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Riffle, Chupp tops in THS class of ‘13

June 17, 2013

BOURBON — Daniel Riffle III has been named the valedictorian for the class of 2013 at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School, with Adrian Chupp earning the honor of salutatorian.
Riffle achieved the All-A Honor Roll each grading period throughout high school. This year he was presented an academic gold medallion and an engraved watch at the academic awards banquet for reaching the highest level of academic points at Triton. The math department selected him as one of two top students for his four years of achievement.

Welcome to ‘Kyle’s Koncessions’

June 17, 2013

BOURBON — Tears flowed and memories abounded as family and friends gathered Wednesday to memorialize Kyle Pugh of Bourbon at the dedication of newly-completed “Kyle’s Koncessions” at the Little League/Softball fields. Kyle was a Triton Elementary School student who died on July 26, 2011 in a go-cart accident at the farm owned by his parents, Wesley and Alissa Pugh.

Triton school board looks at transportation dept. changes

June 2, 2013

BOURBON — The Triton School Board and patrons alike were gratified to see four STARS students present the book they had written for publication. First- and second-graders Angelica Sarabia, Dena Slabaugh, Jordan Kaufman, and Serena Schwartz, representing STARS students, showed their book, “Three Mice and a Cat,” and read prepared explanations during the regular board meeting last Monday.

‘Dig Into Reading’ at Bourbon Public Library

May 24, 2013

BOURBON — Everyone can “Dig Into Reading” this summer at the Bourbon Public Library. Registration begins May 28 for a summer of fun and prizes.
During June:
• Babies birth-2 years old can track reading/activities to be entered into a drawing for grand prizes from Misty Werly Photography, Blessed with Bows, Goodies Galore Cookies and Tupperware. Books read will also count toward the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

KYLA graduates

May 13, 2013

Several Triton High School students were honored last week at the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy graduation. These students participated in leadership activities with students from other high schools in Kosciusko County. Graduates from Triton are, pictured in no particular order, Ashley Borg, Mikayla Harker, Taylor Hatfield, Dean Howdeshell, Mallorie Jennings, Allie Kann, Benjahmin Perkins, and Holly Stogsdill.

Triton to participate in SFSP

May 3, 2013

BOURBON — The Triton School Corporation has announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children, 1 to 18 years, and to persons older than 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be provided to all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

Prom royalty

May 3, 2013

Triton High School held its prom Saturday, April 20. Prom royalty were, from left, prom prince, Jayden Mosier; princess, Emilee Koontz; queen, Marissa Ross; and king, Clay Yeo.

Triton DI earns grant

April 26, 2013

BOURBON — Members of Triton’s Destination ImagiNation team in the Project Outreach Challenge: Reel to Real were recently selected to receive a $2,500 grant from the Marshall County Community Foundation. 
The team, Bourbon Community Awareness, had to define a need within its community, enlist community partners, and document its progress for the Destination ImagiNation program.
This team chose to have a mural painted in town, and sought out a location (Bourbon Subway), obtained permission from the owner, secured a muralist, and has begun to seek funds to complete the project.

Bourbon patrolman’s resignation prompts Town Council discussion

April 19, 2013

BOURBON — Personnel matters were on the agenda last Tuesday night as the Bourbon Town Council met in regular session.
The Council accepted the resignation of police patrolman Ben McIntyre, who is moving to the Plymouth Police Department. Discussion ensued about his replacement and whether to hire a full-time officer or retain a four-person force and supplement with part-time officers. The issues involve budgeting for benefits on the one hand and scheduling complications on the other. The matter was tabled to be taken under advisement.

Two teaching positions cut

April 19, 2013

BOURBON — The Triton School Board took definitive action to solve the budget shortfall at its regular meeting Monday night. As a result, two full-time teaching positions will be eliminated this fall.
Superintendent Donna Burroughs, presenting the report of the Finance Committee, which also reflected her own recommendations, detailed four main actions which were approved unanimously by the five-member board.
According to Burroughs, though, no teachers will actually be cut.

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