Updates

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 
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Over the past few years, a team of industry leaders have been collecting feedback from the community to create a comprehensive plan for the future of learning in Park City. This team has spent hours planning, listening, surveying, updating and sharing. Their Master Planning Proposal was presented to the Board of Education in May of 2020. The presentation highlighted the 
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Under the guidance of the Utah Department of Health, quarantines are no longer required for students and staff exposed to COVID-19 if they were wearing masks during the time of an exposure and if they do not develop any symptoms of COVID-19. While a 14-day quarantine is still the most effective way to prevent spread, this change is based on 
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Educational opportunities start early at PCSD. Both the 3-year-old program and 4-year-old program offer a comprehensive learning experience and supportive environment with classes housed at district elementary school facilities for added security and safety. Teaching, done by a lead teacher, assistant teacher and support staff in each class, is targeted to all areas of each child’s development. The staff/child ratio 
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Utah Dual Language Immersion (DLI) is a state supported program in which students spend half the day in English with one teacher and half the day with another teacher in a second language. Park City School District offers programs with Spanish and French as second languages. The mission of Dual Immersion is to prepare linguistically and culturally competent students who 
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This semester, though not over yet, has been like none other! PCSD has worked hard with the aid of seven different task force groups since the beginning of May to create a safe, positive learning experience for all students throughout this uncertain time of COVID-19. It has been a time of great learning: adapting to different protocols and procedures, creatively 
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The Park City Education Foundation funds eight key programs to inspire all Park City students to successfully reach their academic and lifelong potential. One of these programs, Park City Center for Advanced Professional Studies (PCCAPS), is designed specifically for PCHS juniors and seniors.  PCCAPS offers a unique model of learning that helps prepare students for life after graduation. Since launching 
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Effective Mitigation Strategies While it is impossible to completely stop the advancement of COVID-19, PCSD has implemented several effective mitigation strategies which have been key in reducing the severity of the spread. These strategies include all of the hygiene protocols mentioned here (hand washing and hand sanitizing, face coverings, physical distancing, healthy habits, additional cleanings and ventilation, and staying home 
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Congratulations to PCSD for receiving the 2020–21 Meritorious Budget Award (MBA) from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). This is the district’s first year receiving the award, and it is a true reflection of its commitment to fiscal integrity. ASBO International’s MBA and Pathway to the MBA promote and recognize best budget presentation practices in school districts. Participants 
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en español The return of staff and students to school this fall has been enabled by many different hygiene protocols that have been put into practice.  Handwashing and Hand Sanitizing: At the start of the semester, school-wide instructions were given on how to properly wash hands. Staff have since been giving frequent reminders to students to wash their hands and/or 
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