Education

Full Interview
10:36 am
Tue May 6, 2014

PCSD Plans To Grow Programs And Cut Budget Simultaneously

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley sat down with Leslie Thatcher at KPCW Monday morning to preview several topics on the Board of Education's Work Session agenda, including the District learning plan, long school bus routes, budget deficits and the proposed professional development building. The full interview follows.

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Park City School District
5:33 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

School Starts And Finish Times Are Changing Next Year

Park City School District officials are considering shifting school start times to accommodate teacher training and "collaboration" at the end of the school day. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Talented & Gifted
4:45 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Conley Addresses Resources For Gifted Students

While Park City School District regularly addresses closing the achievement gap - bringing the lower achieving students up to meet their higher achieving counterparts - another high needs group is being singled out and given more resources. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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School Funding
6:23 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

PCEF Announces $165,000 For Park City School District

The Park City Education foundation has just announced $165,000 in grants awarded to specific sites within the district for a variety of programs, from the author in residence program, to supporting art in the schools, to providing another dual immersion teacher. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Scholarships
6:03 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Career Step Is Offering A $450,000 Scholarship For Seniors

Students graduating from Utah high schools this year - one youngster per school has a chance at a scholarship pie totaling $450,000. It's being offered by Career Step, an online education  program. Rick Brough has more.

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Park City School District
6:16 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Kevin McIntosh Leaves The Park City School District After This Year

Departing Treasure Mountain Jr. High School assistant principal Kevin McIntosh will leave Park City in July and he'll take with him great memories of the 12 years he's spent in a district he loves. He's also taking this year's Excellent Education award for Treasure Mountain Junior High School. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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Awards
5:25 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

PCEF Hands Out Doilney Teaching Awards

PCHS science teacher Maureen Amendola is presented with the Sarah & Stephen Doilney Teaching award by Jim Doilney.
Credit Park City Education Foundation facebook page

The Doilney Excellent Educator Awards and the Sarah and Stephen Doilney teaching award were handed out to some surprised educators, as bands from Park City High School played along, adding to the excitement of its annual Park City Education Foundation event. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Recipients:

Sarah & Stephen Doilney Award - Maureen Amendola

Doilney Excellent Educator Awards:

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Park City High School
4:28 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Matthews Announces The Nation's Top Schools

Every year Washington Post reporter Jay Matthews reports on the nation's highest achieving high schools. He does that by looking at how well-prepared for college a school's students are. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Winter Sports School
5:43 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Winter Sports School Now Has A New Building

The Winter Sports School has made its debut as a charter school and is now in session in a new home. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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PC CAPS
4:20 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

School District Says It Needs PC CAPS Building

A master planning committee at the Park City School District says the district needs a new $5,000,000 building for teacher training and the PC CAPS program, reprioritized for a need for a Career and Technical Education building. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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