WESTPOINT -- West Point Junior High will hold its "Warrior Camp" for incoming seventh graders, Tues., Aug. 17, 8-11 a.m. Students will meet administrators, educators and class officers. They will learn the school layout, how to open lockers and the lunch schedule with treats provided by Smith's in Syracuse.
"It takes the edge off moving from an elementary school with one teacher to a junior high with seven teachers and a student body of 1,200," said Dr. Jane Muna, Principal. For more information call 402-1800.
Wasatch hosts carnival
CLEARFIELD -- Wasatch Elementary, 270 E. Center St., Clearfield, will hold a back-to-school carnival Thurs., Aug. 19, 5-8 p.m. The event is an opportunity for families to meet new teachers and to get students back into the fun of learning. For more information, call the school at 402-2650.
DHS open house set for Aug. 24
KAYSVILLE -- The public is invited to an open house for the new Davis High School to be held Tuesday, Aug. 24, 4-7 p.m. at the school, 325 S. Main, Kaysville.
Events include a ribbon cutting, followed by a formal presentation at 6 p.m. where Davis High students will perform music and their artwork will be on display.
Memorabilia and souvenirs will be available for purchase.
Youth choir auditions coming
SALTLAKECITY -- Davis County children and teens are invited to audition for a new choir called Utah Youth Singers for the 2004-05 season. The choir will perform a repertoire of classical, folk and contemporary music through a challenging, yet nurturing environment promoting correct vocal development and musicianship.
Conductor Melissa Issacson, a Davis County resident, earned master's and bachelor's degrees in music education with experience as the conductor/assistant conductor of the BYU University Chorale, the BYU Concert Choir and BYU Women's Chorus.
Utah Youth Singers is open to all youth with unchanged voices ages 10-18. No musical experience is required, but is helpful. Rehearsals will be held once a week at Waterford School, Sandy.
For more information call 296-6631 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACT posts new online helps
American College Testing (ACT) recently launched www.actstudent.org, a new Web site for students taking the college admissions exam. ACT has organized the material on the Web site based on experience with students' visits and knowledge of the questions they ask ACT staff. The information at the site will change, anticipating students' needs as they register for the test, prepare for the test and see the test scores after taking the test.
Information at the site includes: online registration, early scores and score reporting; information about the ACT (test dates, deadlines, content of the test, etc.); free test prep questions and information; college search and online applications; financial aid need estimators and more.