Supercast Episode 221: Former JATC Student Living and Working in Hollywood Pursuing His Passions

Superintendent with JATC graduateHe is hoping to make it big in Hollywood working with the best of the best in animation and film.

On this episode of the Supercast, meet Ethan Jones, a former student who talks about his time at the Jordan Academy for Technology and Careers (JATC) North Campus. It’s a place where Ethan found the confidence to pursue his dream of heading to Hollywood to work in animation and film.

We also meet a JATC North teacher, who Ethan credits with setting him on the path to career success.

South Valley School Students Experience Winter Wonderland at “Festival of Trees”

The true spirit, magic, and joy of the holiday season came to life for some students and staff at the South Valley School. They took a field trip to the annual “Festival of Trees” where they experienced a winter wonderland of uniquely decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and much more. It was a fun and festive field trip with smiles shining brightly as students and staff stood in awe of the beautifully decorated trees, each one with a story to tell.

All funds raised at the “Festival of Trees” will support children at Primary Children’s Hospital. The event runs through Saturday, December 2.

Board of Education Celebrates Herriman High School Latinos in Action

Picture of Latinos in ActionMembers of the Herriman High School Latinos in Action led the Pledge of Allegiance at last night’s Board of Education meeting and celebrated their culture with a beautiful poem written by Darianna Faria, a Herriman High student. The poem expressed support for all students, encouraging those who have immigrated to the United States to never forget where they came from and to strive for a better world where all seek to understand one another. The poem went on to say all students who have immigrated from another country should be allowed to achieve their hopes and dreams.

Board members thanked the students for doing a great job representing Herriman High School and Latinos in Action.

Santa Claus Surprises Students During Fun Family Night Out at Columbia Elementary Book Fair

Santa reads to kids at Columbia Elementary It was a family night of fun at Columbia Elementary School and there was a big surprise in store for students. The school held its annual book fair this week for all the little bookworms who love to read.

This year, Santa Claus made a surprise appearance and he spent an hour or so reading to students and their families. Mr. Claus also brought hot cocoa to share with everyone while he read to them.

Thanks to Santa and the PTA for making this a great kick off to the holiday season and an inspiration for students to keep up their love for reading.