Education briefs, Feb. 25-27
Treasure Mountain class registration dates
Treasure Mountain Junior High has announced class registration dates. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, registration forms for ninth-graders heading into 10th grade are due March 3 and March 4 in science class. Registration forms for eighth-graders are due March 12 and March 13 in science class, while seventh-graders must submit theirs March 10 and March 11 in CTE class. Parents must sign each form. New students enrolling have separate registration dates. Details for that can be found on the website.
Local students invited to STEM Fest
Utah is hosting its first annual STEM Fest, an event designed to give seventh- and eighth-grade students throughout the state a chance to get hands-on with science, technology, engineering and math. According to a press release, students will participate in such activities as riding in a flight simulator, operating an underwater remote vehicle and learning the basics of coding. STEM departments from local universities and science centers will engage students during the event. The festival will take place March 25 through March 27 at Utah Valley University. Teachers who want to bring their classes to the free event can register at utahstemfest.com. The event is also open to the public at select times.
Trailside seeks to fill PTO positions
Trailside Elementary School’s parent-teacher organization is looking for applicants to fill several positions for next school year. According to a newsletter, the positions include president (firstname.lastname@example.org ), treasurer (email@example.com ), co-vice president of academics (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and co-vice president of hospitality (email@example.com ). Those interested in filling the positions must apply by April 1 by emailing the address listed next to each position. The PTO board will vote on the submissions April 6.
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The Park City Board of Education is on track to place a bond on the ballot this fall to improve district facilities. The top priorities would be to put ninth grade in the high school, eighth grade in the middle school and to augment preschool offerings by expanding elementary schools.