South Jordan Middle’s head secretary, Gaylene Phister, was announced today as one of the Jordan Education Foundation’s Outstanding Classified Employees for 2012-13! Ms. Phister will be recognized with a plaque and cash award at an upcoming school board meeting. Thanks for everything that you do for SoJo, Ms. Phister!
On Friday, May 3, several of our Art students participated in our annual “Chalk the Walk” activity, recreating great works of art on the school sidewalks. Thanks to these students for their participation and to Ms. Burton for planning this wonderful activity!
Governor Gary R. Herbert has authorized the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in recognition of Peace Officers Memorial Day.
Governor Herbert issued the following statement:
“On this day we pay tribute to the brave men and women who have fallen or been injured in serving and protecting their fellowmen. We are ever grateful for the sacrifices of our peace officers and their families to protect this great nation and uphold the law.”
Join the SoJo choirs for the annual “Spring Songfest” Concert Thursday, May 9, in the Kiva Auditorium. The Boys Choir I, Mixed Glee Choir, and Girls Choir I will perform at 6:30 p.m. and the Concert Choir, Boys Choir II, Honor Choir, and Girls Choir II will perform at 7:15 p.m. See you there!
Congratulations to SJMS teachers Ms. Higgs and Ms. Jensen and to SJMS student Christian S. for their recognition for excellence in Career and Technical Education. Ms. Higgs and Ms. Jensen were nominees for CTE Teacher of the Year, and Ms. Higgs was selected as the winner. SJMS student Christian S. was selected as the 2013 CTE Student Choice Award winner.
CTE teachers are nominated by other teachers, and students are nominated by their teachers. Congratulations Christian, Ms. Higgs, and Ms. Jensen!
Ms. Jensen and Ms. Higgs