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Education Briefs

College entrance practice tests offered

Counselors at Park City High School will be offering the PLAN- ACT practice test for sophomores, and PSAT- SAT practice test for juniors on Saturday, Oct. 18. Registration forms will be available for all sophomores and juniors beginning Sept. 17. Unfortunately, the mandatory national testing date falls during the Utah fall break. Please call the PCHS counseling office at 645-5657 with questions.

Parent teacher conferences

Park City High School parent-teacher conferences will be held Monday, Sept. 22 and Wednesday, Sept. 24, from 3 to 6 p.m. by appointment only. Parents may schedule an appointment by going to starting Sept. 15th and entering the password pchs. If you do not have Internet access, contact Barbara Swenson at 645-5650 Sept.15 – Sept. 19 to have conferences scheduled for you. Parents should know the names of the teachers they would like to schedule a conference with ready when they call or register. Appointments are five minutes long. Those who need a longer conference please contact the teacher directly for an appointment on another day.

Fall family fest

The 3rd annual Fall Family Fest will take place on Saturday, Sept.13 to benefit the "Get to Know the Snow & Ice" Scholarship Fund founded by Anne Fortney and Joel Fine. The fund was created to assist local elementary school children who might not otherwise have the opportunity to participate in winter sports activities. The event will be held at the Park City Ice Arena & Sports Complex from noon until 4 p.m. A fee of $10 per car, $5 per person or $2 per bike will be charged to attend the festival. For more information, please call Ginger Ries at 640-1168 or Joel Fine at 901-2171.

ACT testing site correction

The ACT college entrance exam will not be given at Park City High School. A previous article stated incorrect information.

The ACT will be held on Oct. 25. Students who wish to take the test can register online at . Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by Sept. 19. National testing centers are listed on the website, and students can select the most convenient test center when they register. None of the high schools in Summit County are certified test centers.

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