Education briefs, May 11-13
May 10, 2016
PCHS to hold Memorial Day 5k race
Park City High School’s National Honor Society is inviting residents to participate in its annual Memorial 5k race. According to the website for the event, pchsmemorial.us, proceeds from the race will go toward a student service trip to Cuba, humanitarian projects planned for Nepal in 2017, scholarships for seniors and the Homeless Youth Center of Utah. The race also serves as a way to remember former students who have died. The race is set for 9 a.m. May 30 and will begin at Dozier Field. Information on the cost to register, which ranges from $17.50 to $25, is available on the website.
TMJH reminds parents to keep email address on file
Treasure Mountain Junior High is encouraging parents to file their current email addresses with the school. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, parents who haven’t been receiving emails from the district should ensure their email providers are not blocking messages from firstname.lastname@example.org or any other addresses that end in pscshools.us. If that doesn’t solve the problem, parents should then check with the school to see if the correct address is on file.
State superintendent applications now accepted
The Utah Board of Education is accepting applications for open state superintendent position. According to a press release, the deadline to apply is May 25 at 5 p.m. Applicants can find the job listing on the Board’s website, schoolboard.utah.gov. "We invite qualified candidates who feel they can bring unique strengths to the table and positively benefit the students of Utah to consider applying for this position, said Mark Huntsman, chair of the Board’s selection committee. "We are excited to open the job and hope to see a large pool of applicants."
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