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Education Briefs

Classes for families dealing with mental health issues

The National Alliance on Mental Illness is offering two free classes this fall for family or caregivers of individuals dealing with mental health and behavioral issues. A six-week basics class will be held Tuesdays at 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 9 for parents and caregivers of children up to 22 years old with mental health disorders. A family-to-family class is being offered for family members of individuals living with a mental health disorder. The 12-week class will meet Wednesdays at 6 p.m. beginning Sept. 10. Classes are open to all Wasatch and Summit county residents and will be held at the Wasatch School District offices, 101 E. 200 N. in Heber City. For more information call Wendy Mair at 503-0432.

Homework Club volunteer wins award

Kirsten Robinson, Neighborhood Homework Club organizer, has won an XO award for her work this year. She was honored Aug. 29 at the Gallivan Center in Salt Lake City for her efforts. XO awards are given to individuals who demonstrate "extraordinary acts of kindness." The Neighborhood Homework Club’s mission is to promote good study habits, positive school behavior, and community involvement in kindergarten through sixth-grade students. For more information, contact Robinson at 602-0883.

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 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.

Clases de inglés para adultos

Se ofrecen clases de inglés para adultos. Todos los niveles son bienvenido. Las clases van a reunir los lunes y los miércoles a las 6:30 a 8:45 de la tarde. Es necesario matricularse, entonces venga a la escuela a las 6:15 de la tarde. Las clases cuestan $20 por todo el año y comienzan el tres de septiembre. Hay cuidado de los hijos gratis. Es necesario vivir en Park City para matricularse y los visitantes del invierno no estan autorizados a inscribirse. Clases estarán ubicado en el Learning Center, 2400 Kearns Blvd. Llame a 645-5600 ext. 1447 con preguntas.

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