Park City School District

The South Summit School District is looking at growth pressures in the long term -- not least because the massive Silver Creek Village, with its 1300 residential units, will build out in the coming decades. As part of their response, the district is launching a new school called the Silver Summit Academy. Rick Brough has more.

Park City School District

Dyslexia is an unexpected difficulty in learning to read write and spell.    Park City Reads and the Park City Education Foundation brings a renowned expert in to talk about a new reading program rolling out in the district’s elementary schools. Carolyn Murray has this:

Spurred by a successful pilot program last year at McPolin Elementary, a public-private partnership at the Park City School District has established an initiative to help out dyslexic youngsters and other students who struggle with reading. Rick Brough has more.

Connect Summit County

The Youth Mental Health Project is a program founded to help educate families and communities about caring for children with mental health issues.   Carolyn Murray has more:

DACA Renewal Deadline Is Passed

Oct 9, 2017
Park City School District Bright Futures Students

The Trump administration’s executive order repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, called DACA, took effect on September 5th .    The order put an immediate end to the program but there remained a window for some application renewals to continue for just one month, up to October 5th.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Enrollment is Down in Park City School District

Oct 5, 2017
Park City School District

The Park City Board of Education met Tuesday with an agenda that included updates on student enrollment and the impacts on state funding and closing schools to out of district admissions.  Carolyn Murray has this:  

Park City School District Wants Public Input.

Oct 2, 2017
Park City School District

The first of the Park City School District Strategic Planning Meeting  was held Monday.  The purpose was to gather input from the public on the direction they want the school district to take as it faces overcrowding and changes in the future of education. Carolyn Murray has more:  

Resignations Impact "Experience" on School Board

Sep 27, 2017
Park City School District

Two Park City School Board Presidents have resigned in the past 4 months.  Longevity on the board is dwindling with the longest serving member   only 2 years and 9 months into her term.  Carolyn Murray has more on this.

Second School Board Resignation in 8 Months

Sep 22, 2017
Julie Eihausen

Even though one school board member says it’s not unusual to see a lot of change in school board leadership, the President of the Board, Julie Eihausen disagrees.  She surprised many with her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting effective September 30th and will resign the seat all together in February, 11 months shy of her full term.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

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