Education briefs, March 18-20
March 17, 2015
Yearbooks on sale at Jeremy Ranch
The Jeremy Ranch Elementary School yearbook is on sale through March. According to an online newsletter, parents can purchase the $25 yearbooks for their students online at ybpay.lifetouch.com with the yearbook code number: 1003815. Alternately, parents can pay by check to the school’s parent-teacher organization by delivering the check to the front office. The school is also looking for parents to donate yearbooks to students whose families can’t afford them. For more information, visit the Jeremy Ranch PTO’s website, jrespto.weebly.com.
Trailside chess club seeks players
Trailside Elementary School is looking for students to join its chess club. According to the school’s newsletter, the club is for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders, who are asked to sign up using signupgenius.com. Students will be provided with simple chess instructions and play and learn from each other. The club meets Wednesdays from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., beginning April 15. The club meets in a room with a capacity of 20 people, so students can participate on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact the Trailside parent-teacher organization.
PCHS to host college planning seminar
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management will hold a presentation on college financial planning Wednesday, March 18, at the Park City High School lecture hall. According to the Park City School District, the presentation will discuss the issues surrounding paying for college. The presentation will shed light on how parents can potentially lower the cost of college and will "dispel common myths about sources of funds, review unique education planning strategies and discuss how college financial planning fits into your comprehensive financial planning strategy." The seminar will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.