Education Briefs: 9/25/130 |

Education Briefs: 9/25/130


Volunteers needed to read at Trailside

Trailside Elementary will hold a Read-a-Thon called "Readers are Leaders," which will kick off on Monday, Sept. 30, and will continue for four consecutive weeks. Every classroom needs a parent volunteer to collect and calculate the classroom averages each week.

On or shortly after Sept. 30, volunteers will pick up an envelope from the teacher in the classroom they are assigned to with detailed instructions. For more information, contact Trailside Elementary at 435-645-5680.

Jeremy Ranch to host author-in-residence

According to Wendy Macuga, the Public Relations Chair for the Jeremy Ranch Elementary PTO, the Fall Dads/Donuts event will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 9, before school begins from 7 to 8 a.m.

They will host author and illustrator duo, Caralyn and Mark Buehner, who will be signing books at the event. The Buehners will be staying afterwards to host an assembly. For more information, contact Jeremy Ranch Elementary at 435-645-5670.

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South Summit breaks ground

According to South Summit School District (SSSD) Superintendent Barry Walker, construction is moving forward for a new district office building. Offices have been located in a temporary structure next to South Summit Middle School since the 1980s, he said.

The SSSD Board of Education reviewed cost and funding in the spring and made several modifications. They broke ground last week and expect the building to be completed by next fall.