Park City School District

Safety Efforts Underway In The School District

Jan 8, 2018
Park City School District

School safety is a priority for the Park City School Board this year.  It’s been incorporated in a variety of ways throughout the district. Carolyn Murray has this update:  

The Park City School Board meets for the first time this year with a fairly light agenda including master planning and budget discussions. The board hired a planning consultant to help. Carolyn Murray has this:

USA Today has named Park City Miners the top public high school in Utah.  This comes after US News and World Report last year named Park City as one of the top 500 high schools nationwide.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City School District Superintendent Ember Conley received the Chief’s’ Award on Tuesday.  It’s given by the Police Department in recognition for her work in improving the safety for students and faculty throughout the school district.   Carolyn Murray has more:

The Park City School District historically begins budget discussions in January and February.  School Administrators have requested the process begin earlier with a goal of reaching a final approval in March.  Carolyn Murray has this:

Park City High School Marching Band

A Master Planning consultant presented the Park City Board of Education with a comprehensive outline of data they would need to finalize a district wide master plan.  The Master Plan would define the facility needs of the district now and 5 to 10 years into the future.  Carolyn Murray has this:

The Park City School District has had six superintendents in 24 years. With Ember Conley’s resignation it puts the school board, once again, in the search and recruitment mode.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

The Park City Board of Education meets  Tuesday for their final meeting of 2017. Associate Director from the Utah School Board Association plans to present strategies for hiring a replacement for departing superintendent Ember Conley.  Other agenda items include a detailed discussion of the Master Planning process along with budget and tax increase conversations. Carolyn Murray has this:

A state audit has found the Park City School District was not in compliance with the state procurement process. The district hired a contractor about a year and a half ago to upgrade 6 schools to LED technology.  Carolyn Murray has this:

It’s uncertain how the federal tax overhaul underway in Washington will impact the average American.  Teachers in Utah have some skin in the game and are waiting to see how the changes will affect their out of pocket spending for their classrooms.  Carolyn Murray has this:

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