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The Park City Board of Education spent nearly eight hours this week  in a team building retreat with the new superintendent and the district business administrator. As a result, the Executive Board now has a handful of unified goals and objectives for the coming year. However, most of the members said they’ve been very frustrated with public criticism of their decisions. Carolyn Murray has this:

During the two days of meetings, the board addressed issues on leadership, public relations and academic objectives.

The Park City Board of Education met Wednesday morning in the first of two team building meetings that are happening this week. The retreat will set the course for the current school year. With the new superintendent on board, it’s the first formal team building opportunity for the School District’s Executive Board. Carolyn Murray has this:

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It’s Back To School in Park City starting Thursday, August 23rd. The Board of Education met for the first time with the new, Park City School Superintendent in place. They approved a tunnel project and a Master Planning consulting contract. With school starting, and the Park and Ride construction project underway on Kilby Road near Ecker Hill Middle School, officials ask everyone to pay attention while driving, walking and cycling in all the school areas. Carolyn Murray has this:

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The Park City School Board unanimously passed a $5.6 million tax increase on Tuesday evening.  Four of the five public comments given during the hearings expressed concern with the budget increase. Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District Business Administrator, Todd Hauber kicked off the meeting with a presentation outlining the details of how school funding in Utah works. He also supplied a summary of the budget. Details of his presentation can be found on the district website.

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The Park City School Board meets  Tuesday and a $5.6 million  tax increase will likely be approved. A two year contract approval is expected for the Business Administrator Todd Hauber along with a tunnel discussion and other policy decisions. Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City 8th Grade English Teacher Suspended

Jun 6, 2018
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A Treasure Mountain Junior High School Teacher is suspended for presenting the lyrics of an Eminem song to her 8th grade class earlier last month.   According to some reports, one student complained of the lyrics to parents who then contacted Administration which has resulted in the teacher’s suspension and an investigation.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City Board Of Education Gets School Safety Update

Jun 4, 2018

The Park City board of Education meets in regular session Tuesday morning at 9.  School Safety projects are scheduled and should be finished by the start of school in August. An update on the fencing projects and school entries are on the agenda.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District announced it is taking applications for stakeholders interested in joining the steering committee to oversee a new Master Planning effort. In 2015 the school district worked with architects and designers to identify facility needs across the district and that exercise resulted in a bond measure.  However, it failed at the ballot box that same year.  The school board is ready to start the master planning process in the fall of 2018 which will determine future capital projects for the school district.  Carolyn Murray has the update on this.

School Board Is Hiring

May 2, 2018

The Park City School District is interviewing superintendent candidates on Saturday and they’re in the midst of a hiring frenzy for many other openings. There are 13 positions already approved for next year and administrators are hoping for school board approval for another seven new Interventionist and vice principal positions.  On May 1, Interim Superintendent David Gomez announced two administrative appointments for the 2018-19 school year. Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District Superintendent Search is in the final stages.  There are six semi-finalist candidates who will visit the school district on May 5th.  A selection committee has been named that will conduct the interviews and make a decision on the final selection.   Carolyn Murray has this:

District Employees

–Bob Edmiston: McPolin Elementary Principal

–Shannon Hase: Park City Learning Academy teacher and parent of secondary students

–Abby McNulty:  Park City Education Foundation Executive and parent of elementary students

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