Work Progressing on the New Juniper Elementary School in Herriman

Crews have been hard at work throughout the summer making sure Juniper Elementary School in Herriman is ready to go when students arrive for the very first year learning and making lasting memories and traditions at the new school.

Furniture has been delivered with desks going into classrooms. Office furniture has arrived as well and carpet is being installed. Outside, crews are working on landscaping, finishing some sod work.

Juniper Elementary is opening for the 2024-25 school year and will be home to 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students from Ridge View Elementary School.

Principal Kaleb Yates is very excited and has been very busy planning to welcome students, parents, teachers, and staff to the new school.

Jordan School District Joins Utah Department of Agriculture & Food and USBE in “Farm to School” Initiatives Bringing Fresh Fruit and Veggies into School Cafeterias

It is a way to help educate students and their families on all the benefits of eating fresh fruits and vegetables every day. Jordan School District is proud to be part of Utah’s “Farm to School” initiatives, which support local farmers bringing local produce straight from the field to our cafeteria tables. JSD Nutrition Services staff work closely with local farmers to bring fresh food in and help the lunchroom workers learn how to use seasonal food picked fresh from local fields.

At Majestic Elementary School representatives from the Utah Department of Agriculture & Food and USBE, along with members of the media, were on hand as the cafeteria staff prepared a delicious free summer lunch. Part of the lunch consisted of fresh raw and cooked yellow squash from Bangerter Farm and chocolate chip zucchini muffins, made with Bangerter Farm zucchini. Serving fresh food is a great way to increase students’ exposure to locally-grown produce in Utah and encourage healthy eating habit that will last a lifetime.

Thanks to everyone behind the “Farm to School” initiatives and JSD’s amazing Nutrition Services Staff for giving students opportunities to try delicious food fresh off the farm.

West Jordan Police Organize “Driver License Resource Fair” Offering FREE Classes to the Public on the Process of Getting a Valid Utah Driver License or Driving Privilege Card

It is a partnership to help the public, to protect, and to serve. West Jordan Police are joining forces with the Utah Highway Patrol and Utah Department of Public Safety offering FREE classes to anyone who is looking to obtain a valid Utah Driver License or Driving Privilege Card.

The classes are part of a “Driver License Resource Fair” which is being held at West Jordan High School on Saturday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Driver License class will be taught from 10 a.m. – 12 noon, in Spanish and English. Participants will learn the process of getting a Utah Driver License or Driver Privilege Card.

The Resource Fair will also offer fun family activities, food trucks, and many other community resources for those looking to obtain a Utah Driver License.

Don’t miss out on the FREE classes and fun on Saturday, July 20, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at West Jordan High School. Everyone is welcome!

Supercast Episode 253: Jordan School District Receives Top International Award for Use of Cutting-Edge Technology, Meet Members of the Digital Learning Team

Supercast Episode 253 Album Art WorkIt is one of the highest and most prestigious honors given each year recognizing school districts who are transforming education through the use of cutting-edge technology like artificial intelligence in the classroom. Competing against school districts from all corners of the world, Jordan School District was a top 2024 winner in the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Awards.

On this episode of the Supercast, we talk to members of the Digital Learning team helping Jordan be a changemaker, shaping the future of education with the proactive and innovative use of technology.

Custodians and Sweepers Hard at Work Over Summer Months Making Schools and Buildings Shine!

They are polishing floors, deep cleaning bathrooms, cleaning and resetting lockers, and making every inch of our schools and buildings sparkle. They are also out in the heat trimming, working on lawns, and perfecting playing fields. Take a minute out of your day to say thank you to custodians and sweepers who are hard at work over the summer months to make sure students and employees return to schools and buildings that are clean, well maintained, and welcoming.

These valuable employees contribute to the important first impressions in our schools and buildings, they lend a helping hand wherever they are needed, and they never miss a beat, even in the high summer heat. They are such an important part of the Jordan School District family.

Thank you, custodians and sweepers!