Park City School District

Safe & Healthy

Recommended Books

  • "Overloaded and Underprepared" by Researchers Denise Pope, Maureen Brown, and Sarah Miles
  • "Authentic Strengths" by International Author and Life Coach, Fatima Doman

Community Resources

Safety Resources

National School Safety

Utah Administrative Code - School Grounds

School Fencing: Benefits and Disadvantages

National Crime Prevention Council

Guide for Developing Effective Emergency Response Plans

  • The principles of school emergency management planning.
  • A process for developing, implementing, and continually refining a school EOP with community partners (e.g., first responders and emergency management personnel) at the school building level.
  • A discussion of the form, function, and content of school EOPs.
  • Additional information on the critical operational functions and courses of action developed to carry them out that schools should address in developing a comprehensive, high-quality school EOP.
  • Additional information on the courses of action unique to particular threats and hazards.

FEMA Toolkit

Superintendent's Resources

Films of Interest

Fencing Options

Parley's Park Elementary

Next Steps

  • A committee has been formed at Parley's Park Elementary, chaired by Jody Curtis, to recommend where the new fence will run and what fencing material should be used.
  • The Board has agreed to delay the installation of a fence at Parley’s Park Elementary until the committee has had time to put forth ideas that are agreeable to the parents and community.


  • Oct. 17: Walk and Talk with Principal David Gomez, immediately following school (approximately 3:15 p.m.)
  • Jan. 31, 2018: Committee will propose fence line to Board for approval
  • April 31, 2018: Committee will propose material for fence to Board for approval