Park City School District

High School Principal Takes Leave of Absence

Nov 8, 2017

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley announced Wednesday that Park City High School Principal Bob O’Connor will be taking a personal leave, effective immediately.

School Board Interviews Candidates to Fill Open Seat

Nov 6, 2017
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Two candidates have applied for the Park City School Board seat opening up in February.  Julie Eihausen is resigning from the board effective early February.  Interviews for her replacement are Tuesday starting at 9 am.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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The Park City Board of Education held their last public Strategic Planning session on Wednesday evening.  Teachers and administrators were not invited to attend.  This was in response to an early October meeting where parents said they were uncomfortable talking openly about their issues in front of school staff.   Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City School District

The Park City Board of Education is finalizing the district strategic plan in the next week.  They’re holding one more public input session on Wednesday evening and hope to hear from school district residents.   

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.

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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
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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
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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:  

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