Park City School Board

School Budget Passes With No Public Comment

Jun 21, 2017

The School Board held Budget hearings on Tuesday evening and no one from the public made comment.  The budget was approved unanimously.  Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

Start Times, They Are a Changin'

Jun 7, 2017

The “start times” survey results were reviewed at Tuesday’s Park City School Board meeting.  They unanimously decided to implement the changes to school start times effective for the 2018/ 2019 school year.  Carolyn Murray has more on this story.  

 Three Park City residents have filed to fill the unexpired term of school board member Phil Kaplan. That person is expected to be named next week.

Due to some scheduling issues, the Park City school board has pushed back open interviews of the three candidates, who have filed to fill the unexpired term of Phil Kaplan in District 1.

The applicants include former teacher, union negotiator and sports agent Tommy Tanzer who is currently a member of the Park City Education Foundation. Tanzer lives in Deer Valley and has lived in Park City since 1978.

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.

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Phil Kaplan, who just last week unexpectedly resigned as president of the Park City Board of Education last week, will resign from the board completely at the end of this school year.   The following announcement came from the Park City School District late Wednesday afternoon:    

"Phil Kaplan, school board member representing District 1, has submitted his resignation from the Park City Board of Education, due to personal reasons. The resignation is effective at the end of this school year (June 9, 2017). 

School Board Receives Bond Communication Training

Apr 5, 2017

Last month the Park City School Board unanimously voted in favor of bonding in November for capital projects.  The money would be used to   build a new 5/6 elementary school and to expand the high school. Bond training was one of the agenda items covered in the school board meeting on Tuesday.   Carolyn Murray has more on this: 

Park City School District has all but decided to not move forward with grade realignment until the 2018/19 school year.  Many considerations were taken into account in a more than 2 hour discussion of the multiple issues facing the School Board.  Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

The Park City Board of Education could start to put its grade realignment plans into place as soon as this fall - a year earlier than expected. Leslie Thatcher 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. 

On Tuesday, the Park City School Board began discussing implementing a drug testing policy in the district.  They authorized a policy subcommittee to proceed with researching and proposing a program with the intention of putting it in place for next school year.

Carolyn Murray has more:  

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