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Saving and borrowing for college

On Wednesday, March 5, Park City High School will welcome all families to its library at 7 p.m. to learn about the ins and outs of college tuition. Andrew Garland and Dave Sicotte, banking professionals with Zions Bank, will present "Explore savings and borrowing options that will help make those college dreams come true!" And Diane Johnson and Dave Cazier, managers with the Utah Educational Savings Plan (UESP), will help you learn more about UESP as a college-savings option. For more information contact Scholarship Advisor Dana Ardovino at (435) 645-5650 ext. 2015.

Board of Education meeting

A Board of Education meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, in the Park City School District Office (2700 Kearns Boulevard) at 4 p.m. Reports to be presented include: aquatic center, response to intervention, early childhood program, elementary reading progress, human sexuality materials, Park City High School construction, capitol outlay projects of ’08-’09, and out-of-bounds transfers. More items are up for discussion after the dinner break at 5:30. For more information, visit the Park City School District Web site at .

Grant program for art at McPolin

The Men of McPolin (M.O.M.) are pleased to announce a grant program for art at McPolin Elementary School. The M.O.M.s will match dollar for dollar up to $2,000 to bolster the school’s separate art program. Teachers, parents, students and staff have spoken out about the tremendous success of the program, and the M.O.M.s hope to help cover related costs. Please put any donations in the PTO-box marked either M.O.M.s or Art Program.

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Teaching Excellence Awards

All Park City School District employees can now nominate outstanding teachers in their schools for the Doilney-Barnes Teaching Excellence Awards. The Park City Education Foundation is proud to help distribute these awards, recognizing the amazing work done in the classroom by Park City teachers every day. Contact PCEF at (435) 615-0235 or e-mail Monika Guendner at for more information.