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BEF reflects on 2012 success
As the Brownsburg Education Foundation (BEF) reminisces about 25 years gone by, members are also looking back on a 2012 that may have exceeded any other year, which means more grants for teachers and more scholarships for students through various fundraising efforts.
Harris Academy Principal Bill Titus says he’s been giving the same speech for 33 years: “Grow up.”
BCSC announces stadium renovations
The school corporation here announced renovations to Brownsburg High School’s (BHS) C.F. Roark Stadium Wednesday, which marks the first of many steps toward completing the project.
On hand for the announcement and groundbreaking were Dr. Jim Snapp, Brownsburg Community School Corporation (BCSC) superintendent; Bill Estes, owner of Bill Estes Automotive; Chuck Jones, general sales manager at Bill Estes Chevrolet; Andy Wernsman, general manager at Bill Estes Ford; and Kim R. Lucas, BCSC school board member.
Maple Elementary holds multicultural fair
Check out a few photos from the 2012 Maple Elementary School's multicultural fair.
Thrice as nice
Cascade High School’s Spell Bowl team took home another state championship Nov. 10 at the 28th annual Indiana Academic Spell Bowl Finals at Purdue University in West Lafayette. This makes the third consecutive year that Cascade has brought home the championship.
DCSC testing new style of teaching
Danville Community School Corporation (DCSC) has instituted a new learning program in an attempt to keep students more engaged and receive instruction at their own pace.
Danville South Elementary School is one of several schools in the corporation trying out the new teaching style called Mass Customized Learning (MCL) in pilot classes for its third- and fourth-grade math classes.
PHS ramps of promotion of DECA club
November is national DECA month, and for Plainfield High School’s burgeoning program, that means gaining hopeful notoriety for one of the most growing clubs in the school over the last three years.
- Recent DCHS graduate keeps ties to alma mater
Government class hosts candidate forum
PLAINFIELD — The We the People government class at Plainfield High School hosted a forum for those individuals running for the Plainfield School Board. The candidates — Sharon Dunlevy, Scott Flood, Dana Johnson, and David Mansfield — answered questions posed by moderators Michael Turinetti and Stacie Kammerling as well as some from the audience.
Students put on event to Hoof it for Homeless Vets
For Hannah Paczkowski and a few of her classmates, the statistic hit like a ton of bricks: one in three homeless men are military veterans.
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