Work Progressing on the New Juniper Elementary School in Herriman

Crews have been hard at work throughout the summer making sure Juniper Elementary School in Herriman is ready to go when students arrive for the very first year learning and making lasting memories and traditions at the new school.

Furniture has been delivered with desks going into classrooms. Office furniture has arrived as well and carpet is being installed. Outside, crews are working on landscaping, finishing some sod work.

Juniper Elementary is opening for the 2024-25 school year and will be home to 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students from Ridge View Elementary School.

Principal Kaleb Yates is very excited and has been very busy planning to welcome students, parents, teachers, and staff to the new school.

State Award and Recognition for Jordan School District Systems and Security Manager

Picture of David BowmanPlease join us in congratulating Jordan School District Systems and Security Manager David Bowman, who recently received a big surprise at the Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) Tech Summit. Mr. Bowman was honored as this year’s recipient of the “Bob Potts Service Award.”

The award is given to an individual who has continued the tradition of outstanding service to the Utah education technology community and for embodying Bob Potts ‘pitch-in’ nature of going above and beyond to help wherever and whenever needed.

Keep up the great work David Bowman, along with the entire JSD Information Systems team!

Jordan School District Joins Utah Department of Agriculture & Food and USBE in “Farm to School” Initiatives Bringing Fresh Fruit and Veggies into School Cafeterias

It is a way to help educate students and their families on all the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables every day. Jordan School District is proud to be part of Utah’s “Farm to School” initiatives, which support local farmers bringing local produce straight from the field to our cafeteria tables. JSD Nutrition Services staff work closely with local farmers to bring fresh food in and help the lunchroom workers learn how to use seasonal food picked fresh from local fields.

At Majestic Elementary School representatives from the Utah Department of Agriculture & Food and USBE, along with members of the media, were on hand as the cafeteria staff prepared a delicious free summer lunch. Part of the lunch consisted of fresh raw and cooked yellow squash from Bangerter Farm and chocolate chip zucchini muffins, made with Bangerter Farm zucchini. Serving fresh food is a great way to increase students’ exposure to locally-grown produce in Utah and encourage healthy eating habit that will last a lifetime.

Thanks to everyone behind the “Farm to School” initiatives and JSD’s amazing Nutrition Services Staff for giving students opportunities to try delicious food fresh off the farm.

Supercast Episode 254: Collectable Cards Make Classroom Learning Come Alive

Superintendent with Jordan Ridge studentsThey may not be learning about baseball legends like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, or Reggie Jackson, but some fourth-grade students at Jordan Ridge Elementary School had their own fun with collectable Utah history trading cards in the classroom.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you inside Jennifer Romriell’s classroom where students made their own trading cards based on someone or something in Utah history. It was a lesson that made learning about people and the past really come alive.

West Jordan Police Organize “Driver License Resource Fair” Offering FREE Classes to the Public on the Process of Getting a Valid Utah Driver License or Driving Privilege Card

It is a partnership to help the public, to protect, and to serve. West Jordan Police are joining forces with the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Department of Public Safety offering FREE classes to anyone who is looking to obtain a valid Utah Driver License or Driving Privilege Card.

The classes are part of a “Driver License Resource Fair” which is being held at West Jordan High School on Saturday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Driver License class will be taught from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, in Spanish and English. Participants will learn the process of getting a Utah Driver License or Driver Privilege Card.

The Resource Fair will also offer fun family activities, food trucks, and many other community resources for those looking to obtain a Utah Driver License.

Don’t miss out on the FREE classes and fun on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at West Jordan High School. Everyone is welcome!