Eastern Pulaski’s proposed teacher contract drew no concerns during a public hearing Wednesday. Teachers would see a slight pay raise under the tentative 2019-2020 master contract agreement, according to Interim Superintendent Dr. Gib Crimmins. “It’s a small increase on the base scale and a small stipend,” he explained.Continue reading
Eastern Pulaski school officials will take comments on the proposed teacher contract tonight.Continue reading
Any savings the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation might have seen in the cost of teacher pensions will likely be offset by a drop in enrollment.Continue reading
Cracked asphalt continues to be a concern for Eastern Pulaski school officials. The pavement apparently began cracking a few months after last year’s $2.4 million project.Continue reading
A report of a Snapchat message led to a heightened security presence at Eastern Pulaski Schools Wednesday. Superintendent Dan Foster says the matter was brought to a teacher’s attention Tuesday afternoon.Continue reading
Eastern Pulaski school officials continue looking for answers, after cracks began forming in the newly-repaved parking lots.Continue reading
Just a few months after a major paving project at the Eastern Pulaski Schools campus, some of the asphalt is already starting to crack.Continue reading
Indiana’s 2018 graduation rates were released by the Department of Education Wednesday. Of Starke County’s school corporations, Knox had the highest total graduation rate at 98.6 percent, while Oregon-Davis had the lowest at 80 percent.Continue reading
More lawsuits have been filed in connection with last month’s fatal crash involving an Eastern Pulaski school bus. According to court documents filed with the Marshall County Clerk’s Office, Amber Despot, the mother of one of the passengers, is suing the driver of the truck that allegedly crashed into the bus, along with the truck’s owner.
A program to help children stay safe from potential predators is returning to Eastern Pulaski Schools next week. Retired Police Sergeant Terry Hall will be giving his Body Safety presentations.Continue reading
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in connection with last week’s bus crash that claimed the life of Winamac Middle School student Owen Abbott. According to documents filed in Marshall Circuit Court Tuesday, Abbott’s mother, Britni Fritz, is suing the driver of the truck that allegedly crashed into the bus, along with the truck’s owner.
In the aftermath of Wednesday morning’s fatal bus accident that took the life of Winamac Middle School student, Eastern Pulaski Community Schools Superintendent Dan Foster issued the following statement:
“As you are aware, our school corporation has suffered a tragedy today as there was one confirmed fatality as a result of the bus accident this morning. As the name of that individual has not been publicly released, we have chosen to not publish the name at this time.” Continue reading
A strategic plan was presented to the Eastern Pulaski School Board members.
Three local schools saw their letter grades decline in the latest round of School Accountability Grades. Knox Middle School and West Central Elementary School both got a D for the 2017-2018 school year, down from a C the year before. North Judson-San Pierre Elementary dropped from a B to a C.
Crews are putting the finishing touches on the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation’s summer paving project. “The asphalt and concrete is pretty close,” Superintendent Dan Foster says. Continue reading
A broken toilet that’s been a point of contention between the Winamac Park Board and the Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation has been repaired, thanks to a school custodian. That’s what Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo told the park board last Thursday. “I received a phone call last night, in the evening, from Steve Lawson, who is a maintenance person at the school,” DeLorenzo said. “He, on his own time, went and repaired the toilet in the bathrooms up at the ball diamonds that the school was unwilling to address, and he decided that he would take care of that on his own.”
Eastern Pulaski School Board members are helping to shed some light on the schools’ campus with a decision they made last Monday.
Superintendent Dan Foster said school board members have been considering lighting upgrades recently and they chose to utilize with Fissel Electric Service, Inc to keep the work consistent since the company put in their other lights. Continue reading
A “disconnection” between the Park Board and the school corporation was brought to the attention of the Winamac Town Council last week.
Park Board President Courtney Poor came before the council last Monday to discuss a number of matters related to the park. One item he brought up was a perceived lack of labor sharing cooperation from school officials to assist with projects, specifically ones related to the concession stand area and the ball diamonds. Continue reading