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Excel classes start April 26 at BPL

April 13, 2012

BREMEN — The Bremen Public Library has scheduled a three-week series of classes on Microsoft Excel. The classes will be held Thursday evenings, April 26, May 3 and May 10 .
Each class session will be two hours and build upon the skills presented in the previous class in the series. All classes are held in the library meeting room. These classes will feature the use of Excel version 2010 using the library’s new Windows 7 laptop computers. There is no charge for residents of German Township but registration is required.

Trustees considering funding options

April 6, 2012

BREMEN — Bremen Schools Board of Trustees has been working with administrators, liaisons, and company representatives to determine the options for funding the One-to-One technology integration initiative for Bremen’s students.
Superintendent Russ Mikel brought some financing options to the board to show trustees what monies might be available to them for purchasing Apple iPads.

Newest BPD officer earning his pay

April 6, 2012

BREMEN — Bremen Police Department’s newest officer has been proving himself a worthy adversary and a good friend, and as is fully earning his pay — even if it is only in kibble and chew toys.

‘Operation’ Spring Sensation April 21

April 6, 2012

BREMEN — If the colorful flowers and warmer temperatures weren’t a sign of the season, the annual Spring Sensation put on by Community Hospital of Bremen will remind us that the time is here.

IDOE report shows BHS grads’ success

April 6, 2012

BREMEN — A report produced jointly by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education and the Indiana Department of Education looking at the success of graduates showed Bremen High School grads as above average in several categories.
The results of that Indiana College Readiness Report gave school officials something to be proud of. High school principal Bruce Jennings offered the study’s three pages of findings to school trustees — which included the following facts:
• 80 percent of BHS graduates sought bachelor’s degrees in 2010 in comparison to the state’s overall percentage of 67

Retired science teacher’s inventions help students learn in different ways

April 6, 2012

BREMEN — When George Cox, of Bremen, was teaching science to junior and senior high school students, he often felt frustrated that he couldn’t find ways to illustrate concepts to his students. To teach Newton’s first and second laws of motion, Cox used to drop an eight pound shot put and a softball out of an upstairs window at Bremen High School. The idea was to prove that the objects would hit the ground at the same time, even though they were different weights.
“I had to stop doing that, because I was creating (marks) in the lawn,” said Cox. “The school custodian made me stop.”

Students face new calendar, fate of testing results

March 30, 2012

BREMEN — Bremen third grade students will soon find what their calendar will look like for the upcoming school year and whether or not their classmates will be accompanying them on to the next grade.

BHS grad authors book

March 30, 2012

WARSAW — When a young Katie McGowen was in second grade at Bremen Elementary School, she realized she enjoyed writing poems. Her teacher Deb Harrison supported and inspired her and later, as a freshman at Bremen High School, Jamie Smith, even further encouraged McGowen’s passion for literature.
She graduated from BHS in 1999, went on to Purdue University to earn a bachelor’s degree in Physical Education in 2003, and later became Mrs. Nate Mueller, a housewife and mother of a daughter named Bella (now 7).

Governor makes synthetic drugs illegal

March 30, 2012

Local law enforcement to begin searches
BREMEN — Indiana’s Governor Mitch Daniels signed into law, House Enrolled Act. #1196 Thursday, March 15, which immediately made a number of formerly legal substances illegal to possess, transport or sell in the state.

Library offers the latest in technology

March 30, 2012

eBooks, digital audiobooks now available to BPL patrons
BREMEN — Technology is ever moving forward and in turn, libraries are changing with the times, offering their patrons the very latest conveniences available.
Bremen Public Library has gotten on board recently adding digital audiobooks and eBooks to their collection. Shelli Kauffman, head of Adult Services said the Bremen library administrators are simply attempting to fill a need.

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