Education Briefs for September 5 through September 7 |

Education Briefs for September 5 through September 7

No charging lunches at Ecker Hill

Ecker Hill Middle School will not accept credit card charges in the front office for school lunches during the 2012-13 school year. Parents may view their children’s balance and transactions, set up low balance email notifications, and make online credit card payments at Cash and checks are still accepted at all schools.

TED Youth Day

Registration for the next Park City TEDx event, TEDxYouth Day which is scheduled for Nov. 17, is open to interested students and the public. TED is working with the Park City Day School on TED YouthDay, giving Park City students the opportunity of speaking publicly about their lives and interests. TEDxYouthDay is part of a series of TEDx events happening all around the world coinciding with Universal Children’s Day in late November. These events are designed to empower and inspire young people, according to TEDx. TEDxYouthDay events present a combination of live speakers and TEDTalks to audiences around the world. To register for the event, visit

Latino Night

McPolin Elementary and the Park City School District have joined with United Way of Salt Lake for an event aimed at providing Latino parents and families with valuable information on after school programs, healthcare and other services. The event will include Mariachi band, games, snacks and other activities for children. The event is also part of United Way of Salt Lake’s Promise Park City initiative, working with the Park City School District and community partners to develop specific goals to support children and families. The event will be held Thursday, Sept. 6 from 3:45 to 5 p.m. at McPolin Elementary located on 2270 Kearns Blvd. in Park City.

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