Education briefs, Dec. 14-16
Groups seek donations to clothe students
Several groups involved in the Park City School District, including the Park City Education Foundation, Park City Institute, Park City Rotary Club and the Park City Community Foundation, are seeking clothing donations to keep students warm throughout the winter. According to a press release, there are a number of students whose families do not have the means to provide winter clothing. The groups are seeking donations of more than 100 coats, long-sleeve shirts, pairs of gloves, beanies and pairs of socks and more than 50 ski pants, pairs of jeans and winter boots. The groups are aiming to raise at least $10,000 in money or goods. To donate, contact Moe Hickey at email@example.com.
Students can sign up for avalanche class
Park City School District student in grades eight through 12 can take a free class to learn about avalanches and how to ski safely in the backcountry. According to the district’s website, pcschools.us, the course is taught by the American Avalanche Institute. The course will be held after school Jan. 11 through Jan. 13, with a field session Jan. 14. Students must register by Jan. 6 to save a spot in the course.
State Board of Education elects new chair
The Utah State Board of Education has elected Mark Huntsman to a one-year term as its chair. According to a press release, Huntsman was elected to the Board in 2014 and is the senior vice president of an engineering firm. He previously served on the Millard Board of Education. “I am grateful for the support of my fellow board members and look forward to working with a unified board ready to take on the challenges of the coming year,” he said in the press release.
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