Education briefs, July 6-8
The Paint Mixer offers summer workshops
The Paint Mixer paint studio is offering classes for children and teens during their summer break from school. According to a newsletter, courses will be held in Park City from July 18-22 and August 1-5, while additional classes will be held in Salt Lake City, as well. The courses will allow students to find their “inner artist” and will teach them the fundamentals of painting on canvases with acrylic paints. The classes will be led by professional instructors and cost $210. For more information, visit The Paint Mixer’s website at thepaintmixer.com.
PCHS students must complete reading assignment
Students at Park City High School are required to complete a summer reading assignment. According to the school’s website, pchs.pcschools.us, the students must purchase the book “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline and read it over the summer. Kline will be in Park City in September to meet with students as part of the Park City Education Foundation’s Author in Residence program. Kline will also attend a community event for residents who wish to read the book. Students who qualify for fee waivers can get a copy of the book for free at the school’s counseling office.
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.
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A Parkite who immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13 is giving scholarships and internships to three first-generation graduates from PCHS.