Park City School District

Park City School District Presents Expansion Options

Dec 13, 2016

Park City School District's high school expansion committee presented four design options in Tuesday night's public input session. Between forty and fifty people attended and were given a chance to give the committee feedback. KPCW's Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

For the past 30 years, teachers in the Park City School District have been awarded grants from the Park City Education Foundation. Due to a generous donation this year, the Foundation was able to award ten more grants. KPCW's Melissa Allison has more.

Area High School Graduation Numbers Stall

Dec 1, 2016

Summit and Wasatch County high schools have been graduating more and more students each year. But according to a new report from the Utah Office of Education, the Park City and Wasatch County school districts aren't seeing those upward increases for this year. KPCW's Carolyn Murray has more.

Park City School Districts Financials In Good Shape

Nov 1, 2016

Park City School District financial statements and business methods were praised by an independent auditor from Squire and Company as solid and safe. The Tuesday morning work session included a heavy dose of financials, school capacity and budget talks.  Carolyn Murray was at the meeting and has this story. 

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

The film is a graphic depiction of Opioid addiction in the United States.  Special agents from the DEA and FBI , along with Community Health Workers, participated in the panel discussion that followed the movie.  

They indicate the  abuse of pain killers and synthetic opiates in Utah and nationwide is unprecedented.

Carolyn Murray was covering the event for KPCW.

On today's Local News Hour host Renai Bodley talks to the woman who will be the public face of Park City’s city hall.  Linda Jager is eight weeks into her new job.  She talks about her mission as the head of the city’s Community Engagement Team and her goals to get citizens better informed and more engaged.  Then Park City Schools Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley previews Tuesday's school board meeting.

There is a community forum Monday night at 6pm at the Park City Library to help parents who are struggling with how to talk to their kids about drug use and suicide prevention.   KPCW will air the forum live.

An update on the investigation into the deaths of two Treasure Mountain Junior High School Students tops this morning’s Local News Hour.  Host Renai Bodley talks to Park City Police Chief Wade Carpenter about the new synthetic drug “pink” and why police are concerned it could be in our community.  Then Summit County Councilman Tal Adair gives an update on criminal justice reform and a new plan to move non-violent drug offenders out of the jail and into supervision.  Snyderville Planning Commissioner Bea Peck talks about the Discovery CORE project, which is a mixed affordable housing project

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