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PlumIS - February 2021

PlumIS Enewsletter for Plum Borough School District           
Welcome to Plum Borough School District's newsletter, PlumIS. This publication will bring you a bit closer to each of our buildings, highlighting the numerous positive stories that are happening all across the District. We hope you enjoy reading every issue as much as we do creating each issue for you.
 
So each month, keep an eye out for the latest issue of PlumIS. It's an exciting time for our District. Let's all enjoy it together!

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” We have to continuously ask ourselves, where we are on the path to realizing his (and our) dream. Black

Communications Corner: Continuing To Ask Ourselves

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” We have to continuously ask ourselves, where we are on the path to realizing his (and our) dream. Black History Month is a time for everyone to learn more, get involved, and take the path less traveled to create a world where we work together with understanding, compassion, and fortitude, taking steps forward to a more unified nation.
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Plum graduate, Melissa Reynolds, has set the standard, winning the 2020 Kohl's Sophomore Career Expo. Making the most of the quarantine and redefining an entire women’s undergarment collection, this alumna walked away with more than an opportunity of a li

Plum Graduate Sets Standard in National Expo

Plum graduate, Melissa Reynolds, has set the standard, winning the 2020 Kohl's Sophomore Career Expo. Making the most of the quarantine and redefining an entire women’s undergarment collection, this alumna walked away with more than an opportunity of a lifetime. 

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Students, teachers and administrator at Plum Senior High School collaborated to create the first-ever Black Student Union, or BSU to help improve the learning and leadership experiences for Black students, from increasing their exposure to academic enrich

PSHS Black Student Union, Lifting Voices

Students, teachers, and administrators at Plum Senior High School collaborated to create the first-ever Black Student Union, or BSU to help improve the learning and leadership experiences for Black students. BSU membership offers students valuable benefits, such as increasing their exposure to academic enrichment opportunities, improving socialization, raising awareness and appreciation for Black culture, and combating disciplinary differences. Plum juniors Aleah Thornton will serve as president and Alexis Thornton will serve as vice president. Jaralyn Kincaid serves as secretary and Zachary Fulton will serve as treasurer.
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A team of teachers and administrators at Oblock Junior High School will team up to present at this year’s Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education (PAMLE), “a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and develo

Oblock Teachers Team Up to Present at Statewide Conference

A team of teachers and administrators at Oblock Junior High School will team up to present at this year’s Pennsylvania Association for Middle Level Education (PAMLE), “a voice for professionals, parents, and others interested in the educational and developmental needs of young adolescents (youth 10-15 years of age)”, drawing attention from middle-level schools across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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Josh Ingram put his pen to paper and wrote his first book, “Light – A Forgotten Monster,”  this past December. The dynamic sixth-grade student, humble at heart and kind in spirit, has captured us all, enticing us to order our copy while the press is hot.

Grade 6 Student Writes First Book, Gets Published

Josh Ingram put his pen to paper and wrote his first book, “Light – A Forgotten Monster,”  this past December. The dynamic sixth-grade student, humble at heart and kind in spirit, has captured us all, enticing us to order our copy while the press is hot.
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   Mrs. Vicki Dziewulski, Library/Media at Oblock Junior High and Holiday Park Elementary, and Mrs. Kelly Wickersty, MTSS Reading Intervention Teacher at Holiday Park Elementary School, had the idea to participate in World Read Aloud Day and it was a succ

District Team Participates in World Read Aloud Day

Mrs. Vicki Dziewulski, Library/Media at Oblock Junior High and Holiday Park Elementary, and Mrs. Kelly Wickersty, MTSS Reading Intervention Teacher at Holiday Park Elementary School, had the idea to participate in World Read Aloud Day and it was a success with over 1,224 views and 90 hours of engagement from participants from across the District.
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