Education

Park City School District Wants Public Input.

Oct 2, 2017
Park City School District

The first of the Park City School District Strategic Planning Meeting  was held Monday.  The purpose was to gather input from the public on the direction they want the school district to take as it faces overcrowding and changes in the future of education. Carolyn Murray has more:  

Equine Course Helps Teens Avoid Trouble

Sep 28, 2017
Equine Assisted Learning-National Abilities Center

  The National Ability Center offers a class targeted at preventing drug and alcohol use in Teenage kids. It’s a chance for 13 to 17 year olds to interact with horses while learning about themselves.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Resignations Impact "Experience" on School Board

Sep 27, 2017
Park City School District

Two Park City School Board Presidents have resigned in the past 4 months.  Longevity on the board is dwindling with the longest serving member   only 2 years and 9 months into her term.  Carolyn Murray has more on this.

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:  

Park City School District

On this year anniversary of the deaths of two Park City 8th graders, significant changes have occurred in the Park City School District. In a recent presentation to the Park City Rotary Club, District Superintendent Ember Conley highlighted the lessons learned and the efforts being made to address mental health and substance abuse.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Second School Board Resignation in 8 Months

Sep 22, 2017
Julie Eihausen

Even though one school board member says it’s not unusual to see a lot of change in school board leadership, the President of the Board, Julie Eihausen disagrees.  She surprised many with her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting effective September 30th and will resign the seat all together in February, 11 months shy of her full term.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Park City School District

Along with other safety measures, the School Board voted unanimously in favor of perimeter fencing for three of Park City’s Elementary schools. Wellness program updates and adopting a new teacher evaluation system were also discussed at Tuesday’s meeting.  Carolyn Murray has this: 

Julie Eihausen

For the second time this year, the president of the Park City Board of Education has resigned.

In a letter dated Tuesday, school board president Julie Eihausen submitted her resignation to the board, saying her resignation as President would be effective at the end of the month. Doing so she says will allow the district’s business administrator the ability to send out checks until a new President is selected.

Wasatch School District Website

The Wasatch County School Board of Education is accepting applications for a new school board position.    Debbie Jones retired last month.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

The Park City Board of Education meets Tuesday at 4.  Wellness and Safety continue to be at the forefront of the Administration’s priorities.  The 504 evaluation process will be updated in the 4 o’clock hour, a later discussion on Teacher Evaluations and many other topics are on the agenda.     Carolyn Murray has more:

Holocaust Survivor Captivates Park City Students

Sep 15, 2017
Photo By Carolyn Murray

This week, schools and communities throughout Summit County hosted Stephen Nasser, a concentration camp survivor.  When he met with the Treasure Mountain Junior High School Student Body on Thursday, he held them captivated, mesmerized by his story of survival and promises made.  

Park city School District

The State of Utah requires all public schools allow enrollment to students outside the district boundaries as long as there is teachable space available.  Park City Board of Education members discussed this topic in their last board meeting.  Carolyn Murray has more: 

Park City School District

Last week, the Trump Administration announced plans to rescind the executive order that  has allowed children of illegal Immigrants deferment from deportation.  It’s known as DACA and the Park City Board of Education has now issued a safe schools resolution outlining their commitment to the children who attend school in Park City.Carolyn Murray has more:

Auschwitz Survivor Speaks to Audiences in Summit County

Sep 12, 2017
Wikipedia

Holocaust Survivor, Stephen Nasser, has devoted his life to telling the story of losing his entire family to the Nazi death camps in Europe. He brings his story to several venues in Park City and Summit County starting Tuesday.   Carolyn Murray has more:

Hurricane Irma Causes Small Inconvenience to Park City

Sep 11, 2017

The Compass Community Learning Program offered through the Park City School district is experiencing the effects of Hurricane Irma. The on line registration went down over night and it’s caused a hiccup for those wanting to sign up for classes this fall.  Carolyn Murray has more:

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