Education briefs, Dec. 23-25
PCSD set to open kindergarten registration
Registration for all-day kindergarten in the 2016-2017 school year through the Park City School District is nearing. According to a press release from the district, registration is set to begin Jan. 4. Parents must visit the main office of the school into which they wish to enroll their children and complete the necessary documentation. Parents must bring the following: the child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. For more information, visit the district’s website at pcschools.us or contact the individual school.
Nurses to speak with TMJH students
School nurses are scheduled to meet with students at Treasure Mountain Junior High during lunchtimes on Jan. 7 to talk about nutritional education and support. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, students are also set to be screened for scoliosis on Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. Parents who would like their children screened must visit the website and complete a request form, then turn the form into the office. Contact school nurse Gina Agy with questions, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
North Summit student wins Zions Bank drawing
Jennifer Moody, a student at North Summit High School, won a $100 scholarship from the Zions Bank Pays for A’s program. According to a press release, the program is designed to reward students who get good grades. Students can bring their report cards into a Zions Bank location and get entered into a scholarship drawing for each ‘A.’ "We want to reward the perseverance of students who take the time to do their schoolwork and understand that grades are not just handed out, they are earned," said Shane Seright, manager of the Zions Bank in Coalville, in the release. "Through the Pays for A’s program, we want to show students how they can reap the benefits of doing well in school."
A Park City High School senior facing 18 criminal charges admitted to releasing pepper spray in the school’s lecture hall last month to prevent a conservative school club from hosting an event.