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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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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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