Proposed Student, Employee Handbook Updates Presented to Eastern Pulaski School Board

The Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation is looking to move bus stops off of highways. A proposed update to the transportation handbook would eliminate all highway stops both in and out of town, according to the draft minutes from last week’s school board meeting. Another change would offer more guidance on when drivers should use the buses’ strobe lights.

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Winamac High School Athletes Learning Leadership Lessons with Habitudes Curriculum

Winamac High School’s Athletic Leadership Council has a new tool for teaching leadership skills to student athletes. Athletic Director Bill Ball and council members recently discussed the Habitudes curriculum with the Eastern Pulaski School Board. Ball said the 12-lesson program is being incorporated into monthly Athletic Leadership Council meetings this year.

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Winamac High School Principal Placed on Administrative Leave Due to Misconduct Allegations

Winamac Community High School

Winamac High School Principal Jeremy Tucker has been placed on paid administrative leave. In a statement Wednesday, Eastern Pulaski Superintendent Dara Chezem said the leave took effect January 24, due to allegations of misconduct. Chezem said the school district has launched a thorough investigation.

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Eastern Pulaski Students Improving Reading Skills with Help from Therapy Dog

Teacher Meagon Losh, Peach Roth, and Rita attend last week’s Eastern Pulaski School Board meeting.

Eastern Pulaski Elementary School students are getting some help from a reading companion. Title I Reading Intervention Teacher Meagon Losh told the school board last week that many of her students struggle. Getting them to read and re-read a book enough times for them to practice and get better can be a challenge.

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