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The Park City School Board was not able to vote on the 2018-19 Budget or on the proposed $5.6 million tax increase during the regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday.  They had just two of five board members and therefore no quorum to legally vote on any of the action items on the agenda.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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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 High School’s Dozier Field is getting new turf this summer.  The product being used is called Crumb Rubber which is essentially recycled tires commonly used in artificial turf all over the country.  The school district received comments from residents expressing concern over the selection of the recycled tire product stating their concerns that the crushed tire contains carcinogens and that conclusive testing of health impacts is not available. Carolyn Murray has this:

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The Park City Education Foundation has raised more than a million dollars for the 6th year in a row.  They’ve supported about a hundred programs in grades K through post high school and their goal is to continue to provide added value to all students.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

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Summer vacation is now officially underway for Park City students. Wednesday was the final day of school. Seniors graduated last week.  Changes are coming for the 2018/19 school year with a new Superintendent and a new High School Principal joining the Administrative team.    Carolyn Murray has this:

Dr. Kathleen Einhorn has spent her career in Public Education and will be retiring from the Park City School District the end of July.  Her most recent district assignment was to stand in for former High School Principal, Bob O’Connor. But her background covers a variety of positions in the classroom, curriculum leadership and administration. Carolyn Murray has this:

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The Park City Board of Education started leadership training this week with a consultant from the Action Leadership Group.  Earlier in 2018, the board was urged by the community to bring expertise to their operational practices after a flurry of resignations and departures from district administrators.  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:

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The 2018 Park City High School Graduation Ceremony was held Friday evening. It’s the biggest class ever to graduate with 392 seniors all donned in gowns and caps proceeding out onto the Dozier Field. The program delivered music, oratory appreciations and the visual red and white feast of a Park City High School graduation. Carolyn Murray has this report. 

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