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Deadline for Park City School Board District 1 Applications is June 2nd.

Park City School District is taking applications for a District 1 board member to replace outgoing school board member Phil Kaplan.  His resignation from the Board of Education is effective June 9th. The newly named candidate will serve until December 2018.

Applications are accepted May 17th to June 2nd.  Candidates will be interviewed June 5th at 10 am at the District Offices in an open meeting.  A vote will be taken at the regularly scheduled June 6th School Board meeting at 9 am.

A Park City 7th grader has a bicycle powered generator that is on exhibit at the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City over this Memorial Day weekend.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

The Park City School District will begin the process of replacing board member Phil Kaplan and will have details about how they'll do that this week. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Young Artists Applications Due May 14th

Apr 27, 2017

Serious artists between the ages of 13 to 18, are encouraged to apply to the Kimball Art Center's Young Artists Program. The deadline is coming up and Carolyn Murray has the details.

A 57 million dollar school bond may be on November’s ballot for those living in the South Summit School District. They project 33 percent growth over the next five years and are nearly at capacity with their current student population.

Carolyn Murray reports:

Growth Strains South Summit School District

Apr 26, 2017

Thirty three percent growth is projected for the South Summit School District in the next 5 years.  It’s straining their facilities and increasing their class sizes.   Carolyn Murray reports:

Oakley School Closes Doors

Apr 21, 2017
Image obtained from Oakley School Website

The Oakley School, a Therapeutic Boarding School in Weber Canyon has announced they’re closing their doors effective June 30th.  Their intentions can be found in a letter on their home page. Carolyn Murray has more on this:

There’s been a shakeup in the Park City School Board leadership, but board members are mum on the sudden resignation of the board’s presidency by Phil Kaplan. Leslie Thatcher reports.

With at least $64 million needed to expand Park City High School as well as $20 million for a new 5-6 school, the Park City Board of Education now needs to figure out how to pay for it. Leslie Thatcher reports.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher gets a legislative update from Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber; Park City Manager Diane Foster has details on this week's City Council retreat; Summit County Health Dept. Director Rich Bullough talks about the new mental health needs assessment survey; and Jesse Hunt with the Park City Ski Team has details on this year's PCST Alumni Night.

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