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Triton School Board Appoves Hires and Fundraisers

July 19, 2011
Triton School Board Appoves Hires and Fundraisers

07/20/11 With the start of school only a few weeks away, the Triton School Board approved a number of hires and appointments for the 2011-2012 school year during their regular meeting on July 18. The first teacher day will be August 15 and the first student day, August 16. Among those hired are the...
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School Honors Schoof and Langdon for Energy Savings

July 13, 2011
School Honors Schoof and Langdon for Energy Savings

07/14/11  Within a few short years, the Plymouth Community School Corporation (PCSC) has been able to decrease utility costs by some $400,000. During the school board meeting on July 12, Plymouth Schools Maintenance Director Dave Schoof and area resident Bill Langdon were given plaques of appreciation for their work in identifying problem areas and...
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Fundraising for New Tech High School Ahead of Game

June 30, 2011
Fundraising for New Tech High School Ahead of Game

07/01/11  Plymouth School Superintendent Dan Tyree updated the board on the progress of obtaining the necessary monies to launch the New Tech High School. He said, “Through grants and donations, we already have $260,000.” Tyree said, “We plan to continue fundraising through July.” He also noted that most of the donations are five-year gifts,...
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Jeff Houin Appointed as Plymouth Schools Corporation Attorney

June 29, 2011
Jeff Houin Appointed as Plymouth Schools Corporation Attorney

06/30/11 During a regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday night, the Plymouth School Board officially appointed Jeffery Houin to the position of Corporation Attorney. Houin is originally from Plymouth and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1996. He competed on the Plymouth Speech Team all except his junior year, when he attended Wentzinger Gymnasium...
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Plymouth School Board Extends Contracts for Administrators

June 29, 2011
Plymouth School Board Extends Contracts for Administrators

06/30/11 The Plymouth School Board voted 5-0 to extend the contract of Superintendent Daniel Tyree. Additionally, they voted unanimously to extend three-year contracts to administrators. One year contracts were extended to all assistant administrators and the lone first-time principal. One–year contracts were also given to the Athletic Director and Guidance Department Director at Plymouth...
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Plymouth School Board Meets Tuesday

June 27, 2011
Plymouth School Board Meets Tuesday

06/28/11 The Plymouth School Board will convene at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, June 28 in the Administration Board Room. Among other appointments, the board is expected to name Jeff Houin as the Plymouth Community School Corporation attorney effective June 18, 2011. Additionally, the agenda lists consideration of Carrie Cannon as Curriculum Intern effective July...
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Union North School Board Approves Pay Raises

June 10, 2011
Union North School Board Approves Pay Raises

06/13/11  The Union-North School Board voted unanimously in approval of pay raises for certified, non-certified and building administers for the 2011-2012 school year. Certified staff will receive an approximately two percent increase. Superintendent Dr. Terry Barker said there will be significant changes in laws as of July 1 concerning evaluations, due process and reduction...
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Probationary Status of LaVille Jr. Sr. High

February 16, 2011
Probationary Status of LaVille Jr. Sr. High

02/17/11 The Union-North United School Corporation held a public hearing last Thursday night to inform the public on the probationary status of the LaVille Jr.-Sr, High School. According to Principal Chuck Phillips, the decision at the state level was based on data from the 2008-2009 school year. Phillips said the math scores at the...
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Plymouth School Board to Meet Tuesday

February 14, 2011
Plymouth School Board to Meet Tuesday

02/15/11 It’s a full agenda for Tuesday’s Plymouth Community School Board meeting.  The meeting will be held in the administration board room beginning at 7 p.m. and is open to the public although comments are limited to agenda items only. The school board will have an update on Project LEAD the Way and information...
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Plymouth School Board Considers New Tech High School & Project Base Elementary

February 6, 2011
Plymouth School Board Considers New Tech High School & Project Base Elementary

02/07/11 The 2012-2013 school year at Washington Elementary School and Plymouth High School could look drastically different for some students. Plymouth School Board members were given presentations on February 3 by Washington Principal Michele Riise on a proposed Washington Discovery Academy and from PHS Principal Jim Condon on a proposed New Tech High. Riise...
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Plymouth School Board Conducts Workshop on Realignment of Special Ed Services

January 19, 2011
Plymouth School Board Conducts Workshop on Realignment of Special Ed Services

01/20/11  The Plymouth School Board held a workshop meeting on Tuesday night to discuss proposed changes in the way that the corporation utilizes the services of JESSE (Joint Educational Services in Special Services). The board voted unanimously at the first meeting of 2011 to hold a workshop monthly in order to have the needed...
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Union North United School Board Approves Change Orders

January 14, 2011
Union North United School Board Approves Change Orders

01/17/11  Union North United School Board patron, Everett Garrett voiced his concerns over change orders being considered for the renovation work in progress at the LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School. Garrett said, “Change orders are one of the most dangerous things you can run into in a construction project” He went on to say that...
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School Board Elects New Officers

January 7, 2011
School Board Elects New Officers

01/10/11 The Plymouth School Board started their first meeting of 2011 attending to the organization of the board. Members Melissa Christensen and Larry Pinkerton were sworn in as newly elected members after both were re-elected in November. Immediately following the administration the oaths, Christiansen was unanimously elected as board president. Also receiving unanimous votes...
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Plymouth School Corp. Makes AYP

November 5, 2010
Plymouth School Corp. Makes AYP

11/08/10 Plymouth Schools Superintendent Dan Tyree made the announcement on Thursday night during the school board meeting that the Plymouth School Corporation made AYP (Adequate Yearly Progress). The State of Indiana designates the AYP status through student performance and participation scores on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress + (ISTEP) assessments in English/language...
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Plymouth School Board Adopts Budgets

September 17, 2010
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The Plymouth School Board adopted the 2011 Budget, the Capital Projects Plan and the Bus Replacement Plan during their regular meeting on September 16. The board had held a workshop on August 19 on the matter and then advertised the budget and plans on both August 20 and August 27. A public hearing was...
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Plymouth School Board To Consider 2011 Budgets

September 13, 2010
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A meeting of the Plymouth School Board has been set for September 16 at the Administration Board Room on Berkley Street. Agenda items include the appointments of a number of paid and volunteer sports coaches and the Plymouth High School junior class sponsor. Business transactions include: The consideration of the 2011 budget, 2011 Capital...
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Union-North Moving Ahead With Bond Sale

September 10, 2010
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On September 9, the Union-North School Board voted unanimously to approve a Notice to Taxpayers of Additional Appropriation in the amount of $950,000. The appropriation is for the addition and related renovation of LaVille Elementary School. The action was taken with the anticipation of selling bonds for approximately $4,600,000 for the entire school project,...
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Plymouth School Board To Hold Budget Hearing

September 1, 2010
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09/01/10 The Plymouth School Board will meet for a regular session on August 2 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administrative Board Room. A budget hearing is scheduled for the 2011 budgets. Agenda topics include a report on the School Safety Committee and a report on the elementary level ISTEP scores. The agenda indicates that...
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Plymouth School Board To Meet July 8

July 4, 2010
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7/4/10 The Plymouth School Board is scheduled to meet on July 8 at 7:00 p.m. in the Administration Board Room. The meeting is open to the public; however, comments are limited to agenda items. Agenda items include, but are not limited to, : Awarding of fuel bids; a report on the Transportation Department; the...
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Plymouth School Board approves New Hire at PHS and Extends Administrative Contracts

June 25, 2010
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06/25/10 During the June 24 Plymouth School Board meeting, board members present voted unanimously to approve the hire of Kenneth Olson as Plymouth High School Dean of Students. Olson has been teaching social studies at the high school level for ten years. He spent one year in the Warsaw system and the following nine...
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