Education Briefs: People’s Health Clinic to provide free dental check-ups
People’s Health Clinic to provide free dental check-ups
The People’s Health Clinic is set to host its annual Children’s Dental Health Day event on March 30 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m, according to the clinic’s website. At the event, uninsured children ages 17 and younger who attend will receive a free dental check-up. Only those who live in Summit and Wasatch counties are eligible. To make an appointment, call 435-333-1850. No walk-ins will be permitted.
Park City High School students finalists in entrepreneurship competition
Five students from Park City High School are finalists in the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute’s High School Utah Entrepreneur Challenge, according to a press release. The Lassonde Institute, a division of the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah, named 20 high school teams as finalists for its annual competition. To apply for the competition, teams had to identify a problem and propose a creative solution. The public can vote online for the best idea until March 29. The five Park City teams are Cno2, Enable Helmets, Magnetic Hanger, Sporknife and The Gogg-Lator. To vote, visit https://lassonde.utah.edu/hsuec/hsuec-best-idea-voting-2019/.
College planning event set for March 26
PC READS, the Joseph James Morelli Scholarship Fund and CONNECT Summit County are co-sponsoring an event called College Planning for Students with IEPs and 504 Plans on Tuesday, March 26. According to an event flier, Barbara Wirostko, executive director of the scholarship fund, and Elissa Aten, executive director of PC READS, are set to present about how high school students can transition to college if they have a disability. Then, a panel of students, parents and experts from the University of Utah and other educational institutions will answer questions. The event is set to take place at the Park City High School Lecture Hall.
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The Park City Board of Education is on track to place a bond on the ballot this fall to improve district facilities. The top priorities would be to put ninth grade in the high school, eighth grade in the middle school and to augment preschool offerings by expanding elementary schools.