Education briefs, Sept. 2-4
September 1, 2015
TMJH to hold back-to-school night
Treasure Mountain Junior High will be holding back-to-school night tonight, Sept. 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, the event is an opportunity for parents to meet their students’ teachers and hear about what they have planned for the school year. The night will begin with a 20-minute introduction with administrators and counselors, then parents will visit each of their students’ classes. Parents are asked to bring copies of their students’ schedules, which can be printed from their students’ PowerSchool accounts.
Trailside offers ukulele lessons
Students at Trailside Elementary can learn to play the ukulele. According to a school newsletter, learning the ukulele is a great precursor to learning how to play the guitar. Lessons will be offered for third- through fifth-graders, beginning Sept. 17 and running for 10 weeks. Lessons will be held Thursdays from 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the music room and will be taught by Bruce Christenson. The cost is $100 and checks should be made out to Trailside PTO. If interested, or for more information, contact Elaine Murray at Elaine@elainemurray.com or 435-659-9066.
PC READS to host support group
PC READS, an organization that advocates for the recognition and education of students with dyslexia or other reading disabilities, is hosting a support group on Sept. 8. According to a press release, the event is a chance to meet other families with struggling readers. Attendees are asked to bring questions, concerns, stories and advice to share, though the discussion has no formal agenda. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Kimball Junction branch of the Summit County Library. To attend, RSVP to email@example.com .
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