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Several Schools In City Getting Updates; New Elementary Underway

Things may look a little different when Monte Vista, South Jordan, American Academy of Innovation and Bingham High as students return to school—and not just procedures with face coverings and social distancing. At Monte Vista, construction is finishing on a $2.5 million addition that includes six classrooms, a large collaboration area, a conference room, a… Keep Reading

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Celebration Delayed, Yet Jordan District Administrator, Teacher Lauded With State PTA Awards

There wasn’t a banquet, an awards ceremony or big celebration—but it may yet happen. Jordan School District staff and faculty have reason to celebrate as they accumulated several top outstanding Utah PTA awards, including outstanding school administrator and outstanding educator. Former South Jordan Middle School and current Hidden Valley Middle School Principal Shawn McLeod received… Keep Reading

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Jordan School District offers free meals to all students this fall

WEST JORDAN, Utah- Jordan School District announced Wednesday, they will be offering free breakfasts and lunches at all schools.  The meals are available for all students of the school district for a limited time. In a statement, the Jordan School District stated that free meals are possible because of the US Department of Agriculture “Free Meals Waiver.”… Keep Reading

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Duck Donuts kicks off fundraising campaign to benefit 50 children’s hospitals

(KUTV) — Duck Donuts begins its fourth annual franchise-wide Quack Gives Back Campaign supporting Gabe’s Chemo Duck Program. According to a news release, the campaign is designed to help alleviate fear and anxiety in children undergoing cancer treatment. Taking place each September during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the campaign has raised nearly $190,000 to date. This year’s… Keep Reading

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West Jordan officials announce passing of K-9 Duke

WEST JORDAN, Utah, Sept. 6, 2020 (Gephardt Daily) — West Jordan officials have announced the passing of award-winning K-9 Duke. “Duke retired just over a year ago,” said a Facebook post from West Jordan Police Department. “He began his service with WJPD in January 2013 and had 1,135 recorded deployments serving and protecting the community.… Keep Reading

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