This Saturday, bus drivers for Plymouth Community Schools will be tackling a different kind of drive; a food drive.
On Saturday, December 16th, drivers are holding the ‘Stuff a Bus Food Drive’ in order to benefit the Marshall County Neighborhood Center and the Bread of Life Food Pantry. Drivers will be stationed in the Walmart parking lot in Plymouth from 9 a.m. until noon.
They’ll be collecting nonperishable food items in an attempt to fill an entire bus with supplies that will assist local families in need. Come out this Saturday and help Plymouth bus drivers collect enough food to drive away hunger this holiday season.
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.”
Some local school corporations saw their letter grades improve slightly, while others remained flat. On Wednesday, the Indiana State Board of Education finalized the A-to-F grades for each of the state’s school corporations for the 2016-2017 school year.
The A through F School Accountability Grades for the 2016-2017 school year were released this week by the Indiana Department of Education. Locally, Triton, as well as some Plymouth Schools showed improvement from the year before.
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 Culver Community Schools Corporation has finalized the list of teachers for the upcoming school year. Three new elementary school teachers were officially hired during last week’s school board meeting.
Registration is now open at the Plymouth Community School Corporation.
Returning students and new students may register online at www.plymouth.k12.in.us. An email message for returning students will include a snapcode that will link the student directly to individual information. Instructions will also describe how to access the online registration system. New students must call the administration office to be provided with a registration snapcode identification information.
Plymouth Community School Corporation Assistant Superintendent Andrew Hartley was appointed as the corporation’s new superintendent. The action was made official by a unanimous vote by the Plymouth Community School Board members Wednesday night.
Hartley will be replacing Dan Tyree as superintendent when Tyree retires at the end of the month.
Plymouth City Engineer Rick Gaul presented the Plymouth Board of Public Works and Safety members with a proposed Memorandum of Understanding from the Plymouth Community School Corporation concerning the financial guarantee that deals with drainage at the football field.
The school is applying an astroturf surface on the high school football field beginning in June. Gaul explained that the plans call for a proper draining into the city’s system with the alternate type of surface.
The Plymouth Community School Corporation has the first K-12 streamline of schools in the country deemed Exemplary and chosen as National Demonstration Sites for the New Tech Network. 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 →
Those interested in running for a school board seat in Marshall County have a few more weeks to file their paperwork with the County Clerk’s Office. Candidates have until Friday, August 26 at noon to register, according to Marshall County Clerk Debbie VanDeMark. Continue reading →
Community members can pay their respects to a longtime Plymouth Community School Corporation music teacher this evening. Bob Pickell was killed last Friday when he fell through the attic at his Plymouth home onto the cement garage floor. News of his death shocked the community where he taught music for nearly four decades before retiring this spring. Continue reading →
Funeral arrangements have been set for a longtime Plymouth Community School Corporation music teacher. Bob Pickell was killed Friday night when he fell through the attic at his Plymouth home onto the cement garage floor. Continue reading →
The Plymouth Community School Corporation is once again taking part in the federal Summer Food Service Program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to serve more than 200 million free meals to children 18 years and under at approved SFSP sites. Continue reading →
The City of Plymouth is making the funding arrangements for new tennis courts in Centennial Park. Last month, the Common Council voted to contribute additional funds to the tennis court rebuilding project. On Monday, council members voted to formally transfer that money into the Tennis Court Project Fund. Continue reading →
The Plymouth Community School Corporation is formally updating some of its eLearning policies. On days when school is canceled due to weather or other reasons, eLearning days allow students to take part in classes and complete assignments online. Continue reading →
Parents of prospective kindergarten students are invited to the Plymouth Community School Corporation’s Kindergarten Roundup. It will take place Tuesday, March 22 from 1:30 until 2:30 and 6 until 7 p.m. at each of the four elementary schools.
Families only need to attend one session. During the hour-long meeting, parents will meet with administrators and fill out registration forms while children will meet with teachers for kindergarten screening. Continue reading →