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Alive at 25 available at Park City High School

Park City School District partnered with the Utah Safey Council and the Summit County Health Department to offer "Alive at 25," a safe driving class aimed at reducing traffic accidents for drivers from ages 15 to 24. Those interested in taking the course can register by calling 800-933-5943 ext 303 or online at http://www.utahsafetycouncil.org . The course fee is $30 and scholarships may be available. The next available class is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 8 at Park City High School.

Recent studies suggest young-adult driving accidents account for about 44 percent of all teen deaths, making it the leading cause of death among teenagers in the United States.

Science fair entrance extended to K-9 students

The Park City School District is extending an invitation to all kindergarten-through-ninth grade students to participate in this year’s science fair. Students can create their own personalized investigations that go beyond the classroom. Administrators said they hope to reinforce students’ interest in science.

Additional information is available on the district Web site at http://www.parkcity.k12.ut.us . The fair will take place in February.

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