancement, Promotion, and Graduation of Students, AA419 Student Conduct, Dress & Appearance and DP367 District Records Management.

. You can also use the following links to the printed and detailed agendas.

Supercast Episode 168: Butterfield Canyon Elementary School Students Celebrate Thanksgiving Enjoying “Parents and Pie”

Supercast: Butterfield Canyon Elementary Students Celebrate ThanksgivingButterfield Elementary School teachers have been working hard to create meaningful connections and fun memories with parents this school year.

On this episode of the Supercast, find out how a Thanksgiving performance by third-graders, followed by “Parents and Pie” is bringing everyone together in a sweet expression of thanks and gratitude this holiday season.


Jordan Education Foundation Supporting Students and Teachers in the Classroom with Significant Grants

Picture of JEF classroom grant awardThe Jordan Education Foundation is once again rallying behind students and teachers in the classroom. The Foundation is traveling from school to school awarding a record number of classroom grants this year. A total of $512,199.00 was awarded to teachers, funding 931 projects in 67 schools, all thanks to the generosity of donors throughout the community.

The grants will be used to purchase STEM supplies, language immersion libraries, guided reading books, Chromebooks, flexible seating options, applied science materials, math manipulatives, listening centers, sensory items and software, along with other valuable classroom tools and equipment.

A special thanks to Wasatch Capital, The Ashton Foundation, Z104 Tools for Schools, BGIS, Rocky Mountain Power, Discover, Bud Mahas, Midgley-Huber, VLCM, WCF, Jordan Credit Union, Hogan Construction, Olsen & Peterson, and all of the JEF Annual Links to Schools Golf Classic Sponsors which support the Classroom Grant program.

We are proud of the partnerships and commitment on the part of so many people to make supporting students and teachers a priority in Jordan School District.

South Valley Students Strike Up Some Fun with Thanksgiving Turkey Bowling

It was all smiles for South Valley students, teachers and staff as they took to the gym to strike up some fun with Thanksgiving turkey bowling. The students were supported by sideline cheers from their peers and bowled the turkeys with different styles and strategies.

Congratulations to everyone who participated in turkey bowling! We hope your Thanksgiving celebration is just as festive and fun.

Students at JATC South Celebrate Thanksgiving Fun Early with Frozen “Turkey Bowling”

Students at the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers (JATC) celebrated Thanksgiving early by hosting a fun game of “Frozen Turkey” bowling. They set up a turkey bowling alley in the atrium of the school and bowled frozen turkeys, cornish game hens, and wig heads from the barbering and hair design class down lanes hoping to get a strike. Students signed up and competed in brackets hoping to bowl three strikes in a row, also known as a “turkey” or six strikes in a row, also known as a “wild turkey.” Students who rose to the top in the game were  awarded prizes.