Todd Theobold is Utah’s Elementary School Principal of the Year!

Todd Theabold posing with plaqueWhat began as a rather routine Monday morning school assembly turned into something pretty extraordinary for Majestic Elementary School Principal Todd Theobold. Representatives from the Utah Association of Elementary School Principals showed up along with Superintendent Johnson, District staff and members of the Board of Education for a big announcement. After considering 600 principals from schools around the state, Mr. Theobold was selected as Utah Elementary School Principal of the Year. Mr. Theobold said it was an honor he shared with hard working staff and students at Majestic. Congratulations to this deserving principal and good luck in the national competition. Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.

Herriman High has 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar and Teacher!

Marin Murdock and Julianna Wing at Herriman HighA Herriman High School student and teacher are both in an elite academic circle, after being selected for one of the nation’s highest honors because of their accomplishments in education.

Marin Murdock, has been named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar. The senior in Business and Marketing at Herriman High is one of just 161 students selected from about 4,000 seniors across the nation competing for the prestigious award. The Presidential Scholar program was established by executive order to recognize and honor the nation’s most distinguished graduating high school seniors. Congratulations, Marin on this extraordinary accomplishment.

Julianna Wing, a Business and Marketing teacher at Herriman High School has been named a 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar Distinguished Teacher.

Marin Murdock and Mrs. Wing will be awarded the U.S. Presidential Scholar medallion at a ceremony sponsored by the White House in Washington, D.C. this summer.

We are extremely proud of Marin and Mrs. Wing, our 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholar recipients.

Bingham Students Win Awards for Amazing Artwork

Metal sunflower piece of artThere are a lot of talented visual arts students at Bingham High School and that was abundantly clear at the school’s recent art show. It was like walking through a professional art gallery with display after display of amazing drawings, paintings and other beautiful visual creations. Congratulations to everyone involved for the hard work and sharing their incredible talents. Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.

PTA Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Teachers

Jordan Ridge Teacher Appreciation backdrop for picturesMembers of the PTA rolled out the red carpet to show teachers how much they care during Teacher Appreciation Week at Jordan Ridge Elementary School. It was an Academy Award themed breakfast party at the school treating teachers to a scrumptious buffet of warm waffles, fruits and other tempting treats. There were also photo opportunities for teachers to have their award-winning pictures taken.

At Terra Linda Elementary School the PTA went all out with a Harry Potter theme to thank teachers for all they do throughout the year. This Teacher Appreciation Week saw the school transformed into a Hogwarts land of wizards and wands along with Quidditch treats.

We appreciate our teachers and the important work carried out by PTA members in and outside classrooms every single day.

Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.

STEM Community Night is Huge Success

Picture of students and parents at STEM Community NIghtJordan School District students who are interested in science, technology, engineering and math came together with family, friends and members of the community to celebrate their love of STEM. The STEM Community Night was held at Elk Ridge Middle School with more than 300 people in attendance. It was a fun and educational night of hands-on activities provided by middle school Math, Engineering, Science Achievement, (MESA) clubs and industry partners. Thanks to sponsoring partners Boeing and Air Products for their support of this event and helping to engage students and the community in STEM-related activities. Enjoy a photo gallery on our Facebook page.