The Plymouth School Board approved the 2018 conditions of employment for classified staff.
The Plymouth School Board approved several school policy updates this week. “These policies are surrounding background checks, reporting of child abuse/neglect, suicide prevention – all things that reflect updates to statute from last legislative session,” explained Superintendent Andy Hartley.
Design work continues for a new Lincoln Junior High School. “The site layout, again, looks pretty solid,” Plymouth School Superintendent Andy Hartley told the school board Tuesday. “The major intent with that was to get traffic off the streets with drop-off and pickup. So that will flow through off of the front of the old Lincoln, if you will, and kind of run through a lane and drop off there on the west side, and bus parking will be in the back.”
Several Plymouth High School students were recognized for their academic accomplishments during last week’s school board meeting.
The Lincoln Junior High School building project is moving along according to schedule. “Design work continues,” Plymouth School Superintendent Andy Hartley told the school board last week. “We hope to have some renderings for you to look at formally at our next meeting, and it’s also in the next phase of estimations from the construction management firm.”
The Plymouth School Board updated a few agreements and approved some regular end-of-the-year items, when it met Tuesday. Board members voted to renew the corporation’s service agreement with Go Solutions Group for 2018. Continue reading
Changes to high school graduation requirements are being discussed during today’s State Board of Education meeting. Among the local school administrators following the issue is Plymouth Schools Superintendent Andy Hartley. “There are concerns with respect to the access to earning a high school diploma for all students,” he told the Plymouth School Board Tuesday. “Those were and have been voiced by me and several others, and so we’ll see where things land.”
Computer programming students at Plymouth High School recently had some success in a statewide competition. A group of eight students under the supervision of Math Teacher Lindsay Moore took part in the IUPUI Mobile App Challenge on November 4. Continue reading
Getting Plymouth Schools’ technology back up and running after an emergency is the goal of a policy approved by the school board last week.
If an emergency forces the evacuation of a Plymouth retirement community, plans are in place to house residents at a couple local schools.
Plymouth High School was recently recognized for the success of its dual credit courses. It was one of 130 schools honored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick last Monday, during a Dual Credit Ceremony at the Indiana Statehouse.
The Plymouth School Board has approved the corporation’s master teacher contract for the current school year.
The Lincoln Junior High School building project is now entering the design and development phase. Continue reading
Children new to the English language will be getting some extra help, during Plymouth Schools’ upcoming intersession period.
Kindergartners and first-graders got a chance to see what it’s like to go to college, thanks to the Marshall County Promise program. A group of first-graders from Webster Elementary School discussed their recent Walk into My Future trip with the Plymouth School Board last week. Continue reading
Local elementary school students who need some nutritional assistance get help from Blessings in a Backpack. Now, some Plymouth students will get to be on the other side of the program, according to School Superintendent Andy Hartley. Continue reading
The Plymouth Community School Corporation has tightened its policies on background checks and drug testing for school employees. State law now requires school employees to have a background check every five years, not just when they’re first hired.
The Plymouth School Board continues making preparations for the Lincoln Junior High School building project.
The new school year has brought a few changes at the Plymouth Community School Corporation. Andy Hartley has recently taken over as superintendent, while Jill VanDriessche will soon take over his old position of assistant superintendent.
The Plymouth School Board has approved some policies and agreements for the new school year.