Education briefs: One Book One Community to host events in January
One Book One Community to host events in January
The One Book One Community program is scheduled to have two events in January, according to an event flier. On Jan. 4, the Summit County Library is scheduled to screen the film “Sinking the Gustloff: A Tragedy Exiled from Memory” at 7 p.m. The documentary tells the real story that inspired the book being read for the program, “Salt to the Sea” by Ruta Sepetys. On Jan. 8 and 9, Sepetys will speak to Park City High School students before hosting a public event on Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Jim Santy Auditorium in the Park City Library.
Registration open for Activ8 Januardy sessions
Registration for the Youth Sports Alliance Activ8 sessions in January is open. According to the organization’s website, there will be three activity dates — Jan. 8, 22 and 29 — and students from Treasure Mountain Junior High can select among cross-country skiing, theater and yoga. For Ecker Hill students, there will be cross-country skiing, theater and an introduction to DSLR photography classes. They will take place on Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Registration costs vary. More information can be found at ysaparkcity.org/activ8.
Substance abuse prevention program to begin
A substance abuse prevention curriculum, Prime for Life, is set to start classes at Park City High School next month. According to a newsletter from Treasure Mountain Junior High, the curriculum is open to all high school students and it will focus on evidence-based learning. The meetings are scheduled for Jan. 8, 22, 29 and Feb. 5 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the counseling office. Those interested in signing up must contact Sam Walsh at the high school at 435-645-5657 or Cassidy St. Clair at Treasure Mountain at 435-645-5641.
A Parkite who immigrated to the U.S. when he was 13 is giving scholarships and internships to three first-generation graduates from PCHS.