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Blessing for the Children
by Laurie Peterson Benson

May you remember
when you can't remember,
that third grade wasn't
about a virus,
and that you, of yourself
are not someone that
needs to be held
at arm's length.
May you recall
the moment you knew,
with the heart of
a child,
that everything you did
was because of
connection.  And now,
disconnection has
changed your story.
And may you begin
next year, and so many
next years, with hope
as you believe that
this time isn't
And may you remember,
if you can't remember,
that you, of yourself
are memorable.


Tina Price
is our Jordan Education Foundation Educator of the Year Winner!!


Kathie Jorgensen received the Southwest Valley Chamber Teacher of the Year Award!

Masks Required in Schools Through End of School Year

Masks Required FlyerThe Utah Legislature passed House Bill 294 in March. Most people are familiar with the part of the bill that says the state can no longer require masks in most public places after April 10.

But the mask requirement stays in place for K-12 schools until June 15. Local officials, like a school board or county council, do NOT have the legal authority to end the mask requirement in schools before this date. Public health officials asked the Legislature (and the Legislature agreed) to keep a mask requirement in place for the following reasons:

  1. No vaccine is currently authorized for anyone younger than 16.
  2. Not every adult in the school setting has been vaccinated.
  3. Children can get sick from COVID and have long-term effects.
  4. Children can get COVID, not feel sick, and transmit the illness to people at home who aren’t vaccinated yet.

Schools are planning in-person proms, activities, and graduations, which can only happen if we continue to slow down the spread of COVID-19. Wearing masks is one of the easiest and best ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. We should continue wearing masks until more people have a chance to get vaccinated, including children and teens. School districts should continue to work with their local health departments to ensure the health and safety of all of Utah’s school aged children.


ENROLL NOW FOR 2021/2022 Kindergarten
Your child qualifies for next year's kindergarten program if he or she will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2021.  State law requires that all school districts in Utah abide by the same September 1st entrance cut-off date.
Registration & Enrollment is done online.
Go to the "Registration and Enrollment" webpage at:

PLEASE NOTE:  Once you have completed the online enrollment portion, please take the required forms to the school to
complete the enrollment process:
(Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing)

  • Legal guardian's picture ID (this is the person who is Family 1, Guardian 1)
  • Child's original birth certificate (not a photocopy)
  • Proof of residency
  • Immunization record

    Applications are now being accepted for School Choice Open Enrollment for students who wish to attend a school other than the resident (boundary) school.  Beginning the first of January until February 14th, permit requests will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis as the school's capacity allows. After February 19th permits will be considered based on staffing ratios.

Riverton PD is hiring crossing guards.   They specifically need guards for the east side of Riverton.  They have one permanent spot coming open at Riverton and are also hiring for subs.   No experience necessary.  Anyone interested can apply here:

Open Enrollment / School Choice

School Choice IconApply for a School Choice Permit for School Year 2021-22:

Use these links to apply for a permit for the school year that begins August 2021.

ALPS and DLI (Dual-language Immersion) students do not require an out-of-boundary permit to participate in these programs; as long as they are accepted into the program, they may attend the program school.

To view the school choice permit procedures

(Scroll down to see available positions)

Our At-School Learning Plan is attached below. Student safety and wellbeing will continue to be our top priority. We are so grateful for the support of our families and community and look forward to a wonderful year! See you soon.

Rosamond Elementary Approved At-School Learning Plan 2020-21

Independent At-home Learning for Students

(Assignments will be sent home on Thursday)

Teacher Planning Time                                                8:30 - 9:00
Teachers in PLCs/Professional Development          9:00 - 11:00
Engagement Groups - BY INVITATION                      11:00 - 1:55
(May be virtual or on-line; specifics, including time, will be arranged with parents by the Tuesday prior).
Teacher Office Hours                                                   2:00 - 2:30
*If you need to speak with your child's teacher, please contact them in advance if possible to schedule a phone call or virtual appointment.
Teacher Planning Time/                                              2:30 - 4:00
Professional Development
Friday Lunch:

  • Students in attendance by invitation for the entire 3-hour block will have lunch at school. They may eat school lunch or bring a home lunch.
  • Virtual Rosamond students or those at home on Friday may pick up a grab & go lunch from 12:00 - 12:30. Please call or email our lunch manager, Natalie Barton, by 9:30 a.m. if you wish to pick up a lunch that day so that we can have enough food available for you. 801-254-8043 ext. 15776 or
  • Please pull into the north parking lot and remain in your vehicle. Students may ring the bell at the kitchen door to get their meal. (Follow the signs).
  • Students must be present to pick up a school lunch.
  • In order to ensure the health and safety of everyone, no one should come to school for any reason if they are sick. Thank you.

We are HIRING!
The following positions are open for the 2020-21 school year:

*17 Hour Computer Lab Assistant
    Hours:  4.24 hours Monday - Thursday

*25 Hour Classroom Assistant
    Hours:  8:45 - 3:30 Monday - Thursday
*Must be willing to be flexible and adaptable.
*Will be an on-call emergency Sub.
*Will help in Office as needed**

*Lunch Room Assistant
Hours Vary - Contact Lunch Manager Natalie Barton at 801-254-8043 or email her at

If interested go to:

  2. Educational Support APPLY HERE
  3. Under Locations (Rosamond Elementary) - click to view current job openings.
  4. Check boxes for Classroom Assistant, Instructional and/or Nutrition Assistant
  5. √ position
  6. Apply for Selected Position

After applying please email Principal Candie Checketts or Debbie Schmidt in the office.

clipart_board-meetingNext School Community Council Meeting:
2020-21 School Year:
MONDAY, APRIL 26th at 4:30 via ZOOM
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Meeting ID: 256 213 6651
Passcode: Rosamond