Education briefs, Nov. 11-13
TMJH students can go on field trip
Treasure Mountain Junior High is hosting a field trip for ninth-graders to the Teton Science School in Jackson, Wyoming. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, The trip will leave Feb. 15 and return Feb. 19. Students will have the opportunity to ski and snowshoe in the Grand Teton National Park and learn about ecology, geology, snow science and animal tracking. The cost of the trip is $450 per student, though limited scholarship funding is available for students who can’t pay. The trip will be led by science teacher Meghan Zarnetske, who can be contacted at email@example.com with questions.
PCSD seeks volunteers for science fairs
The Park City School District is looking for volunteers to judge entries in its annual school and district science fairs. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the Jeremy Ranch Elementary School science fair is scheduled for Jan. 14, with the fairs for Parley’s Park Elementary School, Trailside Elementary School and McPolin Elementary School set for Jan. 21. The district fair will be held Feb. 3. Twenty volunteers are needed for each science fair. Volunteers can sign up on a page at signupgenius.com, which can be accessed by visiting the district website.
Trailside to hold book fair family night
Trailside Elementary School was set to hold a special "family night" event at its annual book fair, which was scheduled to run Monday through Friday this week. According to a school newsletter, the family night will be held Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All families that come and buy a book will be entered into a raffle for a basket of books and other prizes. For more information, contact the school at 435-645-5680.
A Parkite who immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13 is giving scholarships and internships to three first-generation graduates from PCHS.