Education Briefs: 12/22 to 12/25 |

Education Briefs: 12/22 to 12/25


PCCAPS new student orientation

Park City High School juniors and seniors who will be participating in the Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies’ spring semester must attend orientation with their parents on Monday, Jan. 6, or Tuesday, Jan. 7.

Both sessions will be held at the PCCAPS facility located at 1850 Sidewinder Dr. from 6 p.m. until 7:45 p.m. For more information, contact Jennifer Jackenthal, PCCAPS program director, at 435-659-5957 or

Defensive Driving course in Heber

The Utah Safety Council will offer a four-hour defensive driving course called Alive at 25 in Heber on Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the Utah Valley University Wasatch Campus from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. According to a press release, the course focuses on collision prevention, driving confidence, awareness of hazards and improving driving skills.

Drivers may complete the course for a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record, once every three years. Those over 55 years of age may qualify for insurance discounts upon completion of the course. For more information, contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit

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After school ukulele class has openings

The Thursday Ukulele program with Bruce Christensen will return to Trailside Elementary School when students are back in school in January. Registration for the after school class is first come, first served since spots are limited.

Payment is due by the first class date on Thursday, Jan. 9, and there will be 10 lessons. Classes will begin at 3:15 p.m. and end at 4:15 p.m. in the music room at Trailside. For more information, call 801-573-3999 or email