120107 Education Briefs | ParkRecord.com

120107 Education Briefs


Scholarship Club seminar

On Tuesday, Dec. 4, Don Betterton, former director of financial aid at Princeton, will present "Why is it so hard for good kids to get into top colleges?" and Carl Buck, vice president of education finance for JP Morgan Chase, will present "College financial aid and planning for any income level," at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts, at 7 p.m. Both Betterton and Buck are nationally-known authors and speakers. They will be available for one-on-one advice for families of all income levels who are planning for college admissions and student aid. The event is free for parents and students. For more information, contact Community Scholarship Advisor Dana Ardovino, at (435) 645-5650 ext. 2085.

Free demo class from Music Together of Park City

Music Together( of Park City is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free demo class at the Park City Arts & Music Conservatory, 1612 Ute Blvd., Suite 208, Kimball Junction. The class plans to be held Wednesday, Dec. 5, at 10:15 a.m. Darlene Casanova and Paul Mulder, founders of Salt Lake Music Together(, are providing the free demo class. All interested parents/caregivers and children are welcome to participate in these non-performance orientated music classes for children aged birth through four years. For more information, contact Paul Mulder at (801) 463-9067, or e-mail imaginationplace@qwest.net.

Where are they now? From collecting medicinal plants in Ecuador to running a bed & breakfast in Cambodia, graduates from our community are engaged in some amazing careers. To celebrate their spirit of adventure The Park Record wants to hear from alumni from Park City, South Summit and North Summit are doing these days. Brag about your kids or tell classmates where they can find you now … call Education Editor Taylor Eisenman at (435) 649-9014 ext. 118 or send an e-mail to education@parkrecord.com .

Hula workshops for all levels

Kawika Alfiche will be conducting hula workshops at the Hawaiian Cultural Center in Midvale. Two workshops, one for children ages six and up from 5:30 6:15 p.m. and one for adults ages 13 and up from 7:45 8:45 p.m. plan to be held on Thursday, Dec. 13. "Hula is the language of the heart, and therefore the heartbeat of the Hawaiian people," said Kawika Kalakaua, Hawaii’s last king. Try a bit of hula for yourself. Each class is $10. For more information, contact (801) 56-ALOHA, or e-mail, hawaiianculturalcenter@gmail.com.

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