Education briefs, March 23-25 |

Education briefs, March 23-25

Girls can go to PCCAPS summer camp

Seventh- through ninth-grade girls in Park City can attend a summer camp put on by the Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies and the Audacious Institute, an organization that promotes entrepreneurship in youth. According to the Treasure Mountain Junior High website,, the camp will allow students to see what it’s like to be an entrepreneur and will learn skills that will help them be successful in the future. The program will run July 18 through July 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day, at Park City High School. The camp costs $400 for students who bring their own lunches and $459 for lunch to be provided. Need-based scholarships are available by contacting . For more information on the camp, visit

PCHS percussionists take home first-place honors

Park City High School percussionists nabbed top honors at the Utah Percussive Society’s 2016 Day of Percussion competitions. According to a press release, the PCHS percussion ensemble took first place in the 4A large ensemble category; a group of percussionists won the 4A chamber ensemble competition; Joe Dinger, a sophomore, won first place in the ninth- and 10th-grade marimba solo category. Additionally, some members of the Treasure Mountain Junior High percussion program took third place in the advanced junior high ensemble category, and Owen Nagle finished second in the sixth- through eighth-grade marimba solo.

Ecker Hill to hold parent-teacher conferences

Parents can sign up for Ecker Hill Middle School parent-teacher conferences set for March 30 and March 31. According to the school’s website,, parents can attend by either making an appointment online or going to the open hours. The appointments will be held March 30 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and March 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The open format is set for March 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and March 31 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. For more information, contact the school at 435-645-5610.

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