Park City School District

Public input during the Park City School Board meeting on Tuesday was extensive, with a handful of representatives taking the podium to urge the governing board to ask Superintendent Ember Conley to reconsider her resignation.  Carolyn Murray has this report:  

More than a thousand people helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Park City's first large-scale publicly financed auditorium for the performing arts on Saturday night. There were accolades for the civic leaders, fundraisers, visionaries and promoters who have brought hundreds of educating, illuminating and entertaining acts to the George S. and Delores Dore Eccles state at Park City High School. Leslie Thatcher has more:

Principal Bob O’Connor, who took an abrupt leave of absence in November, released a statement through the district communications director saying  he won’t be returning to his position as the leader of Park City High School.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District last year brought in nearly 40 new employees and adjusted teacher salaries with an across-the-board increase of $7,000, resulting in a budget spike of about $3.4 million for this year, which was discussed at Tuesday's school board meeting, along with master planning and potential bond issues. Carolyn Murray reports:

PC CAPS Program

The Kimball Art Center is working with Park City High School students from the PC CAPS program to design a new metal shop studio. The Kimball has offered welding classes for years but they have to hold them outside because they don’t have adequate indoor space. Carolyn Murray has this story.

Safety Efforts Underway In The School District

Jan 8, 2018
Park City School District

School safety is a priority for the Park City School Board this year.  It’s been incorporated in a variety of ways throughout the district. Carolyn Murray has this update:  

The Park City School Board meets for the first time this year with a fairly light agenda including master planning and budget discussions. The board hired a planning consultant to help. Carolyn Murray has this:

USA Today has named Park City Miners the top public high school in Utah.  This comes after US News and World Report last year named Park City as one of the top 500 high schools nationwide.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley received the Chief’s’ Award on Tuesday.  It’s given by the Police Department in recognition for her work in improving the safety for students and faculty throughout the school district.   Carolyn Murray has more:

The Park City School District historically begins budget discussions in January and February.  School Administrators have requested the process begin earlier with a goal of reaching a final approval in March.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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