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School winter break dates

Park City School District’s winter break is scheduled from Dec. 24 to Jan. 4. Students’ last day before break will be Friday, Dec. 21, and their first day back will be Monday, Jan. 7. South Summit School District’s winter break is scheduled from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1. Students’ last day before break will be a half-day on Friday, Dec. 21, and their first day back will be Wednesday, Jan. 2. North Summit School District’s winter break is scheduled from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2. Students’ last day before break will be a half-day on Friday, Dec. 21, and their first day back will be Thursday, Jan. 3. For more information, contact Park City School District at (435) 645-560.

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Winter goods drive

Trailside Elementary School is looking for students to bring in winter clothing items, food and toys to give to some of the families at Trailside for the holidays. Clothing and toy items can be new or used. Some ideas for donations include: snow boots and snow pants, jackets, hats and gloves. There have also been a lot of requests for computers, Playstations and other electronic devices. The school is hoping to provide a holiday meal for these families as well. All donations can be brought to Elizabeth Weiss in classroom 100. For more information, e-mail Weiss at eweiss@pcschools.us.

Utah Virtual Academy enrollment open

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The state’s first online public charter school launched a kick-off event at the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum on Thursday, Dec. 13. UTVA board members, administrators and teachers met at the event for a curriculum demonstration, Q and A session, and to tour the museum. Applications for Utah Virtual Academy are now being accepted for 500 students in kindergarten through 11th grade (12th grade will be offered for the 2009 2010 school year). For more information, visit http://www.utahvirtual.org .