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Jefferson Elementary Students Demonstrate Robots at School Board Meeting

December 3, 2015
Jefferson Elementary Students Demonstrate Robots at School Board Meeting

A demonstration by several members of the Jefferson Elementary Robotics Club to the Plymouth School Board made it clear that they took their work seriously. The five students not only showed how their robots could perform, but also explained their documentation on how they arrived at the final model. The students meet on Saturday...
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Webster 3rd Graders Share SLED Project a School Board Meeting

September 2, 2015
Webster 3rd Graders Share SLED Project a School Board Meeting

Webster Elementary 3rd graders, Brandy Wilson, Sophia Need, and Trey Deep, shared the conclusions of their S.L.E.D. (Science Learning Through Engineering Design) project with the Plymouth School Board on Tuesday night. Students in their classes had to work together in groups to design a prototype of a lifeguard chair using only note cards and...
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Plymouth School Board Meeting Agenda for April 7th

April 6, 2015
Plymouth School Board Meeting Agenda for April 7th

The Plymouth School Board will meet in the Administration Board Room at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, April 7. The meeting is considered a time for the Board to conduct the school corporation’s business and is not to be considered a public meeting. However, there is time set aside at the beginning and ending of...
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Plymouth School Board Names Hartley Assistant Superintendent

March 4, 2015
Plymouth School Board Names Hartley Assistant Superintendent

The Plymouth School Board named Andy Hartley the new Assistant Superintendent during a meeting on March 3. Hartley had assumed the duties of the position in January of this year after former Assistant Superintendent ,Dan Funston, resigned to accept a position in the private sector. Hartley had been the principal at Washington Discovery Academy...
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LJH to Offer PLTW Classes

February 4, 2015
LJH to Offer PLTW Classes

Offering challenging classes that keep students engaged continues to be among the priorities for the Plymouth Schools. During a meeting on February 3, School Board members reviewed the details of two new classes that will be offered at Lincoln Junior High starting with the 2015-2016 school year. Following the meeting, LJH Principal Reid Gault,...
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Plymouth School Board to Meet Tuesday Evening

September 1, 2014
Plymouth School Board to Meet Tuesday Evening

The Plymouth School Board will meet on September 2 at 7:00 for both a regularly scheduled School Board meeting and a Budget Hearing. The first meeting will begin at 7:00 P.M. and followed by the hearing. Among agenda items is the corporation analysis of ISTEP scores and the 2nd reading of new and revised...
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PHS to Move to 4.0 GPA in 2018

August 6, 2014
PHS to Move to 4.0 GPA in 2018

Plymouth High School will change from a 12.0-point grading scale to a 4.0 as they determine GPAs (grade point averages) beginning with the class of 2018. According to Jim Condon, PHS principal, most colleges and universities convert the scores of PHS graduates to the 4.0-point scale. Condon said, “It is a more accurate reflection...
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Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

August 4, 2014
Plymouth School Board Meeting Tuesday

The Plymouth School Board will meet on Tuesday, August 5 for both a regular school board meeting and a budget workshop. The regular meeting will begin at 7:00 P.M. in the Administration Board Room and followed by the budget session. The estimated time for the budget workshop to start is 7:45 P.M. Items in...
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Facilities Study of Plymouth School Buildings Reveal Long List of Concerns

May 7, 2014
Facilities Study of Plymouth School Buildings Reveal Long List of Concerns

The Plymouth School Board heard the results of a facilities study that was commissioned in late 2013. Presenting the report to the Board was Dr. Ed Eiler and John Sayers of Administrator Assistance of West Lafayette, IN. Components of the study included tours of the buildings in the corporation, meeting with administrators and staff,...
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LJH Students & Staff to get new Apple MacBook Air Computers

April 3, 2014
LJH Students & Staff to get new Apple MacBook Air Computers

Students and teachers at Lincoln Junior High will likely begin the new school year with new computers. The Plymouth School Board approved the lease of Apple MacBook Air computers at a cost of $141,940.   The newly leased computers will replace those that have been in service for approximately four years.  Since the Plymouth Schools...
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School Board Approves $480K in Summer Projects

March 6, 2014
School Board Approves $480K in Summer Projects

03/06/14 The Plymouth Schools will begin taking quotes for a number of summer projects. The projects are projected to total approximately $481,500 including a 9 percent contingency reserve. The list of proposed projects was presented the Dave Schoff, head of maintenance for the corporation. The projects are part of a ten-year maintenance program. Projects...
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Plymouth School Board Approves 4 Hires

February 6, 2014
Plymouth School Board Approves 4 Hires

02/07/14 During their February 4 regular meeting, the Plymouth School Board voted in approval for the hire of four employees to fill two positions that were formerly filled with paid staff and two newly created positions. Superintendent Daniel Tyree explained the rationale for the positions and at least one avenue they will be using...
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Plymouth School Board Re-organizes

January 8, 2014
Plymouth School Board Re-organizes

  01/09/14 During the Jan. 7, 2014 Plymouth School Board meeting, the five members voted to retain the same officers that were in place in 2013. Continuing as President is Todd Samuelson; Vice-President, Larry Holloway; and Secretary, Melissa Christiansen. Samuelson was re-appointed as the legislative liaison. Christiansen and Gary Cook will serve on the...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Close Circuit TV’s for All Schools

November 17, 2013
Plymouth School Board Approves Close Circuit TV’s for All Schools

  11/18/13 On Thursday, November 14, the Plymouth School Board approved a Design Build Process with EMCOR Construction Services for a CCTV system that will be installed in every building in the PCSC school system. The board vote was unanimous (5-0) in favor of the process. The CCTV system came about as a recommendation...
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Plymouth School Board ISTEP and ECa Reports

October 5, 2012
Plymouth School Board ISTEP and ECa Reports

10/08/12 During the October meeting, the Plymouth School Board heard a Plymouth High School Accountability report from Principal Jim Condon. The report followed the release of the A-F grade from the IDOE (Indiana Department of Education). PHS was given the top grade or “A” for the 2011-2012 school year. In the previous year, the...
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Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract with PEA

October 5, 2012
Plymouth School Board Approves Master Contract with PEA

10/08/12 At the October 2 meeting of the Plymouth School Board, the three members present voted unanimously to approve the Master Contract with the Plymouth Educational Association (PEA). Board members Larry Holloway and Todd Samuelson were absent from the meeting. According to Tyree, new laws in place meant the contract negotiations had to be...
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Plymouth Superintend of Schools to be Evaluated using Rubic

October 4, 2012
Plymouth Superintend of Schools to be Evaluated using Rubic

10/05/12 The Indiana Department of Education has worked over the past two or more years to design a model evaluation and development system for evaluating teachers, administrators, and now, superintendents. The RISE system was created by Indiana educators, the Indiana Evaluation Cabinet, and representatives from The New Teacher Project. The IDOE contends the evaluation...
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Adult Basic Education has Encouaging Report for Plymouth School Board

October 3, 2012
Adult Basic Education has Encouaging Report for Plymouth School Board

 10/04/12 Tuesday night the Plymouth School Board heard an encouraging report during their monthly meeting from Deb Sherwood, Director of Plymouth Adult Basic Education. Sherwood said the program had an enrollment of 173 students during the 2011-2012 school year. According to Sherwood, 158 of the total were enrolled in GED (General Education Development) classes...
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Plymouth School Board has Full Agenda

June 3, 2012
Plymouth School Board has Full Agenda

   06/04/12 The Plymouth School Board will meet on Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Board Room. Agenda items include the proposed hire of a number of special education teachers formerly employed though JESSE. The JESSE program has undergone reorganization changes over the last several months. During the business portion of...
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Hartley & Gault Named to New Principal Positions

May 2, 2012
Hartley & Gault Named to New Principal Positions

    05/03/12 The Plymouth Schools did not have to look far to find new principals for the Discovery Academy (currently Washington Elementary) and Lincoln Junior High. Andrew Hartley, now Plymouth High School assistant principal, will be heading up the Academy in the fall. Current principal, Michelle Riise, was named to a newly created position...
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