CHECK OUT the Spring 2020 issue of Connections Magazine — just click the headline. Besides great alumni info, we highlight how Judge not only survived but thrived with distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic school closure. Read all about it!
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From My Antonia to Frankenstein to The Handmaid's Tale, our required Summer Reading list is full of compelling choices for incoming freshmen on up to the senior class. Click the headline above for the complete reading list and enjoy!
We are delighted to announce 186 Judge Memorial students are being recognized by the United Nations Association (UNA-USA) and InnerView in the 2nd Annual National Community Service Awards. It's been a purposeful year, Bulldogs. As youth leaders, you are already helping to transform the world.
Take a moment to read this column about the life of Jim Yerkovich from Salt Lake Tribune columnist Gordon Monson. Click the headline: "He was teaching more than motion offense and transition D. He was molding disorganized teenagers into disciplined humans. The court at the school was the frame for his instruction. It’s all he ever wanted to do — coach up the kids at Judge. And teach calculus. And educate and administrate. And win."
In case you missed it, click the headline above to see the Judge Memorial 2020 Commencement, originally streamed on Sunday, June 14. The Conferral of diplomas took place on the Judge Memorial campus during a personalized Graduation Parade.
So pleased to announce the Bulldog Press has been awarded First Place, Best High School Media Program in Utah for 3A/2A/1A schools. The award is part of the Utah Collegiate Media Alliance Futures - Excellence in High School Journalism annual contest. From breaking news, features and opinion writing to podcasts, design and photography, Bulldogs won across the board. Click the headline for all individual awards. Congratulations to Dr. Sloan and the Bulldog Press!
In these uncertain times, here's one thing that isn't: we can help seniors ace the college essay and application process! Both Bootcamps are August 10-11, 13 but please click the headline to sign up now! The college application intensive workshop will assist seniors complete a bulk of the college application before school starts. Immediately following the Bootcamp, Ms. Koles and Ms. Sawaya will help you write a great college essay which can be a daunting task. It is often the scariest part of the admission process, but it doesn’t have to be. The workshop is designed to help students create a strong draft version or final version of the admissions essay that they will submit to colleges. Click the headline to register.
Please keep the Yerkovich family in your loving thoughts and prayers. Jim Yerkovich passed away on June 10. Jim Yerkovich '61, positively affected countless lives as a teacher, coach, administrator, and friend. Jim Yerkovich was the founder of the WE philosophy and was an institution at Judge Memorial. His legacy lives on at Judge Memorial and we are grateful for the love and care he provided through his decades of guidance. Click the headline above to read more about his remarkable life.