With Park City schools, spread the word and not the virus

Guest Editorial Call to Action: If you or someone in your household testspositive for Covid-19, pick up the phone and spread the word.Don’t wait for someone else to do it. Contact tracing during the widening spread of Covid-19 is hard,if not impossible at this point. If you test positive, remember who you could have exposed …

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PCSD response about outsourcing substitutes to EduStaff

After the news broke that Park City School District’s substitutes would no longer be working for the school district, we reached out to the Superintendent’s office to see if they had a comment on the situation. Dr Gildea’s office responded quickly with the following comment. We may not like the decision to do this but …

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PCSD says, “Happy Thanksgiving, you’re fired.”

It’s hard to believe that PCSD students are into their third month of in-person school – that’s a huge victory for kids, the district, and working families.  In-person school tops our household list of things to be thankful for this year. That’s due to hard work (and some luck) at many levels – and a …

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Park City School District enrollment was down again this year

As we entered the 2020-pandemic-school-year, fear was palpable. If you had a kid in school, you probably worried about how they would social distance. Then we heard word from some teachers that their classes were packed. We heard there were more than 700 new kids at Park City Schools this year! It was going to …

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Park City School District needs to provide Covid-19 numbers daily

I’ve generally felt that the Park City School District (PCSD) has done the best job they can of managing back-to-school in a Corona world. There are a lot of moving parts, people, directives, orders, and government organizations that are all interacting to dictate the path forward in our schools. It’s not perfect, but there has …

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