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Project Lead The Way is growing strong

July 24, 2014

MARSHALL COUTNY — Turning students into active participants in their learning experience has caused schools to increase Project Lead the Way (PLTW) course offerings.
Triton Community School Corporation offered PLTW courses last year in both the junior and senior high. This fall PLTW curriculum will also be available at the elementary level.
“We had a teacher participate in the training program over the summer for the K-5 Launch program,” said Superintendent Donna Burroughs. “The kids really like the PLTW courses because they get hands on learning experiences.”

Special library board meeting May 20

May 19, 2014

BOURBON — Bourbon Public Library will hold a special library board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 20 at the library to review and approve the Indiana State Library Technology Grant regarding the Remember Bourbon project. The meeting is open to the public.

Bourbon Public Library announces summer reading plans

May 16, 2014

BOURBON — FIZZ, BOOM, READ at Bourbon Public Library this summer. Babies, kids, teens, and adults can all register for the 2014 summer reading program at Bourbon Public Library starting May 27. All ages can read to be entered into drawings for prizes including T-shirts, Potawatomi Zoo passes, Science Central passes, Mud Love bracelets, restaurant certificates, and more. For pre-K through sixth-graders, the library will have mad scientist experiments — register and sign up for spaces at the library — FIZZ! — June 3 and 5, BOOM! — June 10 and 12, BANG! — July 1 and 3, POP! — July 8 and 10. 

Triton music program honored

May 16, 2014

BOURBON — A singular honor was bestowed on the Triton music program last Thursday evening at its annual spring concert. Greg Noble, representing the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), presented Director of Bands and Choirs Peter Foster with the “Best Communities for Music Education” award granted by the association.

Triton softball team raising funds for JDRF

May 9, 2014

BOURBON — “Strike out” can be either positive or negative depending upon whether or not your team is at bat. In the case of the Triton softball team, it is a positive slogan aimed at stamping out juvenile diabetes. Triton currently has five students enrolled who are Type I diabetics.

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