Plymouth Public Schools
Voyager Express Newsletter - January 10, 2020
Kick off 2020 in America’s Hometown with a unity celebration of MLK’s vision for America
Join us for a hot breakfast buffet, music, and speaking program keynoted by Reverend Jeffrey Brown from the historic 12th Baptist Church in Roxbury, where MLK first started his pastoral career.
Music provided by:
- African drummer
- Mercy Chapel Praise Team
All are invited to attend the 11am service of celebration at Bethel AME Church in downtown Plymouth (6 Sever Street) following the event.
Sponsored by Plymouth’s No Place for Hate Committee (NPFH) and Plymouth Area Interfaith Clergy Alliance (PAICA). A sanctioned Plymouth 400 calendar event.
Visit tinyurl.com/MLK2019bf for tickets. Children under 5 are free.
Educational Tour of Peru: Land of the Inca
Sticker Shock Campaign Submissions
Our Sticker Shock Campaign is a collaboration between youth, law enforcement, liquor store owners and coalition members that aims to reduce underage drinking by limiting minors’ access to alcohol.
We are currently accepting submissions for our 2020 Sticker Shock Design Contest - reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like more info on how to submit an entry!
Visual & Performing Arts
Winter A Cappella Concert
Science, Technology & Engineering
Biomedical Applications Now Available
The program connects students to courses and experiences that promote career exploration and readiness. Biomedical Science Staff work collaboratively to create an instructional program that is rooted in project based learning and that which fosters partnerships with professionals that expand on the opportunities for Plymouth students.
In order to be considered for acceptance into this program, interested students must complete an online application (bit.ly/biomedapp). Applications are due on Tuesday, February 4, 2020. For more information, check out these links (bit.ly/biomedinfo and bit.ly/pltwbiomed). Note that only current 8th grade students are eligible to apply.
Register Today for Camp Invention
Our 2020 program, Elevate, sparks excitement and inspiration as children engage in hands-on challenges, discover world-changing inventors, and build their confidence as creators and innovators. Program elements include the Flight Lab, Design Thinking Project, Rescue Squad, and Camp Invention Champions.
This year's program is at PCIS from July 6-10, 2020, and runs daily from 9:00 am - 3:30 pm. We anticipate that this program will sell out, so register your child today! Openings are available for students entering grades K-6. Also, additional opportunities are available for students entering grades 7-9. Check out campinvention.org for more information and to register.
Good morning from Cold Spring!
2nd Grade Non-Fiction Unit Comes to an End
Obstacle Course Unit Kicks Off
HES's Julia M. hosts the Holiday Special of EDTV Kids!
Grade Three Project Sharing
Library Information Technology Update from NMES
NMES students are also participating in the Voyages partnership with Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Students are able to follow the M.M.A. Cadets’ semester at sea. Follow The Voyage – Share The Experience curriculum is linked to the Common Core Mathematics Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. This year's voyage also adds a special connection to the Plymouth 400 celebration. If you would like to learn more please visit: https://www.followthevoyage.com/
Super Readers in Kindergarten
PCIS Students and Staff Take 2020 By Storm!
Meanwhile, the PCIS Staff is participating in the January Bingo Challenge! Staff members can obtain bingo by completing any 5 challenges in a row. Some of the most popular challenges so far are: packed a healthy lunch, shared a successful activity or lesson with a colleague and exercised 3 times in a week.