Education briefs, Sept. 30-Oct. 2
September 29, 2015
Panel discussion to be held on school bond
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Project for Deeper Understanding will be holding a panel discussion Oct. 13 about the $56 million bond the Park City School District is asking voters to approve in November. The Project For Deeper Understanding provides a forum for residents to discuss significant or controversial issues in the community in a respectful setting. Rev. Charles Robinson said panelists for the bond discussion include Board of Education members Phil Kaplan and Tania Knauer, as well as residents Moe Hickey and Katherine Hoggan in support of the bond and Joe Cronley and Bill Humbert in opposition. An audience question-and-answer session will follow the panelist discussion. The event will run from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
PCSD asks parents to fill out survey
The Park City School District is asking parents to fill out online surveys after attending parent-teacher conferences. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, links to the surveys have been sent in email blasts to parents and students and are also available on the website. The links will be activated at the start of each school’s parent-teacher conferences and remain active until a week after the conferences. Parents who don’t attend the conferences may also participate, but are asked to note that in the surveys.
PCHS to hold Mr. Miner Pageant
Park City High School will hold its annual Mr. Miner Pageant on Oct. 7. According to a press release, this year’s theme is "The men of malice," and nine boys will compete in various categories to earn the title of Mr. Miner. Tickets to the event are $5 if purchased in advance (from a dance company member or Mr. Miner contestant) and $7 at the door, and proceeds benefit the school’s dance program. The event will be held at 7 p.m. in the Eccles Center.
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