Students Make Pinwheels For Peace

IMG_5641Students at Herriman Elementary School joined others around the world in an artful expression supporting world peace by making hundreds of ‘Pinwheels for Peace.’ This is the third year in a row that Herriman Elementary has rallied students, getting every single class involved in ‘Whirled Peace Day.’ Each grade made their pinwheels using paper and pencils, then had 15 minutes to set them up in a design on the lawn outside the school. Enjoy a photo gallery of this beautiful display on our Facebook page.

Riverton Football Team Brings Pep Rally to Special Needs Children

IMG_5656Special needs students at the Kauri Sue Hamilton School got a taste of fall football fever with a surprise visit from the entire Riverton High Football team. The team’s coach, Mike Miller, has a soft spot in his heart for children at the school, especially for one student who cheered him on to win a Riverton city barbecue cook-off. The team led children in the school’s fight song and then went from classroom to classroom handing out Riverton football t-shirts to everyone. Thanks to the Riverton High football team for their kind and winning ways. Enjoy a photo gallery of this event on our Facebook page.

Jaguar Football Players Sport New Look For a Day

Football team in lava lavasMembers of the West Jordan High Jaguar football team were turning a lot of heads in school last Friday as they prepared for their big homecoming game. That’s because in a show of unity, everyone on the team dressed in lava lavas for the day. The school’s football Booster Club worked hard making the outfits that made the team stand out. Some believe the lava lavas brought the Jaguars luck as well; they won their homecoming game in amazing style with a 20-19 victory over Cottonwood High. Thanks to the Booster Club for backing the team and supporting unity at West Jordan High.

County-wide Equalization Town Hall Meeting

Jordan School District hosted a Town Hall meeting to educate patrons about the County-wide Equalization Program. This program has the potential to negatively impact the taxpayers it was designed to help. Below is the entire meeting video, which explains in detail how county-wide equalization works, how it will end and a question and answer session about specific concerns and details. Join us helping to solve this mistake for the benefit of our children, which was the intent of the original legislation.