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Park City 8th Grade English Teacher Suspended

Jun 6, 2018
Park City School District

A Treasure Mountain Junior High School Teacher is suspended for presenting the lyrics of an Eminem song to her 8th grade class earlier last month.   According to some reports, one student complained of the lyrics to parents who then contacted Administration which has resulted in the teacher’s suspension and an investigation.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour - June 6, 2018

Jun 6, 2018

  On today’s program, Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Members Petra Butler and JJ Ehlers who have an update on yesterday's meeting.Park City Manager Diane Foster and Budget Manager Nate Rockwood have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting, which includes more discussion on the budget, food trucks and special events and Marina Lowe ACLU of Utah's Legislative and Policy Counsel and one of the panelists following the Sunday night screening of RBG is  joined by Park City Film Series Director Katy Wang to discuss Justice Ruth Bader Gingsberg's contribution

Some members of the Park City community want Superintendent Ember Conley to stay and they say the school board is too involved in administrative issues.   Carolyn Murray has this:

Superintendent Search Begins

Jan 25, 2018

With Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley stepping down in June, the school board has hired HYA, a national executive search firm.  On Tuesday, representatives from HYA presented the board with a timeline and details of their search process.  Carolyn Murray reports:

Local News Hour - January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

Trent Meisenheimer gives us today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman discusses the news that came out last night that the city is negotiating to buy all of the land encompassing the Treasure Hill project.  Brantley Eason and Cheryl Butler, Summit County GOP and Democratic party chairs, respectively, provide updates on the current Utah legislative session.  Park City School Board Member J.J. Ehlers and District Communications Director Melinda Colton discuss Tuesday's special meeting as the school board begins the recruitment process for a new superintendent.

The Park City School District has had six superintendents in 24 years. With Ember Conley’s resignation it puts the school board, once again, in the search and recruitment mode.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

The Park City Board of Education is pushing ahead with finalizing their Strategic Plan while the Master Planning process, is just now gearing up.  But with the failure of the South Summit School Bond initiative on Tuesday, it’s got Park City’s Board Members taking stock.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Local News Hour - November 8, 2017

Nov 8, 2017

On today’s program, Park City School Board members Andrew Caplan and JJ Ehlers have an update from Tuesday's meeting, including the interviews with the two school board candidates for Julie Eihausen's seat. Park City Manager Diane Foster and Parking and Fleet Supervisor Kenzie Coulson have a preview of the agenda for Thursday's city council meeting. Park City Museum Director Sandra Morrison has details on the Grand Opening of the new Education and Collections Center on November 17th.

Local News Hour - July 17, 2017

Jul 17, 2017

On today’s program, Park City Business Administrator Todd Hauber and School Board Member JJ Ehlers preview the special meeting for Tuesday. Jim Bennett, son of late Senator Bob Bennett, talks about the new United Utah centrist political party. Caroline Rodriguez and Alfred Knotts have details about the Summit Ebike program launch event - on Wednesday at noon and Summit County Landfill Supervisor Tim Loveday has details on the 2017 garbage fee bills which will be hitting your mailbox this week.

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.

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