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Snow day make up

Students are required to attend school on Monday, Feb. 11, to make up for the district-wide snow day that was called on Wednesday, Jan. 30. Treasure Mountain International Middle School and Park City High School will be on the Red-Day schedule. For updates, announcements and more information, visit the Park City School District Web site at

Treasure Mountain parent-teacher conferences

Treasure Mountain International Middle School is scheduled to host parent-teacher conferences on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Appointment times can be made between 3 and 5 p.m. and open forum times are from 6 to 7 p.m. Parents can schedule appointments online via the Treasure Mountain Web site from Feb. 4 at 6 p.m. until Feb. 12 at 3 p.m. The password is "tmis." For more information, call Treasure Mountain’s front office at (435) 645-5640.

Fifth-grade project on Utah

Fifth-grader Danny James Vander Molen of the Ripon Christian Elementary School in Ripon, Cal., has adopted Utah for his state project. He is looking for Park City residents to send him maps, postcards, brochures and any other information about wildlife, industry, sports teams, etc. to the Ripon Christian School at 217 N. Maple Avenue, Ripon, Calif., 95366. The items will go on display in his class’ state fair.

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American Cancer Society scholarships

For young people who have gone through the trauma of a cancer diagnosis, the American Cancer Society has developed the "Cancer Survivor College Scholarship Program," which is designed to help students who have been diagnosed with cancer pay for part of their tuition with a possible lifetime award for up to $10,000 per student, offered in increments of $2,500 per academic year. Applications from qualified Utah students are being accepted until Feb. 22. Application packets can be obtained by calling (866) 500-3272.