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April 1st, 2011
Culver Academiesâ€™ Huffington Concert Series for the 2010-2011 season concludes with Alfred Hitchcockâ€™s award-winning play, â€śThe 39 Steps,â€ť Wednesday, April 6, starting at 7:30 p.m. onstage at Eppley Auditorium on the Academies campus.
Area students enjoyed feeling a handful of sheepâ€™s wool, given to them by Jamie Michel, after Andy Howe sheared the animal during a demonstration for Ag Day at Centennial Park Thursday.
PLYMOUTH â€” Jefferson Elementary Head Cook Judi Martin has a new appreciation for the CPR training that the Plymouth Schools required her and others to take.
In early March, a cafeteria monitor at Jefferson rushed into the kitchen and told Martin she was needed immediately in the lunch room.
Martin said she quickly saw a third grader holding her throat and not breathing very well.
â€śWhen I stood her up, she was already a little limp,â€ť Martin said. â€śI told her I was going to push on her tummy a little.â€ť
CULVER â€”Â Culver-Union Township Public Library (CUTPL) will start a new session of free computer classes in April. Classes will be held Monday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday mornings at 10 a.m., and will last two hours.
Sessions for the month of April will cover Computers for Beginners (two weeks), Internet and E-mail. These are hands-on classes and the library will provide computers. Those with their own laptop computer can bring it to the classes.
PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth Community School Corporation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children 18 years of age and younger for free. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disabilities and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the following sites and times:
DONALDSON â€” Ancilla College has announced plans to host its third annual Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon on Saturday, May 21.
Located on the grounds of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministry Center, the Tri Ancilla sprint triathlon will consist of a 500 yard swim, an 11 mile bike ride, and a 3.1 mile run.
PLYMOUTH â€” Area eighth graders got a hard dose of truth at Plymouthâ€™s Lincoln Jr. High.
The program known as â€śThe Reality Storeâ€ť sent Plymouth and Argos eighth grade students through a brief exercise designed to give them a taste of the economic realities of adulthood. In addition it seems to have given most a new perspective on certain people in their lives.
â€śIt definitely gives me a new appreciation of my parents,â€ť said Tabby Masterson, a Lincoln student, as she made her way through the maze of adult budgetary responsibilities.
PLYMOUTH â€” When Britni Mills graduated from Plymouth High School in 2008 and headed for the Purdue University campus, she knew she wanted to find a career where she could help people. That desire has stayed strong.
Now as a junior at Purdue, she is majoring in sociology and minoring in communications to help fulfill that dream.
In May, she hopes to be able to put her training and education to the test by making a seven-week trip to China.
Mills joined the campus Outreach Ministries at Purdue that has helped to give her a direction for her future.
Heated discussion has raged in recent weeks and months over education-related legislation at the state level in Indiana, including from local teachers who visited the state house to oppose proposed changes across the Hoosier state (as reported recently in the Citizen).
Editorâ€™s Note: Inserted in todayâ€™s newspaper, readers will find the first section of the Pilot News annual progress editions â€śThe Journey Beginsâ€ť which continues Wednesday with section two, and Thursday with section three. Inside section three, readers will get an in-depth look at what is going on inside the Plymouth Community School Corporation. Here is more on Project Lead the Way and Camp Invention.