PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth School Board has approved the addition of two new courses for Plymouth High School for the school year 2012-13.
Plymouth High School Principal Jim Condon briefly outlined the two new proposed offerings to the board and both were unanimously approved.
The first addition will be Digital Electronics. Condon explained the course is the third in a series of four for Project Lead the Way, targeting those students who want to pursue studies in engineering.
The Maxinkuckee Singers will present a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Grace United Church of Christ in Culver. There is no admission charge. They will also perform at 7:30 Thursday at Knox United Methodist Church. For more information, call 574-546-4230.
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PLYMOUTH â€” The Plymouth School Corporation held its second meeting concerning the redistricting necessary for the 2012-13 school year.
Dr. Jerome McKibben, McKibben Demographic Research, has been reviewing the data concerning enrollment for the entire Plymouth Schools.
To comply with federal mandates, school districts must maintain a balance of race/ethnicity, numbers of students who qualify for free and reduced services, and students who qualify for services due to placement in ELL classes for those with limited English speaking and/or writing skills.
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PLYMOUTH â€” Steve Carell is one of the hottest names in Hollywood right now, and a local actor will have a chance to share that â€śpersonaâ€ť in an upcoming film.
PLYMOUTH â€” In a game between two young teams struggling to find wins, it was the Lady Pilgrims who finally found one.
Plymouth outlasted John Glenn with a 10-5 fourth quarter at the tail end of a game that featured four lead changes and two ties to snap a six-game skid and earn a much-needed 36-32 victory over the visiting Falcons at The Rock Tuesday.
BREMEN â€” Bremen leading scorer Ethan Pike played four quarters and two overtime periods without a single field goal Tuesday against Argos.
His work at the free-throw line, though, made all the difference.
Pike snapped a 41-all deadlock with a pair of free throws with 1:10 left in the second extra set and the Lionsâ€™ boys basketball team held on for a 44-41 double-overtime win over the Dragons.
CULVER â€”Â The Culver Cavaliers lost a heartbreaking match up against Winamac Tuesday night, taking their first loss of the season 47-40.
The Cavs (5-1) won the tip-off but Zach Shidler of Winamac stole the ball right back on the first possession, leading to the Warriors (4-1) putting up the first two points of the game. The Warriors went on to score 16 points in the first quarter, highlighted by 3-point buckets from Bryan McKinney and Kyle Krohn, who co-led Winamac as two of three players with 13 points for the night, along with Shidler.