Copper Hills High Female Wrestler Makes History at World Wrestling Championships in Rome

Picture of Anya at wrestling practice She is a two-time Utah State Champion female wrestler, a five-time All-American, and placed in the top six at three national wrestling competitions. Now, Copper Hills High senior Anya Hatch can add World Wrestling top-ten champ to her list of accomplishments. To make her story even more incredible, Anya joined the sport of female wrestling just shy of two years ago.

Anya’s father, Jay Hatch said his daughter represented her native country of Tonga in the World Wrestling Championships, which were held in Rome at the end of July. She made history as the first female Tongan to wrestle at the world event. Anya placed 10th in her weight class, a truly amazing accomplishment.

Now, Anya is back home in Utah preparing for the upcoming wrestling season with about 23 teammates at Copper Hills High School.

Congratulations, Anya. We are proud of your accomplishments and wish you much success in the future!

Mountain Creek Middle School Uses Drone to Show School Spirit

Last week, Mountain Creek Middle School students showed their school spirit by spelling out the school initials with their bodies. Drone pilot Jason Yeaman took the photos, and the school’s choir and the band helped the students form the letters.

What a unique and fun way to get your whole school involved in an event. Keep up the great work, Mountain Creek Middle.

Join Language & Culture Services at the Fall Family Fair

Fall Family Fair FlyerIt is a chance for the District and community partners to connect students and parents with resources they might not otherwise know about.

The Fall Family Fair will feature dozens of departments in Jordan School District. Nurses will provide health screenings, while math, literacy, STEM, digital learning and other teacher specialists will oversee academic activities and share helpful learning strategies. In addition, the Jordan District Health and Wellness Team will share their knowledge and provide community resources for families. Other partners include the Salt Lake County Library, gang prevention specialists, and community outreach groups.

There will also be food trucks, fun games and prizes. Don’t miss out!

Join us from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Viridian (West Jordan City Library) 8030 S. 1825 West, West Jordan.

Supercast Episode 157: Rockin’ with Kindness at Midas Creek Elementary School

Superintendent at the DJ tentA fun new campaign that focuses on kids being kind to one another is taking off at Midas Creek Elementary School.

On this episode of the Supercast, we find out what “Rockin’ and Rollin with Kindness” is all about and how the music-themed campaign is creating lots of kindness rock stars at the school.

South Hills Middle School Students Walk with Community to Support Suicide Prevention Awareness

Picture of Tiger SquadSouth Hills Middle School Tiger Squad students are doing all they can to spread the message about suicide prevention awareness. Recently, they joined members of the community participating in the “Out of the Darkness Walk” sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

This was the second year for the Tiger Squad to be involved in the “Out of the Darkness Walk,” and students say they were amazed at the amount of community support they witnessed.

The Tiger Squad is made up of 26 students who are nominated for their ability to reach out, befriend, and help students at South Hills Middle. The school relies on these amazing ambassadors to help look for students who are struggling and then refer them to the counseling center or a trusted adult for support.

Keep up the important work, Tiger Squad. We are proud of the difference you make in young lives.