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Pedestrian Tunnel will not be open in time for start of school

Construction of the tunnel beneath Kearns Boulevard at Comstock Drive will not be completed before school begins on Aug. 26. School and city officials are taking steps to ensure that students will be safe while the project is completed. Temporary fencing surrounds the construction site. The trail on the south side of Kearns Boulevard between Comstock Drive and Buffalo Bill Drive is closed. Crossing guards, flaggers, and crosswalk lights will be at the intersection of Comstock and Kearns. Local law enforcement presence will increase.

School buses will drop McPolin and Treasure Mountain students off at the main entrance of the high school. School staff will be stationed along the path to ensure students navigate the short walk to the schools safely. Parents using Kearns Boulevard and bringing children to McPolin Elementary and Treasure Mountain Middle Schools are urged not to turn at Comstock Drive. Children should be brought to the east high school parking lot or dropped off at the turnout just north of the baseball field on Lucky John Drive. School staff will supervise the walk to the two schools.

Construction may delay and slow traffic. Parents should plan accordingly. Schools will start on time.

Weilenmann meet and greet rescheduled

The teacher meet-and-greet at Weilenmann School of Discovery, which was originally scheduled for Saturday Aug. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, has been rescheduled to take place on the first day of school, Aug. 30. Call Noah Levine (435-729-9205) for any additional details. Treasure Mountain to teach community English classes

Beginning Sept. 8, Treasure Mountain International School will teach English as a second language to Park City residents. Classes will be held Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 8:45. Participants can register any night before classes begin. Registration is $20. Treasure Mountain is located at 2530 Kearns Blvd.

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Family meet-and-greet at Weilenmann

The faculty of Weilenmann School of Discovery, a new charter school in Park City, will host a family meet-and-greet Saturday Aug. 28 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Weilenmann campus in Summit Park. The meet-and-greet is for all students, parents, teachers and staff to gain a sense of their school, become familiar with the building and campus, visit classrooms, and for students to meet their teachers and classmates. Classroom directories will be available along with a light buffet brunch.