Park City School District

On today's Local News Hour, Charlie Sturgis with Mountain Trails Foundation talks about the process of allowing a dogs on - dogs off schedule on local trails. Summit County fire warden Bryce Boyer discusses the upcoming fire season he's preparing for. Vern Latham is a partner in VCBO Architects and talks about the Master Planning Commission's preferred alternative - Scheme 3.

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School Board Member Julie Eihausen about the board's decision to move forward with remodeling the PCHS library even though the cost came in at three times the estimate. She also had information on how to apply for the board vacancy with Moe Hickey resigning. Park city Manager Diane Foster talks about growth and next year's  budget and the need to pay some city employees more so they can staff the positions. Nine applicants have filed for four positions on the Historic Preservation Board.

ON today's Local news Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Park City school superintendent Ember Conley about modifications to the PCHS library so PCCAPS can use it. Marci Heim will be in town May 14th talking about how non-profit organizations can  mine for  those large gifts. Deb Lewis has details about Tuesday's free lunch and National Weather Service hydrologist Brian MacInerney - who will introduce the documentary on Thursday at 7 PM - talks about our local watermarks.

As the school year winds down, a number of administrative changes are being made at Park City School District. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.

A group of about 50 teachers, students, administrators, civic leaders and citizens-at-large convened to brainstorm  possible solutions for the Kearns School Campus.  With budget no option for this session, creativity flowed.  Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

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After field testing school district property last fall, the Environmental Protection Agency will be back in Park City to help mitigate the contaminated soils along the Kearns Blvd. school campus. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher reports.

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In today's Local News Hour podcast, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Robyn Geist - Outreach and Development director for Summit Lands Conservancy.  The Environmental Protection Agency is working with the Park City School District to mitigate the mine tailings on school property. EPA staff member Marty McComb has the latest. Summit County interim Animal Control director Brian Bellamy address the rash of recent dog bites.

In today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks to Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley about how the master planning committee is proceeding with grade realignments, school start times and a possible new school.  Then, the season recap with U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's Tom Kelly. Two Park City Toastmasters win their area competition this past weekend and Evan Palazo of the Hot Sardines tells us what to expect at their show Saturday night at the Eccles Center.

Ideas to Impact

Apr 2, 2015

Ten Park City teachers last week showed off their ideas that have become reality due to the support of donors who have contributed to the Park City Education Foundation.  Leslie Thatcher has more.

In the Park City School District, a new school to replace Treasure Mountain Junior High school may be a school for 5th and 6th graders as the district looks as grade realignment and being most efficient with resources. Two public meetings coming up this week will address these evolving plans.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.