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Hey Book Lovers! Do you enjoy reading? Do you enjoy talking about good books with others? Then you need to join Book Whisperers! Our group meets every Tuesday from 3:00-3:30 in the Jungle Pod, which is the south 7th grade pod. We welcome 7th, 8th, and 9th graders, and even teachers. We read one novel per month and meet weekly to discuss each section. If you attend the first meeting on Tuesday, September 4th at 3 pm, you will get to help choose the books we read this year! If you have any questions, see Mrs. Blowers in the Jungle Pod or Mrs. Hendricks in the Frog Pod. We hope to see you there!

Sunset Ridge Middle School PTSA welcomes students from grades (7 – 9) to apply to be a PTSA Representative.  Representatives help with a variety of projects such as Candy Grams, Reflections, service projects, and much more.  Applications can be found in the office.  They must be turned in to the office by September 10, 2018.

Sunset Ridge Middle School PTSA welcomes students from grades (7 – 9) and students of all abilities to explore and be involved in the Reflections art program. The theme this year is, “Heros Around Me.”  You can create original works of art in the categories of Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography and Visual Arts (2D and 3D).
You can contact Heather Riddle at ynglittlemiss@cs.com for more information.  You may also visit the Utah PTA Reflection’s website for the official rules for each art category.
In October, entry forms will be placed in the office for you to fill out and submit with your entry.  Entries will be due on October 26, 2018.  Mrs. Riddle will be in the office from 7:15 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and from 2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. to collect entries. 
Flyers about Reflections will given to each teacher and will be posted around the school.
Please participate in Reflections and share your amazing art talent with us.

It’s Friday night of the first week of school, and you know what that means – early bedtime for everyone! Enjoy the weekend off, and we’ll see you back bright and early on Monday!
Monday, August 27
TA: Counselors
Lunch: Chicken Alfredo
Tuesday, August 28
TA: iFlight Review
Lunch: Southwest Nachos
Intramural Flag Football, 3 PM
Wednesday, August 29
TA: Emergency Procedures
Lunch: Pork Roast
Thursday, August 30
TA: Emergency Drill
Lunch: Sweet & Sour Chicken
Band & Orchestra Instrument Rental Open House, 6-8 PM
Friday, August 31
Late Start
Lunch: French Toast

We've made an adjustment to the disclosures that students will receive this year, and we hope it is one that makes the first day of school a little easier on parents.

Each student will receive ONE disclosure document in second period on the first day of school. It is one page, front and back. It contains the most crucial policies and directs parents and students to the online Student Handbook.

For classes that have more specific policies or requirements, teachers have submitted a disclosure addendum. These addendums are only available online at this page.

The single page disclosure will be signed by parents and students after they have had a chance to review the handbook and disclosure addendums. That single page will be turned in to second period when completed. Signed disclosures will be kept on file in the office.

Sunset Ridge Middle School has openings for five members on its School Community Council. Members of the Council will assist in creating the school's long-term vision and goals and in crafting the School Land Trust plan.

Applications will be accepted on the form linked below through Wednesday, August 22, at 3:00 PM. A ballot will be available for parents at Back-to-School Night on Thursday, August 23. The individuals who receive the most votes from ballots cast will be invited to join the School Community Council.

Access the application form here.

We are happy to welcome a number of new teachers and staff members to our building this year:

  • Kimberly Searle, building principal
  • Dr. Tiffany Cooke, assistant principal
  • Sarah Roberts, Visual Arts
  • Erik Wieben, Band and Orchestra
  • Jess Schuck, CCA and Digital Literacy
  • Kaleb Young, Science
  • Michelle Marshall, Language Arts
  • Michael Lohrke, Math
  • Rebekah Sweat, Health
  • Sandy Achi, French DLI
  • Annalise Peterson, Math
  • Jami Adams, Counseling
  • Sharon Sipes, Counseling
  • Carl Herren, Custodial

Welcome to the Sunset Ridge family!

There has been some confusion about PE courses at Sunset Ridge Middle School. We hope this message will clarify the situation and answer lingering questions.

PE is a required course for all students in the Jordan School District in grades 7, 8, and 9. It is anticipated that every student, except for those with significant social, emotional, or physical concerns, will take PE at Sunset Ridge Middle School during the school day.

It is possible to take a PE course online through various providers, including Utah Students Connect. These courses are entirely self-directed and can be challenging for a student to complete. The majority of students are more successful in a daily PE class with teacher direction and assistance. Note: Some 9th grade students elected to take their PST PE course in the summer – those students who enrolled in and passed the summer course will receive credit on their transcripts and will have their schedules adjusted prior to the start of the school year.

Parents of students with significant social, emotional, or physical concerns may wish to visit with their student’s counselor to discuss their options. Counselors will return to the building in early August; however, to ensure your ability to discuss concerns with your student’s counselor, it is highly advised that you contact the Counseling Office at 801-412-2485 to set an appointment.

We look forward to seeing all students back for the start of the school year in late August.

Thank you,

Sunset Ridge Middle School Administration

Effective immediately (and including the upcoming 2018-19 Online Registration window), we will be unable to accept personal or business checks for payment of school fees or lunch deposits. This change is due to the increased cost of processing and charges to the school for returned checks.

Online Registration: Fees may be paid online in Skyward with a credit or debit card. You will need to set up an account with E-Funds, the district's payment processor. Fees may also be paid in person using cash.

Lunch Deposits: Lunch account deposits may also be made using Skyward. Instructions can be found here. We will continue to accept cash payments in the Main Office.

Online registration and fee payment for the 2018-19 school year begins July 30. Visit this page for more information and to begin the process. You will need a Skyward Parent Access username and password; contact the Main Office for assistance.