Beams are going up at Winchester Village in front of the school on the other side of the library! Director of Operations, Marc Westfall says it’s very exciting to start seeing the changes….other than dirt. Over Winter Break workers will start connecting the new front office additions to existing columns at the north and east walls of the library. This week crews will be pouring the slab on the grade for the new 4th and 5th grade wings. Also this week they will complete the storm piping and structures from the dry retention area through the new parking lot area and start exterior cold formed metal wall framing. Coming up in December they will start the east parking lots and drive followed by roof insulation for 4th and […]
Students in Mrs. Stiller’s and Mrs. Wessel’s classes at Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy prepared exhibits on disasters and presented a Disaster Fair which was attended by other students, parents, and community members. Students researched a disaster and shared information about that disaster as well as ways to survive a similar disaster.
Students and staff at Perry Meridian 6th Grade Academy collected over 2,900 food items for Hunger Inc. in a food drive organized by the Service Learning Club and Student Ambassadors. Teams of students had fun competing with one another to bring in the most cans and even enjoyed a sculpture building contest using those donations.
Students and staff at the James Whitcomb Riley School participated in a food drive to benefit Hunger Inc. The students donated and were able to deliver 150 items to the food pantry. These items will help feed some of the 1200 people Hunger Inc. provides food to each month.
Students Ben Hahn and Asa Drake work together loading over 2,100 items that were donated during Abraham Lincoln Elementary canned food drive! Mr. Hahn, Ms. Moon, Mrs. Sherry, Mr. Elliott, Mr. Hawkins, Ms. Bertolet and The Just Say No Club helped as well! Mr. Freeman said his church has been partnered with ALE for over 20 years on this canned food drive! Wow!
The Douglas MacArthur fourth graders recently hosted a “Famous Hoosier Wax Museum” on Tuesday, November 24. The students spent the last few weeks researching a famous Hoosier as part of their Indiana history lessons. The students learned about the person’s contribution to the state of Indiana, the person’s timeline, and a famous quote from that person! Here are just a few of the famous people that visited Douglas MacArthur.
The Lady Falcon Swimming & Diving Team dominated the Warren Central Warriors at their first home meet of the season. Final score; Lady Falcons 113, Warriors 65. The ladies are off to a great start this season with a 2-1 record under the leadership of new Head Coach, Chris Etherington. The team is twenty members strong and fairly young with only 2 returning seniors. With a lot of young talent on the team, great things are in store for these ladies. The Lady Falcons will take on the Center Grove Trojans, at home, on December 1 at 6:00 p.m.
150 students participated in National Novel Writing Month by writing at least 5,000 words of a novel of their own creation. One student wrote over 20,000 words! They used their chrome books to write and share their stories with others. Future authors in the making at Perry Middle!
Under the new leadership of Head Coach, Chris Etherington, the Men’s Falcon Swim team won its season opener & first home meet against the very tough and talented, Warren Central Warriors. The Warriors had the lead for the first half of the meet and after the diving portion was completed, the falcons turned up the heat and dominated the 2nd half. Final score; Falcons 99, Warriors 81. The men’s team is excited and looking forward to a great season. The team is twenty members strong with 7 returning seniors, and last year’s high school record breakers Noah Coomler (11) and Kyle Robinson (12). Freshman talent is abundant as well with last year’s undefeated Perry Meridian Middle School relay team record breakers; Sean Hanley, Corey Miller […]
Southport students participated in a pep rally Tuesday afternoon to kick off the winter sports season. The girls Varsity team won an overtime thriller, Friday night against Bloomington South. The Boys open up their basketball season at home Wednesday night against Jeffersonville. Several senior student athletes were introduced as well as students in extra curricular activities. The dance team, cheerleaders and band participated as well.