Education briefs, Oct. 21-23
Early voting has begun on school bond
Those within the Park City School District looking to cast a ballot on the district’s $56 million bond can begin to do so. Early voting in Summit County began Oct. 20 and runs through Oct. 30, with Election Day set for Nov. 3. To vote early, a resident had to be registered by Oct. 19. According to the Park City School District’s voter information pamphlet, early voting will take place at the Marsac building and the Sheldon Richins Building, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. each week day. All precincts within the school district are eligible to cast ballots at either location. To vote on Election Day, residents must register in-person by Oct. 26 or online by Oct. 27.
Volunteers needed for TMJH Reality Town
Treasure Mountain Junior High is seeking volunteers to participate in its annual Reality Town, an event designed to show students about the financial responsibilities awaiting them in adulthood. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, the school needs about 80 volunteers at each of two Reality Town sessions. The event is set for Nov. 5, and refreshments will be available for volunteers. Those interested in volunteering can do so at signupgenius.com. Contact Kelli DeMarco with questions, at 818-618-5055.
North Summit to host financial aid seminar
A representative from Morgan Stanley will be speaking to North Summit High School students about how to afford college at on Thursday, Oct. 22. According to the school’s website, nsummit.org, the presentation will cover scholarships, financial aid, grants and students loans. Juniors, seniors and their parents may attend the presentation, which will be held in the auditorium at 7 p.m.
A Park City student’s desire to reduce plastic waste led to engineering a new set of utensils, the Sporknife.