Mountain Shadows Students Showcase their Talent in Musical ‘Peter Pan’

Mountain Shadows students perform 'Peter Pan'Mountain Shadows Elementary recently took a trip to Never Land, courtesy of some very talented fourth, fifth and sixth graders, as the school presented the musical ‘Peter Pan’ to a packed gym full of fellow students and proud parents.

The timeless tale of a boy who ‘won’t grow up’ featured singing and dancing by exceptional Mountain Shadows students. Students and staff worked hard for months preparing for the show, accentuated by outstanding costumes, make-up and set design.

Principal Annette Huff introduced the program, noting that this year’s show was the 15th year in a row of musicals presented to the community by Mountain Shadows Elementary students and staff.

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West Jordan High Students Wow Judges at Woodworking Competition

Picture of Sarah Provard and her handcrafted bureauThey have been carving, sawing, sanding and varnishing their works for months and the hard work has paid off for some very talented West Jordan High School students. They recently competed in the Student Woodworking Competition presented by the Wasatch Woodworking Consortium. The Consortium consists of various businesses in the woodworking industry, Wasatch Front school districts and the Boy Scouts of America. One of the featured contests is the People’s Choice Award. This year that honor goes to West Jordan High School. WJHS senior Sarah Provard won the People’s Choice Award for her creatively designed, handcrafted, music-themed bureau. Congratulations to Sarah and everyone involved in this amazing event. Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.

Kauri Sue Hamilton Students All Smiles at Commencement Ceremony

Cody Bingham giving graduation speechIt was a day of smiles and celebration combined with emotion and tears as special needs students at the Kauri Sue Hamilton School graduated to the next chapter in their lives. Nine students received diplomas as part of a transition exercise program. It is a proud but difficult day for many students and their families who have relied on the special needs school to provide education and support services throughout their young lives. The graduating students wore traditional caps and gowns sitting proudly on stage while Cody Bingham gave a light-hearted graduation speech. Congratulations and best of luck to these amazing students! Thank you to the kind and caring staff at Kauri Sue for all they do making precious memories for students, their family and friends. Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.

Congratulations to the 2017 Jordan School District Class of Retirees!

Retirees listening to presentation from Dr. Patrice Johnson during retirement dinnerIt was an evening to honor 76 Jordan School District retirees who have collectively worked more than 1653 years in education.

The retirees came together for a dinner in their honor, held on behalf of the Board of Education. The longest serving retiree this year is first grade teacher, Linda Warwood, who has spent 54 years in the District.

Thanks to the Jordan School District string quartet and Copper Hills High Madrigals for sharing their musical talent prior to the dinner.

Good luck to all our retirees as they embark on the next chapter in their lives and thank you for making a difference in the lives of so many young people throughout your years of service.

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Notice of Public Hearing

A public hearing will be held for Title VI (Native American and Native Alaskans) on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 1 – 3 p.m. This hearing will cover the purposed and current use of the annual federal Title VI formula grant. We would appreciate your input. Please join us at the Auxiliary Services Building on 7905 South Redwood Road. Enter through the front door and we will escort you to the hearing.