Foothills Student Design Chosen for Riverton City Holiday Greeting Card

Quinn Hayes, Asst. Principal Jayme Gandara and Qunns dad posing for a photo.She is helping to spread holiday cheer throughout Riverton City and beyond. Quinn Hayes, a 4th grade student at Foothills Elementary School, decided to put her creative drawing skills to the test and enter the Riverton City Christmas Card Design Contest. Quinn did such an amazing job, she won the contest!

Her Christmas card features Riverton City Hall, trees decorated for the holidays, kids and a dog playing in the snow surrounded by majestic mountains. Quinn is being recognized by Riverton City Mayor Trent Staggs and will receive a special award for the winning entry.

Congratulations Quinn, keep up the winning work in all that you pursue!

Jordan District Students Kick Off Holidays by Giving Back

Student collecting money for charity.Every year during the holiday season, students throughout Jordan School District give back to their communities by raising money for charitable causes and families in need. They not only give money, but spend countless hours finding unique ways to fundraise in hopes of making the lives of others a little better.

Thank you to all the students and staff who are dedicated to this charitable work.

Here is a list of the 2022 charities for each high school this holiday season.

South Valley Students Experience Magic of Holidays at Festival of Trees

It was a morning of magical holiday moments and memories for South Valley students. They took a short field trip to experience the Festival of Trees, taking in all of the beautifully decorated, extravagant trees, stunning wreaths, hand-crafted gingerbread houses, and much more.

Each donated tree tells a touching story and the students were able to learn about those stories as well.

The 2022 Festival of Trees is taking place at the Mountain America Exposition Center and runs through December 3.

Supercast Episode 169: Terra Linda Elementary School Students Help Break World Record in Sport Stacking

Superintendent and the stacking studentsIt was a day filled with fun and a focus on the ultimate prize, helping to break the World Record in Sport Stacking.

On this episode of the Supercast, we take you to Terra Linda Elementary School where students joined others around the world in a race against the clock stacking specially designed cups in something called the 2022 STACK UP. Find out how Terra Linda contributed to breaking the world record in a big way.


Important Student Safety Podcasts & Video

Superintendent with safety expertsIn our ongoing efforts to keep parents informed about protocols in place for the safety of students in our schools, we produced several special episodes of Superintendent Godfrey’s weekly podcast, “The Supercast.”

One episode explains important aspects of Reunification, which is a process used by all schools in the event of a crisis in or outside the building. Reunification plays a crucial role in helping us get students safely back home to loved ones in an emergency situation. You can also watch a parent reunification video.

Another episode focuses on continuing efforts to enhance safety and security in our schools and buildings.

We invite you to listen to the episodes and view the video using the links below:


En nuestros esfuerzos continuos para mantener a los padres informados sobre los protocolos vigentes para la seguridad de los estudiantes en nuestras escuelas, producimos varios episodios especiales del podcast semanal del superintendente Godfrey, “The Supercast”.

Un episodio explica aspectos importantes de Reunificación, que es un proceso utilizado por todas las escuelas en caso de una crisis dentro o fuera del edificio. Reunificación juega un papel crucial para ayudarnos a que los estudiantes regresen seguros a casa con sus seres queridos en una situación de emergencia. También puede ver un video de reunificación de padres.

Otro episodio se enfoca en los esfuerzos continuos para mejorar la seguridad en nuestras escuelas y edificios.

Te invitamos a escuchar los episodios y ver el video usando el siguiente enlace: