Education briefs, March 1-3
February 28, 2017
SSSD to host community event
South Summit School District is partnering with the Summit County Health Department, Valley Behavioral Health and the Peace House to put on its annual "Opportunities Night" for teens and their parents. According to a flyer, the event will feature keynote speaker Thurl Bailey, a former NBA player, and will include a number of break-out sessions focusing on topics ranging from suicide prevention to the dangers of drugs. Students can get school credit for attending, and there will be child care available for families that need it. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. at South Summit High School. For more information, visit the district's website, ssummit.org.
TMJH students can take PSAT exam
Eighth-graders at Treasure Mountain Junior High School will have an opportunity to take the PSAT exam on Saturday, March 18. According to the school's website, interested students must fill out a registration form that is available at the counseling office or the Park City High School counseling office. The cost is $20, and spaces will be reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. The exam will take place at 7:45 a.m. at PCHS.
PCSD seeks feedback on 2018-2019 calendar
The Park City School District is seeking the community's input on the school calendar for the 2018-2019 school year. According to the district's website, pcschools.us, the calendar committee has been working on creating a schedule that maximizes learning time, time for students to participate in activities and time for state-required staff training. The website details some of the elements of the calendar that's currently proposed and provides a list of district officials to whom residents should provide feedback by March 3. The Board of Education is scheduled to approve the final calendar March 21.