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.
The Plymouth Community School Corporation is looking to streamline the way it responds to emergencies.
The Lincoln Junior High School building project continues to move forward.
The Plymouth School Board has picked a South Bend school administrator to take over as assistant superintendent.
Plymouth school administrators are keeping an eye on several education bills being considered in the Indiana General Assembly. Assistant Superintendent Andy Hartley gave a legislative update to the Plymouth School Board Tuesday. Continue reading
Following the suicide deaths of two Plymouth High School students within a year of each other, the Plymouth Community School Corporation is taking a series of steps to address the issue. Last Wednesday, students at Plymouth High School, Lincoln Junior High School, and Riverside Intermediate School had the chance to hear from a man who survived a suicide attempt. Continue reading
The Plymouth School Board has approved the teacher evaluation plan for the new school year. Assistant Superintendent Andy Hartley told the school board Tuesday that the policies were reviewed by a committee of teachers and administrators, who only recommended a few minor changes. Continue reading
The Plymouth School Board has approved several of the corporation’s contracts with various organizations. One agreement approved during Tuesday’s meeting was a two-year continuation of Plymouth’s affiliation with the New Tech Network. Continue reading
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Brooke Busse has been named the new Director of Quality Programs for Plymouth Community School Corporation. Prior to this promotion Busse had been serving since 2012 as the corporation’s eLearning Coach. She has worked for PCSC since 2006; initially as a Title 1 Reading Teacher at WDA Washington Discovery Academy and from 2007 through 2012 as a 2nd grade teacher at WDA. Busse holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement from Valparaiso University. She is currently pursuing an online Master of Arts in Curriculum and Educational Technology at Ball State University.
Andy Hartley is the new Assistant Superintendent for Plymouth Community School Corporation. He first started in 2008 as an assistant principal at Plymouth High School. In 2012 Hartley became the principal of Washington Elementary. He holds a B.S. degree from Manchester College in elementary education and a M.S. from Butler University. Hartley obtained a Superintendent’s License after earning his Educational Specialist License in School Administration in 2012. Prior to coming to Plymouth, he was a classroom teacher for five years. In 2010, the Indiana Association of Schools Principals named Hartley Assistant Principal of the Year in District 2.