Jan. 25 Board Meeting Update

You are invited to a meeting of the Board of Education of Jordan School District on Tuesday, Jan. 25 at the JATC South Campus, 12723 S. Park Avenue, Riverton, Utah. The study session begins at 4 p.m. The Regular Board Meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. Patrons may view the general session online at boardmeeting.jordandistrict.org.

The Jan. 25 Board meeting agenda is now available on our Board meetings page. You can also use the following links to the printed and detailed agendas.

Supercast Episode 123: A Bingham High Student Racing to the Top in the Sport of Dog Sledding

Superintendent with Mary Christensen and her dogsShe has had a genuine love of dogs all her life. Now, that love is leading a Bingham High School student to follow her dreams to compete professionally in the sport of Dog Sledding, also known as Dog Mushing.

On this episode of the Supercast, we meet 17-year-old Mary Christensen and her dogs and find out what goes into getting the dogs to work as a team, racing to the top in competitive Dog Sledding.

Talented Oquirrh Hills Middle Robotics Team Headed to State Competition

Students pose for a photo with their robotThey love a challenge and are ready to take the stage in a huge competition. The Oquirrh Hills Middle School First Tech Challenge Robotics teams will be representing their school and Jordan District in the State competition at Southern Utah University later this month.

These talented students represent the only middle school team, which proudly held their own against high school teams at a recent competition in Park City.

Thank you to Mr. Yao, for making this possible for such amazing students!

Best of luck at the State competition!

Free Social and Emotional Wellness Screening for Students Ages 10-18

Free Mental Health Screenings on Jan. 26. Thirty minute appointments are open from 3:30 to 7 pm. Virtual appointments via zoom or google meet. Licensed professionals will discuss results of screener, discuss possible mental and behavioral health needs, and connect students and families to available community resources. Space is limited. Hablamos espanol. Scan QR code to register. Do you have concerns about your child’s social and emotional wellness? On January 26, 2022, the Jordan Health and Wellness Team will be providing virtual mental health consultation interview appointments every 30 minutes between 3:30 and 7 p.m.

  • At each event, licensed professionals will:
    • Discuss possible mental and behavioral health needs for your child.
    • Connect students and families to available community resources.
  • These screenings are by appointment only. Space is limited.
    • Appointments take approximately 30 minutes and the screening tool takes 15 minutes to complete, prior to your appointment.
    • Interpreters will be available upon request.
  • Visit calendly.com/rachel-dangerfield/jsd-mental-health-screening to schedule an appointment.

JATC Teacher Education Program Enrollment Now Open

Leave your Mark! JATC Teacher Education Program is now enrolling students. Earn 8 concurrent enrollment credit hours in FHS 1500 Human Development, EDU1010 Orientation to Education and SPED 1000 Principals of Effective Peer Teaching. Apply today at jordantech.orgIs your high school student dreaming of a career in education shaping the lives of future students? Help them fulfill that dream by having them sign up for JATC’s Teacher Education Program. While taking the course, they will earn eight concurrent college enrollment hours, which will help propel them towards their future career in education.

Sign up now at jordantech.org.

The priority deadline is February 28, 2022.