doTERRA International Helps Provide Calming Kits for Jordan School District

Jordan School District Staff holding donated items It was a generous donation from a local company wanting to contribute to the health and wellness of educators. doTERRA International, located in Pleasant Grove, donated hundreds of bottles of their therapeutic grade essential oils to the Jordan Health and Wellness Team. The team decided they wanted to do something unique to help reduce workplace stress for principals in JSD schools, so they are making “Calming Kits,” comprised of different items to reduce stress and anxiety. The doTERRA essential oils will be included in every kit when they are delivered.

Thanks to Kelsey Lund, doTERRA’s Corporate Sponsorship Specialist, for stopping by to deliver the essential oils to our Health and Wellness Team.

doTERRA’s contribution to educator health and wellness is truly appreciated! Thank you.

Jordan Education Foundation Celebrates Generosity of Donors

Attendees enjoy a performance of the Mountain Ridge MadrigalsIt was a day to celebrate everyone who supports students, teachers and education by donating to and being involved with the Jordan Education Foundation. The Foundation held its annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon at the JATC South in Riverton. Guests were able to visit a variety of educational booths which featured different programs donors contribute to, programs that make a big difference in the lives of students and teachers.

The theme of the luncheon was “Lift! WE RISE TOGETHER” JEF Executive Director made the opening remarks welcoming everyone, thanking them for helping to lift students, teachers, classrooms and staff throughout Jordan School District with their donations and support. Superintendent Anthony Godfrey and JEF Board President Dawn Ramsey also talked about the important work donors help to support.

Superintendent speaks to the audienceRepresentatives from United Sounds and Unified Sports also thanked donors for lifting others, like students with special needs, and supporting programs to unite everyone in music and athletics.

The program ended with a moving musical presentation by the Mountain Ridge High School A Cappella Choir under the direction of Kelly Dehaan.

A sincere thank you to donors and to the Jordan Education Foundation for supporting students, teachers and education.

Oquirrh Hills Middle School 8th Grade Student Headed to USA Nationals in Volleyball

Picture of Gideon playing volleyballHe can bump, set and spike with the best of them and now an Oquirrh Hills Middle School 8th grade student is making a name for himself in competitive volleyball. Gideon Catmull just helped his team win the silver bracket Championship at a National volleyball tournament in Anaheim, California. That’s after playing with the team for just three months.

As a result of the recent win in California, Gideon and his team members will now compete at the USA National Championship in July.

Way to go Gideon! We are cheering you on for another big win.

JATC North and South Campus Hold Open House

Has your student thought about pursuing a career as a nurse or veterinary assistant? Maybe they are interested in the field of welding or hair design? Students and parents in Jordan School District are invited to the open houses of JATC North and South campus on Thursday, February 3rd, from 4 to 7:30 pm.

  • JATC North Campus 9301 S Wights Fort Road, West Jordan
    • Aviation Science
    • Biotechnology
    • Computer Programming
    • Dental Assistant
    • Digital Media
    • Engineering
    • Internships
    • Medical Assistant
    • CNA
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Sports Medicine and Rehab Science
    • Veterinary Science
    • Web Design
  • JATC South Campus 12723 S. Park Avenue, Riverton
    • Auto Collision Repair
    • Barbering/ Hair Design
    • Criminal Justice
    • Diesel Technician
    • EMT
    • Fire Science
    • Landscape Architecture
    • Nail Technician
    • Natural Resources
    • Teacher Education
    • Urban Horticulture
    • Welding

For more information about JATC programs visits

Former Herriman High School Elite Athlete Going for Gold in 2022 Winter Olympics

Picture of Kaysha bobsleddingShe was a star athlete at Herriman High School with 16 state titles in track and field. Kaysha Love was also named the Gatorade Athlete of the Year her senior year at Herriman High. Now, her drive, tenacity, work ethic and natural ability has Kaysha heading to Beijing to compete for a gold medal in bobsled at the 2022 Winter Olympics.

As a result of her fierce, competitive nature, Kaysha was invited to try out for the U.S. Bobsled Team and she ultimately claimed the title of 2022 World Cup Champion along with her driver Elana Meyers. This month Kaysha was officially named to the US Olympic Bobsled team as a brakeman. She will be competing for gold at the Winter Olympics on February 18 and 19.

We are extremely proud of this Herriman High School graduate. Congratulations, Kaysha, on your amazing accomplishments! We will be cheering you on as you go for gold in Beijing.