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Education Briefs

A group of Park City School District teachers will be competing in the Jordanelle Triathlon Aug. 23. Seven teams and three individual competitors from the school district will compete to raise money for the Parent-Teacher organization. Local sponsors will donate on behalf of each school district participant. The triathlon starts at 9 a.m. at the Rock Cliff area of the Jordanelle Reservoir. For more information please visit .

Adult English classes offered

The Park City School District is offering adult English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. The classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. The classes begin Sept. 3 and run throughout the school year. There is a $20 registration fee for the entire year. Classes will be taught at to all English levels and are open to Park City residents only. Child care will be provided. The classes will be taught at the Learning Center at 2400 Kearns Blvd. For more information call 645-5600 ext. 1447.

Text message alerts

The Park City School District is implementing a text message alert system to notify parents in the event of an emergency. Parents who would like to subscribe to the system should text PCSD to the number 41513 in order to be entered into the system. Normal text messaging fees apply.

Wanted: Photos of Wildflowers

Jim Harris, Utah Valley University biology professor would like help creating an online herbarium. Harris is collecting pictures of Mount Timpanogos wildflowers in order to create an online database that will be open to the public. He is accepting submissions from the public. Photos must contain accurate location and elevation information. For more information, contact Harris at (801) 863-8623 or

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