Education briefs, June 24-26
June 23, 2015
PCSD to hold master planning meeting
The community is invited to attend three Park City School District master planning presentations over the next month. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the first meeting is scheduled for Monday at 3:30 p.m. at the district office. The next meeting is set for July 6 at Ecker Hill Middle School at 5:30 p.m., with the third scheduled for July 21 at 6 p.m. at Park City High School. The district will be discussing its master plan, which includes potentially adding a wing onto the high school, building a new school for fifth- and sixth-graders and tearing down Treasure Mountain Junior High, among other items.
New assistant principal named at TMJH
The Park City School District has announced Amy Jenkins will be the new assistant principal at Treasure Mountain Junior High. Jenkins replaces Emily Sutherland, who is taking over as principal. According to the school district’s website, Jenkins has previously been the academic coach at Trailside Elementary School. "Amy is an expert in instruction and passionate about student learning," said superintendent Ember Conley in the release. "We are thrilled to have her joining the leadership team at Treasure Mountain."
PCHS student wins Comcast scholarship
Quinn Graves, a student at Park City High School, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Comcast Foundation’s Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program. According to a press release, Graves was one of 36 Utah students to receive one of the scholarships. "These students are our future leaders and we are excited to award them scholarships," said Merlin Jensen, area vice president of operations for Comcast, in the release. "We hope the scholarships will help these students as they pursue their dreams for success."