Foothills Student Design Chosen for Riverton City Holiday Greeting Card

Quinn Hayes, Asst. Principal Jayme Gandara and Qunns dad posing for a photo.She is helping to spread holiday cheer throughout Riverton City and beyond. Quinn Hayes, a 4th grade student at Foothills Elementary School, decided to put her creative drawing skills to the test and enter the Riverton City Christmas Card Design Contest. Quinn did such an amazing job, she won the contest!

Her Christmas card features Riverton City Hall, trees decorated for the holidays, kids and a dog playing in the snow surrounded by majestic mountains. Quinn is being recognized by Riverton City Mayor Trent Staggs and will receive a special award for the winning entry.

Congratulations Quinn, keep up the winning work in all that you pursue!

Jordan District Students Kick Off Holidays by Giving Back

Student collecting money for charity.Every year during the holiday season, students throughout Jordan School District give back to their communities by raising money for charitable causes and families in need. They not only give money, but spend countless hours finding unique ways to fundraise in hopes of making the lives of others a little better.

Thank you to all the students and staff who are dedicated to this charitable work.

Here is a list of the 2022 charities for each high school this holiday season.

Riverton High School – Utah Children’s Justice Center
https://utahcjc.org

Herriman High School – Now I Can Foundation
https://www.nowican.org

Mountain Ridge High School – Hearts Knit Together
https://www.heartsknittogether.org

West Jordan High School – Tiny Tim’s Foundation for Kids
https://tinytimstoys.org

Copper Hills High School – Make-A-Wish Utah and other needs in their community
https://wish.org/utah

Bingham High School –  Angels Hands and Make-A-Wish Utah
https://www.angelshands.org

Winter Weather Guidelines Reminder

Weather Safety Notice IconAs we head into the winter weather season, 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 in winter weather conditions.
  • Parents will only be notified if there is a delayed start or if school is closed or canceled. No notification means school is open.
  • School closure or delayed start information will always be posted no later than 6 a.m. on the Jordan School District website at jordandistrict.org, through social media and local news outlets.
  • Please know that parents may decide to keep children home due to adverse weather conditions. Schools understand and respect this decision and will work with families.

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


A medida que nos acercamos a la temporada de clima invernal, nos gustaría recordarles a todos los procedimientos y pautas del Distrito con respecto a los cierres o retrasos por nieve.

  • Las escuelas en el Distrito Escolar de Jordan permanecerán abiertas, si es posible, en todos los días escolares programados, incluso en condiciones climáticas invernales.
  • Los padres solo serán notificados si hay un comienzo retrasado o si la escuela está cerrada o cancelada. Ninguna notificación significa que la escuela está abierta.
  • La información sobre el cierre de la escuela o el inicio retrasado siempre se publicará a más tardar a las 6 a. m. en el sitio web del Distrito Escolar de Jordan en jordandistrict.org, a través de las redes sociales y los medios de comunicación locales.
  • Tenga en cuenta que los padres pueden decidir mantener a los niños en casa debido a condiciones climáticas adversas. Las escuelas entienden y respetan esta decisión y trabajarán con las familias.

Las pautas completas de comunicaciones de emergencia y cierre de nieve se pueden encontrar en jordandistrict.org/resources/emergency.

South Valley Students Experience Magic of Holidays at Festival of Trees

It was a morning of magical holiday moments and memories for South Valley students. They took a short field trip to experience the Festival of Trees, taking in all of the beautifully decorated, extravagant trees, stunning wreaths, hand-crafted gingerbread houses, and much more.

Each donated tree tells a touching story and the students were able to learn about those stories as well.

The 2022 Festival of Trees is taking place at the Mountain America Exposition Center and runs through December 3.

Supercast Episode 169: Terra Linda Elementary School Students Help Break World Record in Sport Stacking

Superintendent and the stacking studentsIt was a day filled with fun and a focus on the ultimate prize, helping to break the World Record in Sport Stacking.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you to Terra Linda Elementary School where students joined others around the world in a race against the clock stacking specially designed cups in something called the 2022 STACK UP. Find out how Terra Linda contributed to breaking the world record in a big way.