Education briefs, May 4-6
May 3, 2016
TMJH to host discussion about drugs
Treasure Mountain Junior High School is set to host a community discussion about the dangers of drugs. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, the discussion will inform the community about the "harsh reality of drug use in Park City" and about how legalization of marijuana in other parts of the country is affecting students here. Parents and students are invited to attend. The discussion is set for Tuesday, May 10, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Child care will be provided. For more information, contact the school at 435-645-5640.
PCSD unveils elementary summer program
The Park City School District has announced a summer program for students entering grades one through six. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the six-week program will get students involved in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) projects, as well as provide literacy instruction and enrichment classes. The program is set to start June 13. Parents who wish to enroll their students should attend one of the following registration nights: McPolin Elementary School, May 23; Parley’s Park Elementary School, May 24; Trailside Elementary School, May 25; Jeremy Ranch Elementary School, May 26. All four events are scheduled for 5:15 p.m. For more information, contact John Hall at 435-645-5626.
PCSH to hold tours of Treasure Mountain
The Park City School District is inviting residents to participate in guided tours of Treasure Mountain Junior High. According to the school’s website, the tours are a way for community members to gain an understand of student and teacher facility needs. The school has long been in disrepair and could be demolished in coming years. The tours will be hosted by Todd Hansen, the district’s director of buildings and grounds, and TMJH principal Emily Sutherland. They are scheduled for May 9, May 16 and May 23 and will leave from the school’s lobby at 8:45 a.m. Contact Molly Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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