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Head of Nursing Services for PTSC

We are looking for a Head of Nursing Services candidate.  This position must have a four-year, registered nurse (RN) degree.  This is a great position for an RN looking to work during the school year with a schedule typical to that of their children.  It’s a great position for an RN that loves students!  It’s a great position for an RN that wants to work in a supportive, family environment!  In short, it’s a great position and we are looking for the right person!

If you know someone who might be interested, you can direct them to the posting.

PTSC Standouts:

Kim Corman, Angela Long, and Kyle Isch were all nominated for the Crossroads Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Inspiring Educator Award!  These teachers were chosen as they:

  • Demonstrate excellence, creativity, and initiative in their educational profession.
  • Develop students to reach their full academic potential.
  • Provide an outstanding learning environment within their sphere of influence.
  • Demonstrate the value of community by contributing time and energy to improve the quality life in the community.
  • Congratulations, Mrs. Corman, Mrs. Long, and Mr. Isch on this recognition!  You have inspired many students along the way!

    Do you have a standout to include in this section?  Email PTSC standouts to Dr. Schmidt at stacey.schmidt@ptsc.k12.in.us to make sure your standout is included.  She counts on you to send her updates all can celebrate PTSC student accomplishments!

    Important Dates:

    • November 11:  Craft Fair at BGHS at 9 AM
    • November 15:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • November 19:  Mattress Fundraiser for the BG Athletic Department

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    • November 22-24:  No School, Thanksgiving Break
    • December 9-10:  Madrigal Dinner at BGHS–get your tickets now before the sell out!

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    • December 22:  End of second quarter and first semester
    • December 23-January 7:  No School, Winter Break

    Things to Know/Do:

    • Now hiring substitute teachers! Please contact Linda Dusek at the administration building if you are interested in substitute teaching and she will help you start the application process and discuss qualifications.
    • Do your friends and neighbors know how to find our weekly updates? Even if your neighbors don’t have kids in school tell them about our weekly updates so they can hear the great news of what happens at PTSC!
    • Every Wednesday is a 30-minute delayed start. If we have a 2-hour delay, students will arrive at school 2 hours after the regular start time for the building.
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    Fall Sport Success!

    This fall we have had some awesome results shown from our student athletes!  Check out some of these highlights from this past weekend:

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    Congratulations to PCC Mental Attitude Award winner Lauren Casbon! This is a fantastic accomplishment and says a lot about the athlete you are!

    Cameron Jones CCCameron Jones advances to semi-state in Cross Country! Great work!

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    Congratulations to our Boys Varsity Soccer Team on their Regional Championship!

    The Girls soccer regional championship was postponed until Monday at 7 PM CST,  at Newton Park in LaVille.  Good luck, Ladies!

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    Girls Volleyball brings home a Sectional Championship (and has quite the winning record this season!).  Great work!

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    Congratulations girls soccer all-conference players Hannah Wojtyska, Brook Burbridge, Jessica Conner, Lexi Darnell, and Lauren Casbon!

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    Here’s 4 of 5 PCC boys soccer all-conference players! Branden Hill, Max Kidd, Kyle Wauro, and Josh Dragomer. Not pictured, Logan Tatalovich.

    Thanks to @BGWolvesSports for tweeting out all of the updates and photos!  You keep our community connected!

     

    PTSC Standouts:

    Congratulations to all of our BGMS and BGHS Choir members on an outstanding performance on Thursday!

    On Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, the BGMS Library received a very large donation of 188 books plus magazines from the Grant family.   This was a huge help to the library as there were many books here that are frequently requested.  BGMS would like to remind parents that we are ALWAYS accepting appropriate book donations at all of our libraries!  Awesome!

    Do you have a standout to include in this section?  Email PTSC standouts to Dr. Schmidt at stacey.schmidt@ptsc.k12.in.us to make sure your standout is included.  She counts on you to send her updates all can celebrate PTSC student accomplishments!

    Important Dates:

    • October 16:  End of first quarter
    • October 19:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 19:  Parent/Teacher conferences for elementary students
    • October 23:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 23:  Parent/Teacher conferences for all students
    • October 24:  Parent/Teacher conferences BGMS and BGHS
    • October 26:  No School, Fall Break
    • October 27:  No School, Fall Break
    • November 15:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • November 22-24:  No School, Thanksgiving Break
    • December 22:  End of second quarter and first semester
    • December 23-January 7:  No School, Winter Break

    Things to Know/Do:

    • Now hiring substitute teachers! Please contact Linda Dusek at the administration building if you are interested in substitute teaching and she will help you start the application process and discuss qualifications.
    • Do your friends and neighbors know how to find our weekly updates? Even if your neighbors don’t have kids in school tell them about our weekly updates so they can hear the great news of what happens at PTSC!
    • Every Wednesday is a 30-minute delayed start. If we have a 2-hour delay, students will arrive at school 2 hours after the regular start time for the building.

    “UnSelfie” by Michele Borba

    I was recently introduced to a book called “UnSelfie” by Michele Borba by a superintendent colleague.  The book looks at the core need for society (but this book is focused on our children) and the need for empathy.  The premise is that our society is becoming more and more concerned with “Me” rather than “We”.  The author quotes Daniel Goleman who states that, “Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion.  When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large.  But when we focus on others, our world expands.”  The author continues on in the book to lay out empathy skills or habits which we can practice ourselves and also teach our children.  I’ve included below a TedX talk by the author and also a segment for parents from the Today Show.  For those of you interested in the book–they have it at the library and I’m happy to loan out my copy!  It’s a great read!

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    Congratulations to our 2017 PCC BGMS Baseball Champions!

    Do you have a standout to include in this section?  Email PTSC standouts to Dr. Schmidt at stacey.schmidt@ptsc.k12.in.us to make sure your standout is included.

    Important Dates:

    • Now through September 29th!  Help for Hurricane Harvey & Irma!

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    • October 11:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • October 14:  Flapjack Fundraiser for BGHS Academic Teams

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    • October 14:  Stuff the Bus 2017

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    • October 16:  End of first quarter
    • October 19:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 19:  Parent/Teacher conferences for elementary students
    • October 23:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 23:  Parent/Teacher conferences for all students
    • October 24:  Parent/Teacher conferences BGMS and BGHS
    • October 26:  No School, Fall Break
    • October 27:  No School, Fall Break
    • November 15:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • November 22-24:  No School, Thanksgiving Break
    • December 22:  End of second quarter and first semester
    • December 23-January 7:  No School, Winter Break

    Things to Know/Do:

    • Now hiring substitute teachers! Please contact Linda Dusek at the administration building if you are interested in substitute teaching and she will help you start the application process and discuss qualifications.
    • Do your friends and neighbors know how to find our weekly updates? Even if your neighbors don’t have kids in school tell them about our weekly updates so they can hear the great news of what happens at PTSC!
    • Every Wednesday is a 30-minute delayed start. If we have a 2-hour delay, students will arrive at school 2 hours after the regular start time for the building.

     

    Preschool Survey

    At PTSC, we like to explore many options for meeting the needs of our community.  One area of impact that has been identified is preschool.  We know from research that those formative years before kindergarten are so important.  (Here’s a great article on that!)

    For that reason, we are in the very early stages of exploring what a public school preschool program would look like for Porter Township.  We currently have no plans for implementation and are in the information gathering stage.

    If you have preschool aged children or know folks who do (in PTSC or in surrounding areas), please feel free to send them the link to our survey.  It is very short and won’t take but a couple of minutes to complete!  We will let you know what we learn!

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    I have to admit that it is pretty awesome when you randomly receive a text from someone bragging about our PTSC students!  This one was from a group of students that participated in the “Out of Darkness” walk.  Great job, guys!

    Do you have a standout to include in this section?  Email PTSC standouts to Dr. Schmidt at stacey.schmidt@ptsc.k12.in.us to make sure your standout is included.

    Important Dates:

    • Now through September 29th!  Help for Hurricane Harvey & Irma!

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    • October 11:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • October 14:  Flapjack Fundraiser for BGHS Academic Teams

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    • October 14:  Stuff the Bus 2017

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    • October 16:  End of first quarter
    • October 19:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 19:  Parent/Teacher conferences for elementary students
    • October 23:  30 minute early dismissal for all students
    • October 23:  Parent/Teacher conferences for all students
    • October 24:  Parent/Teacher conferences BGMS and BGHS
    • October 26:  No School, Fall Break
    • October 27:  No School, Fall Break
    • November 15:  Online Day for BGHS and BGMS
    • November 22-24:  No School, Thanksgiving Break
    • December 22:  End of second quarter and first semester
    • December 23-January 7:  No School, Winter Break

    Things to Know/Do:

    • Now hiring substitute teachers! Please contact Linda Dusek at the administration building if you are interested in substitute teaching and she will help you start the application process and discuss qualifications.
    • Do your friends and neighbors know how to find our weekly updates? Even if your neighbors don’t have kids in school tell them about our weekly updates so they can hear the great news of what happens at PTSC!
    • Every Wednesday is a 30-minute delayed start. If we have a 2-hour delay, students will arrive at school 2 hours after the regular start time for the building.