Friday, February 29, 2008

Waiver for Missed School Days

For this year only, the state is allowing waivers for schools who have missed days because of the severe weather.

Plymouth will apply for the waiver. If accepted, we will need to make up six days instead of eight.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

CANCELLATION of In-Service 1/2 Day

The in-service ½ day scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, 2008, has been cancelled.

Plymouth Community Schools will attend a FULL day on Tuesday, March 4, 2008.

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Plymouth HS Revised Final Examination Schedule
Thursday, 2/28/08 = Final examinations in periods 1, 4 and 6
Friday, 2/29/08 = Final examinations in periods 2 and 5 with student dismissal @ 11:00 A.M.

IHSAA Boys Basketball Revised Schedule
Game 1 - Glenn vs CMA moved to Wed., Feb. 27, at 7:00 pm
Game 2 - Rochester vs M. Marian moved to Thurs., Feb. 28, at 6:00 pm
Game 3 - S.B. St. Joe vs Plymouth - 7:30 pm
Game 4 - New Prairie vs Winner Game 1 - moved to Friday, Feb. 29, at 6:00 pm
Game 5 - Winners of games 2 & 3 - 7:30
Championship game - moved to Monday, March 3, 7:30 pm

Revised Girls State Basketball Tickets and T-Shirts
Wednesday, Feb 27 at 4PM in the PHS Athletic Office.

School Closing and More Information

As we looked at the condition of the county roads this morning, we determined that it would be dangerous for buses to navigate the roads even with a two-hour delay.

Information pertaining to Plymouth High School Finals and the Sectional Basketball game will be announced at approximately noon today.

The Adult Education and GED classes for today are cancelled.

Closed Tuesday

PCSC schools are closed today, February 26, due to inclement weather.

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Congratulations Lady Pilgrims

The Lady Pilgrims won an exciting semi-state game on Saturday against NLC foe Wawasee. Tickets for the IHSAA Girls Basketball 3A State Finals will go on sale in the Plymouth High School Athletic Office on Tuesday, Feb. 26, from 4:30 PM - 6:30. The Plymouth Lady Pilgrims will play Indianapolis Bishop Chatard at Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 1, at 6:00 pm. All tickets are $10.00.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Blog Bits - Success

Congratulations to Plymouth High School students, Andy Hacha and Zack Naas who were recently named to the 1st Team Academic All-State Wrestling Team. Not only did Zack and Andy excel on the wrestling mat, but they also excelled in the classroom. Kudos goes out to Zack and Andy, their parents, and the wrestling coaches!

Also a big congratulation goes out to Bob Read, PHS Head Wrestling Coach who received the prestigious Bill Thom award and Allen Shockney, PHS Head Cross Country Coach, who was recently inducted into the IATCCC Coaches Hall of Fame.

Congratulations to All!

Monday, February 18, 2008

Blog Bits

In-Service ½ Day

Tuesday, March 4, 2008, is scheduled as a corporation in-service day.

All Elementary, Riverside, and LJH students will be dismissed at 12:20 p.m.

PHS students will be dismissed at 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Blood Mobile - Rescheduled

The annual Red Cross Blood Mobile has been rescheduled for Monday, March 17th (Saint Patrick's Day). The blood drive will be held in the high school multi-purpose room.

Scheduled appointments will start at 8:00 AM and end at 1:45 PM.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Make Up Days

The following will be used as make-up days:

February 18, 2008 – President’s Day
May 23, 2008
May 27, 2008
May 28, 2008
May 29, 2008
May 30, 2008
June 2, 2008 Last Student Day
June 3, 2008 Last Teacher Day

PHS Graduation Ceremony will be on May 30, 2008 at 7:00 p.m.

If Plymouth Community Schools miss any more days due to weather, etc., the last student day and last teacher day could be adjusted.

Sunday, February 10, 2008

2 Hour Delay

PCSC is on a 2 hour delay for Monday, February 11 due to the extreme cold.

Friday, February 08, 2008

PHS Play - Performance Schedule

The Plymouth High School Theatre Department has moved their play, Spook House, to Saturday, February 9, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, February 10, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Please come see this outrageously funny spoof on all of the old creature movies. All tickets are $6.00 and can be purchased at the door.

Dessert Recital

The PHS Choral Department will present a "Dessert Recital" on Monday evening, February 11, 2008 starting at 7:00 p.m. in the high school studio theatre. This recital will feature all vocal state finalists going to Indianapolis to compete at the ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble competition on February 16, 2008. The student soloists are

Seniors: Nancy Tyree, Brittany Bingle and Ruth Nicholl
Juniors: John Patrick, Meghan Stephenson, Samantha Overmyer and Casey Faricelli Sophomores: Heather Rohr and Matthew Slaydon

Also performing will be 3 ensembles (also state qualifiers) made up of members of the Crimson Connection Show Choir. Admission is free. Please join us for an evening featuring some of Plymouth's finest young musicians.

Blood Mobile - Postponed

The Red Cross Blood Mobile that was scheduled to be held Tuesday, February 19th in the Plymouth High School multi-purpose room has been postponed. A new date for the blood drive has not yet been determined.

School Closed

PCSC will be closed Friday, February 8 due to the flooding.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

2 Hour Delay

Plymouth Community Schools will operate on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, February 8, 2008.

Congratulations to all Vocal State Solo and Ensemble Qualifiers!

The following students qualified for ISSMA State competition on Saturday, February 16th in Indianapolis!


Heather Rohr
Matthew Slaydon


Casey Faricelli
Samantha Overmyer
John Patrick
Meghan Stephenson


Brittany Bingle
Ruth Nicholl
Nancy Tyree

Small Ensemble:

Brittany Bingle, John Patrick and Nancy Tyree

Small Ensemble:

Brittany Bingle, Christina Ganshorn, Madelyn Horvath, Tayler May, Ruth Nicholl, Kamara Pfledderer,

Large Ensemble:

Brittany Bingle, Serena Constable, Christina Ganshorn, Courtney Harris, Caitlin Hite, Madelyn Horvath, Angelina Jung, Allison Long, Tayler May, Christopher McGee, Nicole Menser, Ruth Nicholl, Shelly Ortiz, Samantha Overmyer, John Patrick, Kamara Pfledderer, Crystal Potter, Heather Rohr, Meghan Stephenson, Matthew Slaydon

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Cancellations - Adult Education Classes

All Adult Education Classes for this evening, Wednesday, February 6, 2008, are cancelled.

School Cancellations and Delays

ALL activities for this evening, Wednesday, February 6, 2008 have been cancelled. This will include practices and scheduled events.

Also - Plymouth Community Schools will be operating on a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, February 7, 2008.

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Congratulations to Instrumental Students

The following instrumental students qualified for the ISSMA State Solo and Ensemble competition in Indianapolis.

Kayla Ray, flute solo
Krista Krpan, flute solo and trio
Amy Jacobs, flute solo
Katie Shaffer, flute solo
Kara Gilley, flute solo
Cassie Eberly, flute solo and trio
Katie Morrow, flute solo
Mae Christiansen, flute solo and trio
Morgan Hassett, oboe solo
Kayla Wentz, bassoon solo
Tom Wilson, bass clarinet solo and sax sextet
Calvin Cook, alto sax solo and sax sextet
Alyssa Cabrera, alto sax solo and sax sextet
Kyanne Eisenhour, sax sextet
Samantha Kemp, sax sextet and percussion ensemble
Parker Miller, sax sextet
Doug Booth, trumpet solo and trio and brass sextet
Matt Woods, trumpet trio
Tim Gordon, trumpet solo and brass sextet
Andrew Kurtz, tuba solo and brass sextet
Colton Maddox, brass sextet
Courtney Lippley, brass sextet
Doug Gehrke, brass sextet
Leah Cook, snare solo and percussion ensemble
Nathan Dubinin, marimba ensemble and percussion ensemble
Tyler Humphrey, marimba ensemble and percussion ensemble
Kaylee Kopetski, marimba ensemble and percussion ensemble
Ben Kraszyk, marimba ensemble and perc. ensemble
Katelyn Jung, percussion ensemble
Gage Paeynrt (an 8th GRADER), percussion ensemble
Lindsey Holloway (an 8th GRADER), percussion ensemble
Carolin Ramirez, violin solo and string quartet
Derek Hill, cello solo
Lucas Hill, string quartet
Addie Palmer, string quartet
Cameron Pifer, string quartet

2 Hour Delay

PCSC will run on a two hour delay this morning, February 5.

Monday, February 04, 2008

Scholastic Art Award Winners

Congratulations to our Art Department students for their fantastic showing at the Scholastic Art Awards Program. The exhibition dates are February 2 – 16. The Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held February 3rd at 2:00. Both are scheduled for the Century Center in South Bend.

Patrick Gainer - Gold Key - Photography
Clare Morrow - Gold Key - Drawing
Federico Cuatlacuatl - Silver Key - Mixed Media
Patrick Gainer - Silver Key - Printmaking
Caleb Hadden - Silver Key - Computer Art
Andrew Kurtz - Silver Key - Printmaking
Federico Cuatlacuatl - Honorable Mention - Mixed Media
Patrick Gainer - Honorable Mention - Printmaking
Lindsey Gibbons - Honorable Mention - Computer Art
Lindsey Gibbons - Honorable Mention - Drawing
Holly Leedke - Honorable Mention - Computer Art
Kasey Litts - Honorable Mention - Painting
Justin Nettrouer - Honorable Mention - Computer Art
Abby Williams - Honorable Mention - Painting

Portfolio Awards – 10 Artworks

Patrick Gainer - Gold Key
Kailey Babcock - Honorable Mention

Friday, February 01, 2008

LJHS-Girls "B" Basketball

The 8th grade "B" girls basketball tourney scheduled for Saturday at LJH has been cancelled.

School Closed

PCSC schools are closed Friday, February 1 due to inclement weather.