Supercast Episode 151: The Inside Scoop on Skyward to Increase Your School Connection

Album art work for Supercast Episode 151It can enhance levels of parent engagement like never before and it makes transparency a top priority.

On this episode of the Supercast, we have everything you need to know about successfully using Skyward Family Access. It’s a cloud-based student information system, which allows you to access your child’s daily attendance, progress reports, grades, lunch balance and more. We have tips to make using Skyward really easy and worry free.

Supercast Episode 150: Welcome to the Brand-New Oak Leaf Elementary School in Herriman

Superintendent with principals at Oak Leaf ElementaryExcitement is building for students, teachers and staff as the brand-new Oak Leaf Elementary School in Herriman prepares to open for the 2022-23 school.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you inside for a sneak peek at the new school. That’s where we find Principal Ronna Hoffman who is hard at work getting ready to welcome students and preparing her rock star staff for a first year filled with making memories that will live on for a lifetime at Oak Leaf.

Supercast Episode 149: Superintendent Boards the School Bus for a Big Safety Challenge

Superintendent on a bus with a driverIt is an event focused on school bus driver safety and sharpening skills. Dozens of school bus drivers competed in Jordan School District’s “Bus Safety Challenge.”

On this episode of the Supercast, find out how school bus drivers’ skills were put to the test as  they snaked their way through a series of traffic cones, navigated a diminishing clearance, curbside parked, conquered an offset alley and more. It was a challenge to help drivers be the best they can be in keeping students safe on the school bus.

Supercast Episode 148: Federal Government Ends COVID-19 Meal Program in Schools

Superindent at the Heartland cafeteriaBeginning in the new school year, families must once again apply for the income-based free and reduced lunch subsidy. That’s because the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced recently that it is returning to pre-COVID-19 rules requiring families to apply for free and reduced lunch, rather than allowing all K-12 students to receive free meals.

On this episode of the Supercast, find out what you need to know about school breakfast and lunch moving forward. And, how to apply for free or reduced meals for the upcoming 2022-23 school year in Jordan School District.

Supercast Episode 147: Aviation Sciences Program Taking Student Learning to New Heights

Superintent with a drone, program instructor and studentsStudents are earning their wings and reaching new heights in a unique high school program that focuses on hands-on learning and future careers.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you inside the Aviation Sciences Program at JATC North in West Jordan where students are able to get inside the cockpit of a flight simulator. That’s where they are able to explore what it’s really like to be a pilot and maintain control of an aircraft when rough weather or other challenges come their way.