Education briefs, Sept. 21-23
TMJH to offer after-school homework help
Students who need a bit of extra help after the final school bell has rung are in luck at Treasure Mountain Junior High. According to the school’s website, tmjh.pcschools.us, the school is offering after-school help with homework and other activities for students beginning Sept. 27. The program, called Mustang After School Academy, will be held Tuesdays through Thursdays, from 2:45-3:45 p.m. A bus will be provided for students who need a ride home after the program ends. The Park City Education Foundation is funding the program.
Trailside to host KAC art program for students
Trailside Elementary School students can take part in an after-school art program put on by the Kimball Art Center. According to a school newsletter, students will learn about painting, sculpting, drawing and mixed media from the art center’s instructors. The aim is to help students build their confidence and skills. “This program is for kids who are enthusiastic about art and excited to explore a variety of art media,” the newsletter reads. The course will be held on Tuesdays, from 3:15-5 p.m., beginning Sept. 27 and ending Nov. 15. The cost is $240, which includes all supplies. Contact the school for more information at 435-645-5680.
Ecker Hill PTO has new group for fathers
The Ecker Hill Middle School parent-teacher organization has formed a new group specifically for fathers of students. According to the school’s newsletter, the group, Watch Dawgs, was formed to get more fathers included in volunteering at the school. The group is looking for a chairperson as well as regular members. Members are essentially “volunteers at large” and can choose where and when they volunteer. Those interested are asked to contact Heidi Hewitt, president of the school’s parent-teacher organization, at 435-901-4068.