Eastern Pulaski’s new school superintendent is settling into the job. Dara Chezem told the school board Monday that her year has gotten off to a great start.Continue reading
Members of the public have a chance to weigh in on teacher pay at Eastern Pulaski Schools.
A pre-formal bargaining hearing will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. EDT in the Eastern Pulaski Conference/Meeting Center.Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski School Board welcomed a new member last week. Aaron Campbell took the oath of office at the start of last week’s meeting, along with recently-reelected members Joe Cunningham and Tim Rausch.Continue reading
Winamac High School will keep its entrance canopy. The Eastern Pulaski School Board voted five-to-two Monday to refurbish the structure for a total cost of nearly $7,000. That’s less than a third of what it would cost to tear it down.
North Judson residents have a new health care option. Pulaski Memorial Hospital Medical and Surgical Group has opened a new physician office at 414 Lane Street. The move marks the return of Dr. Curtis Bejes to North Judson as the facility’s medical director. He’ll be joined by nurse practitioners Beth Ruff and Chantel Anderson. According to a press release, the office will initially focus on family medicine, offering medical care to patients of all ages.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board has a new president. Terri Johnston was elected president for the year during Monday’s school board meeting. She replaces Joe Cunningham. Deke DeMarco was reelected vice-president, with Cunningham opposing. Beth Ruff will take over as board secretary.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board has removed Kyle Johnson from his coaching positions. During a two-minute special session Thursday, board members narrowly voted to cancel Johnson’s athletic contracts.
A Winamac High School teacher has been chosen to help set up a physics teaching collaborative in Mexico City. Jeremy Wegner will travel there as part of a group from Notre Dame.
The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation may soon offer school bus driver training. Superintendent Dan Foster told the school board Monday evening finding enough drivers to cover routes is an ongoing struggle. He’s envisioning a program in which the corporation would help drivers acquire the necessary training, and in exchange the drivers would agree to work for the corporation for a minimum amount of time. Continue reading
The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation may soon be upgrading its parking lots and cafeteria facilities, with funds left over from its recent renovation project. School board members and administrators have been putting together a list of improvements they’d like to see with the remaining $1.6 million. The school board met Tuesday to narrow down that list and decide which projects will move ahead. Continue reading