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Jordan School District, in conjunction with the Salt Lake County Health Department, has developed plans regarding the coronavirus, (COVID-19) to help prevent the spread of disease and keep our students, faculty and staff healthy. Teaching students in a safe and healthy environment is our top priority.

This podcast was recorded on Monday, March 2 and the information is current as of that date.

Times have changed in how local business and industries court students for successful careers. Some are even trying to get students to sign on before they graduate.

In this episode of the Supercast, we visit the ‘Pathways to Professions’ Career Expo for students. We’ll show you how they are being courted for good jobs, who is hiring and how students can get the upper hand in jump starting their careers.

Parents often worry about new teen drivers behind the wheel. In this episode of the Supercast we try to take some of the worry and anxiety out of that experience by heading out to the driving range at Riverton High School. That’s where Superintendent Godfrey rides along with Driver Ed Instructor Steve Galley and a few of his students.

Superintendent Godfrey learned some valuable driving tips to keep everyone safe on the road.  Safe driving tips that might give parents a little peace of mind as they navigate new teen drivers.

Students in the Agriculture Program at West Jordan High are getting hands-on lessons that look nothing like Ag programs of the past. Here, high tech is combined with live farm animals and a working greenhouse to teach students where their food comes from. In many cases, they are students who may have never set foot on a farm before.

In this week’s episode of the Supercast, we meet Ag students and their instructor, along with Winston the Pig who is part of the Ag Program.

School counselors make a difference in young lives every single day and for that we simply don’t thank them enough.

On today’s episode of the Supercast, we recognize school counselors and the important work they do in and outside of school for students and families as part of National School Counseling Week.

If you always wondered what a school counselor does, how they can help you and your student, this episode is for you.

Some high school students in Jordan School District will be able to get some more sleep in this coming school year thanks to a first-of-its-kind Late Start Blended Learning Program that will be piloted in all high schools. The Late Start Program will be offered to high school juniors and seniors who will be able to take two on-line courses, which will allow them to start school later - at 9 a.m.

In this episode of the Supercast, we talk about how the new program will work and the benefits to students and teachers.

If you are someone already struggling to keep a New Year’s Resolution, you are not alone. On this episode of the Supercast, Health and Wellness Specialist McKinley Withers talks about realistic resolutions and how to make them last working together as a family.

But first, we visit with Riverton Elementary School students who share their ideas on the best New Year’s Resolutions and how not to break them.

You may have heard about the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, better known as D.A.R.E., but do you know what the program really does for kids in our schools these days?

In this episode of the Supercast, we talk to West Jordan Police about bringing D.A.R.E. back, how it is impacting young lives and proving to students that police are more than emergency first-responders. They are our friends as well.

On this episode of the Supercast, we travel to the JATC South in Riverton where Superintendent Godfrey joins high school students who are finding out, first-hand, what it takes to be a Firefighter and EMT.

Unified Firefighter and Fire Science/EMT Coordinator, Taylor Sandstrom puts student skills to the test and we find out if Superintendent Godfrey can make the cut.

If all the sweets and tempting treats over the holidays have you thinking about better nutrition in the New Year, you're not alone. On today's episode of the Supercast, Jordan School District Dietitian Katie Bastian shares some simple tips for getting kids excited about eating healthy again - snacks that are fun and easy to prepare for parents on the go.
We also visit with elementary school students who spill the beans on their favorite snacks and cottage cheese doesn't make the cut.