Education briefs, April 20-22
PCSD asks for volunteers for internal audit
The Park City School District is seeking community members to join an internal audit committee that will ensure the district’s Local Education Agency is in compliance with Utah State Board of Education requirements. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the time commitment will be minimal and residents with an accounting background are encouraged to participate. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Lorie Pearce at firstname.lastname@example.org .
PCHS seeks Interact Club board members
Park City High School is seeking applicants to serve on the board of its Interact Club for the 2016-2017 school year. According to a flyer, positions available include president, vice president, treasurer, secretary, communications, coordinating chair and representatives. The Interact Club is dedicated to community service, and applicants must provide a two- to three-paragraph explanation of why they are interested in serving on the board and what experience they have. The posts are yearlong positions and require attending meetings twice a month through the school year. To apply, contact Cathy King (email@example.com ) Christina Miller (Christina@millerlawutah.com ) or Claire Breiholz (firstname.lastname@example.org ). The deadline to apply is Friday, and selections are set to be announced May 7.
Parley’s Park student wins space camp award
Penn Bresee, a fourth grader at Parley’s Park Elementary, received "The Right Stuff" award while attending space camp earlier this month at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. According to a press release, the award is given to an attendee who "goes above and beyond in leadership, teamwork and technology throughout the camp. Bresee was given the award for his compassion for other campers. Attendees of the camp, which is considered one of the top STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs in the country, learn about rocketry, get to meet with an astronaut and train in astronaut simulators.
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A district spokesperson said six students were removed from an area in the school as police conducted a search.