1800 East 7200 S., Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
801-826-9250

What is the School Community Council?

School Community Councils are comprised of elected parents and/or guardians whose children attend the school, elected employee representatives, and the school principal. As directed by state law, School Community Councils (SCC) review achievement data, help identify academic needs, provide input on school improvement plans, and assist in evaluating the success of the plans.

The SCC is also responsible for determining how the LAND Trust funds are used in our school. When Utah was granted Statehood, parcels of land were placed in a perpetual Trust with the children of Utah as beneficiaries. Revenues from these lands go into the Permanent State School Fund. The dividends and interest of that fund are distributed annually to each public school in Utah.

Serving on the School Community Council is an excellent way to be part of school improvement and supporting your child’s educational experience. Each fall parents and teachers are invited to submit a Declaration of Candidacy to serve on the SCC. Candidacy forms are available in the spring in the front office and positions are advertised through the Ridgecrest Roar, the schools weekly newsletter. Elections are held each year before the start of the school year.

Funding Distribution History

LAND Trust Funds TSSA Funds
2021-2022$76,288$74,571
2020-2021$67,509 $71,275
2019-2020$67,766 $63,470
2018-2019$60,462
2017-2018$59,208
2016-2017$45,900

2021-2022 Council Members

Please feel free to contact any member of the council with items you would like to have presented at the next meeting.

Marci Cardon - Chair
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Mallory Herrscher - Vice Chair
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Annette Hubley - Secretary
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Allison Farnsworth
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Natalee Thomas
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Carrie Christensen
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Londyn Freeman
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Debbie Durtschi
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DarylAnn Ashby
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2021-2022 Annual Plans & Reports

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2021-2022 Meeting Schedule, Minutes and Agendas

  • September 1, 2021 -
  • October 27, 2021 -
  • November 17, 2021
  • December 15, 2021
  • January 26, 2022
  • February 3, 2022
  • March 30, 2022
  • April 27, 2022

All meetings will be held at Ridgecrest Elementary. Meeting time is at 4:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month unless otherwise specified.

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