South Jordan Middle School Students Observe Patriot Day With Sunrise Salute

First responders salute the flag during ceremonyIt was a special morning with the sun rising over South Jordan Middle School as students, staff, District leaders and members of the community gathered to remember that freedom is not free. The school held a Sunrise Salute to Patriot Day.

There was a flag raising ceremony along with patriotic songs to pay tribute to all first responders and to recognize the 16th anniversary of 9/11. It was also an opportunity to educate a generation of students who did not live through the tragedy of 9/11.

Golden Fields Help For Houston Project a Success!

Personal care items on display at Golden FieldsWhen Golden Fields Elementary School students reached out to everyone requesting ‘Help For Houston,’ the student body and community responded in a big way. Now, personal hygiene items, crayons, coloring books, paper and pencils, toys along with hand-written cards and letters are ready to be shipped to school children who have suffered losses due to Hurricane Harvey.

In case you missed it, here is KSL-TV’s report on the Golden Fields Help For Harvey project.