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Facilities Study of Plymouth School Buildings Reveal Long List of Concerns

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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

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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

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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

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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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