Supercast Episode 92: The Heartwarming Story of a School’s Kindness Challenge Changing Lives

Superintendent stands with Eastlake's Stay Kind students When Eastlake Elementary School Principal Kristy Howe issued a “Kindness Challenge” to her entire student body, something started happening that likely changed some lives forever.

On this episode of the Supercast, hear the heartwarming story of how students rallied to meet the challenge and succeeded in a way that took kindness to a whole new level at the school.

Congratulations JSD Class of 2021 Retirees!

Retirement Drive-thruIt was a special night as the Jordan School District Board of Education recognized and honored members of the 2021 class of retirees. The Board sponsored a special drive-through recognition for the retirees complete with personal greetings, gifts, certificates and wishing those who attended the very best of luck in the next chapter of their lives. An Elk Ridge Middle School student Jazz group helped celebrate by sharing their musical talents as retirees stopped by.

Congratulations and thank you to our retirees for the many years of service! Your hard work serving students throughout Jordan School District has made a lasting impression on young lives. Best of luck in your retirement.

West Jordan Police Chief Receives D.A.R.E. America Award for Work in Schools

Police Cheif Receiving AwardPlease join us in congratulating West Jordan City Police Chief Ken Wallentine who is being recognized by D.A.R.E. America as Administrator of the Year. Chief Wallentine was honored for his work in bringing the D.A.R.E. program back to elementary schools in West Jordan and supporting officers engaging with students on a regular basis. D.A.R.E. educates students on leading lives free from substance abuse, violence and other dangerous behaviors. It helps officers develop trust with students and promotes self-esteem in young people.

Congratulations, Chief Wallentine. Thank you, D.A.R.E. officers for supporting students in our schools.

Eastlake Elementary Students Celebrate the Last Day of School with a Wiffle Ball Tournament

Students Playing Wiffle BallSixth grade students at Eastlake Elementary School celebrated the end of the school year with a friendly tournament of Wiffle ball against the school’s faculty. For weeks the students have been practicing to prepare for the game. Superintendent Anthony Godfrey was on hand to throw out the opening pitch of the game. In the final inning, the score was tied up at 16-16, but the Eastlake staff hit a home run to win the game.

What a fun way to send off 6th grade students as they end their last year at Eastlake Elementary School.