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About half of Jordan High School students absent due to threat

Following an undisclosed threat found written on a bathroom wall, about half of the students from Jordan High School stayed home today, according to the ...

Increased security at Jordan High School this week; threat not believed to be credible  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SANDY, Utah -- There will be increased security at Jordan High School this week after authorities were alerted to a threat, which they do not believe is credible.

Another threat at Jordan High prompts evacuation of school

Jordan High School was evacuated Thursday due to a bomb threat, according to the Canyons School District.

Threat prompts increased police presence at Utah high school

There will be an increased police presence at Jordan High School this week due to a threat.

Jordan dancer overcomes physical limitations to earn top high school award | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan sophomore Taylor Tilby shows off her prosthetic leg in this dance photo. (photo courtesy Faces Photography). By Ron Bevan | r.bevan@mycityjournals.

Unfounded threats keep more than half of Jordan High students home  Deseret News

A threat of violence at Jordan High School prompted many parents to keep their students home on Friday.

Sandy teen charged with making false threats of shooting, bombing at Jordan High School  KSTU FOX 13 Salt Lake City

SANDY, Utah -- A 17-year-old in Sandy was arrested for allegedly making false threats involving a shooting and bombing at Jordan High School last month.

Golden anniversary turns golden moment for local school  West Jordan Journal

Instead of a 50-day cruise, a West Jordan couple helps 50 students pay for their lunch to celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Jordan High's new ballroom company gives students chance to perfect their passion | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan High School recently offered a new ballroom company so students can perform and compete. (Julie Slama/City Journals). After interest surged recently at ...

Parents concerned over high school divisions being redrawn

The Utah High School Activities Association, or UHSAA, is working on drawing up new alignments for regions that high schools across the state would compete ...

Threats against schools could be punished as felonies, misdemeanors

A threat against a school, whether real or a hoax, could be charged and punished as a third-degree felony under legislation introduced Wednesday.

'Tis the season – for MAD Jags  West Jordan Journal

M.A.D. Jags season is here. Find out how you can join in on the fun and Make A Difference as West Jordan High School students raise money for charity.

Teen brothers killed in West Valley crash

Two teenage brothers died in a head-on crash in West Valley City early Friday morning, police said. Officials said both were students in the Jordan School ...

UHSAA Proposed Realignment Would Move Park City High Up A Division In Prep Sports  KPCW

The Utah High School Activities Association has proposed their re-alignment for prep sports for the 2019-2021 school years. The re-alignment would see two.

Jordan Swimming has a great outlook for 2016–17 season | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan swimmers have a great outlook on the season, focusing on individual goals to improve in spite of being inexperienced and young.

Dates set for local high school commencement exercises | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Thousands of local high school seniors have their eyes set to graduate this spring. Below is a schedule of information available about area graduations.

New Administrators to take helm in Sandy Schools | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Canyons Board of Education announces new school administrative appointments to several Sandy schools.

Photography students from West Jordan HS get international exposure  West Jordan Journal

Shots taken by West Jordan High School students will be featured on Instagram of Big Shots such as Jansport and Thread Wallets.

The Best of the Best: 2018 Daily Herald All-Valley Girls Soccer team  Daily Herald

Here's a look at the top high school girls soccer talent in Utah Valley this year:

New high school boasts A-list faculty  South Valley Journal

Top-notch faculty is a huge draw for Herriman's new high school.

West Jordan Middle wins first in We the People competition  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan Middle School eighth-graders win the state We the People competition. (Photo courtesy William Shields). By Jet Burnham ...

Junior high team wins division championship  West Jordan Journal

In its fourth year of existence, the Utah Girls Tackle Football League continues to grow. Teams from Utah, Davis and Salt Lake counties comprised more than ...

Canyons School District investigates claim of racial slur used during baseball game

Canyons School District is investigating a report of a racial slur allegedly used by a Brighton High School baseball player directed toward a black player on the ...

Students find success with peer-tutoring program at West Jordan High  West Jordan Journal

By Jet Burnham | Because of peer tutors, students of limited abilities and language skills can access any classes they want to ...

Terra Linda Elementary scores partnership with local soccer club  West Jordan Journal

7 Elite Academy, a club in the Utah Youth Soccer Association, has offered its nearby indoor soccer facility as an evacuation site for the 600 students and faculty ...

Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 1. Last game: Beat Indiana Elite Prep (Ind.) 63-38. Next: Horizon Christian Academy (Fort Wayne, Ind.) 2. McEachern. Powder Springs, GA 27 - 0 - 0.

Police, school officials investigating hazing allegations at Jordan High  Deseret News

Sandy police and Canyons School District officials are investigating allegations of hazing involving the Jordan High School wrestling team.

Jordan, Alta High Schools get new turf fields | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

FieldTurf recently completed installing new turf fields and drainage systems for Jordan and Alta High.

Girls Tennis Teams Want to Go Further than Last Year | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Girls tennis teams get ready to build on a solid year and look forward to their potential.

Jordan drill team offers freshman dancer an opportunity to be 'the girl other people need to see'  Deseret News

Born with TAR syndrome, Taylor Tilby had reservations about going out for drill team at Jordan High, despite her passion for dance. But coaches and dancers ...

Real or hoax threats against schools could be punished as felonies, misdemeanors in Utah  Deseret News

A threat against a school, whether real or a hoax, could be charged and punished as a third-degree felony under legislation introduced in the Utah House of ...

Briggs steps down as Jaguar head coach  West Jordan Journal

After 23 years, the Jaguars will have a new head basketball coach. Scott Briggs has led them to two state championships.

BYU Baseball Adds 11 Signees | Official Home of

PROVO, Utah - BYU baseball head coach Mike Littlewood announced the signing of 11 student-athletes to letters of intent on Wednesday. "As a staff we feel this ...

West Jordan youth basketball team wins summer games gold  West Jordan Journal

Ryan Farmer wanted to organize a youth basketball team made up of only boys that would attend West Jordan High School. His vision and determination have ...

Police cadets train for active shooters at Jordan High School | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Cadets round a corner in formation just before encountering Utah Highway Patrol Trooper Daniel Krum who acted as an active shooter at Jordan High School on ...

Dyson Koehler hits game-winner to give Jordan big win on senior night  Deseret News

Dyson Koehler made a game-winning shot at the buzzer that gave Jordan a dramatic 40-38 senior night victory.

'Go Beetdiggers!' 84-year-old returns to cheer for alma mater

Sixty-six years after graduating from Jordan High School, Lawana Peterson returned to cheer on her alma mater once more. The energetic 84-year-old joined ...

Complaint filed against supporters of Canyons School District bond

SANDY, Utah -- A Sandy parent has filed a complaint with the Utah Lieutenant Governor's Office against supporters of the Canyons School District bond.

Sandy Exchange Club honors local high school students | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Local students are honored with awards from the Sandy Exchange Club.

Grizzlies football prepared to take the next step  West Jordan Journal

Copper Hills High School football one just one game last season, but their improvement was evident if you look a little closer.

West Jordan Alum already making name for himself in comedy  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan High alum Alex Velluto is a comedian who is already turning heads in the comedy world.

Jordan, Waterford robotics teams advance to world championships | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Jordan High School's robotics team won the overall championship of this year's FIRST Utah regional robotics competition and was expected to participate in the ...

Jordan High parts ways with boys basketball coach  Deseret News

Jordan High decides not to renew the coaching contract of coach Rob Geertsen, who led the boys basketball program for the last six years.

Salt Lake County mayoral hopefuls discuss air quality, growth during debate

While Salt Lake County reckons with growing pains and air quality anxiety, four mayoral candidates on Thursday shared similar ideas for facing those issues ...

West Jordan SBOs, Class Officers Unite  West Jordan Journal

The divide between West Jordan High School's student body officers and class officers is dead, but it didn't come immediately, according to student government ...

No surprise as Rowland Hall, Waterford advance again to 2A girls soccer title game  Deseret News

Winged Lions, Ravens handle their semifinal opponents and look forward to deciding who's best in Saturday's championship game.

James (Jim) Fitzgerald  Daily Herald

James (Jim) Fitzgerald passed away of natural causes on February 22, 2019, surrounded by his family.

Jordan area teachers recognized for excellent work  West Jordan Journal

I have never seen a teacher do so much with so little for so many kids.”

A reformed Hildale has its first prep sports star — a 6-foot 8-inch cross-country runner named Jeffs  Salt Lake Tribune

James Jeffs helped build his high school. That's not a metaphor. When he was 10 or 11 years old, he was sent to work with other members of the Fundamentalist ...

A young Jordan baseball team shows talent for 2017 | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

A young Jordan baseball team has the talent and the determination to play well and make it to the state tournament.

Midvale Middle's performances benefit Jordan Valley students as well as themselves | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Midvale Middle School's symphonic band give out shakers they made to Jordan Valley students so they could play along with the concert orchestra.

Lacrosse sanctioning could mean smaller West Jordan team  West Jordan Journal

Lacrosse has been added to the list of Utah's sanctioned high school sports; Murray may reestablish teams.

Woman shot, killed after breaking into West Jordan home

A homeowner shot and killed a 23-year-old woman who broke into his West Jordan home at dawn Friday, police said.

Former member of polygamous group stars in cross country  The Herald Journal

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — James Jeffs helped build his high school. That's not a metaphor.

Brooke Christensen to bring leadership experience to District 1 | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

Brooke Christensen will be the newest representative of District 1 on Sandy's city council.

15-year-old faces 6 felonies in brutal attack of jogger in Sandy  Deseret News

A 15-year-old boy is facing six first-degree felonies after police say he dragged a woman off a trail in the Dimple Dell gully last month, telling her she was going ...

West Jordan track athletes set for state meet  West Jordan Journal

The track teams in West Jordan have begun to prepare for the Utah high school state track meet.

New coach breathes new life into Alta baseball | Sandy Utah News  Sandy Journal

He was appointed in February, two weeks before the season began, but head coach Daron Connelly is establishing a culture for Alta baseball.

Unknown charges filed in Jordan High hazing case  Deseret News

Charges were filed in juvenile court following a monthslong investigation of hazing involving members of the Jordan High School wrestling team.

Coming spring 2019: Murray High football field to host semi-pro football  Murray Journal

Semi-pro football is coming to Murray High School's football field, but not for nearly a year.

Controversial acting Recorder Julie Dole is out after county Republicans choose Rep. Adam Gardiner as her replacement  Salt Lake Tribune

He says he'll boot the acting recorder, who is accused of running the office while her boss's health deteriorated. Controversial acting Recorder Julie Dole is out ...

Beloved Sandy restaurant destroyed by fire

SANDY, Utah – A long-time fixture in Sandy is gone after an explosion and fire ripped through Johanna's Kitchen around midnight on Monday. The last time ...

Jaguar wrestlers looking to pin down opponents  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan High School is trying to transform its wrestling program into the powerhouse it once was.

Barbara Fae Ewell Jensen Davies  Daily Herald

Barbara Fae Ewell Jensen Davies returned to her Heavenly Father, early Monday morning April 30, 2018 at home with her family in West Jordan, Utah, due to ...

Schedule of Utah high school graduations  Deseret News

Following is a list of high school graduations around the state, including student speakers for those schools that provided them. Most numbers listed for ...

Salt Lake County GOP punishes Julie Dole, saying her conduct in recorder's office was 'tantamount to a coup'  Salt Lake Tribune

Dole maintains her innocence and questions party's authority to block her from running as a Republican. Salt Lake County GOP punishes Julie Dole, saying her ...

Noche Latina  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan schools reach out to Latino families to build strong relationships.

Bojak Honored as Mentor and Teacher Aug 22, 2016 By Greg James The Jordan school District  South Valley Journal

The Jordan school District recently honored former Brighton, West Jordan, Jordan and Riverton football coach Rick Bojak, recognizing his lifetime contributions ...

Dropped after controversy, woman who ran county office while boss suffered mental decline asks for severance pay  Salt Lake Tribune

The woman who ran the Salt Lake County Recorder's Office while her boss apparently suffered from a debilitating and now permanent mental incapacity is ...

Salt Lake County recorder adds credit and debit cards to payment options  Salt Lake Tribune

The Salt Lake County recorder's office entered the modern age this week — customers can now use credit and debit cards to pay a bill for a *service*. Fulfilling ...

How did the UT Vols football commitments fare last week?  Jackson Sun

Here's a look at how each Tennessee commit did this past weekend.

Woodworking wonder woman  West Jordan Journal

Woodworking student wins top state and national prizes.

Tragic bus-train accident in South Jordan memorialized after 75 years

A deadly bus accident that occurred 75 years ago in South Jordan \nchanged bus laws in every state. On Monday, the tragedy will be \ncommemorated with a ...

Orem High School pleased with UHSAA region realignment  Daily Herald

SALT LAKE CITY - After hearing from dozens of schools, the Utah High School Activities Associate accepted the input on Tuesday afternoon and has now ...

High school football: Jordan Beetdiggers capitalize on turnovers  Deseret News

Freshman quarterback Austin Kafentzis and the Jordan offense have received most of the team's publicity this year, but there's another story coming out of the ...

Eda Ashby Bingham  Daily Herald

101 years young! Eda Ashby Bingham passed away February 22, 2017.

Educators named outstanding by Jordan Education Foundation  West Jordan Journal

Seventeen Jordan School District teachers were recently named “outstanding educators” by the district's foundation. They were surprised with the honor by ...

5A high school football preview: Jordan at Hunter  Deseret News

Here's an in-depth look at the 5A first-round game between Jordan and Hunter.

Jagline Drill Team Hitting Its Stride  Westjordanjournal

This year was much better than last year. Our team is still in its infancy. Considering we are a new team, we are really quite proud,” drill head coach Mitcee ...

Kenneth Jesse Nix, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret.)  Daily Herald

Kenneth Jesse Nix, Lt. Col., USAF (Ret.), passed away peacefully in Lehi, Utah, in the presence of his loving family on 17 March 2017.

Meet West Jordan's 'Outstanding Educators'  West Jordan Journal

Each year the Jordan Education Foundation honors certain teachers within the Jordan School District as their “Outstanding Educators” and awards them with a ...

Victims of school bus-train crash remembered 75 years later  Deseret News

A fatal bus accident 75 years ago in South Jordan changed bus laws in every state. On Monday, the tragedy was commemorated with a new monument.

Lightning-fast Jaguars take to track  West Jordan Journal

The number of track athletes at West Jordan High School has increased and so has the quality of their finishes.

Hillcrest High School sees enrollment surge after district changes  Deseret News

Despite the opening of a new Corner Canyon High School, Hillcrest High School has seen enrollment surge by almost 800 students since last year. The school ...

About Utah: How a Norman Rockwell wound up in Draper  Deseret News

Sixty-five years ago, Luana Guymon and the ninth-grade class at Draper Park Elementary purchased a Norman Rockwell original for $800. Today it's worth ...

Be Bright, Recycle Right: Trans-Jordan leads countywide recycling initiative  Cottonwood Holladay Journal

Trans-Jordan Landfill has taken the lead on a new recycling initiative that was launched in May. The city's Trans-Jordan services, along with Salt Lake County, ...

Huntsman Awards recognize excellence in education  Deseret News

Nine teachers, three administrators and one school volunteer are among 13 Utahns honored with 2017 Huntsman Awards for Excellence in Education.

Jaguars Hire New Football Coach  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan is in my blood and I am fired up to be here. Being in this school again means a lot to me. I believe this is a great time in these kids' lives, and I am ...

High school football: Bingham announces 2-year agreement with Nevada's Bishop Gorman  Deseret News

SOUTH JORDAN — With the appeal of a heavyweight prize fight, the only thing missing is the bright lights of MGM Grand and Michael Buffer. Bingham, widely ...

Youth basketball program contributes to school's success  West Jordan Journal

Youth basketball programs around the state feed into the success the high school team can have.

Safety Assembly at Westland Elementary  West Jordan Journal

West Jordan - Westland Elementary, home of the Wildcats, began the school year with a safety assembly on Monday, Aug. 31, where they were visited by their ...

Sincerest Expressions: Sandy City Says Thanks | Sandy Utah News  Sandyjournal

Each year Mayor Tom Dolan and the city staff take an evening to honor the city's many volunteers. On Feb. 17, they honored 9 more volunteers and contributors ...

Mandatory Break? Dead time rule is complicated, misunderstood  Deseret News

It's a bitterly cold January morning as Coach Dave Peck climbs on a platform in front of the 70 or so football players to discuss a season that doesn't officially start ...

Face to face with poverty  West Jordan Journal

Students put a real face on poverty through school art project.

Motor Cop, K9s Appear at Safety Assembly  West Jordan Journal

A Motor Cop and K9s surprised Heartland Elementary School students by arriving at their safety assembly.

Courage to play for those that can't  West Jordan Journal

The Jaguars softball team has found several reason to play their hardest.

Artificial turf temperatures too hot for young athletes

Fake grass \u2014 or artificial turf \u2014 is a growing trend across Utah because it looks good and is pretty low maintenance. But the KSL ...

Soccer teams closeout season  South Valley Journal

South valley girls soccer teams have finished their seasons. Some were better than others, but they all had shining moments.

3 local urban legends may offer grain of truth

Local legends surrounding helpful spirits and hills immune to gravity \ncan sometimes hold a grain of truth.

Taffy Town Moves to West Jordan  West Jordan Journal

James Vernon Glade, a miner from Park City, was struggling to pay the bills after the birth of his second child, so he used change in his pocket to buy materials to ...

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