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2-Jun-09

Jordan District Offices Board Study Session Social Security Options DiscussedUnder federal law, all new governmental entities wishing to participate in Social Security must opt in. The only legalway to opt in is by an employee vote, to be conducted according to federal regulations. The Board last monthindicated its intent to pursue such a vote, and to work with employee associations to provide neutral information tohelp employees make the most informed decision. Today, the Board discussed what might happen to the employer’sportion of Social Security contributions (6.2 percent of each employee’s salary) if employees vote to stay out of SocialSecurity. After

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5-May-09

Jordan District Offices Board Honors PTA Reflections Winners, Including Four National Award Recipients The Board and Region 17 PTA leaders hosted an Open House and recognized 63 regional winners of the PTA ReflectionsContest. Four students — Amelia Slama-Catron, Monika Kowalski, Julia Fu and Gracie Otto — also receivednational Awards of Excellence. Honored were: Film and Video: Nicholas Sontag, fifth grade, Granite; Devin Adams, second grade, Silver Mesa; Ben Mitchell, fifthgrade, Quail Hollow; Adam Essig, ninth grade, Butler; Nick Lives, ninth grade, Crescent View; Jerry Fu, seventhgrade, Midvale; and Patrick Allen Farrington, 12th grade, Jordan. Theater: Savanah Newell, sixth grade, Lone

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26-May-09

Jordan District OfficesStudent Overnight Travel Requests ApprovedThe board approved nine overnight travel requests for high school student groups. They are: Hillcrest High: Drill Team workshop in Park City; Cheer Workshop in Logan. Jordan High: Drill Team workshop in Park City. Brighton High: Cheer workshop at the University of Utah. Alta High: Football training and competition at Snow College in Ephraim; Cheer workshop at the Universityof Utah; Student Government leadership camp in St. George; Madrigals workshop at the University ofUtah; and Soccer training and competition in St. George. – Jennifer Toomer-Cook

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12-May-09

Butler Middle SchoolHillcrest Peer Leaders Recognized: The Board recognized the Hillcrest Peer Leadership Team for outstandingwork as reading tutors at Oakdale Elementary School. Honored were: Group sponsor Leslie Trelease;students Kirsten Arnold, Camille Bickmore, Dallan Carter, Lauren Dalgleish, James Dansie, BeauDixon, Jentry Frandsen, Melisa Ghersi, Tory Hallenburg, Michelle Hawkins, Kirt Haynie, Brittanie Hofheins,Cecilia Li, Keith Olsen, Hillary Terrell, Brittanee Butterfield, Laura Castaldo, Anthony Drage,Lindsay Fenstermaker, Jordan Hamren, Alyssa Hansen, Hannah Israelsen, Jake Larsen, Lucas Li, AliMonsen, Megan Neidiger, Ashleigh Ramirez, and Cheyenne Thompson. Assistant Principal Appointed: The Board ratified the appointment of Doug Hallenbeck as the new assistantprincipal at Mount Jordan

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Sept. 15, 2009

Canyons District Offices Task Force Forwards Building, Enrollment RecommendationsA Facilities and Enrollment Task Force of 54 Canyons District patrons wrapped up a nearly five-month study with recommendations achievement. Recommendations include:– Creating a Capital Facilities Master Plan standards and ways to addre Quarter of 2010.– Building new and renovating existing schools districtwide.– Establishing school feeders that keep students together from elementary through high school.– Establishing ongoing boundary studies that involve stakeholders.– Examining the sale of surplus buildings and property, using proceeds for new buildings.– Bonding to fund new buildings and renovations. Superintendent David Doty hoped the information would Board President Tracy

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