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New Principal's Message

Dear Parents and Guardians,

I would like to introduce myself.  My name is Kathe Riding.  I am the new principal at Majestic Elementary.  Previously, I was principal of Columbia Elementary. My husband is Jim Riding, current Mayor of West Jordan. We are the parents of seven plus one children (five daughters and three sons).  They are all married and have families.

I have always had one goal in my educational career and that is to help children learn and excel, so they can have choices in life, face challenges, embrace opportunities, and pursue their goals and interests.

I enjoy the energy that comes from being around children and feel very fortunate to work with future leaders of America. I look forward to the opportunity to get to know you and your child.  I am committed to helping your child get the best education possible. I want each child to feel that he or she is valued and important. I will work to ensure that Majestic Elementary is a place your child is excited to attend and takes pride in being part of our campus.  I will focus on high student achievement. I will encourage leadership and challenging thinking. A Challenge Enrichment pull-out class will be provided for students who excel academically. For students who need extra support, individualized interventions and support will be provided.

I will support your child’s teacher, so he or she can provide cutting edge, interesting, challenging, and effective instruction.

Majestic Elementary will recognize students’ accomplishments.  Honor Roll assemblies will be held after each grading period.  An information sheet will be sent home early in the year to let you know the criteria needed for qualifying for Honor Roll. I look forward to opportunities to recognize outstanding effort, positive behavior, academic mastery, attendance, and punctuality.  

I am looking forward to meeting you and working with you as we take your child on this all important educational journey. I feel a huge responsibility and obligation to ensure each child has every opportunity for success.  I will strive to make sure your child feels special and enjoys learning.


Kathe Riding, Majestic Principal

Grizzlies Game Night

Support our school by attending a Grizzlies hockey game. Bring your family out for a fun night. It's the Utah Grizzlies vs. Wichita Thunder.

When: February 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Where: Maverik Center

30% of the proceeds from each ticket sold will go to Majestic Elementary. You will need to use the following link to purchase your tickets.

School Climate Survey

Good Afternoon Majestic families!

We would love to hear from you! We would like our parents to complete our School Climate Survey for Majestic Elementary. It only takes a few minutes to complete and your feedback will help us to make improvements at our school. The survey is totally anonymous. We would like to thank you in advance for your continuous support and feedback!

Here is the link for parents:

Parking Lot Procedures

Good Morning Majestic families!
We have had several parents share concerns about our parking lot procedures, and we are determined to keep traffic moving smoothly and assure that all students are safe when being dropped off and picked up. This week, we invited our school resource officer, Officer Smith, to give us feedback on what we can do to assure that all of our patrons are safe in the parking lot. He provided excellent feedback, and encouraged us to remind all parents to follow the procedures.

The drop off lane is to drop off students and then proceed to exit. Parents, please do not park in the drop off area and leave your car unattended. If you need to exit your vehicle to drop your child, please park your car in a parking space and then escort your child into the building. A more detailed explanation can be found on our school's website.

Officer Smith will be back next week and will begin issuing citations to parents not following the rules.

Please, please, please follow the rules. We ask this for the SAFETY of our students... and parents!

Holiday Fiesta Concert Program

We are so excited for this cheerful event! We hope to see you there! Special thank you to Steve James for arranging this whole concert! He really has gone above and beyond for our community concert.

Holiday Fiesta Concert


Holiday Fiesta for Majestic students and their families!

When: Dec. 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Where: West Jordan Middle School Auditorium

We will have an amazing line up of entertainment! Santa Claus and the Grinch will be making a special appearance for the audience. More information to come!

We will have a sign-in sheet for parents when they attend the event and this counts towards an activity for Gold Medal Families.

Grizzlies Game Night for Majestic Elementary

Support our school by attending a Grizzlies hockey game. Bring your family out for a fun night. It's the Utah Grizzlies vs. Wichita Thunder.

When: February 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

Where: Maverik Center

30% of the proceeds from each ticket sold will go to Majestic Elementary. You will need to use the following link to purchase your tickets.

We're looking forward to seeing you there! Go Grizzlies!!

Thanksgiving Break

Just a reminder students last day of school before Thanksgiving Break will be Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, and students will be released from school at 3:30 pm.

Thanksgiving Break starts Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017 and students will return back to school on Nov. 27, 2017.

We hope you have a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Break!

Employee of the Month for Jordan District Custodians

Congratulations to our head custodian Justin Bradshaw who was named Employee of the Month! He truly deserves this award. Mr. Justin goes above and beyond his duties. He's always willing to lend a helping hand. We appreciate him for all that he does for Majestic. We are THANKFUL to have him at our school! Way to go Mr. Justin!

Nutrition Service Workers

Thank you to our AMAZING Nutrition Service workers for providing a delicious Thanksgiving dinner for Grandparents/Special Guest lunch today. We are so THANKFUL for these wonderful ladies and all that they do for Majestic! They always add extra ingredients into everything they cook (1 cup of love, a dash of kindness, a teaspoon of empathy, and a tablespoon of thoughtfulness). Thank you ladies!

Boo to the Flu Clinic

CNS is partnering with the school to administer flu shots at Majestic Elementary on November 7, 2017 between 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. We hope to see you there!

Important Reminders

Friday, November 3, 2017 there will be no school for grade transmittal.

Monday, November 6, 2017 students will be released at 12:45 pm due to teacher professional development.

Friday, November 10, 2017 there will be no school due to Teacher Compensation Day.


It's that time of year for parents/guardians to come to school to learn fun and engaging activities to play together as a family at home. We can't wait to see you there! The following is the APTT schedule:

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017
    • 1st Grade ~ 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
    • 2nd Grade ~ 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017
    • 3rd Grade ~ 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
    • 4th Grade ~ 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm
  • Thursday, November 9, 2017
    • Kindergarten ~ 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
    • 5th Grade ~ 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm
    • 6th Grade ~ 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Fall Festival ~ Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Majestic's PTA will be hosting Fall Festival on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 3:30 pm. Please bring your child to Majestic's gym for some fun and games. Activities will take place in the gym and outside followed by a parade of students in costumes at the end. If you would like to donate candy for the trunk-or-treat, please send it to school with your child. He/she can turn it into the office for the PTA. We hope to see you there!

Just a reminder for our families striving to be a Gold Medal Family this is one of the activities that count towards a medal.

Maturation Program ~ Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Majestic's PTA will be hosting fifth grades Maturation Program on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Students should be accompanied by an adult to attend the program.

Professional Day ~ Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Just a reminder that students will be released at 12:45 pm on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. All teachers will be attending professional development. Thank you!

Community Health Fair ~ Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017

West Jordan Middle School is hosting a Community Health Fair on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at West Jordan Middle School.

  • An appearance and photo opportunity with S​woop, the University of Utah Mascot​
  • Even Stevens Sandwich shop will​​ ​provide a free dinner.
  • Fil​m maker​ ​Jenny Mackenzie will be here for a screening of "Sugar Babies"​ a short documentary about diabetes.
  • A ​pair of UTE Football tickets will be given away​​.​
  • The​​ ​U of U Dental School will have a table to hand out hygiene kits and provide resources​​​.​
  • District Nurses will have a table of resources and provide BMI testing.​
  • There will be games and​ ​other​ ​activities.​ Fun for the whole family!​

Professional Day ~ Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Just a reminder that students will be released at 12:45 pm on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. All teachers will be attending professional development. Thank you!

8:45 am - 12:45 pm on the following Professional Days:

  • September 11, 2017
  • October 9, 2017
  • November 6, 2017
  • January 8, 2018
  • February 5, 2018
  • March 5, 2018
  • April 9, 2018

Meet the Teacher

Majestic's faculty and staff are counting down the days until school starts. They have been preparing lessons, setting up classrooms, cutting and laminating and making everything perfect for the first day of school. Teachers would love to meet their new students and parents/guardians.

Meet the Teacher will take place on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. This is a great time for students to meet their teacher and locate their classroom. We hope to see you there!

Kindergarten Registration and Testing

Our amazing kindergarten teachers, Ms. Shaw and Ms. Cadena, are so excited to have new kindergarten students for the 2017-2018 school year. They will be at the Registration Fair on August 17, 2017 from 2:00pm to 5:00 pm. Please visit them at their table to set up your child's testing day and time. Kindergarten testing will take approximately 15 minutes per student. Only kindergarten students will be released at 11:50 pm August 23 - 25, 2017. Full day kindergarten classes will resume Monday, August 28, 2017

Kindergarten Testing Schedule

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 -  12:15 pm to 3:15 pm

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm

Friday, August 25, 2017 - 12:15 pm to 3:15 pm

Registration Fair

We are so excited for the 2017 - 2018 school year to begin! The amazing office staff will be holding a registration fair for parents to come to Majestic Elementary to register their child(ren) for the upcoming school year. The registration fair will be held on August 17, 2017 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the gym at Majestic Elementary. Registration packets will be mailed out August 1, 2017. Please keep an eye out for the packet in your mail. Please fill out all forms and bring it with you to the registration fair. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

End of the School Year

The last day of school is June 2, 2017. We will be having our end of the year dance on the last day of school. It will start at 9:00 am. Parents/Guardians can bring chairs and/or blankets from home to sit down on outside. It is an early day out and students will be released at 12:45 pm. School lunch will not be provided on the last day of school due to early release.

Remember to have your child read at least 20 minutes each day and practice math fluency (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication). It will help your child for next school year. Practice makes perfect!

Hope you have a safe and enjoyable summer break!

Title 1 Preschool

Children living in the Majestic Elementary boundaries may be eligible for a FREE Title 1 Preschool Program.


  • Must live within Majestic Elementary's boundaries
  • Child must be up-to-date with immunizations
  • Child must be fully potty trained
  • Child must be 3 years old on or before September 1, 2017 to qualify for our 3 year old class OR 4 years old on or before September 1, 2017 to qualify for our 4 year old class.

To register, you will need:

  • Two current forms showing proof of address.
  • Child's original birth certificate
  • Child's up-to-date immunization record
  • Completed Title 1 Preschool Application

If you need more information about the Title 1 Preschool Program, please email Ms. Jones at


APTT Meetings

Parents/Guardians, we will have our last round of APTT meetings next week. It will be April 25 - 28, 2017. We are hoping to see you there!

  • Tuesday, April 25, 2017 
    • 5:00 - 6:15      First Grade Meetings
    • 6:30 - 7:45      Second Grade Meetings
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    • 5:00 - 6:15       Third Grade Meetings
    • 6:30 - 7:45       Fourth Grade Meetings
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017
    • 5:00 - 6:15       Fifth Grade Meetings
    • 6:30 - 7:45       Sixth Grade Meetings
  • Friday, April 28, 2017
    • 2:00 - 3:15      Kindergarten Meetings

Mountain Lion Academy

Last day of Mountain Lion Academy will be Thursday, April 20, 2017. We are so proud of our Majestic Mountain Lions for participating in MLA this year.

Spring Break

Just a reminder that Spring Break is April 10 - 14, 2017. School will resume April 17, 2017. Enjoy the time off. Please remember to read for at least 20 minutes a day.

Congratulations to our Grand Prize winner from APTT!

Thank you again parents/guardians for your participation!

Proposed Calendar Change for 2017-2018

Dear Majestic Families!

Your child should have brought home information about a proposed calendar change for next year. If
you did not receive this information, you can find it attached to this email, or on our school website:

Majestic Elementary is proposing to increase our instructional day by 10 minutes Monday through Thursday (8:40-3:30) in exchange for 8 half days of instruction, with the remainder of the day spent in professional development as a faculty. We are also proposing a calendar adjustment for three sessions of Academic Parent Teacher Teams taking place in November, February, and May, with an additional Compensatory Day added to the calendar for Teachers after our third session in May.

Our PTA and School Community Council have approved these changes, and we are seeking input from all of our families before making a final decision. Please click HERE to answer a few simple questions or click the following link.

--Majestic Calendar Change Survey--

Your feedback is important to us. If you have any additional comments, questions, or concerns, please contact our main office at (801) 565-7458.

The following information was sent out on Friday, March 3, 2017. If you would like another copy, you may pick one up in the office.




Beginning February 13, 2017 through March 31, 2017, our school will be administering a school climate survey. All parents/guardians and students (second grade through sixth grade) are being invited to participate.

Why are we being asked to complete a survey?

The purpose of the survey is to gather input about the school's climate and the effectiveness of the teachers and administrators at our school. Responses are anonymous and no personal information will be collected. Reports will be made available for teachers and administrators to use in school improvement efforts. The survey is short, taking less than 10 minutes to complete.

The survey can be found online at and is available in both English and Spanish.

Students will take the student survey during the school day. The first page of the survey allows the respondent to opt out of the survey by clicking "I do not wish to take the survey." If you do not want your child to take the survey, your child may opt out at the time of administration.

Click here to take the survey:

Thank you for your participation!


Ms. Susuico - Assistant Principal

Thank You...

We would like to thank our Majestic parents/guardians for attending APTT. We appreciate the time you dedicated to attend. We hope you learned some great activities that you'll be able to do at home with your child. We appreciate your partnership in your child's education. If you have any questions about the activities, please contact your child's teacher for more information. Again, thank you for all of your support!

APTT Raffle Prizes

Don't miss out on these great family prizes. We have a movie night prize, a family game night prize, and an outdoor family fun prize. If a parent(s) attends APTT night, he/she will be given a survey to fill out with a couple of questions about APTT. When the parent turns in the survey, he/she will be given a raffle ticket to fill out. We will draw three lucky winners during our Monday Morning Meeting. Parents do not need to attend. We will contact the winners. If a parent has a child in kindergarten, third grade and sixth grade, he/she could have three chances to win if he/she attends all APTT meetings for his/her children. Only one winner per family. Good luck! Hope to see you at APTT nights!


National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) for 4th Grade

We are pleased to announce that our school has been selected to participate in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, also known as NAEP. You may have heard of NAEP. The results are called The Nation's Report Card because it measures student achievement across the country. It is important because the results help the President, Congress, and all of our educators make decisions about how to improve our education system. Not every fourth grade student will be asked to take part in the assessment, so for those students who are chosen to participate, we encourage them to take it seriously and do their best. Fourth grade students will have a chance to have an impact on the future education policy decisions in the United States. Every student that is selected to participate makes a difference. We will be providing more information for students and teachers in the upcoming weeks.

Thank you,

Ms. Susuico

APTT Reminder!

Parents/Guardians we're so excited for another round of APTT in February! Please mark your calendar for your child's assigned date and time. We will have dinner, a raffle, prizes, childcare, and a whole lot of fun! Please come out and join us!

Coming up in February from the PTA...

PTA will do weekly topics that are important for teachers and students to review in class. Each Monday morning meeting PTA will discuss the topic and classes will reinforce that specific topic for the week. The following topics will be discussed for the month of February.

Monday, February 6, 2017 - Druff free/Stay in school

Monday, February 13, 2017 - Anti-Bullying

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - Healthy/Eat Healthy

Monday, February 27, 2017 - Internet Safety

Thank you to our dedicated PTA! You rock!!!

Cake with a Cop - Empowered

Awesome job to our Majestic Mountain Lions who were Empowered for the month of January. Thank you to Officer Hood for attending and speaking to our students about the importance of being empowered. We appreciate your service to our students and community!

Pajama Day

PTA is hosting a Pajama Day and a Read-a-thon on December 21, 2016. The whole school will have 30 minutes to silent read from 10:00am - 10:30am. We would like students to feel relaxed and comfortable while they read in their pajamas.

Short Week - December 19 - 21, 2016

Just a reminder it will be a short week Dec. 19 - 21, 2016. Monday and Tuesday will be regular school days and students will be released at 3:20pm.

On Wednesday, December 21, 2016 students will be released at 1:40pm.

School will resume January 3, 2017.

Happy holidays to our students and their families!

Spirit Night

Majestic's P.T.A. and Chick-fil-A are hosting a Spirit Night. Come support Majestic at their spirit night. A percentage of the sales are given back to the school. Drawings will be at 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm. The class with the most kids in attendance will get cookies and a visit from the cow! Bring the family to Chick-fil-A for dinner. We hope to see you there!

When: November 14, 2016   5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Chick-fil-A in Jordan Landing 7676 Campus View Dr., West Jordan


Thank You to Our Majestic Families!

Majestic families we would like to express our appreciation and gratitude to all of you that were able to attend our first week of Academic Parent Teacher Teams. We believe it was a great success. We look forward to building our partnership with you, our dedicated parents.

The week of November 14 - 18, 2016 Mr. Theobald (Principal), Ms. Susuico (Assistant Principal) and Ms. Berg (Instructional Coach) will be in the front of school (before and after school) to ask a few questions in regards to APTT. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated.

Ms. Susuico

Assistant Principal

Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) Information

Great news Parents/Guardians!

Majestic Elementary will be implementing Academic Parent Teacher Teams (APTT) for 2016-2017 school year in place of Parent Teacher Conferences.  Teachers are excited to share student's data with their parents and teach parents strategies to help their child meet his/her math goal.

We hope to see our Majestic families at APTT!

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Mountain Lion PRIDE!

Mountain Lion Pledge


Today in Monday Meeting, Mrs. Green was here to give away some of the posters that were left over from the book fair. We are so grateful to all of our parent volunteers who donated their time to help make our book fair a success this year.

If you are interested in becoming more involved at Majestic Elementary… join our PTA. Contact the office for more details!


Notes and Announcements-


Thanksgiving Break- No School

Wednesday-Friday, November 25th-27th


Here’s to another GREAT week at Majestic Elementary!!! 


Todd Theobald


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