SCHOOL IS OPEN: No school closures or late starts for Thursday, Jan. 5 in Jordan School District.

SCHOOL IS OPEN: No school closures or late starts for Thursday, Jan. 5 in Jordan School District.

Please use caution while driving in icy road conditions and give yourselves extra time for safe travel.  Buses may be running a bit late due to weather and traffic.  In addition, please be aware of icy conditions while walking on school grounds, in parking lots and on walkways.

Please know that parents can keep children home when weather is extreme. Schools understand and respect this decision and will work with families.

For more information about school closure guidelines and procedures, please visit jordandistrict.org/resources/emergency.

Winter Weather Procedures and Guidelines

With an active weather week ahead, we’d like to remind everyone about District procedures and guidelines regarding snow closures or delays. Schools in Jordan School District will remain open, if at all possible, on all scheduled school days, even when weather conditions may be extreme.

Please know that parents can keep children home when weather is extreme. Schools understand and respect this decision and will work with families.

Remember, no announcement means normal school operation. School closure or delayed start information will always be posted no later than 6:30 a.m. on the Jordan School District website at jordandistrict.org, through social media and local news outlets.

Full Emergency Communications & Snow Closure Guidelines can be found at jordandistrict.org/resources/emergency.

Weather Safety Notice

Dear Students, Patrons and Staff,

Reports indicate a very active weather pattern as everyone returns to school and work after the holiday break. Snow and rain showers are predicted to continue on and off throughout the week. As always, while driving in icy road conditions, we ask you to please give yourselves extra time for safe travel.  Buses may be running a bit late due to weather and traffic.  In addition, please be aware of icy conditions while walking on school grounds, in parking lots and on walkways.

We appreciate everyone making safety a priority as we begin 2017!

 

Be Safe in Winter Weather Conditions!

Weather Safety NoticeDear Students, Staff and Patrons,

Weather reports indicate we should be prepared for the first snowstorm of the year tomorrow morning, Thursday, Nov. 17 as we commute to work and school.

Please allow some extra time for slower traffic and possible icy road conditions. This may cause our buses to be a few minutes late. As you enter school grounds, use caution on slick sidewalks, playgrounds and other areas around the school.

Your safety is our top priority.

JSD School Psychologist Honored By Utah Association of School Psychologists

Buddy Alger (on right) receives Barbara Bennett AwardThe Utah Association of School Psychologists recently honored Buddy Alger, a school psychologist assigned to the Alternative Language Services Department, with the Barbara Bennett Excellence in Diversity Award. The association gave the award during its annual conference in November.

Buddy received the award in recognition for his outstanding work with English learners, refugees and homeless students. Also, he has been instrumental with the implementation of the Diploma Now program at West Jordan High. Diploma Now is a program that aims to increase the number of diverse students graduating from high school.

Congratulation Buddy!