Education Briefs |

Education Briefs

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.

National Merit Semifinalists announced

Five Park City High School students have been named to the list of National Merit Semifinalists. Alex Cohen, John Eckles, Robbie Malcolm, Kelly McGuire, and Jessica Pitcher, all seniors at PCHS, were named to the list. Scores from the 2007 Preliminary SAT test were used to qualify students as National Merit scholars.

Parent Q and A at Ecker Hill

The Ecker Hill International Middle School PTO is hosting a parent question-and-answer session on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. in the school auditorium. This session is for first-time and returning middle school parents who may have some lingering questions or concerns after this first month of school. In addition, school staff and seasoned parents will be available to talk about what to expect during student conferences, how to use PowerSchool as a way to keep track of your student’s performance, and how the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program affects your student’s everyday learning.

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.

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