The Triton School Board held a special session Monday evening to discuss the superintendent’s contract. The current superintendent, Donna Burroughs, announced her retirement back in September.
The board has been interviewing candidates for the position and recently came to a decision about who will fill the open position. Burroughs said state law mandates that school boards must hold a public hearing over the superintendent’s contract for the sake of clarity and in case anyone wishes to implement a change. Continue reading →
Last Saturday young ladies of Bourbon gathered to compete for the title of Distinguished Young Woman of Triton. For more than 50 years a group of community members have utilized Triton schools to host the annual scholarship pageant, previously titled Jr. Miss.
Superintendent of Triton, Donna Burroughs, explained that even though the event is not school sponsored, it is still an opportunity to highlight a variety of different areas of accomplishment achieved by Triton High School seniors.
“It’s recognizing scholarship and self expression and physical fitness in women of the senior class who wanted to participate.” Burroughs said, “All the students who participate receive some kind of scholarship, depending on which category they may have placed first, they get larger scholarships.” Continue reading →
At the beginning of October, the Indiana Department of Education released their A through F school accountability grades. Triton Schools had been bumped up a letter grade from 2016, receiving an A this year.
In order to show their gratitude to the individuals responsible for the hard work that went into receiving the recognition, the Triton School Board voted to pay for gift cards to be given to everyone on the staff. Continue reading →
Local kindergartners and first-grade students will be taking trips out to Ancilla College through the Marshall County Promise Program Walk into the Future event. This is the second year the program has taken place Ancilla. The superintendent at Triton Schools, Donna Burroughs said the program is a way to get young students to start considering further education now.
“It’s a part of our promise program where we’re trying to encourage kids to think about the importance of education and where they might want to go in the future and just introduce them to the idea of what a college is.” Burroughs said. Continue reading →
A few building projects are in the works at the Triton School Corporation. The heating and cooling system at the elementary school needs replaced and the corporation is looking to build a high school gymnasium and replace the roof at the high school.
In an effort to move forward with those projects, the Triton School Board held a public hearing during the Triton School Board meeting. There were no public comments during the bond project hearing. Continue reading →