Melinda Colton

Local News Hour - June 27, 2018

Jun 27, 2018

On today’s program, Park City School District Communications Director Melinda Colton has details about next Tuesday’s July 3rd School Board Meeting and updates from the School Board meeting last week. Park City Council Member Nann Worel has a recap from last night’s  special meeting and Wendy Fisher Executive Director of Utah Open Lands talks about the campaign to raise $6 million to preserve the in town area called Snow Ranch Pastures.

Local News Hour - June 18, 2018

Jun 18, 2018

On today’s program, Park City School District Spokeswoman Melinda Colton previews Tuesday’s school board meeting. Ski Utah President Nathan Rafferty has the final figures for the 2017-18 ski season. Utah Symphony/Utah Opera Director of Communications Renee Huang and Park City Summit County Arts Council Community Manager Jocelyn Scudder have details on the partnership to produce free pop-up community concerts at the art pianos throughout Summit County and Snyderville Basin Recreation Director Brian Hanton has an update on some of the upcoming events and on-going projects.

 

Park City 8th Grade English Teacher Suspended

Jun 6, 2018
Park City School District

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:

Some members of the Park City community want Superintendent Ember Conley to stay and they say the school board is too involved in administrative issues.   Carolyn Murray has this:

Superintendent Search Begins

Jan 25, 2018

With Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley stepping down in June, the school board has hired HYA, a national executive search firm.  On Tuesday, representatives from HYA presented the board with a timeline and details of their search process.  Carolyn Murray reports:

Local News Hour - January 25, 2018

Jan 25, 2018

Trent Meisenheimer gives us today’s Utah avalanche forecast. Park City Mayor Andy Beerman discusses the news that came out last night that the city is negotiating to buy all of the land encompassing the Treasure Hill project.  Brantley Eason and Cheryl Butler, Summit County GOP and Democratic party chairs, respectively, provide updates on the current Utah legislative session.  Park City School Board Member J.J. Ehlers and District Communications Director Melinda Colton discuss Tuesday's special meeting as the school board begins the recruitment process for a new superintendent.

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:  

On today’s program, Summit County manager Tom Fisher discusses the agenda for Wednesday's county council meeting. We introduce you to Melinda Colton, the new Park city School District Communications Director.

Park City School District

The School Board is committed to investing the next 8 months to a strategic planning process.  This involves using a consultant from the University of Utah who spent over an hour at Tuesday’s board meeting outlining how the process will work. Carolyn Murray has this: