Sept. 2019 Jordan Parent University

Picture of people attending Parent UniversityWe want to thank the hundreds of parents and students who attended Thursday night’s Jordan Parent University. The topic was “Preparing Parents and Students for the Future After High School.” College, University, Community College, Military representatives and counselors were all on hand to offer guidance and advice in planning for the future after high school.

Thanks to everyone who attended, we hope this was a helpful and informative event!

The next Jordan Parent University is on Thursday, November 21 at Mountain Creek Middle School in South Jordan from 7 – 8:30 p.m. The topic is “Who Should Parents Call When Issues Arise?”

Jordan Parent University is free and open to the public.

Jordan Parent University – New Schools, New Adventures!

Jordan Parent University FlyerPlease join us for the next Jordan Parent University. This event is free and open to the public. This event will help parents prepare their children for change and help foster skills for resilience in any new environment.

  • Moving from elementary to middle school
  • Moving from middle to high school
  • Moving from your current school to a brand new school

McKinley Withers from the Jordan Health & Wellness team will be presenting. Jordan Parent University will be held Thursday, April 11 from 7 – 8 p.m. at South Hills Middle, 13508 S. 4000 West, Riverton.

Jordan Parent University – The Boundary Change Process

Flyer with information for the Boundary Change Process included in the storyThe Jordan School District Board of Education invites you to attend this informational meeting where you will learn about the boundary change process.

Five new schools will be opening in Jordan School District in the 2019-20 school year and boundary changes to existing schools are necessary in order to establish boundaries for the new schools.

No boundary decisions will be made at this meeting.

Please join us, Thursday, Sept. 27, 7 p.m.

West Jordan High School Auditorium

District and State Crisis Counseling Teams Available at Herriman High School

In light of recent events, we wanted to make the community aware of the following resources available at Herriman High School for anyone in the District.

  • Crisis counselors from Jordan School District are available at Herriman High School for anyone who may need them today and tomorrow.
  • The Utah State Board of Education Student Assistance Support Team will also be available at the school.
  • Additional crisis counseling support teams from the State Department of Health will be at the school from 1 – 4 p.m. as well.
  • You may come to the school any time to use these services. A phone number has been established at Herriman High School for those who may want to schedule time with a counselor or psychologist. Call 801-567-8532.
  • Please be aware of resources available for reporting concerns about someone in crisis and about suicide prevention, even when school is not in session.
  • The Jordan Family Education Center provides free counseling services to students of all ages and adults in Jordan School District. They can be contacted at 801-565-7442.
  • Please take a look at support service resources for students and their families on our Comprehensive School Counseling Program site.
  • The SafeUT Smartphone App for Android and iOS is a free and confidential way to report issues of school violence, bullying or concerns about someone in crisis. We encourage you to learn more on the University of Utah’s SafeUT site. The reports will go directly to administrators and counselors who can respond during and after school hours and on weekends.
  • The Utah Suicide Prevention Coalition has valuable information for families regarding suicide prevention, warning signs to watch for and reporting advice.
  • The State Board of Education offers resources, through the Utah Education Network website.

Jordan Parent University: What Is My School Doing to Keep My Child Safe?

Panel discussion at Jordan Parent UniversityIt was an important presentation and panel discussion about safety in Jordan School District led by principals, school safety experts, local law enforcement, fire and city leaders. Participants shared valuable information and safety measures were addressed for parents and patrons at this meeting.

In case you missed it, we invite you to watch the discussion titled “What Is My School Doing to Keep My Child Safe?”

Here is the link to the video.