Park City School District

The morning after a stunning defeat of the $56 million Park City School District bond, district officials are regrouping and figuring out what they do now.

On today's program, Park City School District's Ember Conley and Phil Kaplan react to the defeat of the $56 million school bond. Park City Manager Dianer Foster and Jenny Dierson preview Thursday's City Council meeting. Jenny Mauer and Laura Elton have details on this year's Roomate Roundup program and Wasatch County Clerk Brent Titcomb talks about how the county's first ever mail-in balloting went.

In Tuesday’s election, Park City voters returned incumbent Andy Beerman to the city council for another four year term. He will be joined by newcomers Nann Worel and Becca Gerber.

Park City school district’s $56 million bond to build a new 5/6 school, expand the high school and demolish TMJHS along with some improvements to athletic, music and dance facilities bond suffered a decisive defeat. With more than thousand vote difference, those voting against the bond was 3,001 compared to 1,944 voting.

On today's program, Park City School Board Members Tania Knauer and Nancy Garrison have an update from Tuesday's meeting. Park City Council candidate Andy Beerman - the only incumbent running - talks about his campaign. Park City Manager Diane Foster introduces the community to the new Community Development Director Anne Laurent and Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell  and one of the panelists Jack Amiel talk about the free screening of Dislecksia Thursday night 6 pm at the Jim Santy Auditorium.

As of October first, the county becomes solid for the number of students in Utah's school districts determining how much state funding they will each receive. Whiled Park City School District budged for a nearly two-percent increase in student growth, the final enrollment count doesn't reflect that. Leslie Thatcher has more.


Early voting is now underway and there’s one proposition on the ballot,  Proposition 1, and it’s a yes or no vote for the $56 million dollar school bond.  The official group that has organized in support of Proposition 1 is called Support Park City District Schools.   Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

On today's program, Park City Superintendent of Schools Ember Conley reviews Tuesday's school Board agenda, including this year's final enrollment numbers. Kimball Art Center Director Robin Marrouche and Marketing Director Dave March preview the grand opening of the new Kimball on Kearns Blvd. Park City Council candidate Nann Worrel answers questions about her leadership style and abilities. Matt Strader and Brian Hanton have details about Saturday's Spirits Fun Run and Monster Ball.

Community Forum - Live Broadcast

Oct 14, 2015

As part of an on-going series of community forums, The Project for Deeper Understanding and KPCW partnered to bring the discussion on the Park City School District School Bond issue. KPCW broadcasted the event live from the St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

Moderated by Dr. John Hanrahan

Panelists include:

Park City teacher Heidi Matthews is one of three candidates running to become president of the Utah Education Association. Leslie Thatcher has more.

Park City High School

The Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies, or PC CAPS, is in its third year of engaging Park City High School juniors and seniors in real world projects.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.