Education briefs, Aug. 27-29, 2014
Ryan Summerlin August 26, 2014
Trailside Elementary journalism club
Trailside Elementary School is inviting fourth- and fifth-grade students to join the journalism club. Students who participate will have the opportunity to be published in the school’s newspaper, The Trailside Times. The club meets Mondays, from 3:10 p.m. to 4:10 p.m., in the library.
"We need energetic students hungry to learn new skills and who are eager to work hard to share information about our school," the school’s parent teacher organization newsletter states.
Those interested can sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e4caeab2f4-trailside .
Park City Dual Language Immersion
The Park City School District Dual Language Immersion program has scheduled an orientation meeting Wednesday, Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Ecker Hill Middle School auditorium. The meeting is for all parents and students new to the program, as well as those interested in enrolling in the future.
According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the Dual Language Immersion program allows students to spend half the school day with a teacher speaking English and the other half with a teacher speaking a foreign language. The ultimate goal, according to the website, is to "prepare linguistically and culturally competent students who can successfully compete in a complex global economy."
Tanger Outlets back-to-school concert
Tanger Outlets is hosting a back-to-school concert featuring Disney Channel star Bridgit Mendler, who starred on the show "Good Luck Charlie," according to a press release. The concert, which will take place Aug. 29 at 6 p.m. at the outlet mall, is part of Tanger Outlet’s Kidstyle Tour and Fashion Camp. The event also will feature a performance by American Idol finalist Austin Wolfe, vendor booths and a trampoline performance, among other activities.