Education briefs: PCHS Interact Club collecting food donations
PCHS Interact Club collecting food donations
Park City High School’s Interact Club is set to collect food donations for the Christian Center of Park City on Sunday, March 3. According to an announcement, members of the club will drive around the neighborhoods of Thaynes Canyon, Trailside, Silver Springs, Pinebrook and Jeremy Ranch from noon to approximately 2 p.m. Residents who wish to donate can leave canned goods on their front porch for the students to collect.
District’s consulting firm to host school tours
GSBS Architects, the master planning consulting firm for Park City School District, is scheduled to host multiple school tours from March 5 through March 14. Members of the firm will come to each school to listen to parents and community members to better understand needs and issues specific to each school. They plan to visit Ecker Hill Middle School on March 5 at 5 p.m., Jeremy Ranch Elementary School on March 6 at 5:30 p.m., Parley’s Park Elementary School and McPolin Elementary School on March 7 at 5 and 5:30 p.m., respectively, Park City High School on March 11 at 5:30 p.m., Trailside Elementary School on March 13 at 5 p.m. and Treasure Mountain Junior High on March 14 at 5 p.m.
Swaner Preserve to host lecture about climate change
The Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is scheduled to host a lecture called The Science of Anthropogenic Climate Change on Thursday, Feb. 28, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. According to the Swaner Preserve’s newsletter, Alan Eastman, who has experience working in the oil industry and starting a geothermal energy company, is set to speak during the event. The event will discuss what climate change is and what it means for the future. The event is free for Swaner members and $5 for non-members. To register for the event, visit https://bit.ly/2Ebh2FG.
Though several parents doubted Park City School District when on Nov. 9 officials announced the two toxic dirt piles outside Treasure Mountain Junior High School would be removed within a few days of Dec. 18, the district has reinforced its vow late Friday.
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