EDUCATION BRIEFS 10.2.13
October 1, 2013
David Chaplin memorial to be held Saturday
There will be a celebration of long-time Parkite David Chaplin’s life on Oct. 5 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Deer Valley Resort’s Snow Park Lodge. A visual arts scholarship fund has been set up in his name for Park City High School seniors.
Chaplin was an art teacher at Park City High School and member of the Park City School District Board of Education for many years. For more information about the memorial scholarship, visit http://www.pcef4kids.org or contact the Park City Educational Foundation at P.O. Box 681422, Park City, UT 64068.
Parley’s Park to host Book Fair
According to Tracie Rossi, a member of the Parley’s Park Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, there will be a book fair at the school library next week, Monday Oct. 7 to Friday Oct. 11, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The books are all Scholastic brand and tax-free. A portion of the proceeds will go back to the school library and to the teachers to purchase books. For more information, contact Tracie Rossi, Book Fair Chair, at 435-615-7853.
PCEF awards District Grants
According to Jennifer Billow, Events, Marketing and Communication Manager for the Park City Education Foundation (PCEF), they awarded $266,000 in district grants. The grants are requested by district and school administrators.
The grants go toward a variety of programs including pre-school, the Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies (PCCAPS), Latinos in Action, after-school programs at the elementaries, the district science fair, district robotics and dual-immersion language materials at all elementaries. For more information, contact the PCEF at 435-615-0235.