Park City Board of Education

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.

The Park City Board of Education meets next Monday, the 27th.  The agenda includes a price tag for the proposed High School Expansion project.  Last week, they voted to rescind implementing grade realignment for next school year because they don’t have the room to accommodate 9th graders into the existing high school. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District grade realignment decisions are in acceleration mode all of a sudden.   The School Board meets on Tuesday morning at 9am.  The agenda includes working through details of implementing changes by the 17-18 school year along with a discussion on a sizeable school bond initiative.   Carolyn Murray has more on the details.

Tania Knauer Reflects on School Board Term

Dec 28, 2016
Park City School District

The School Board election brings in two new members who will begin in January.  School Board president, Tania Knauer retires effective Dec 31st and provides KPCW with a recap of her time serving the school district community.  Carolyn Murray has more. 

On Tuesday, the Park City Board of Education approved a $50,000 revised budget option to cover the cost of hiring a transportation consultant to help the district move forward with changing school start times. Carolyn Murray has more.

Three Park City School Board seats were up for re-election this season. District two and three will be vacated by Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison. However, Phil Kaplan, ultimately ran unopposed when his opponent dropped out of the race last month. Carolyn Murray has more on school board election results. 

Nearly 80 Summit County residents turned out for the  KPCW/Park Record Candidate Forum Monday night. Here are the segments in their entirety.

Utah House of Representatives House Districts 53 and 54:

Park City Board of Education:

Summit County Council:

$25 Million Open Space Bond presened by Assistant Park City Manager Matt Dias:

Summit County Transportation Sales Tax Measures presented by Becky Kearns:

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The Park City Board of Education will further discuss whether the district should implement drug testing for students. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's Local News Hour, Leslie Thatcher hosted a candidate round table to discuss the issues. She was joined by the candidates on the primary election ballot for Park City School Board Precinct 2,  Catherine Callow-Heusser, Peter Yogman and Andrew Caplan.

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