North Summit School District


School kids are out of classes for the summer, but school administrators are hard at work on the budget. Its required that preliminary budgets are made available to the public before budget hearings occur. There are a few regulations districts have to follow before a budget is finalized.

Teacher Appreciation Week Is In Full Swing

May 7, 2019

 Tuesday  is  National Teacher Appreciation Day. It’s part of a week-long celebration of educators and staff. It includes a smorgasbord of treats, meals, processions and pampering. Parent Teacher Organizations, along with students tend to take charge in the week long celebration of teachers and staff. Schools tend to have their own theme and approach to show their appreciation for teachers and staff members.
In South Summit School District, PTO President Andrea Richins says they’re doing an outdoor, camping theme.

SSSD Wild Cat


The South Summit and North Summit School Districts had dozens of students participate in the 2019 Sterling Scholars Program held last month at Utah Valley University. There are 16 subject categories in which a student can apply and students from the entire North Eastern Utah region compete to win the coveted Sterling Scholar award.



The four school districts in Wasatch and Summit County have submitted their final head counts to the State. Schools receive state funds based on student enrollment and October 1st head counts. School district budgets are finished in June several months before the enrollment numbers are finalized. Park City School District has fewer students this year than projected so budget adjustments are needed.  Carolyn Murray has this report:

Area High School Graduation Numbers Stall

Dec 1, 2016

Summit and Wasatch County high schools have been graduating more and more students each year. But according to a new report from the Utah Office of Education, the Park City and Wasatch County school districts aren't seeing those upward increases for this year. KPCW's Carolyn Murray has more.


The North Summit School Board has voted unanimously to switch out all of its florescent and incandescent lights to energy-saving LED bulbs. Leslie Thatcher has more.

On today's program, Leslie Thatcher speaks with Cheryl Fox, director of Summit Land Conservancy: Summit County Manager Tom Fisher about Wednesday's County Council meeting; PCHS Band Teacher Bret Hughes has details about this year's Sweetheart Gala on February 12th, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA) Attorney David Garbett discusses their opposition to Congressman Rob Bishop's Wilderness Bill and North Summit School District Superintendent Jerre Homes announces the school board's decision to switch all of their light bulbs to LED.