The Eastern Pulaski School Board approved one-year contract extensions for the corporation’s principals and athletic director Monday. High School Principal Rick DeFries, Middle School Principal Ryan Dickinson, Elementary School Principal Jill Collins, and Athletic Director Bill Ball are now under contract through June of 2020.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board will consider contract extensions for the corporation’s principals and athletic director during today’s meeting. Continue reading
Winamac High School’s valedictorian and salutatorian were recognized by the Eastern Pulaski School Board last week. Valedictorian Miranda Hettinger told board members she plans to go to St. Mary’s College, where she’ll major in computing and applied math and play softball. Salutatorian Lera Good said she plans to study English and creative writing at Valparaiso University.
Local school officials continue reevaluating their safety procedures, following last month’s school shooting in Florida. The Eastern Pulaski School Board got an update Monday from the corporation’s school safety specialists, Middle School Principal Ryan Dickinson and High School Principal Rick DeFries, along with Chris Schramm from the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.
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.
Winamac High School Principal Rick DeFries discussed the Harmony program with the Eastern Pulaski School Board. Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman commented that it’s a great way for parents to keep track of how their child is doing in school.
“Harmony has a lot of information for parents,” said Klitzman. “If they can get on the internet, they can actually get into a teacher’s grade book and see their child’s scores, grades, absences and discipline. Harmony is a great feature. Parents can get in there and keep track, on a daily basis, of what their children may be doing.”