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2016-2017 TCSD Finances

Tooele County School District is committed to being open and transparent with the public regarding school district finances.  For the 2016-2017 school year, the district had General Fund expenditures of $94.225 million which was a 8.59 percent increase from expenditures in the 2015-2016 school year.  Revenues have increased as well, which has been a great for our district.  For the 2016-2017 school year revenues received consisted of roughly 19.69 percent from local property taxes, 1.66 percent from other local sources, 6.19 percent from federal appropriations, and 72.46 percent from state income taxes.  In other words, approximately 93.81 percent of our revenues are from state and local sources.
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TCSD School Grades for 2016 to 2017

Accountability Reports: Accountability determinations for Utah schools and districts are based on student outcomes and growth. Two major reports are created to differentiate the performance of schools and districts across the state. These reports assist in evaluating performance in reading, language arts, mathematics and science. However, it is important to note that not all grades and subjects are included due to the fact that not all grade levels and courses have statewide end-of-year assessments; Kindergarten though 2nd grade, social studies, world languages, advanced math such as calculus, health/PE, and the arts are examples.
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Tentative Agreement for 2018 negotiations

Tooele County School District and Tooele Education Association have reached a Tentative Agreement on 2018 negotiations.

Thanks, in part, to a patron approved voted levy in November 2017, the beginning salary on the certified employee salary schedule will be increased from $37,000 to $42,000 beginning next year. Last year, the increase went from $33,142 to $37,000. All employees (each level) on the new certified employee salary schedule will receive this minimum $5,000 raise. In addition to this, each certified employee who has completed at least six or more years of in-district service as a certified employee will receive an additional two levels or $2,000. The district anticipates covering increase costs to employees, although minimal changes may be made to selected plan(s).
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2018 Teacher of the Year

Samantha Liptac, 4th grade teacher at Copper Canyon Elementary, was named 2018 Teacher of the Year for Tooele County School District. She strives for students to be goal-oriented and create a learning environment supported by both success and failure. Ms. Liptac is an expert in her field and is always going the extra mile. Thanks for all you do for our students. Congratulations!
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The great Utah shakeout

At 10:15 a.m. on April 19, 2018, hundreds of thousands of Utahns will “Drop, Cover, and Hold On” in The Great Utah ShakeOut, the state's largest earthquake drill ever! Tooele County School District students will participate in the earthquake drill to practice "Drop, Cover, and Hold on."
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Registration is open from MAY 3 - MAY 20 (Ages 10-13)

Ophir Canyon Education Center Classes are now available for Summer 2018! Registration is open from MAY 3 - MAY 20. The upcoming summer schedule includes the following classes: Mountain Biking, Archery, Basic Drawing, Plein Air Painting, Musical Theater, Nature Walk, Outdoor Photography, Rock Climbing, Pioneer School Experience, Wildlife Drawing, and Orienteering.
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Ophir Canyon Education Center Summer 2018 Classes

ONLINE REGISTRATION AVAILABLE MAY 3 – MAY 20
The Tooele Education Foundation and its teaching cadre are excited to host students for summer classes during June and July 2018!  Outdoor learning classes will be held at the Ophir Canyon Education Center in Ophir Canyon. Most Ophir classes will be limited to 30 students each and held at the historic site or park.
Bus service will depart from Northlake Elementary School (268 N. Coleman St., Tooele, Utah) promptly at 8 a.m. and return to Northlake Elementary at the end of each class day.
Class registration includes the following: Instruction, Transportation, Sack Lunch, T-Shirt, and Bottled Water.
All registration documents are found on the Ophir Canyon Education Center website: tooeleeducationfoundation.org/ophir-canyon-education-center/ and must be completed in advance. Please remember to print, sign and bring the Parent Consent and Permission Form in order to board the bus.
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