Education briefs, Nov. 9-11
November 8, 2016
PCSD to host community event about drugs
The Park City School District is set to host a Lunch & Learn event with Steve Wright, who is affiliated with the social cause parentsempowered.org, to discuss how parents can talk to their children about drugs and other difficult topics. According to a press release, the event is scheduled for Nov. 16, from noon to 1 p.m., at the district office. It will be open to everyone in the community, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch. For more information, visit pcschools.us.
TMJH asks parents to fill our survey
Treasure Mountain Junior High School is asking parents to fill out a survey to help with the school's accreditation process. According to a note from principal Emily Sutherland on the school's website, tmjh.pcschools.us, gathering parent feedback is a required step to earn accreditation. The survey, which is offered in both English and Spanish, will take parents about 12 minutes to complete. "I would really appreciate you taking the time to answer the questions," Sutherland said on the website. "We are always open to feedback and to improving." Visit the website to take the survey, or contact the school at 435-645-5640 with questions.
Schools to hold Veteran's Day ceremonies
Jeremy Ranch Elementary School, Ecker Hill Middle School and Trailside Elementary School are set to host ceremonies in honor of Veteran's Day. According to news releases, Ecker Hill's student choir will present a concert for veterans on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium. Jeremy Ranch will perform a program to honor local veterans on Friday at 9 a.m. in the gymnasium. Trailside is set to hold a Veteran's Day assembly Friday at 8:45 a.m. Veterans and active members of the military are encouraged to come to the events. Contact the individual schools for more information.