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Junior high students get Reality check

March 31, 2011

PLYMOUTH — Area eighth graders got a hard dose of truth at Plymouth’s Lincoln Jr. High.
The program known as “The Reality Store” 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.
“It definitely gives me a new appreciation of my parents,” said Tabby Masterson, a Lincoln student, as she made her way through the maze of adult budgetary responsibilities.

Mills readies for trip to China

March 30, 2011

PLYMOUTH — 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.

Proposed legislation, shifts in Culver’s makeup will impact local public ed, says Schuldt

March 30, 2011

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).

Plymouth Schools using Project Lead the Way, Camp Invention

March 29, 2011

Editor’s Note: Inserted in today’s newspaper, readers will find the first section of the Pilot News annual progress editions “The Journey Begins” 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.

City will get 'greener' with energy savings

March 29, 2011

PLYMOUTH – The city of Plymouth will become more energy conscious with the creation of a new “Common Cents Fund” and the city’s taxpayers will likely be happy.
The Plymouth Common Council suspended the rules to create the fund passing it on all three readings in one meeting. The fund will make available $200,000 in funds for capital equipment purchases that are part of energy conservation measures.

B.I.R.D. will fly again next month, seeks projects, volunteers, donations

March 29, 2011

The committee behind Culver's B.I.R.D. (Building, Inspiring, Recreating, and Discovering) is planning a one-day return of the successful service event it sponsored locally last summer. Scheduled for Saturday, April 23, the student-led service day combines the efforts of students from Culver Academies and Culver Community High School, as well as adults from both areas and beyond, to assist anyone in the community with work projects with which they need assistance (last year's efforts ranged from cleanup jobs to painting or repairing houses).

Women's Connection hosts 'How Sweet It Is!' banquet

March 27, 2011

LAPAZ — Women's Connection will be hosting a "How Sweet It Is!" banquet Wednesday, April 6 at 11:30 a.m. in the Occasion's Banquet Hall, LaPaz. The cost is $8.50 and includes the meal and program. Darlene Dixon will speak about "Being Thankful No Matter What!" Betty Lou Horvath from La Candy Shoppe will talk about candy making and classes available locally. Joy Ritenour, Plymouth, will share her musical talents. RSVP by Friday, April 1 by contacting Edna at 574-936-9341, Marge at 574-784-3569, Marilyn at 574-546-3271, or Mary at 574-842-3224.

Delta Theta Tau 'Hollywood' Trivia Night April 2

March 27, 2011

PLYMOUTH — The Delta Theta Tau Sorority will be hosting its fifth annual fundraiser Saturday, April 2 in the Knights of Columbus Hall, Columbus Drive, Plymouth. Doors open for this "Hollywood" Trivia Night at 5:30 p.m. and the game curtain rises at 7 p.m. Teams will work together to answer 100 trivia questions throughout the night. Reserve a "cast" table for $100 (max. 10 players per table). Bring food and snacks. Drinks may be purchased at the Lounge only.

Culver Elementary School registration April 5

March 27, 2011

CULVER — Culver Community Schools Kindergarten Roundup for those students in the Monterey Elementary attendance district will be held Tuesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. in the Monterey Elementary School cafeteria. Roundup for those students in the Culver Elementary attendance district will be held Wednesday, April 6 at 6 p.m. in the Culver Elementary School cafeteria. To be eligible for kindergarten a child must be five years old on or before Aug. 1, 2011. Children do not need to attend this informational meeting for parents.

Celebrating state appearance

March 25, 2011

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CMA basketball team members met with friends, family and faculty at the school’s pep rally Wednesday, showing the team support for its state championship game Saturday. Pictured, (from left) Hayes Barnes, Hyeony-Woo Kan, Alex Dodane, Charlie Kennedy, Willie Strong, Eljay Murray, Nick Zalduendo, Aramonti Philllips, Jermaine Myers, Juwan Brescacin, and Chier Ajou, team members.

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