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Plymouth School Board Approve Length of Administrators Contracts

June 7, 2012
Plymouth School Board Approve Length of Administrators Contracts

   06/08/12 During their regular meeting on June 5, the Plymouth School Board approved the length of contracts for administrators. Negotiations on the details of the contracts cannot be entered into until August 1, 2012. Superintendent Daniel Tyree will have a four- year contract. He is currently finishing the first year of the three-year...
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Plymouth School Board Tables Action on Private Bus Maintenance Proposals

June 6, 2012
Plymouth School Board Tables Action on Private Bus Maintenance Proposals

    06/07/12 The proposed transfer of bus maintenance from the Plymouth Schools to Weirs International is still up in the air. During the Plymouth School Board meeting on June 5, no action was taken and the matter was tabled until the July meeting. Currently, routine maintenance and repairs are made at the school’s bus...
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Carroll Updates School Board on Concussion Protocol

June 6, 2012
Carroll Updates School Board on Concussion Protocol

   06/07/12 A new Indiana law now requires schools to distribute information on and evaluate student athletes on the risk of concussions when engaged in sports. The law (IC 20-34-14-7) is entitled “Concussion and Head Injuries”. Included in the law is the requirement that before beginning practices or an interscholastic or intramural sport, both...
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Plymouth School Board Discusses Handbooks & Textbook Fees for Next Year

May 6, 2012
Plymouth School Board Discusses Handbooks & Textbook Fees for Next Year

  05/07/12 Even though the current school year won’t end until June, Plymouth Schools administrators are busy planning for the 2012-2013 school year. During a meeting on May1, the Plymouth School Board was given an opportunity to review changes made to student handbooks. Presenting the changes were Elementary Principal Michael Dunn, Intermediate Assistant Principal...
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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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School Board Updated on Pool Renovations and Contracting Bus Maintenance with Local Company

April 29, 2012
School Board Updated on Pool Renovations and Contracting Bus Maintenance with Local Company

  04/30/12  Plymouth School Board will meet on Tuesday, May 1 for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will be held at the Administration Off ice Board Room at 7:00 p.m.    Agenda items include a report on the progress of the pool removal at Plymouth High School. Over the spring break, crews were...
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Plymouth School Board Appoints Funston to Assis. Superintendent & Riise as Director of Quality Programs

April 3, 2012
Plymouth School Board Appoints Funston to Assis. Superintendent & Riise as Director of Quality Programs

  04/04/12 The Plymouth School Board unanimously voted to appoint Daniel Funston to the position of Assistant Superintendent and Michele Riise as the Director of Quality Programs following the end of the current school year. Funston is currently the principal of Lincoln Junior High and Riise is the principal of Washington Elementary School. Funston...
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Plymouth School Board Expected to Name New Assistant Superintendent

March 30, 2012
Plymouth School Board Expected to Name New Assistant Superintendent

04/02/12 The Plymouth School Board will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 3 at the Administration Board Room on Berkley Street. The time of the meeting, however, has been changed to 5:00 p.m. Among other items, the board is expected to consider naming an incoming Assistant Superintendent and the Director of Quality...
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Plymouth School Board Updated on Food Services

February 9, 2012
Plymouth School Board Updated on Food Services

02/10/12 Gloria Burnam, director of food service for the Plymouth Community School Corporation shared her yearly report with the school Board on Tuesday. She said the number of students eating breakfast has increased from August to January last school year until now by some 8,904. She said from August to January in the 2011-2012...
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Plymouth School Board Looks to Summer School & Improvements

February 8, 2012
Plymouth School Board Looks to Summer School & Improvements

02/09/12 Although it’s only February, the Plymouth School Board has already begun to look into summer projects and school sessions. During a regular board meeting on February 7, the Board heard reports from Maintenance Director Dave Schoof and Superintendent Dan Tyree. Schoof requested permission to begin gathering estimates for projects at every building in...
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Plymouth School Board to Meet January 10th

January 4, 2012
Plymouth School Board to Meet January 10th

01/05/12 The Plymouth School Board will meet for the first time in 2012 on January 10. The meeting is scheduled for 7:00 pm in the Administration Board Room. The Board of Finance will meet immediately following the regular meeting. The Board will consider the appointment of Treasurer and Deputy Treasurer, board compensation, appoint legislative...
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Union North Transportation Fund Close to Red

December 9, 2011
Union North Transportation Fund Close to Red

 12/12/11 Transportation costs for the Union-North United School Corporation became a topic of discussion at the school board’s meeting on December 8 after they received notice from Treasurer Debbie Rubesha that the fund will be $55,570 in the red by the end of 2011. Rubesha was not at the meeting, but in correspondence to...
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Plymouth School Board Considers Retirement of Roger Smith

December 8, 2011
Plymouth School Board Considers Retirement of Roger Smith

12/09/11 The Plymouth School Board has scheduled a regular meeting for December 13 at 6:30 p.m.. The meeting time differs from the usual time of7:00 p.m. The Board is expected to consider the retirements of Rodger Smith, Assistant Superintendent; Monty Pedan, PHS Foreign Language teacher, and Tillie Kain, Riverside Intermediate teacher. If approved, all...
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Union North School Board Considers Discretionary Spending Limit

November 11, 2011
Union North School Board Considers Discretionary Spending Limit

11/14/11 The Union-North United School Board members all agreed on Thursday night that a limit to the amount that a superintendent should be allowed to spend without board approval should be set; however, what that limit should be set at brought out opposing opinions. The matter was brought to light when Interim Superintendent Julie...
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A.D. at Union North Updates School Board

November 11, 2011
A.D. at Union North Updates School Board

11/14/11 The Union North United School Board heard a report on the LaVille Athletic Department programs. Will Hostrawser, who serves as the Director of Athletics, explain that there are two main focus areas of future growth that they are addressing. He said beginning onJanuary 1, 2012, they will be implementing a new weight program....
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3% of Students in Plymouth School High Ability, State Wants 5%

November 2, 2011
3% of Students in Plymouth School High Ability, State Wants 5%

11/03/11 The Plymouth School Board heard a number of reports during their regular meeting on Tuesday night. Among those were Maintenance and Facilities, High Ability, and Title I. Menominee Principal Michael Dunn, who is also in charge of the High Ability program corporation-wide, said they currently have 3 percent of the students in the...
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Union North School Board Votes 1 – 4 Not to Cancel Bus Driver’s Contract

October 27, 2011
Union North School Board Votes 1 – 4 Not to Cancel Bus Driver’s Contract

10/28/11 The Union-North School Board voted 1-4 on Thursday night not to cancel the bus contract with driver Kellie Carrico. The contract has been the topic of discussion at several past board meetings. The lone vote to terminate the contract was made by the Board President Mark Dickson. The problem came to a head...
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Allegations of Mold at PHS Dispelled

October 6, 2011
Allegations of Mold at PHS Dispelled

10/07/11 The Indiana Department of Health has completed their investigation concerning the air quality of Plymouth High School after receiving an anonymous letter alleging that the building had mold in it and further asserting that it was, therefore, creating unsafe indoor air. Plymouth Schools Superintendent Dan Tyree informed the school board and those attending...
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Preview of Plymouth School Board Meeting

October 3, 2011
Preview of Plymouth School Board Meeting

10/04/11 The Plymouth School Board will convene on Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Building Board Room on Berkley Street. The meeting is open to the public, but comments from the audience are limited to agenda items. During the Business Transactions portion of the meeting, the board will hear the following:...
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PHS Technology Dept. Busy Preparing Computers

August 17, 2011
PHS Technology Dept. Busy Preparing Computers

08/18/11 The Plymouth Schools Technology Department staff has had their hands full in preparing for the upcoming school year that starts on Wednesday. Among other items, they have readied nearly 1, 300 computers that will be distributed to staff and students atPlymouth High School. Students will keep the MacBooks during the school year as...
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