Education briefs: District releases survey for school calendar
District releases survey for school calendar
The Park City School District recently released a survey to collect input about its school calendar, according to the district’s website. The district partnered with Hanover Research in order to survey staff, students, parents and community members, and it plans to use the feedback as it develops the school calendar for the next three to five years. The survey is expected to close on May 8, and it is available in English and Spanish. The survey is available at https://bit.ly/2IQGc10.
Family therapist to discuss best parenting skills
CONNECT Summit County is set to host an event titled “How to Be the Perfect Parent” on Tuesday, May 7. According to an event flyer, Brad Reedy, an author and family therapist, will present during the event. He will talk about specific skills parents can use to communicate with their children and help them develop a healthy sense of self. The event is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Blair Education Center in the Park City Hospital. The discussion is part of Mental Health Awareness Month. The event is free and open to the public.
Trailside Elementary Schools in need of volunteers for Mileage Club
Trailside Elementary School is in need of volunteers to help run its Mileage Club. According to the school’s newsletter, parent volunteers are needed to help set up and take down the check-in table, cheer runners on, hand out awards and track the laps the kids run. The club meets every Tuesday and Thursday during recess. Students from all grades can run laps and track their miles for rewards. To sign up to volunteer, visit https://bit.ly/2V5HVWy.
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