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New faces may greet students this fall

Sep 08, 2022 01:50PM ● By Jet Burnham

By Julie Slama | [email protected]

This fall, some students may be greeted by some administrators new to their schools. Here are changes at South Jordan schools in Jordan School District.

At River’s Edge, Assistant Principal Melanie Dawson will be principal as former principal Brian King will work in Jordan School District’s special education department.

Bingham High administrative intern Sally Wilde was appointed assistant principal at the school, replacing Jim Groethe, who earlier in the year became an assistant principal at South Hills Middle. Another assistant principal, Michael Farnsworth, transferred to become Copper Hills High’s assistant principal.

South Jordan Middle assistant principal Connie Bailey transferred to be Riverside Elementary’s assistant principal, and Kami Taylor, consultant in the district teaching & learning department will become the new SJMS assistant principal.

Herriman High school counselor Michael Wilkey was appointed assistant principal at Mountain Creek Middle, replacing Tim Brooks, who transferred to be assistant principal at West Hills Middle.

Herriman High band teacher Brandon Larsen was appointed assistant principal at Elk Ridge Middle, replacing Shelly Gottfredson, who retired.