Education Briefs for Oct. 3 through Oct. 9 |

Education Briefs for Oct. 3 through Oct. 9

PCHS take National Merit Scholarships

Park City High School students John Rumburg and Brett Armstrong have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program. A Letter of Commendation from the school and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which conducts the program, will be presented the principal and the two high school seniors. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships. The award recognizes Rumburg and Armstrong for topping scores in the 2011 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Roughly 34,000 students throughout the country are being recognized for placing in the top five percent of more than 1.5 million students who took the test last year.

South Summit Blood Drive

The South Summit Interact Club will be taking blood donations on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the small gym at the South Summit High School. Eligible donors are asked to schedule an appointment to donate blood by calling Amy Regan at 435-300-5832 or emailing . For more information about blood donation or eligibility, call 1-800-RED-CROSS or visit

Kids and Moms Yoga

Randi Jo of Park City-based Kids Yoga will offer a Kids & Moms Yoga class starting Wednesday, Oct. 3 and continuing through Oct. 24 every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Park City Aquatic Center. The class is open to parents with a child between the ages of three and six years old and to any interested parent or caregiver. The classes will focus on teaching children to be more patient and sensitive while also working on strength and flexibility. The class costs $55 and participants are asked to bring mats to class. To register for the class, visit or call 435-615-0215.

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