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Teen Body Image presentation

Parents and students are invited to a presentation on teen body image Wednesday, April 29, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Large Lecture Hall at Park City High School. Dr. Nicole Hawkins, Ph.D., director of clinical services at the Center for Change in Salt Lake City, will present on topics such as media myths and the pressure placed on teenage girls to be "perfect".


Haley Ehlers of Park City High School, Jenalyn Thiriot of North Summit High School and Emily Kueser of South Summit High School have each received $2,000 scholarships from the EnergySolutions Foundation. The scholarship is offered to one tenth-grade student from each of Utah’s 150 high schools who is interested in pursuing a bachelor’s degree in math, science, or engineering. The recipients will be honored at a banquet in May. Park City High School graduate Samantha Baker, PCHS ’08 has been elected to the University of Houston chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society for first year students, and to The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), a national honor society for freshmen and sophomores.

Student art show deadline

Submissions for the Kimball Art Center’s Wasatch Back Student Art Show are due May 4. Student artists in grades K-12 from Summit and Wasatch counties may submit one entry with a music theme. Artwork may be dropped off at the Kimball Art Center’s front desk May 1-4. There is a $1 entry fee per student. For more information, please contact Jenny Diersen, Education Director, at 649.8882, ext. 107 or

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Summer community education

Make summer count! Whatever you’re in to, Park City School District believes that summer fun and learning go hand-in-hand. Early registration for summer community education classes is now open. Check out the summer 2009 edition of The Compass at . Classes start June 15. Register online or over the phone at 615-0215.