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Performing Arts Department big part of Triton Schools

August 4, 2012

BOURBON — The Triton High School Performing Arts Department is a comprehensive program that involves students in grades 5-12. The music program offers both instrumental and vocal music performing opportunities.

Students brighten BPL

August 2, 2012

BOURBON — Once drab and dreary walls that lead down the stairs and to the children’s area and meeting room of the Bourbon Public Library are now full of color and life. Thanks to five Triton High School students who took on an enormous project for the library and devoted their time throughout the school year and even over the summer, kids and adults now enjoy walking downstairs as they pass through a rolling country farm scene.

Lift station project completed

July 31, 2012

BOURBON — The town of Bourbon has recently completed an infrastructure project that has replaced its main sanitary lift station with a new lift station and screening unit. The new lift station has three new lift pumps, a new pump vault, and a new control valve vault.

Summerfest is Aug. 10-12; schedule complete

July 30, 2012

BOURBON — Can a small community mount an effective festival? The Triton community — Bourbon, Etna Green, and Tippecanoe — can do it as the Triton Community Summerfest 2012 takes place Aug. 10, 11 and 12 in Bourbon. Area residents and visitors are invited to share a fun experience in small town Midwest America at the Community Park Friday evening, with the official opening of 6:30 p.m. There will be carousel rides open and vendors selling their wares. Stay for the Miss Triton pageant at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $1 or paper products for the food pantry.

Smith is Summerfest grand marshal

July 30, 2012

BOURBON — “Home town girl loves Bourbon” could be the headline description of Eloise Smith, Grand Marshal of the 2012 Bourbon Summerfest parade scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at 11 a.m. in downtown Bourbon.
Selected by the Summerfest Committee as an example of community loyalty and support, Smith has been teaching at Triton Elementary School for the last 34 years, and retired at the end of this year.

Triton art students take trip to Europe

July 30, 2012

BOURBON — Eight Triton High School art club students recently took a nine-day trip to Europe with their teacher, Diane Westphal. They visited Paris, Milan, Florence, Pisa, and Rome, checking out famous art and architecture along the way.
“The plane ride itself was an experience,” said one student, Ethan Yazel. “The eight-hour flight was a little tedious but it was worth it once we got to Paris.”
Yazel said that his favorite sights on the trip included the many old buildings.

2 school board seats up for election; forum on tap

July 8, 2012

BOURBON — Triton School Corporation will have two school board seats up for election Nov. 6, 2012 for the Bourbon Township and the At-Large districts. Candidates must reside within the same district they wish to represent and must have at least 10 signatures of registered voters. At-Large candidates may reside anywhere within the corporation. All nomination petitions must be filed in Marshall County. Any signatures received from Etna Township patrons must be taken to Kosciusko County to be verified, and then the petition must be taken to Marshall County to be filed.

BHSAA holds 117th meeting

July 4, 2012

BOURBON — The 117th meeting of the Bourbon High School Alumni Association was held in the Matchett Senior Center Saturday May 19. Classes graduating in the years ending 2 and 7 were the honored classes. There were 171 alumni and guests present. Greeters for the evening were from the 50-year class of 1962 and included Don Hall, and Chet and Jane Hall. The hostess was Connie Neidig Kuntz class of 1962, and the prayer was by Richard Bellman, also class of 1962.
Chet Hall led the pledge to the flag, and also honored all the veterans from each war.

Triton school offices closed in July; registration schedule announced

July 4, 2012

BOURBON — The offices of Triton Elementary and Triton Jr./Sr. High Schools will be closed during the month of July for summer cleaning and maintenance. The offices will reopen Monday, July 30.
Elementary office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jr./Sr. High School office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. New students entering Triton Jr./Sr. High School should call 574-342-6505 to make an appointment to register. Textbooks are to be paid in full or a payment schedule must be established on these dates for both buildings.

Town employees recognized

July 3, 2012

BOURBON — Kudos were presented and gratefully received at the regular meeting of the Bourbon Town Council last Tuesday. With the completion of the Bourbon Storm Water Improvements Project, the contractor, Selge Construction Company, Inc., had only praise for town employees.
“It has been a great experience working with Mr. Mike Shoda of the Municipal Water and Wastewater Department…,” said President Marv Selge in a letter.
Also complimented were Roger Terry of the Municipal Street Department and Kimberly Berger, clerk treasurer, and their staff.

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