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PHS & LJH Speak Up 200 Distinction

January 16, 2013
PHS & LJH Speak Up 200 Distinction

 01/17/13 Two hundred schools and districts across the country were recognized for incorporating feedback from their students and teachers as they develop strategic plans, make budgeting decisions, enhance their curriculum and determine professional development needs.  Project Tomorrow ®, a national education nonprofit, announced this year’s Speak Up 200, a collection of the top K-12...
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Applications are Open Again for PBL in Plymouth Schools

January 11, 2013
Applications are Open Again for PBL in Plymouth Schools

01/14/13 Parents of students who might be interested in signing up for Project Based Learning classes (PBL) offered at the Plymouth Schools are still able submit an application for the Washington Discovery Academy (K-4), Weidner School of Inquiry (PHS), and a combined New Tech program that will be offered for the 2013-2014 school year...
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PCSC Sends Letter to Parents after School Shooting Tragedy in Conn.

January 8, 2013
PCSC Sends Letter to Parents after School Shooting Tragedy in Conn.

 01/09/13 Plymouth Community School Superintendent Dan Tyree emailed a letter to parents of all students in the corporation on Tuesday afternoon concerning the safety of students in school as it relates to the recent tragedy in Connecticut. The Plymouth Schools and the Sheriff’s Department have taken a close look at the safety of children...
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Plymouth Schools Receives E-Learning Grant

December 27, 2012
Plymouth Schools Receives E-Learning Grant

  12/28/12 The Plymouth School Corporation has been named one of only 17 schools in the state to receive an elearning grant from the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE). The competitive grant award of $15,000 will allow several Plymouth teachers and administrators to attend the 2013 Summer eLearning Regional Conference. On December 12, IDOE...
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Applications Closed for Plymouth PBL Classes for 2012-2013 School Year

December 24, 2012
Applications Closed for Plymouth PBL Classes for 2012-2013 School Year

  12/26/12 Applications for the project-based learning (PBL) classes for the 2012-2013 school year in the Plymouth Schools officially ended at 2:45 p.m. on December 21; however, there may still be room for a few more students. According to Amy Gerard, director of PBL for grades K-8, the response from parents and guardians enrolling...
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Plymouth Schools Offer Informational Meetings on PBL

October 19, 2012
Plymouth Schools Offer Informational Meetings on PBL

10/22/12 Amy Gerard, Director of Project Based Learning in grades K through 8 for the Plymouth School Corporation is excited to announce opportunities for the public to learn about Project Based Learning. The Plymouth Community Schools will be hosting informational meetings about Project Based Learning and these sessions are open to anyone who would...
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Plymouth Schools Receive “B” from IDOE

September 25, 2012
Plymouth Schools Receive “B” from IDOE

  09/26/12 School corporations state-wide received their annual report card that show how well schools are meeting the goals set by the state. The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) use standardized assessments to rank students in Math and English/Language Arts, demonstrate college and career readiness, and graduation rates. The Plymouth School Corporation received an...
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Plymouth School Board Moves Forward with New Tech Middle School

September 5, 2012
Plymouth School Board Moves Forward with New Tech Middle School

  09/06/12 The Plymouth School Board heard a proposal on Tuesday night that could lead to the formation of a New Tech Middle School academy for the 2012-2013 school year. Speaking to the Board was Amy Gerard, K-8 Project Based Learning (PBL) coordinator, for the Plymouth Schools. Gerard said, “New Tech matches the strategic...
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New School Year, New Administrators at Plymouth

August 14, 2012
New School Year, New Administrators at Plymouth

  08/15/12 There will be new administrators in many of the Plymouth School buildings this year, but all of them will be familiar faces. The Principal Washington Discovery Academy (formerly Washington Elementary)will be Andrew Hartley. Hartley was an Assistant Principal at Plymouth High School. Lincoln Junior High’s new principal is Reid Gault. Gault had...
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Plymouth Schools to Consider Bus Maintenance Contract with Wiers

May 2, 2012
Plymouth Schools to Consider Bus Maintenance Contract with Wiers

05/03/12 The Plymouth School Board voted unanimously on Tuesday night to grant the authority to Assistant Superintendent Rodger Smith to continue to iron out the details for school bus maintenance with Wiers. Currently, routine maintenance and repairs are made at the school’s bus garage located off Berkley Street. The school corporation has a fleet...
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