Supercast Episode 254: Collectable Cards Make Classroom Learning Come Alive

Superintendent with Jordan Ridge studentsThey may not be learning about baseball legends like Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle, or Reggie Jackson, but some fourth-grade students at Jordan Ridge Elementary School had their own fun with collectable Utah history trading cards in the classroom.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you inside Jennifer Romriell’s classroom where students made their own trading cards based on someone or something in Utah history. It was a lesson that made learning about people and the past really come alive.


Supercast Episode 252: What is the Mustang Battalion at Herriman High School?

Superindendent with the Mustang BattalionIt’s called the Mustang Battalion at Herriman High School and it is the first Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps or JROTC program in Jordan School District.

On this episode of the Supercast, meet students involved in the program and find out how it is teaching them valuable leadership skills which will last a lifetime. Also, find out what the JROTC program IS and what it IS NOT, as they celebrate their first full year at Herriman High.


Supercast Episode 251: One of the Coolest Teachers on Campus at Ridge View Elementary School

Ridge View PE class Some say he is one of the coolest teachers on campus and his lessons push students to achieve their highest potential in the gym and in life.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you to Ridge View Elementary School to find out why Physical Education teacher Taylor Wright seems to have “the right stuff” when it comes to getting students excited, engaged, and going out of their comfort zones to do their very best.


Supercast Episode 250: No Illusion for Digital Media Students Winning Very Real and Prestigious State Award for Virtual Reality Game

Superintendent watches a student demonstrate VRThey used their considerable talents to create a virtual reality game which is now receiving some amazing accolades.

On this episode of the Supercast, meet the Digital Media students at JATC North who designed a three-dimensional virtual reality game that’s garnering a lot of attention. Find out how their game transports people into a different world using the illusion of being there.


Supercast Episode 249: Beloved Brasilandia Celebrated at Bluffdale Elementary School

Superintendent with Portuguese DLI students It is a beloved tradition at Bluffdale Elementary School now in its tenth year.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you inside an educational celebration called Brasilandia. Hear how the event helps students use and develop new skills in the Portuguese language and how it enhances their love of the Portuguese DLI program at the school. It is a traditional taste of Brazilian culture and food that everyone has definitely grown to love over the past decade.