Education Briefs: 6/7 to 6/10
June 6, 2014
Summit County Library summer events
It is time to "Fizz, Boom Read!" at the Summit County Library. Children can pick up their summer reading packets now at the Kimball Junction branch
located at 1885 W. Ute Blvd. for sessions on Tuesday, June 10, at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.
There will also be a book reading and signing on Monday, June 30, at 6 p.m. The featured book is "True North An Arctic Fable" by Jayanne Sindt. The book follows Mato the polar bear navigating life in the Arctic on his own. All ages are welcome.
PCEF ‘Raises the Bar’ in PCSD
The Park City Education Foundation formed a "Raise the Bar" project last month to raise $180,000 to hire two additional gifted-and-talented specialists at the elementary schools in the Park City School District.
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They met the June 1 deadline, and the district will now have a GATE specialist at each elementary school. The new specialists will join DeEtte Earl, who will now be headquartered at Parley’s Park Elementary, and another GATE specialist the district hired this year.
Holy Cross summer camp at McPolin
Holy Cross Ministries is once again collaborating with the Park City School District to provide six weeks of summer camps at Jeremy Ranch, Parley’s Park, McPolin and Trailside Elementary schools for children in kindergarten through fifth-grade.
The camp will be held at McPolin and will begin on June 16 and runs through July 23, Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. The school district will provide free breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and lunch at 11:30 a.m. for anyone in the community under 18, even if they are not registered for the program.
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