PMMS student, Kaitlyn Greer recently received a grant she wrote while learning about non-profit organizations and grant writing in Lauren Peyton’s elective course. Kaitlyn wrote a grant to provide dog treats and drawstring bags for the Youth Canine Program at the Juvenile Detention Center. Pictured with Kaitlyn and Brad Kupper, Executive Director of Paws and Think and Kim Trimpe, a dog trainer and Youth Canine Program leader.
Perry Meridian took 2 full teams to the Disney Duals. Perry Blue took 3rd in the Community Division 1. Perry Silver took 16th in the Community Division 2. Ten wrestlers earned Disney All American status: Sammy Fair (undefeated 14-0), Rilee Miller, Noah Warren, Christian Warren, Ceu Kung, Austin Rainbolt, Jack Servies, Brayden Lowery, Sunny Nier, and Kain Rust.
All incoming K-8th graders are invited to sign up for the Southport HS Cheerleading Youth Camp! The camp is at Rise Learning Center on July 13th, 14th, and 15th from 1pm-3pm. Contact Coach Ali DeHart with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!
Perry Meridian Football will be hosting a blood drive in collaboration with the Indiana Blood Center and the Indianapolis Colts. The blood drive will be July 11 in the PMHS front lobby from 2-7 p.m. Representatives from the Perry Meridian Football team toured the Colts Complex during an organizational meeting. Left to right: Head Coach Matt Henninger, Alec Patch, Riley Miller, Landon Henninger, Rodrigo Diaz, Tom Bolen, and Coach Paul Toler.
On the last day of Summer School, students in Mrs. Wilber, Mrs. Vandercook, and Mr. Voorde’s class had a gallery walk that allowed students to share and celebrate each other’s 2 weeks of hard work.
After learning about the Earth’s largest ecosystem, the students worked with patterns to research and create posters about an ocean they were interested in. Then the students presented their posters and shared facts about the ocean they researched to the class.
Summer school at Mary Bryan Elementary concluded on Friday, June 17. The students spent two weeks learning, creating, and having fun. To celebrate the end of summer school, the students received Popsicles and were able to play on the playground! Thank you to all of the students, teachers, and parents who helped make summer school a success!
SHS Girls’ Basketball Team traveled to Anderson University to support Jaelencia Williams (’17) and Emma DeHart (’17). Jae and Emma were selected to play in the Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Game.
Southport 6th-12th grade students in the EL Summer Program spent three weeks immersed in American history and culture. They wrote narrative essays about their homes in their native countries and their homes in the United States. They learned about life in the 1800s and read a biography of a slave’s escape to freedom. On the final day of summer school, they used new vocabulary they learned and experienced living history at Conner Prairie.
Last week 12 students from the senior class of 2017 got a head start on applying to college and scholarships by attending the week long Jumpstart College Workshop at Southport High School. Students completed a college scavenger hunt, wrote a rough draft of a scholarship essay, started academic resumes, and even started the Common App. On the final day of the workshop students visited Butler University.