Education briefs: Park City Film to screen Christmas movie
Park City Film to screen Christmas movie
Park City Film plans to hold a screening of the film “The Man Who Invented Christmas” on Saturday at the Jim Santy Auditorium. According to the Parley’s Park Elementary School newsletter, the screening is set to take place at 4 p.m. and is free to the public. The film tells the story of how Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and other characters from “A Christmas Carol” came to be. For more information, visit https://parkcityfilm.org/film/the-man-who-invented-christmas/.
Park City Day School gathering gifts for children in need
Park City Day School is gathering gifts for children in need for its annual Salvation Army Angel Tree, according to the school’s Facebook page. To participate, students, teachers and their families must pick a child’s name off the tree and provide gifts for them. The children on the tree are students in need from around the state. Gifts should be unwrapped and marked with the identification number of the child. Each person can decide how many gifts to purchase for the child. All presents must be returned to the school no later than Dec. 14.
Park Record Spelling Bee qualifier to take place Tuesday
Qualifiers for The Park Record Spelling Bee 2019 are set to take place on Tuesday, according to an announcement. The students who score the best in the qualifiers will be invited to compete in The Park Record Bee on March 11. Qualifiers take place over the course of the day at schools throughout Park City and Heber. For a full list of times, look at newsletters from participating schools. The winner of The Park Record Bee will advance to the Scripps National Bee in May.
A Park City student’s desire to reduce plastic waste led to engineering a new set of utensils, the Sporknife.