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Principal’s Message

August 14, 2017

Hello Foothills Mustangs! What a fantastic year this has been already! A, B, and C track classes are in full swing, and we are ready to welcome back D track! C track goes off track today until their return on September 5th. The first day for students in grades 2-6 on D track will be this Wednesday, August 16th. That morning, we will have a ‘Back To School Morning’ starting at 8:00 am, have 15 minute rotations in the classrooms to meet the teacher, and school will start at 9:00 am. We will have a general meeting in the gym at 9:00 to hear from PTA and meet us, your new Foothills Administration! The first day for first grade will be Thursday, August 17th, and the first day for Kindergarten will be Thursday, August 24th. Parents of first graders and kindergartners are welcome to join us for the general meeting on August 16th at 9:00 am.

Again, for those D track families to know, we’d like to welcome the following teachers/faculty that are new to our Foothills community:

Michelle Tolman, Resource Teacher

Romney Stevens, School Psychologist

Katherine Kiger, Kindergarten B track AM

Melissa Lowry, 1st grade B track

Lisa Leon, 1st grade C track

Alicia Li, 1st grade C track, Chinese teacher

Shelly Linford, 1st grade D track

Melody (Zhu) Jun, 2nd grade C track, Chinese teacher

Hollie Colucci, 3rd grade A track

Loren Lain, 3rd grade A track

Michael Tymon, 3rd grade B track

Ivonne Huang, 3rd grade C track, Chinese teacher

Kamree Tripp, 4th grade D track

Corbi Van Wagoner, 4th grade D track

Lihan Wang, 5th grade C track, Chinese teacher

Please check out the tab “Faculty and Staff” for short bios of all of our teachers!

We are both new to Foothills and are ready to partner with you as your Foothills Administration Team. Please let us know how we can help your child succeed! Here is a little bit of information about each of us:

 

 

Cherie Wilson, Principal

Shauna Worthington, Asst. Principal

I am thrilled to be your new principal this year at Foothills! I have been in education for 19 years, two of which were assistant principal at Silver Crest, Eastlake, Falcon Ridge, and Riverside Elementary. I have taught Kindergarten, 2nd, and 3rd grades, as well as been a district literacy specialist. I love to eat Mexican food! I enjoy running, reading, and learning new things! I love to spend time with my family! We love to travel, watch movies, and play card games together. I’m delighted to be joining you as a Foothills Mustang this coming year! I’ve worked in Jordan School District for thirteen years and had a great year last year as the assistant principal at Daybreak and Blackridge Elementary schools. I’ve taught third and fifth grades, helped teachers with literacy instruction, and mentored new teachers. When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, enjoying the great outdoors, and writing. I look forward to getting to know you and working together!

 

Again, we look forward to seeing you soon on our first day back!

Sincerely,

Cherie Wilson and Shauna Worthington

 

Foothills Elementary Mission Statement:

Foothills, as a caring community, is committed to preparing students for the future by providing an optimal learning experience; encouraging students to reach their highest potential.