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Portage Exchange Club's April 2014 PHS Students of the Month

PHS-Students-of-the-month-April-2014The Portage Exchange Club feted the April Students of the Month at the Wednesday, April 9, breakfast meeting at Miller’s Senior Living Community Room.

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Porter County Career and Technical Newsletter, April 14, 2014

PCCTE-New-LogoMoving Day is now scheduled for July 7. Mark your calendar to join us for the excitement as we move the old Grand Trunk Railway station from its present location to a new spot further down the tracks on the Porter County Career and Tech Center’s property. The arrow points to its future site.

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Central Elementary Student Council Sends Supplies Overseas

Central-Elementary-Students-Donate-Supplies-to-SoldiersCentral Elementary student council members spearheaded a collection of supplies for soldiers serving our country in Afghanistan. Students were asked to donate baby wipes, ramen noodles, popcorn, gum and candy. Thirty-two boxes were filled and sent to SPC Layne Mueller, brother of Central Elementary teacher Pattie Bell, for his unit that deployed from Camp Atterbury in Indiana.

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April, 2014, Myers Elementary Second Graders Prepare for Next Year

myers-elementary-second-grade-2014Myers second grade is learning how to regroup in math. As we prepare for third grade, our students get stronger and stronger in their math facts and their use of them to regroup in addition and subtraction. By the time they are ready for ISTEP they will know what to do!

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2014 South Haven Elementary Spring Musical

south-have-elementary-spring-musical-01South Haven Elementary students were treated to a musical performance this week the South Haven Choir and 2nd grade classes led by the musical director, Mrs. Logsdon. Both groups sang traditional songs like “The Star Spangled Banner” and “Do Ri Mi”. In the hope for some spring like weather the 2nd graders sang “Oh, Mr. Sun” and “Take Me Out to the Ball Field”. For their grand finale, they performed “You’ve to a friend in Me” from Toy Story. Both groups did an outstanding job and are excited to perform for their families in an evening show this week.

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Aylesworth Elementary 2014 Book Fair

Bingo-for-books-01Aylesworth Elementary held a Title I Bingo for Books night on the evening of April 9, 2014. Parents and students enjoyed a night of bingo, pizza, snacks, and fabulous book prizes. The Aylesworth Café was filled almost to capacity with 125 people attending. A fun night was had by all and every child went home with at least one new book to read.

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Jones Elementary School 2014 Book Fair

Jones-Parent-Involvement-Night-01Jones Elementary School hosted an event on Wednesday, April 9, where students and families were invited to a Buy One, Get One Scholastic Book Fair in the library. Afterward, everyone was invited to the cafeteria for a Story Hour, with a visit by three book characters: Fancy Nancy, Clifford the Big Red Dog, and the Cat in the Hat. Every child got to pick out a free book and enjoy cookies and lemonade.

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