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.
Students in Mrs. McConnell’s 1st Grade classroom at Homecroft elementary studied the history and importance of Thanksgiving Tuesday. Then they shared their knowledge with members of the office staff.
The third grade at Mary Bryan elementary is participating in Native American Day. Mrs. Beard’s class made tepees.
Southport Elementary School held a convocation on Tuesday to host the “Silly Safari” show. Students were exposed to several different animals including a dog, turtle, rabbit and an owl. The learned where the animals lived, what they ate, and how they protected themselves from other predators in the food chain. It was a “Silly” lesson that offered a lot of learning.
Mr. McGee, the original principal of Mary Bryan Elementary, returns yearly to read to the children and oversee the lighting of the monument in the foyer. Mr. McGee pictured with Kassie (Kuntz) Beard. Mrs. Beard who was a student at Mary Bryan, when Mr. McGee was principal, and now is a third grade teacher.
Students in Kathy Lapkovitch’s class at Abraham Lincoln Elementary learned some Native American and Pilgrim History before Thanksgiving. Students read in tepees, and made Indian headbands and rainmakers. They also listened to stories about Pilgrims and worked on turkey sight word crafts.
Abraham Lincoln’s Spell Bowl Team members celebrated their fantastic and record breaking season today. They were each rewarded for their extra studying and hard work with a bounce house and milkshakes. Congratulations on a great season! Fabulous job, Coach Davis!