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Education Briefs


Tell us your traditions

What makes your holiday break unique? Whether it’s snowshoeing Christmas morning, serving food at a homeless shelter Christmas Eve or just spending a day watching all your favorite holiday movies, we want to know what makes your winter break tick and how you keep the kids occupied while school’s out. Send your tales of tradition and boredom-reducing tricks to or call Education Editor Taylor Eisenman at (435) 649-9014 ext. 118.

Travel Clean carwash fundraiser

Help support McPolin Elementary School’s Parent-Teacher Organization’s only fundraiser for the year by purchasing a carwash card at Travel Clean, located at 6515 State Route 224 in Park City. It can make a great stocking stuffer and proceeds will go toward the teachers and staff at McPolin. Check for a flyer in your child’s backpack! For more information contact McPolin Elementary School at (435) 645-5630 or call Travel Clean at (435) 647-9274.

Holiday gift to last a lifetime

Give your children the gift of funding for their college education. There are several options, all designed to give a child or grandchild the opportunity to attend college including: a section 529 Plan, Coverdell Education Savings Account, a prepaid college plan, Uniform Gifts to Minor Act (UGMA) and the Uniform Tranfer to Minors Act (UTMA), and mutual funds. For more information, visit the education/college funding section under personal investments at Farm Bureau Financial Services’ Web site, .