The FIRST Robotics State Champions, Southport High School’s, CyberCards, FRC Team 1529, departed SHS on Wednesday, April 27th and traveled to St. Louis for a 4 day competition in the World Championships along with 639 other teams from around the world! The CyberCards had a wonderful experience and played a hard-fought, heart-felt game. After all qualification matches, the CyberCards ended their journey in 44th place. What an outstanding representation of, not only themselves, but also of Southport High School, Perry Township, and the state of Indiana. Congratulations on a tremendous season CyberCards! To see several more pictures of this exciting journey log onto the Perry Township Schools Facebook page.
On Sunday, May 1, Southport High School physics students traveled to Kings Island Amusement Park in Mason, OH, where they applied physics concepts to real-life situtations. Students were able to apply their problem-solving skills and integrate much of their knowledge of math and physics to analyze the many attractions at Kings Island.
The students in the Clinton Young Cyber Lions Technology Club hosted a Technology Fair on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016. They worked in pairs to design, create and/or build a project. The groups worked on their projects during club meetings. The Technology Fair was used to exhibit and demonstrate their projects and their knowledge of them. The experience for the students was about more than just technology! The students not only created and designed their own unique projects from various forms of technology, but they also had to work collaboratively with their partner, do research, create a presentation for their display, and work on speaking to their audience to share the knowledge they gained while working on their their projects. Parents, teachers and advisors called the […]
The Perry Township Education Foundation 23rd Annual Golf Outing, presented by the Skillman Corporation, is coming up on June 9th at the Legends of Indiana in Franklin, IN! Foursomes and sponsorships are available and can be found at ptef.org/golf Any questions, please contact Hannah Dale: [email protected] 317.789.2395
If you’re looking for a way to say “Thank You” to that special educator in your student’s life, please consider donating to the Perry Township Education Foundation in his or her honor. A token of gratitude, your personal message, and a personalized certificate will be delivered to your honoree whose name will be included in the Foundation’s annual report. Your tax-deductible donation will help fund grants that benefit the children in Perry Township public schools. Please visit www.ptef.org/giving to donate online or send a check made payable to Perry Township Education Foundation to: Perry Township Education Foundation 6548 Orinoco Avenue Indianapolis, IN 46227 *$10 is the minimum contribution per honoree.
One of Perry Meridian Middle Schools small learning communities was recognized by the NCAA on Thursday May 5th. Victor Hill the Associate Director of Team Works Community Programs & Youth Clinics for the NCAA showed up at PMMS to present a large plaque to the school. PMMS was one of only four schools in the entire state, and the only middle school, to receive the award. “I am very proud of this group and the work that is being recognized through the NCAA”, stated proud principal Dave Rohl, Ed.S. “This partnership is making an impact on our students and in our community! These educators and students are not only representing our school, but our district in fantastic ways”. The award is given to schools […]
This week, Leslie Preddy, Perry Township school library media specialist for Perry Meridian Middle School met with the US Department of Education Deputy Assistant Secretary. They discussed school libraries, the new Every Student Success Act (ESSA), and the key role school librarians play in student college, career, and community readiness. Leslie Preddy, School Librarian AASL President
Construction on the Homecroft Kindergarten Center is off to a good start despite the rain. Crews have put in a silt fence and fiber logs to help with drainage. A temporary fence has been installed as well as construction signage. Power crews were on site Wednesday starting to redirect power lines. In the coming days crews will begin to remove the shelter house, continue grading out the north bus drive, continue site clearing and complete new sidewalks on Southport Road. For more pictures log onto the Perry Township Schools Facebook page.
Wet weather this week has slowed down construction workers on the site of the Douglas MacArthur elementary Kindergarten Center project. However when it was dry crews were able to move a lot of dirt, set up a fence and they are now bringing in pipe to be used for sewer and drainage purposes. Here are a few pictures from the start of the project through May 4th. For more pictures log onto the Perry Township Schools Facebook page.
Here’s the Summer Servings Menu, dates time and locations.