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Bubba Brown, Park Record

Last school year, the Park City School District began exploring the mostly uncharted waters of teaching coding classes to elementary students.

More than a year and a half later, the district is now reaping the rewards of implementing a program almost no other school system in the country offers.

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Marjorie Cortez, The Deseret News and KLS.com

Remember the children's song and story "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly?"

Odds are kindergartners at Parley's Park Elementary School have it committed to memory after the story became the launching point for a technology lesson in their classroom Thursday.

No, they didn't resolve the age-old question of "why she swallowed the fly," but tech coach/coding instructor Tracy Fike used the story to guide the young students through a lesson on sequencing, a fundamental skill of computer coding.

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Bubba Brown, The Park Record

Six years after being implemented at all four of the Park City School District's elementary schools, the district's preschool program is thriving.

The program has been so successful, in fact, that it's drawn the attention of educators more than 2,000 miles away. Recently, a handful of faculty members from The Philadelphia School, a private school in Pennsylvania, visited Park City to observe the program and collaborate with local teachers.

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Bubba Brown, The Park Record

Once a week at Trailside Elementary School, the Stir Crazy Coffee Cart is open for business.

Armed with a cartful of coffee and donuts, students receiving special education services walk the halls of the school, peddling their goods to teachers and staff members in exchange for donations to the Park City School District's Latinos in Action programs.

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Bubba Brown, The Park Record

There can be no argument about this: The Park City High School debate team is a state champion.

For years, ever since Park City's revamped debate program first tasted success, its students have believed that winning a state title was a matter of when, not if. Their forecast became fact over the weekend, as the team narrowly edged Logan High School to capture the 2017 Class 3A championship.

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Bubba Brown, The Park Record

Perhaps no Dr. Seuss quote was more fitting as elementary schools throughout the Park City School District celebrated the beloved children's author last week: "The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go."

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