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Education Briefs

A public meeting concerning the Park City School District budget will be held Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m. at Ecker Hill international Middle School. A budget committee recently presented its recommendations on possible ways for the district to cut expenses. These recommendations are just that, recommendations. The public is encouraged to provide input and ideas at the meeting. The final budget will be determined in March. To view the budget committee preliminary recommendations, visit

Park City High School scholarship club seminars

Andrew Garland, regional vice president for Zions Bank, and David Sicotte, a licensed banking professional with Zions, will discuss savings and borrowing options, "perfect for families that are just starting to save and for those who forgot to."

The savings portion will include the topics:

Plan ahead, start small, but start

Pros and cons of the various saving-for-college vehicles

Should I borrow from my retirement savings to pay for college?

Borrowing Strategies: Don’t panic – you have options.

The presentation will take place Monday, March 5, at 7 p.m. in the Eccles Center. For more information, contact Dana Ardovino, community scholarship advisor, at 645-5650, ext 2085

Park City student studies in Hawaii

Magen Marshall, a senior majoring in elementary education at Linfield College, took part in "Multicultural Experiences in Education: Hawaii, a class that gave students the opportunity to work with Hawaiian students on an individual and small group basis in order to learn about their culture and learning styles of Hawaiian students. Marshall was one of 194 students participating in Linfield’s January, 2007 on-site study program. Linfield College is located in McMinnville, Oregon.

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