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Education Briefs, Oct. 22-24, 2014

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Trailside Elementary science fair

Trailside Elementary School is seeking volunteers to work its science fair Nov. 3. According to a school newsletter, 40 volunteers are needed to help monitor students while they give their presentations. The two timeslots available are 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Those interested in volunteering can do so on signupgenius.com.

PC READS reading panel

Park City READS, an organization that provides resources for parents of children with dyslexia or who struggle with reading, is co-hosting a panel presentation with Summit Pediatrics on student reading. According to a press release, the event will cover a variety of topics, including how to develop a child’s reading skills and how to identify signs of a student who’s struggling with reading. The panel, which is free to the public, is set to take place Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. in the Richins Auditorium of Summit County Library’s Kimball Junction branch.

Park City High exam participation

Park City High School had among the highest participation in the state on advanced placement exams and the SAT. According to a press release from the Utah State Office of Education, PCHS ranked fifth in the state in number of students who took AP exams, with 566, placing among schools with much higher enrollment. PCHS had the third most students take the SAT, with 68. Overall, the state saw increases in AP exam participation and SAT scores; however, the number of students taking the SAT fell 8.1 percent.


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