Education briefs, March 2-4
South Summit to host student aid event
Seniors at South Summit High School and their parents are invited to attend an event March 10 at the high school designed to help them fill out applications for collegiate student aid. According to the school’s website, ssummit.k12.ut.us, the counseling department will be available to help students apply for FAFSA, which allows students to receive grants, federally subsidized student loans, work-study jobs and scholarships. For more information, contact the school at 435-783-4313.
TMJH to kick off drug awareness month
Treasure Mountain Junior High will have Drug and Education Prevention Month in April, and will get the conversation started with a presentation for students and parents about marijuana on March 3. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, Valley Mental Health will oversee the presentation, which will be held from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m., during the school’s parent-teacher conferences. The event is designed to provide information about marijuana use and what its effects are on children. Information will also be available in the lobby of the school during conference appointments. For more information, contact the school at 435-645-5640.
Deadline for TMJH honors math applications extended
Students who wish to take honors math next year at Treasure Mountain Junior High, including seventh-graders at Ecker Hill Middle School and eighth-graders at TMJH, now have until Friday, March 4, to apply. According to Ecker Hill’s website, ehms.pcschools.us, students must apply by submitting an online request that can be found on the website. Depending on the grade of the student applying, acceptance will be determined by factors such as: exam average, Galileo math test score, semester grade average and current math grade.
A Park City High School senior facing 18 criminal charges admitted to releasing pepper spray in the school’s lecture hall last month to prevent a conservative school club from hosting an event.