Education briefs, July 15-17 |

Education briefs, July 15-17


District to hold third community meeting

The Park City School District is scheduled to hold the third of three community meetings to discuss a master planning project that could result in a substantial bond on the November ballot. According to the district’s website, the meeting is set for July 21 at 6 p.m. in the Park City High School lecture hall. The district has unveiled plans for several capital projects, including an expansion of the high school, tearing down Treasure Mountain Junior High and building a new school for fifth and sixth graders. For more information about the plans, visit

Campaign provides back-to-school goods

The Road Home Apple Tree Campaign is seeking the public’s help to provide back-to-school items for more than 100 underprivileged children living in The Road Home, a Salt Lake City family homeless center. According to a press release, people can go to one of several retailers in Salt Lake City — including Old Navy, Staples, Payless ShoeSource, DownEast and Intrepid — and purchase back-to-school items and donate them. The program runs through August 11. "Purchasing one extra item while doing your back-to-school shopping makes a big difference and will give each deserving child a boost of confidence and help them have a positive start to the new school year, "said Chris Thomas, president of Intrepid, in the release.

Online driver’s education course

Students in Summit County can sign up to take their driver’s education course online. According to the course’s website, the course costs $40 to enroll and must be completed within 90 days of signing up. Students who do not finish in that time will be dropped from the course and have to enroll again. For more information, or to sign up, visit