Park City School District

Children of undocumented immigrants who are brought to the United States find themselves in a no-man’s land once they age out of public school.  A Park City resident is raising money to help these kids apply for deferred action status.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Summer School Program Soars to Success

May 26, 2017

The Park City School District has made significant steps toward closing the achievement gap and one summer school program has had tangible results.  Carolyn Murray has more:

EATS Park City Logo

There’s a Fork in the Road this Saturday night. That’s what EATS Park City is calling their fundraising event.  EATS stands for Eat Awesome Things at School.  It’s going to be a food extravaganza with delicious offerings and fabulous silent auction prizes.   Carolyn Murray has the details:

Budget Talks Dominate School Board Meeting

May 4, 2017

Budget discussions dominated the Park City Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday.  The preliminary draft is calling for 25 new staff.  Estimated property growth and additional legislative money will help cover some of the costs.  Carolyn Murray has more details.

On today's program, Scott Loomis, Executive Director of  Mountainlands Housing Trust talks about affordable housing at Silver Creek Village—the Homeownership 101 workshop---and the possible affordable project on Mayflower property near Richardson Flat. Park City School Board Member Andrew Caplan and Business Administrator Todd Hauber discuss Tuesday's school board meeting, including the budget and today’s board retreat Kimball Art Center Education Director Amy McDonald and student Sadie AbuHaidar discuss this year's Wasatch Back Student Art Show.

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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). 

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.

Robotics Team On Way to World Championship Competition

Mar 30, 2017
Slade Shemmer, Jared Jones, Jaden Robertson ,Andrew Stucker

The Park City School District is sending yet another team to a championship event this spring.  This time it’s the First Tech Challenge World Robotics Championship. The Robominers advanced to Super Regional competition a few weeks ago in Tacoma, Washington and have now earned a spot at the Worlds.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Utah State law requires surveys be conducted every year in all public schools. Parent surveys on school principals have been done for years in Park City but since 2012, the legislature requires each school district initiate these surveys during class time and they’ve been expanded to include feedback on teachers.  Carolyn Murray has more:

On Tuesday, the Park City Board of Education voted to place a capital bond on November’s ballot.  They’ll ask voters to decide how they want to pay for a new 5/6 school and the high school expansion, which are both projects that are needed to accommodate Grade Realignment. Carolyn Murray has more:

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