Education briefs: South Summit School District to host meetings about bond
South Summit School District to host meetings about bond
South Summit School District is set to host a town hall meeting and open house to discuss its proposed bond and master plan. According to a community flyer, the district’s town hall meeting is set to take place on Thursday, April 25, at 6 p.m. in South Summit High School’s gym. The district is also scheduled to host an open house on May 9 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the district’s office. Board members will discuss the cost of the bond and how the funds from a bond would be used. The meetings are open to the public. For more information about the district’s master plan, visit http://www.ssummit.org/future-vision-bond.
5k to support school nurses
The Utah School Nurse Association is set to host a 5k Fun Run/Walk on May 2 at Quinns Sportex, located at 600 Gillmor Way. Proceeds from the event will benefit school nurse scholarships. Registration is $20 per adult or $30 for one adult and two children under 12 years old. Registration and t-shirt pick-up is set to take place at 3:30 p.m., and the 5k is scheduled to start at 4:15 p.m. To sign up, visit eventbrite.com/e/usna-5k-tickets-58130045531.
CONNECT Summit County plans teen panel
CONNECT Summit County and Communities that Care are set to host an event called “Ask Me Anything Night” on May 2. According to a flyer, the event is scheduled to take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Hyatt Place Park City. Parents, high school students and educators are invited to ask a panel of Summit County students about mental health issues and substance abuse. The event is part of Mental Health Awareness Month.
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