Education Briefs: 2/26 to 3/1 |

Education Briefs: 2/26 to 3/1


Seussville volunteers still needed

Park City School District elementary schools are still looking for volunteers to read to students in celebration of children’s book author Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 3. For every volunteer, the Park City Education Foundation (PCEF) will donate a book to the classroom’s library.

According to PCEF annual fund and office manager Abby Funabiki, volunteers are more than welcome to dress in costume for the occasion. For more information or to volunteer, contact the PCEF at 435-615-0235.

Defensive Driving course offered

The Utah Safety Council is scheduled to hold a Defensive Driving course in Park City geared toward drivers ages 15-24 called Alive at 25 on Wednesday, March 19, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. It is a live four-hour course that aims to teach young drivers how to understand the consequences of their actions.

The course will do so by using interactive media segments, workbook exercises, class discussions and role play. For more information or to register, contact the Utah Safety Council at 801-746-SAFE (7233) or visit

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Sports School alum bring home medals

Several Olympians who competed and brought home medals from the 2014 Winter Olympics that wrapped up in Sochi, Russia on Sunday, Feb. 23, are alumni of the Park City-based Winter Sports School. Ten alumni competed, and of the 28 medals the U.S. won in Sochi, they brought home six of them.

Medalists include Steve Holcomb, Class of 1997; Julia Mancuso, Class of 2000; Ted Ligety, Class of 2002; Andrew Weibrecht, Class of 2003; and Joss Christensen, Class of 2009.