Education briefs, Oct. 8-10, 2014
PCHS Leadership Conference
Park City High School is hosting a leadership conference, called Leaders 4 Life, Nov. 7 and Nov. 8. According to the school’s website, pchs.pcschools.us, the conference is for sixth through 12th graders and is designed to "teach students to celebrate their difference, protect one another, and to embrace love and friendship." Applications for the conference are due Oct. 20. It costs $25 to attend. Those interested in attending are encouraged to contact their school counselor.
South Summit Educational Talent Search
The South Summit School District is looking for seventh and ninth graders to participate in its Educational Talent Search Program. According to the district’s website, ssummit.k12.ut.us, the program, which is administered by Utah Valley University, helps students who would be first-generation college attendees and low-income students get access to a college education. Students participate in monthly activities to prepare them for college. For information, contact Amy Regan, ETS advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Park City student chess tournament
Park City students are invited to play in a chess tournament hosted by Zaniac Oct. 11. According to Zaniac’s website, zaniaclearning.com, the tournament starts at 1 p.m. and will go at least four rounds. The top two finishers will each be given a trophy, while all others will be given medals. Registration, which can be done by e-mailing email@example.com, is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Beginner chess players are welcome to attend a free session for students to learn how to play the game at 2 p.m.
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There was a common theme in every address delivered during the Park City High School Class of 2021 graduation ceremony Thursday: gratitude.