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Park City District and Curriculum
Valley Center SD and Wichita USD both follow the expectations detailed in the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards. Upon graduation, students will be prepared to successfully enter the next phase of their lives, confident in their abilities as well as their educational experiences. These schools offer a wide array of activities, and students are encouraged to become actively involved. The staff strives to assure that each student will have every opportunity to excel in all facets of their high school education, thereby achieving success. The foundational and critical thinking skills developed will help students succeed in life, whether they pursue post-secondary education or directly enter the workforce.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Park City District Curriculum
The curriculum of the schools follows the Kansas College and Career Ready Standards, which are rigorous, researched standards intended to provide a quality, competitive education to all students. In humanities classes, the focus is on critical reading and thinking skills. Students read actively for meaning and author intent as well as veracity. They answer guiding questions and discuss the reading. They form opinions and gather evidence from the reading, which they use to support their conclusions in analytical essays and oral presentations.
The overall educational curriculum is based on students achieving a uniform set of standards that increase in difficulty with each advancing grade level. The Mathematics curriculum challenges students to become proficient in the concepts of arithmetic and geometry at an early age. Students should also understand how mathematical systems are used as tools of measurement and trade. These essential skills can then be applied to more advanced tasks such as analytical problem solving and recognizing mathematical patterns and relationships.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Park City Educational News
- International Baccalaureate Program - Wichita USD offers students in both the middle and high school the chance to participate in the well-regarded International Baccalaureate Program. IB academics are rigorous and prepare students for competitive colleges. The courses are focused on globalized learning and the ways in which areas of knowledge intersect.
- AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) - The AVID program was designed to help the college goals of students by providing a supportive environment that helps students take on a rigorous academic course load, participate in beneficial extracurricular activities, and receive assistance in all the stages of planning and applying for college.
- National Academic League - The National Academic League is an academically competitive extracurricular event for students who are interested in undertaking challenges individually and with a group. The events promote academic achievement, working cooperatively, setting goals, and presenting information to an audience.
Park City Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Letters of Recommendation
Most college applications require at least one recommendation, and many require two. Keep in mind that recommendations take time, so it’s important that students ask for them well in advance of the due-date. It’s best to give teachers at least a month, if not two, to ensure they have enough time to write a good recommendation. It’s also a good idea to give yourself some time between when the teacher’s recommendation is due and the final application deadline, at least a week. It’s a good idea to talk with the teacher when you ask for a recommendation so that s/he has some insight into why you asked him/her and what might be most useful to say. Also, once the recommendation has been completed, don’t forget to thank the teacher for taking the time and doing you a favor.