Plymouth School Board Updated on Career and College Readiness

The Plymouth School Board got an update last week on the Class of 2017. Of the high school’s 282 graduates, 69 percent of them had a solid plan, according to Director of Guidance Aimee Portteus. Forty-six percent of Plymouth graduates now attend a four-year college, 16 percent went to a two-year college, and others planned to pursue technical training or enter the military.

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Plymouth Schools Superintendent Keeping an Eye on Graduation Pathways Proposal

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.”

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Plymouth School Principals Discuss Additional Test Results

ISTEPPlymouth school principals reviewed their schools’ test results during Tuesday’s school board meeting. Last month, the elementary school principals discussed their schools’ scores on last year’s ISTEP test. This week, Riverside Intermediate School Principal Jeni Hirschy and Lincoln Junior High School Principal Reid Gault had the chance to talk about their schools’ results. Continue reading