Education briefs: Tickets available for Park City Education Foundation’s Red Apple Gala
Red Apple Gala is filling up fast
Time is running out to snag a ticket to the Red Apple Gala, an annual fundraiser for the Park City Education Foundation. According to a Sunday newsletter from the foundation, only three tables — 30 tickets — were still available for the popular event, whose proceeds go toward a range of programs in Park City schools. The black tie-optional gala is scheduled for Sept. 16, from 6 to 11 p.m., at the Montage Deer Valley. Individual tickets cost $350, while a table costs $3,000. Prices are scheduled to go up Aug. 18. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit the foundation’s website, pcef4kids.org.
PCHS students can correct course schedules
Park City High School students whose course schedules contain errors can now request corrections online. According to the school’s website, pcschools.us, students must submit a query using the new online schedule change request form. The form, which is available on the website, will be available through Aug. 18, and requests will be handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Students will only be able to change their schedules if they contain errors. After the Aug. 18 deadline, requests must be made in person at the counseling office, beginning Aug. 24.
NSHS set to hold auditions for musical
Students at North Summit High School can audition to be part of the school’s production of Disney’s “High School Musical.” According to the North Summit School District’s website, nsummit.org, auditions are scheduled for Aug. 14, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Students are asked to prepare two songs from the play as well as two excerpts of dialogue for the audition. The script, music and additional instructions are available on the district website.
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