Supercast Episode 168: Butterfield Canyon Elementary School Students Celebrate Thanksgiving Enjoying “Parents and Pie”

Supercast: Butterfield Canyon Elementary Students Celebrate ThanksgivingButterfield Elementary School teachers have been working hard to create meaningful connections and fun memories with parents this school year.

On this episode of the Supercast, find out how a Thanksgiving performance by third-graders, followed by “Parents and Pie” is bringing everyone together in a sweet expression of thanks and gratitude this holiday season.

Jordan Education Foundation Supporting Students and Teachers in the Classroom with Significant Grants

Picture of JEF classroom grant awardThe Jordan Education Foundation is once again rallying behind students and teachers in the classroom. The Foundation is traveling from school to school awarding a record number of classroom grants this year. A total of $512,199.00 was awarded to teachers, funding 931 projects in 67 schools, all thanks to the generosity of donors throughout the community.

The grants will be used to purchase STEM supplies, language immersion libraries, guided reading books, Chromebooks, flexible seating options, applied science materials, math manipulatives, listening centers, sensory items and software, along with other valuable classroom tools and equipment.

A special thanks to Wasatch Capital, The Ashton Foundation, Z104 Tools for Schools, BGIS, Rocky Mountain Power, Discover, Bud Mahas, Midgley-Huber, VLCM, WCF, Jordan Credit Union, Hogan Construction, Olsen & Peterson, and all of the JEF Annual Links to Schools Golf Classic Sponsors which support the Classroom Grant program.

We are proud of the partnerships and commitment on the part of so many people to make supporting students and teachers a priority in Jordan School District.

South Valley Students Strike Up Some Fun with Thanksgiving Turkey Bowling

It was all smiles for South Valley students, teachers and staff as they took to the gym to strike up some fun with Thanksgiving turkey bowling. The students were supported by sideline cheers from their peers and bowled the turkeys with different styles and strategies.

Congratulations to everyone who participated in turkey bowling! We hope your Thanksgiving celebration is just as festive and fun.

Students at JATC South Celebrate Thanksgiving Fun Early with Frozen “Turkey Bowling”

Students at the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers (JATC) celebrated Thanksgiving early by hosting a fun game of “Frozen Turkey” bowling. They set up a turkey bowling alley in the atrium of the school and bowled frozen turkeys, cornish game hens, and wig heads from the barbering and hair design class down lanes hoping to get a strike. Students signed up and competed in brackets hoping to bowl three strikes in a row, also known as a “turkey” or six strikes in a row, also known as a “wild turkey.” Students who rose to the top in the game were  awarded prizes.

Get Your Pretty Poinsettias in Time for Christmas at the JATC South Greenhouse

The winter sale is on at the JATC South greenhouse in Riverton and poinsettias are as pretty as ever. The poinsettias come in a variety of colors like Premium Red, Prestige Red, Glitter, Pink Marble, Ice Punch, White and Winter Rose. The 6-inch poinsettias are $7.00 each and the 8.5- inch are $13.00 each.

The greenhouse also has Christmas Cactus for sale right now.

Poinsettias and Christmas Cactus are available now until December 21, 2022 (or while supplies last).

JATC South greenhouse hours of operation are regular school days, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. and they accept cash or credit cards, no checks.

JATC South is located at 12723 South, Park Ave. in Riverton