Education briefs, July 20-22
New student enrollment set to begin in PCSD
Enrollment for new students entering the Park City School District is set to begin August 8. According to information posted on the Park City High School website, pchs.pcschools.us, new students must complete an online registration form and provide a number or required documents to the registrar, then pay the appropriate fees. Students who pre-enrolled in May are already enrolled but must complete a back-to-school registration. Students returning to the district from local charter schools were required to notify the district by June 30 — those who didn’t must complete an open enrollment form. For more information, visit pcschools.us.
Ecker Hill Middle School earns prestigious honor
Ecker Hill Middle School has been named a national School to Watch by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform. According to the group’s website, middlegradesforum.org, the honor recognizes schools that are “well on their way to meeting the Forum’s criteria for high performance.” The schools are academically excellent, developmentally responsive and socially equitable. According to a newsletter from the Park City School District, some members from the Ecker Hill staff were honored in Washington, D.C., where they met with Congressman Rob Bishop, R-Utah, to talk about the needs of middle-school students.
Christian Center to hold seminar on parenting
The Christian Center of Park City is set to hold a workshop to help parents manage the daily tasks of parenting. According to the Christian Center’s website, ccofpc.org, the seminar, titled “Parenting With Love and Logic,” will allow parents to “polish up on your parenting skills through love and logic principles and feel more equipped to handle your day-to-day parenting challenges.” The seminar costs $20 per person and is set for Aug. 6, from 7-9 p.m. at the Christian Center. See the organization’s website for more details.
A Parkite who immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13 is giving scholarships and internships to three first-generation graduates from PCHS.