Jim Birch - Principal

Major Areas of Responsibility: Master Schedule, School Finances, Faculty Assignments, Purchasing, Public Relations, Graduation, Principal’s Reception/Recognition, Student Teachers, Staffing, Region 3 Chair, Bell Schedule, AIP, *Substitute for PD

Faculty Services: JPAS, Prof Development, Classified Evaluations.

Academic Department: Concurrent Enrollment, Advanced Placement

Administrative Function: Main Office, Registrar’s Office, Counselors, Conferences

Committee Assignments: School Community Council, Faculty Advisory, Department Chairs

Region and District Assignments: Region Chair


Jenicee Jacobson - Assistant Principal

( Student Issues: S-Z )

Major Areas of Responsibility: Professional Development, Student Handbook, Accreditation, CSIP, Sterling Scholars, Skyward, Textbooks, Land Trust / Community Council, Pathways, Attendance School, JAT, IB, DLI, AIP, Permits, Fee Waivers, Lunch / Hall Duty

Faculty Services: Oversee JPAS, Teacher Mentoring / JAT, Testing

Academic Departments: Science, Debate, AP, CE, Calc

Administrative Function: Attendance Office, Testing Coordinator, Instructional Coaches

Committee Assignments: Technology, Steering


Michael Hutchings - Assistant Principal

(Student Issues A-D)

Major Areas of Responsibility: Calendar, Building Scheduling, Rentals, Fundraising, Facility Management,  Athletics, Cheer/Drill,  Transportation, Base Camp, Summer Program (Southpointe), Make-Up Packets (BYU), Check & Connect (YIC), Tier 2 Literacy/Numeracy, Athletic Pinings, Master Schedule, AIP, Permits, Fee Waivers, Lunch/Hall Duty

Faculty Services: JPAS, At-Risk Programs

Academic Department: PE, Health, Language Arts, Math

Administrative Function: Custodians, *Grad Coaches, Math Aides

Committee Assignments: School Community Council, School Advisory Committee

Region and District Assignments: Baseball


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Sterling Hunt - Assistant Principal

( Student Issues E-L )

Major Areas of Responsibility: Master Schedule, AIP Planning, Pictures, Clubs (New Rules), Overnight Travel, Student Government, Field Trips, Behavior Standards, Communications/Publicity, Websites, Dances, Graduation, Club Pinnings, Social Committee, Student of the Month by Dept, AIP, Permits, Fee Waivers, Lunch / Hall Duty

Faculty Services: JPAS, Staff Recognition/Social, SWAG, 

Academic Departments: Social Studies, Special Education, World Language / ELD, Upstairs CTE

Administrative Function: Cafeteria, School Climate with Bernini, Library Media Center Aides, AIP with Jeni Baum

Committee Assignments: PTSA, Social Committee, Nutrition


Howard Griffith - Assistant Principal

( Student Issues M-R )

Major Areas of Responsibility: Emergency Preparedness, Anti-Bullying Campaign, SafeUT Ap, Rotary Students, School Store, Home & Hospital, Parent Teacher Conferences, Parking,  NHS,  Student Recognition (Chamber / J.O.M.), Room Assignments, Graduation Walk at Elem, End of Year Assignments, Recognition Committee, AIP, Permits, Oversee Fee Waivers, Lunch / Hall Duty

Faculty Services: JPAS, Keys, Staff ID Badges

Academic Departments: Performing Arts, Drivers Education, Art, Downstairs CTE

Administrative Function: Hall Monitors, *ESL Aides, SpEd Aides

Committee Assignments: ESL, Risk Management


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8136 South 2700 West | West Jordan, UT 84088 | Phone: 801-256-5600 | Fax: 801-256-5653

Principal: Jim Birch | Assistant Principals: Jenicee Jacobson, Michael Hutchings, Howard Griffith, Sterling Hunt. 


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