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Park City School District

The Board of Education meets Tuesday with several updates on the topics of  Special Education, Strategic Planning and Health and Safety  efforts currently underway in the district.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Three students from Park City High School have been named as National Merit Scholarship finalists.  It’s a prestigious accomplishment that is awarded based on test scores and the quality of their overall application.  Carolyn Murray has this:

DACA Renewal Deadline Is Passed

Oct 9, 2017
Park City School District Bright Futures Students

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:  

Park City High School

After expert input and a year’s worth of study, the Park City School Board voted  this past summer in favor of moving start times for High School and Junior High students. But it’s not finalized when the changes will take effect.  Carolyn Murray has more.  

Utah State Board Of Education

The State of Utah released the Sage Test Scores earlier this week and school leaders weren’t surprised to see one of Park City schools receive a failing grade.    Carolyn Murray has this:  

Park City School District

On this year anniversary of the deaths of two Park City 8th graders, significant changes have occurred in the Park City School District. In a recent presentation to the Park City Rotary Club, District Superintendent Ember Conley highlighted the lessons learned and the efforts being made to address mental health and substance abuse.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Second School Board Resignation in 8 Months

Sep 22, 2017
Julie Eihausen

Even though one school board member says it’s not unusual to see a lot of change in school board leadership, the President of the Board, Julie Eihausen disagrees.  She surprised many with her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting effective September 30th and will resign the seat all together in February, 11 months shy of her full term.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

The Park City Board of Education meets Tuesday at 4.  Wellness and Safety continue to be at the forefront of the Administration’s priorities.  The 504 evaluation process will be updated in the 4 o’clock hour, a later discussion on Teacher Evaluations and many other topics are on the agenda.     Carolyn Murray has more:

Holocaust Survivor Captivates Park City Students

Sep 15, 2017
Photo By Carolyn Murray

This week, schools and communities throughout Summit County hosted Stephen Nasser, a concentration camp survivor.  When he met with the Treasure Mountain Junior High School Student Body on Thursday, he held them captivated, mesmerized by his story of survival and promises made.  

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