Pugh Named Assistant Principal at Culver Community Middle/High School

Culver Community Schools Superintendent Karen Shuman and Middle/High School Assistant Principal Josh Pugh (photo from Culver Community Middle/High School Facebook page)

A Knox school administrator has been named the new assistant principal at Culver Community Middle/High School. The hiring of Josh Pugh was announced on the school’s Facebook page Monday. The job became open when the school board decided to separate the assistant principal position from the athletic director position last month.

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No Major Concerns Voiced with Knox Schools’ Building Plans during Informational Meeting

Tom Neff with architectural firm Schmidt Associates discusses Knox Schools’ proposed building project during an informational meeting Monday.

No major concerns were raised during a public presentation on the Knox Community School Corporation’s proposed building project Monday. Current plans call for the demolition of the elementary school’s Palmer Wing, and the construction of a new addition extending south from the newer portion of the school.

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Knox Police Cracking Down on Cars Blocking Streets Near Elementary, Middle Schools

Yellow areas are where students are to be dropped off. Green areas are where traffic flow is expected. (graphic provided by Knox City Police Department)

Knox School officials are beginning to see some success with updated drop-off and pickup procedures. Previously, cars had been lining up on local roads around the elementary and middle schools. Knox City Police have asked elementary school parents not to arrive to pick up students before 2:20 p.m. Officers say any cars standing on Culver Road will be issued a ticket.

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New Parking Lot Entrance Proposed to Improve Traffic Flow at Knox Middle School

Efforts to resolve traffic issues at Knox Middle School continue. During Monday’s school board meeting, Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart discussed the idea of adding a new parking lot entrance on Main Street. “We’ve been trying to separate car and bus traffic at the middle school,” he explained, “where we could bring in either buses or cars and have them exit right out onto Main Street.”

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