Education briefs, March 8-10
PCHS grad awaits lung transplant
Riley Hancey, a 19-year-old graduate of Park City High School, is awaiting a lung transplant at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after being transferred from the University of Utah Hospital. According to a press release from his family, Hancey’s lungs are not functioning properly due to a case of pneumonia he developed in December and a severe infection. He is on a life-support system while waiting for a transplant. “The Hancey’s would like to thank all the medical care providers at the University of Utah and the medical transport team for their outstanding level of care and support,” the release states. “The outpouring of love and support from Riley’s friends is also greatly appreciated.”
TMJH students can take PSAT exam
Eighth- and ninth-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. After the test, students will be given an interactive score report and a study plan for improving scores. Students will also gain access to online career, major and college exploration tools. The exam will be administered at 7:45 a.m. at PCHS.
United Way asks residents to fill out survey
The United Way Promise Partnership is asking Park City area residents to fill out a survey to assess the local school climate and issues affecting schools in the Park City School District. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the annual survey helps the United Way of Salt Lake understand the needs of families in the Park City area. For more information, visit uw.org or the district website.
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