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The Park City Board of Education met Tuesday  morning in a work session. The School Board’s goals were discussed which included a new policy on how the board will communicate with the media. Job survey results were presented and Board President, Andrew Caplan read a statement about their plans to bond for capital projects next year.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Early Utah Territorial Leaders Were All Democrats

Sep 28, 2018
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The Utah History Lecture Series opens on Friday at 4 PM with a lecture about Utah’s early territorial government. The speaker promises some curious details about how long it took Utah to become a state and how the early settlers in Utah were all Democrats. Carolyn Murray has this:

 

PC Reads

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month and the nonprofit, PC Reads continues its work to educate, advocate and support struggling readers and their teachers. PC Reads is bringing a renown dyslexia program developer and speaker to help kick off the month of events. Carolyn Murray has this.

Alissa Aten is one of the founders of PC Reads. She said the school district has introduced a new phonics program that helps dyslexic kids learn to read.

Habitat for Humanity is hosting the Women's Financial Education Workshop, a six-week program on Wednesdays from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., begining October 3. This is a free opportunity for women to meet and learn how to improve their financial situation. To register, email: finance@habitat-utah.org. Space is limited. 

Park City School Board Approves Early Literacy Plan

Sep 20, 2018
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Park City’s new Superintendent, Jill Gildea isn’t quite settled in her new home in Jeremy Ranch, still, she loves her new neighborhood. Meanwhile, the school district is moving at a quick pace with board meetings and a retreat, master planning committee work and new curriculum roll-outs. Carolyn Murray has this:

     

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The Park City School District’s newly established master planning committee met for the 1st time last week. Committee members will meet regularly for the next eight months to identify the district’s educational direction. Based on suggestions from the community, a 15-person steering committee will bring options to an executive board who will then make final recommendations to the school board. Carolyn Murray has this:  

   

Park City School District Business Administrator Todd Hauber sits on the Executive Committee. He describes the master planning process as layered.  

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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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The Park City School District and the Summit County Sheriff’s office will host an event on Monday for parents and caregivers to learn about issues that threaten the wellbeing of our children. They’ll have an expert talking about the Dark Web, deadly drugs and overall risky elements that are easily accessed through the internet. Carolyn Murray has this:

3095 Homestead Drive, Park City Utah

The Park City School Board approved the purchase of a 3400 square foot home for $870,000 dollars as part of the contract to provide housing for the school district superintendent. Member Petra Butler voted against the purchase outlining several concerns. Carolyn Murray has this:

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