Wasden has taught at Majestic Elementary for over four years now as an immersion aide. She is impressed with how quickly her students learn a new language, and says that it has been an incredible honor to open the minds of the children.
The basis of the program is a belief that all children, regardless of socioeconomic status, race or any other societal hindrance, can learn and succeed.
“We will make this an annual event,” Officer Kevin Memmott, who spearheaded the project, aptly named Sheriff’s Week, said. “It was great to answer questions about what police do for the community, and to teach these special kids about ‘stranger danger’ and how to get help during an emergency.”
Ever wish you could go back in time to impart some wisdom to your eighth-grade self? There are two exceptional kids at West Jordan Middle School who most likely won’t ever have to reflect on that concern.
“With the support of parent volunteers, Smith’s and the school council, who donated $500, [they] greatly aided in making the night a success,” Jessica Louk, third grade French immersion teacher at Fox Hollow Elementary, said.
The Copper Hills Athletic Program deserves a salute, for, with out a doubt, it was one of many components that helped Seayler Siliga, not only play in the National Football League, but to go on to win a Super Bowl.
“The main purpose of this event is to bring our community together and help everyone to live a healthy, safe and prepared life,” Stephanie Plunkett Dykstra, wellness chair to Hawthorn Academy, mom and local physician, said.
Once again this year, the West Jordan Exchange Club has honored three local students with their ACE Award Scholarships. The awards were presented to the students at the club’s breakfast on March 5 at Jordan Valley Medical Center.
Copper Hills High School Principal Todd Quarnberg was recently named 2015 Utah High School Principal of the Year.