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Education Briefs

Utah Valley University will hold an information night on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. The meeting will take place at the UVU Wasatch campus, room 204. The New Century Scholarship is for students who complete the requirements for their Associates degree by the end of their senior year in high school. This scholarship, through the Utah Dept. of Education, will pay up to 75 percent of a student’s tuition for the remaining two years of their Bachelor’s degree. An advisor will be available to answer any questions about how to qualify, how to check your status, and the best path to take in order to meet the requirements for this scholarship.

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.

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.

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