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The Park City Board of Education meets next Monday, the 27th.  The agenda includes a price tag for the proposed High School Expansion project.  Last week, they voted to rescind implementing grade realignment for next school year because they don’t have the room to accommodate 9th graders into the existing high school. Carolyn Murray has this:

After two Treasure Mountain Junior High School 8th graders died from a synthetic opiate overdose in September, Park City High School Journalism students, Jordan Blake and Jenny Burgess decided to get involved.  Carolyn Murray has more on this:

Park City School District has all but decided to not move forward with grade realignment until the 2018/19 school year.  Many considerations were taken into account in a more than 2 hour discussion of the multiple issues facing the School Board.  Carolyn Murray attended the meeting and has this:

The Park City School board has a full agenda for Tuesday’s board meeting.  The public is encouraged to stay informed with the multiple projects underway in the district.  Carolyn Murray has more.

New CTE Specialist Joins Park City School District

Jan 12, 2017

The Park City School district has a new CTE specialist starting immediately. They’ve combined leadership with PC CAPs and have plans to build a more cohesive career and technical, project based, learning environment.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

There’s been a surge of activism around mental health issues in the Park City community following the drug overdose deaths of two 8th Grade Boys. The school district, along with the city and county have combined efforts to address mental health, substance abuse and at risk youth. Carolyn Murray has more.

There are a couple of large capital projects on the horizon for the Park City School District.  A task force has been working on the High School Expansion for many months but there’s a looming issue with what to do about a new school to replace Treasure Mountain Junior High and how to handle the 5th to 8th grade realignment.  Carolyn Murray was at the school board meeting on Tuesday and has this:

The School Board met on Tuesday with a full agenda including a lengthy presentation examining the English Language Arts curriculum in detail.  They had also received an update on the ongoing transportation challenges related to changing school start times. Carolyn Murray has more.

Using alcohol is sometimes considered a right of passage with teenagers but Steven Wright, representing Parents Empowered, says it has irreversible, adverse effects on children’s brains. Parents who want to know more about this research should attend the Lunch and Learn sponsored by Valley Behavioral Health, scheduled for November 16 at the School District Offices.    KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more.  

The Park City Board of Education  is meeting tomorrow (Tuesday) morning in work session.  Their agenda includes a discussion on closing schools, a budget assessment and a recreation facilities update.   

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