Friday, January 29, 2010

Principal for a Day

Plymouth celebrated their tenth Principal for a Day on Friday, January 29, 2010. Joining Plymouth principals were Mike Burroughs, Jim Masterson, David Bacon, John LaFree, Tim Castle, Carrie Cadwell, Rusty Nixon, Clyde Avery, Tony Lenne, Mike Hite, and Laura Arriaga.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Practice Lock Down

Plymouth High Schools will do a practice Lock Down at 8:50 Friday morning.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

2 Hour Delay

Because of black ice on the secondary roads, Plymouth Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay today.

Monday, January 11, 2010

PHS Freshman Orientation Program / Parent-Teacher Conferences


On January 20, 2010, Plymouth High School will hold a Freshmen Orientation Program for current eighth graders and opportunities for the parents of current high school students to conference with teachers.

The Freshmen Orientation meeting is designed to create a smooth transition from junior high to high school. At 6:00 p.m. parents/students will have an opportunity to visit departmental displays and speak with staff members in the cafeteria. At 6:30 p.m., a meeting will be held in the auditorium featuring representatives from the administration and athletic department who will discuss school policies, trimester block scheduling; and opportunities and goals for the incoming freshmen. School Counselors will provide information on graduation requirements and course selection for the 2010-2011 school year. After the meeting, eighth graders and parents will be offered tours of the school by PHS students.

Parent Teacher Conferences for current PHS students will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end at 8:30 p.m. Teachers will pre-schedule conferences from 6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Opportunities for parents to “walk in” and conference with teachers will be offered from 7:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. All conferences will be held in individual teacher’s classrooms.

Friday, January 08, 2010

Cancellation - Indiana University Speech Tournament

The Indiana University Speech Tournament has been cancelled for this weekend.

Public Meetings

Plymouth Community Schools will hold two public meetings to explain the 1 million dollar budget reduction they are facing in the general fund, to answer questions about how the school is addressing the reduction, and to take suggestions for how to address the reductions.

The public meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, January 12, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the Plymouth High School cafeteria and Thursday, January 14, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. in the Washington Elementary cafeteria. The meetings will run until 8:00 p.m. or until all input is taken.

Thursday, January 07, 2010

Early Dismissal - January 7, 2010

Plymouth Schools will be dismissing two hours early today due to inclement weather. All evening extra curricular activities are cancelled.


Plymouth School officials have been monitoring the road conditions this morning and will continue to monitor them. If we release students early, it will be posted on this Blog, as well as the following media outlets: WNDU, WSBT, and WTCA. Student safety is of paramount importance as we make this critical decision.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010

Extreme Home Makeover has Plymouth Connection

Jennie (Morris) Wilder( PHS Class of '83), and her husband, Derek Wilder, also a PHS grad, were very involved in the makeover of the home in Bunker Hill, Indiana that will air this Sunday night on ABC.

Derek, employee of Hallmark Homes out of Anderson, was the project manager of the makeover. Besides the construction, they had to recruit all of the volunteers and secure the donation of materials. The mold infested home was demolished and rebuilt in a few days despite lots of rain and mud.

The project was completed in October, and is scheduled to air on January 10.

Alumni vs. PHS Swim Meet for Heminger House

Over Christmas Break, the PHS swim team hosted an “Alumni Meet” inviting all past Plymouth swimmers to battle the current team in a meet that also raised some much needed food items for the Heminger House in Plymouth.

Jack McLiver, volunteer assistant, organized the event that turned out to be a lot of fun and also supported a great cause. Swimmers were asked to provide a participation “fee” of canned goods to be donated to the home for women who are victims of domestic abuse. Judging from the huge turnout, the cause and the camaraderie were a big hit with Plymouth swimmers.

Pictured are the captains of the current PHS Swim Teams:
Allyson Gergely, Morgan Gay, Dani Wise, Riley Senter, Joe Portteus, Kevin Garrity.

The teams and coaches are hoping to make this an annual event.

Tuesday, January 5

Because of the drifting snow, Plymouth Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay today.

Monday, January 04, 2010

Plymouth High School - Financial Aid Night

The Plymouth High School annual Financial Aid Night is WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Seniors who plan to attend college or vocational/technical schools next year should attend this meeting. Parents should also attend.

A Financial Aid Representative from Ancilla College, will be the speaker. She will talk about the various forms of financial aid and how to apply for them. She will then do a detailed explanation of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is a very important informational session and ALL Seniors and their parents are highly encouraged to attend. The meeting will last approximately one hour and thirty minutes.

Also on JANUARY 6, 2010 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the Black Box Theater, the Guidance Staff will be will be doing a PSAT Score Report presentation for the parents of Juniors and Sophomores. Individual Score Reports will be handed out and general information about the test reviewed.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Because of the drifting snow, Plymouth Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay.