News Coverage

November 2017

11/1/17: Park City High students recognized for film at international festival, Park Record

11/1/17: Dia De Los Muertos with PC High School, PCTV

11/1/17: Park City schools plan for full coding curriculum, Park Record

11/2/17: In light of campus shooting, Park City schools review procedures, ABC4

11/2/17: Municipal election not a hot topic at Park City High School, Park Record

11/3/17: PCHS Womens Volleyball Team wins 4A state title, PCTV

11/3/17: Park City School District grows student wellness initiative, Park Record

11/3/17: Park City High School hosts Thrift for holidays, Park Record

11/3/17: Yoga & Mindfulness, PCTV

11/7/17: Education Briefs (Veterans Day events take place across District, High School hosts college application week), Park Record

11/8/17: Park City High students participate in China exchange, Park Record

11/8/17: Local News Hour (Andrew Caplan and JJ Ehlers), KPCW

11/8/17: Park City High School principal takes personal leave, Park Record

11/8/17: High school principal takes leave of absence, KPCW

11/8/17: Fencing around elementary schools moves ahead, KPCW

11/8/17: Park City School District pursues planning for new facilities, KPCW

11/9/17: Classes and tutoring programs bridge gap between Latinos, English-speakers, Park Record

11/9/17: Higher education becomes a little more accessible for Park City High students, KPCW

11/10/17: Park City High principal taking ‘personal leave,’ KSL

11/10/17: PCHS principal takes leave, Deseret News

11/10/17: Interim principal named at Park City High, Park Record

11/10/17: Park City School District names interim high school principal, KPCW

11/14/17: Park City schools placed on lockout, now lifted, Park Record

11/14/17: Lockdown, lockouts, lifted at Park City schools, Fox 13

11/14/17: Park City schools locked down as police respond to suspicious activity, KUTV

11/14/17: Man with gun prompts school lockdowns in Park City,

11/14/17: Lockdown, lockouts lifted at schools in Park City after report of man brandishing gun, Gephardt Daily

October 2017

10/1/17: The kids are alright: why we never want to hear about the SAGE test again, Park Rag

10/2/17: Park City School District wants input, KPCW

10/2/17: Local News Hour (Superintendent Ember Conley), KPCW

10/3/17: Superintendent’s Lunch & Learn, Park Record

10/4/17: Park City School District meets with parents, community members to restructure after bond delay, Park Record

10/4/17: Jeremy Ranch Elementary receives Blue Ribbon Award, first in Park City, Park Record

10/4/17: Local News Hour (Andrew Caplan), KPCW

10/5/17: Park City students try week without social media and phone apps, KPCW

10/5/17: Five Park City students selected as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists, Park Record

10/5/17: Parents want teachers part of decision making in curriculum changes, KPCW

10/5/17: PCEF fundraising push continues, KPCW

10/5/17: Enrollment is down in Park City School District, KPCW

10/10/17: Education Briefs (Mental health Lunch & Learn, Board member applications open, Safety meetings at elementary schools), Park Record

10/10/17: PCHS athletic/activities director, Jamie Sheetz, receives elite award, KPCW

10/11/17: Park City enrollment drops, Park Record

10/12/17: Park City teens serve as ambassadors for girl’s conference, Park Record

10/12/17: Superintendent Conley Monthly Update, PCTV

10/16/17: Local News Hour (Superintendent Ember Conley), KPCW

10/16/17: Youth Mental Health Project helps parents identify depression and anxiety in children, KPCW

10/16/17: Board of Education meeting to cover special education update, KPCW

10/17/17: Education Briefs  (Next strategic planning meeting set for Nov. 1, School is out Oct. 19-20 for UEA Weekend, Safety meetings continue at elementary schools), Park Record

10/17/17: School board taking applications to replace Julie Eihausen’s district, KPCW

10/18/17: Local News Hour (Andrew Caplan), KPCW

10/18/17: Park City Board of Education continues fence plan, despite opposition, Park Record

10/18/17: Safety Update (Melinda Colton), PCTV

10/19/17: Safety fencing will be installed around Park City schools, KPCW

10/20/17: Wilson ‘Fundations’ author to speak about new reading program, Park Record

10/20/17: No Letting Go with Randi Silverman, PCTV

10/21/17: Guest Editorial — Park City School District designates safe school weeks, Park Record

10/24/17: Local News Hour (Barbara Handley on fencing petition), KPCW

10/24/17: Education Briefs (Ecker Hill to discuss substance abuse prevention, Parley’s Park offering interactive dance classes), Park Record

10/25/17: PC Reads brings expert to Park City to present new program, KPCW

10/25/17: Letter to the Editor (District should reconsider school fencing), Park Record

10/25/17: Dyslexia Awareness with the PCEF, PCTV

10/26/17: SAGE exam ends, Park City officials doubt it will reduce opt outs, Park Record

10/26/17: Students work to combat bullying at Park City High, Park Record

10/27/17: Park City Board of Education pushes for community engagement, Park Record

10/27/17: Suicide prevention clubs launch at Park City schools, Park Record

10/28/17:  Editorial: District’s suicide prevention training for students is important step, Park Record

10/28/17: Letters to the Editor: Teachers appreciate salary raise and Suicide prevention efforts are welcome, Park Record

10/28/17: Student leader steps down after racial slur on social media, KPCW

10/30/17: Local News Hour (Andrew Caplan and Anne Peters), KPCW

10/30/17: Girls Giving Fund of Park City ready to award its first grant, KPCW

10/30/17: Park City School District is close to finalizing strategic plan, KPCW

10/30/17: PCHS Girls Volleyball are state champs, KPCW

10/31/17: Education Briefs (High school celebrates Day of the Dead, Debate Team wins first place at tournament, Strategic Planning meetings continue), Park Record

10/31/17: Guest Editorial: Park City School District should rethink controversial plan for fence, Park Record

September 2017

9/1/17: Highest national teaching award goes to Treasure Mountain Jr. High School teacher, KCPW

9/5/17: Two decades later, bond between PCHS educators continues to evolve, Park Record

9/5/17: In wake of DACA repeal, PC schools reiterate support of Hispanic students, KCPW

9/5/17:  Park City High dress code is more explicit, KPCW

9/6/17: Park City student gets late night visit from police after Snapchat post, Deseret News

9/6/17: Park City student posts alleged gun threat; police say no immediate danger, Fox13

9/6/17: Board Summary, Local News Hour, KPCW

9/6/17: PCSD Incident, KPCW

9/6/17: Threatening Snapchat post sends police to Utah student’s home, KUTV

9/11/17: Park City board adopts safe schools resolution in wake of DACA announcement, Deseret News

9/11/17: Difference between highest and lowest per pupil spending is nearly $14,000, new report says, Utah Taxpayers Association

9/11/17: Park City board adopts safe schools resolution, KSL TV and KSL Newsradio

9/11/17: Melinda Colton talks school district communications, PCTV

9/12/17: Parents, teachers, and students show no tolerance for weapons at school, Park Record Editorial

9/12/17: Park City School District adopts DACA safeguard, ABC4

9/12/17:  Park City District reminds students they should feel safe at school amid DACA anxiety, KUER

9/12/17: Park City School Board resolution established to protect all students, KPCW

9/12/17: Park City School Board considers closing schools to opt out-of-bound students, KPCW

9/12/17: Auschwitz survivor speaks to audiences in Summit County, KPCW

9/13/17: Education Briefs (Red Apple Gala volunteers, English/GED classes, Oct. 2 strategic planning meeting), Park Record

9/13/17: In DACA response, Park City schools pledge to protect students from immigration enforcement, Park Record

9/13/17: Treasure Mountain teacher finalist for national honor, Park Record

9/15/17: Holocaust survivor captivates Park City students, KPCW

9/15/17: The American dream in Park City hinges on the draw of a pingpong ball, Park Record

9/18/17: School Board talks about safety and wellness and a new teacher evaluation process, KPCW

9/20/17: PC School Board President resigns, KPCW

9/20/17: Local News Hour, KPCW

9/20/17: Park City School Board president resigns, Park Record

9/20/17: Park City High School Gay Straight Alliance starts adult education courses, Park Record

9/21/17: Park City School Board approves $3 million to make schools safer, KPCW

9/21/17: Park City School Board president resigns, Park Record

9/21/17: Treasure Mountain Junior High group holds drive for Harvey, Park Record

9/22/17: SAGE scores sink in Park City as students drop test, Park Record

9/25/17: Utah school grades drop statewide on the heels of lower SAGE scores, Salt Lake Tirbune

9/25/17: Did your neighborhood school make the grade?, Deseret News

9/26/17: Schools establish heath and safety initiatives a year after overdose deaths, KPCW

9/27/17: Parents grateful for students’ inclusivity, Park Record, Letters to the Editor

9/27/17: As Park City state school grades decline, district disagrees, Park Record

9/27/17: Controversial fencing around Park City schools back in the works, Park Record

9/27/17: Resignations impact ‘experience’ on the school board, KPCW

9/27/17: Teachers trained on mind-body connection, Park Record

9/28/17: Jeremy Ranch Elementary School recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School, KPCW

9/29/17: District plans from the group up after bond delay, Park Record

August 2017

8/16/17: ​PCSD hires first-ever Communications Director, KPCW

8/22/17: Park City Learning Center embraces new name, approach, Park Record

8/22/17:  Park City School District hires new communications director, Park Record

8/23/17: Trailside Elementary Welcomes New Principal, KPCW

8/26/17:  Education Briefs (communications director hired, PCHS class schedules subject to change), Park Record

8/25/17: Students head back to school with a community’s renewed commitment, Park Record Editorial

8/28/17: More than Half of Hispanic High School Students Take Advanced Placement Courses, KPCW

8/29/17: Local News Hour, Introduction to Melinda Colton (starts at 16:10), KPCW

8/30/17: Treasure Mountain to host health and safety expo, Park Record

8/30/17: Trailside students can join journalism club, Park Record

8/30/17: Youth Sports Alliance offers new program for Treasure Mountain students, Park Record

8/30/17:  ​In effort to boost dads’ involvement, Ecker Hill lets Watch D.O.G.S. out, Park Record

8/30/17:  Park City School District Superintendent says ‘best days’ are yet to come, Park Record Guest Editorial