Park City School District Newsroom


BOE-Action and Accomplishment -April 20, 2021

It’s been a busy month.  In April, we saw incredible actions and accolades from our students and our staff across academics, arts, athletics, and more. Our student participants in the Sterling Scholar statewide competition earned recognition for their efforts as did our dramatists at the state level. Congratulations to each of our students who pursue their interests and passion at such an extraordinary level. Click here to read the entire announcement. Spanish

BOE-Action and Accomplishment -March 16, 2021

In March, the school board held a work session as well as a regular meeting.  At the work session, the topic of the meeting was a review of the options outlined by MHTN for the Kearns Campus, EHMS, and the elementary sites. Click here to read the entire announcement. Spanish

BOE-Action and Accomplishment -February 23, 2021

At the February Board of Education meeting, the school board heard updates on several topics including a high level budget planning overview for the 21/22 school year, a brief master planning update, news and information from the active session of the Utah legislature, and we assigned Board Committees for this next year. Click here to read the entire announcement. Spanish

TestUtah Covid Testing Site – 3 More Dates Announced

Drive Through Kearns Campus Site Free rapid antigen testing is still being offered by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) at many locations throughout the state of Utah. New sites are targeted each week based on high positivity rates, fewer tests conducted, untreated wastewater sampling, and other surveillance data. Some locations will be drive-through while others will be conducted in buildings. Everyone is encouraged to wear masks and social distance while waiting in lines. For more information, click here

BOE-Action and Accomplishment -January 19, 2021

At the January 2021 Board of Education meeting, the school board was seated and then elected their new leadership for this upcoming year.  Andrew Caplan, Wendy Crossland, and Anne Peters took their Oath of Office at the beginning of the meeting. Erin Grady was elected Board of Education President. Wendy Crossland was elected as Vice-President. Click here to read the entire announcement.

En la reunión de la Junta de Educación de Enero de 2021, la junta escolar tomó asiento y luego eligió a sus nuevos líderes para el próximo año. Andrew Caplan, Wendy Crossland y Anne Peters prestaron Juramento al Cargo al comienzo de la reunión. Erin Grady fue elegida Presidenta de la Junta de Educación. Wendy Crossland fue elegida Vice-Presidenta.   Haga clic aquí para leer el anuncio completo

School Board Recognition

“Our school board members are volunteers who shoulder critical responsibilities and often make difficult choices for our district. Their goal is always focused on the future success of the children in our district,” Superintendent Gildea said. “Celebrating School Board Recognition Month is one way to say thanks for all they do.”

Read the entire document here Spanish version can be found here

Board of Education Meeting Dates

September 15, 2020
October 6, 2020 (Work Session)
October 20, 2020
November 17, 2020
December 15, 2020
January 19, 2021
February 23, 2021
March 10, 2021 Work Session
March 16, 2021
April 20, 2021
May 18, 2021
June 15, 2021

January 29, 2021

Park City High School Receives National Athletic Trainers’ Association Safe Sports School Award

Program recognizes high schools that prioritize keeping young athletes safe

Park City – Park City High School is the recipient of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) Safe Sports School award for its athletics program. The award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that have met the recommended standards to improve safety in sports. The award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention, and treatment.

“Park City High School is honored to receive this 1st Team recognition from NATA,” said Athletic Director, Jamie Sheetz.  “We remain committed to keeping our student athletes safe during physical education classes, team practices, and games so they can accomplish their own goals of great competition, winning records, fair sportsmanship, and good health. Our goal is to lead our athletics program to the highest safety standards for our players. Credit goes out to Jared Romero our head trainer and Morgan Merrill our assistant trainer for taking such good care of our students that participate in extracurricular activities.”

Read the entire article here

January 12 2021

Based on initial case counts following the return from Winter Break, Park City High School and Treasure Mountain Junior High will participate in remote learning from Wednesday, January 13, 2021 and will return to school for in person learning on or no later than Monday, January 25, 2021.  Free all community testing is available at PCHS from 12:00 – 7:00 P.M. beginning on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.  All secondary students and staff will participate in “Test to Stay” while transmission index remains high. 

Please enroll in “Test to Stay” when you receive the email which will provide additional information regarding student COVID19 testing.

McPolin Elementary, Jeremy Ranch Elementary, Parley’s Park Elementary, Trailside Elementary and Ecker Hill Middle School will remain open for In-Person Learning.

Operations and Safety

It’s back to school time for Park City School District. In this interview with PCTV host Christine Napier and Michael Tanner – Chief Operations Officer at PCSD – we hear updates about how the process of returning staff and students to school has gone in the district. Michael updates COVID numbers, discusses sanitation, operations, and safety in regards to reducing the spread of the virus and educating students in the district.

Listen to Mr. Tanner’s interview here

Student Wellness

Park City School District’s staff and students have been back to school for a month. In this interview on Mountain Connections, Dr. Ben Belnap, Associate Superintendent of Student Wellness at PCSD, discusses the overall state of mental wellness within the district, mental health issues that have arisen this year, and how the schools are assisting in student’s mental health. You can listen to Dr. Belnap’s interview here

Live Like Sam Day

Live Like Sam was founded to honor the legacy of Sam Jackenthal, an internationally-ranked freestyle skier and competitive inline rollerblader. More than his exceptional athleticism, Sam was an incredibly kind, giving, fun-loving kid who valued compassion and community over competition. In 2015, the world lost Sam to a tragic skiing accident in Australia; but while Sam may no longer be with us physically, his spirit has left a tremendous impact on all of those he left behind.

Live Like Sam supports youth from diverse backgrounds to develop a healthy sense of self- identity, character, and purpose by fostering positive well-being through educational programs and mental health initiatives. In conjunction with U.S. Ski and Snowboard, Live Like Sam Day was created as a day for all to reflect on the Live Like Sam mission and take time out to focus  on self-compassion and kindness towards others. This day marks the anniversary of Sam’s celebration of life on October 10, 2015, and is meant to be a celebration in which we can all remind ourselves of the Live Like Sam guiding principles. Join us in celebration and help us keep Sam’s spirit alive by spreading kindness in our communities and throughout the world. Find more information about this very import event here