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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.