Education Briefs: 12/4 to 12/7 |

Education Briefs: 12/4 to 12/7


Trailside Science Fair and Festival needs help

The Trailside Elementary School Science Fair and Festival is in danger of being cancelled if volunteers to organize and judge are not procured by Dec. 13, according to a release from Trailside. The festival is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m.

It includes a raffle, food, science activities and a public walk-through of science fair projects. The science fair will be held on Jan. 30 and 31, and clinics will be held after school to help guide students with their projects. For more information or to volunteer, contact Stephanie at

Second quarter districtwide PTO Meeting

Park City School District Parent Teacher Organization representative Julianne Rosen-Carrone announced the second quarter meeting will be held on Friday, Dec. 6, at 9 a.m. in the District Office. The meeting will be held in conference room D. Those attending are advised to wear warm clothes, because that room gets especially cold.

All PTO board and general members are invited as well as the public, and agenda topics include Sharp Survey results for Valley Mental Health Risk and Protection Factors for PCSD, Dual-Immersion, GATE, the K-12 writing initiative and changes to graduation requirements.

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Ecker Hill needs volunteers for screenings

Ecker Hill Middle School will hold vision screenings on Dec. 3 and 4 with two sessions each day. The first session is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. until noon and the second will be from 12:45 p.m. until 3 p.m.

A couple of parents are needed for each session to get students from classes and walk them down to the nurse’s office. For more information or to volunteer, contact Ann Alexander at or 435-645-5610.