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SHS Academic Team excels with five, consecutive state championships
04/15/2017
For the last five years, the Scottsburg High School Academic Team has brought home five, consecutive state championships in English, science, social studies, and interdisciplinary subject areas. This year, the Academic Team is hoping to continue the tradition of academic excellence.
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Dual credit program saves students time, money toward bachelor's degree
04/15/2017
When Mollie Collins graduated from Scottsburg High School in 2014, she graduated with 21 college credits and started her first year at Liberty University as a sophomore. Not only did she save one year of classes from her schedule, Collins saved $15,000 toward her college education — all by taking dual credit classes offered at SHS.
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The impact of others led LES teacher to education, coaching
03/18/2017
For Allison Rademacher, education and coaching are in her blood.
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Archery program continues to grow at Scott 2
03/08/2017
Eight years ago, Chris Jeffries and Bobby Doriot went to the National Archery in Schools Program National Tournament in Louisville to talk to coaches about starting an archery program at Scottsburg Middle School.
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Scott 2 expands elementary sports program
02/25/2017
Scott 2 is focused on the future and giving its students the best programs. This year, Scott 2 expanded and added to its athletic program for elementary students.
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3 SHS seniors take the Warrior Way to collegiate athletics
02/16/2017
Next fall, three Scottsburg High School student-athletes will bring the Warrior Way of good sportsmanship and of a strong work ethic to the collegiate level in running, basketball, and bowling.
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Scott 2 robotics program teaches more than meets the eye
02/08/2017
Robotics is more than just a competition for students at Scott County School District 2. It is a way for students to learn problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, technology, programming, science, mathematics, and engineering.
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SHS senior attends Presidential Inauguration after winning 4-H essay contest
01/29/2017
Wearing his rain poncho, Scottsburg High School senior Jacob Murphy had a front row seat to history on Jan. 20 as he and others stood on the west lawn of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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SHS female wrestler wins at inaugural state finals
01/28/2017
Trying something new paid off for Diaz — she placed fourth in her weight class at the inaugural Indiana High School Girls Wrestling State Finals held on Jan. 20 at Hamilton Heights High School in Arcadia, Ind.
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Fifth-grade students thrive in Scott 2 elementary schools
01/22/2017
At Scott County School District 2, fifth-grade students have the freedom to be children. They are the leaders of their elementary schools. They are the examples and mentors to the younger students.
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Hart fills many roles at Scott 2, all focused on students
01/03/2017
Scott 2 students know Sue Hart as their bus driver, as their supporter in the high school band, or as their cafeteria worker. To Hart, all her jobs have one focus: the students.
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SHS senior named Lilly Endowment Community Scholar, receives full-tuition college scholarship
12/16/2016
All the years of hard work and dedication have paid off for Scottsburg High School senior Katie Hunger as she was named the Scott County Community Foundation 2017 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.
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Scott 2 elementary students build 3-D prosthetic hands for children in need
12/10/2016
A group of about 30 high-ability, fifth-grade students from Johnson, Lexington, Scottsburg, and Vienna-Finley elementary schools gather around a projection screen at Mid-America Science Park to watch YouTube videos on how to assemble 3-D printed, prosthetic hands.
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This is the image for the news article titled Sterk connects with SHS students through her life experiences
Sterk connects with SHS students through her life experiences
12/08/2016
Name a job, and Jennifer Sterk probably has had it. Her last job before becoming an educator: a crane operator at North American Stainless in Carroll County, Ky.
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SMS tells Indiana's bicentennial story using future technology
12/07/2016
Scottsburg Middle School students are using technology — in form of augmented reality — to tell the history of Indiana’s bicentennial.
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Family, Scott 2 are synonymous for Rose
11/19/2016
Walking into Connie Rose’s office, one can quickly see the focus of her life’s work: her family. The happy faces of her children and grandchildren are captured in the photographs of cherished family moments and yearly family portraits. These memories highlight her days as Rose works as the administrative assistant at Scott County School District 2.
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Vienna-Finley provided more than education for Powers
11/17/2016
At Vienna-Finley Elementary School, a third-grade student, Jeramy Powers, was mesmerized when he saw her at an ice cream party. The girl’s second-grade class won an ice cream party, and Powers was a member of the student council, who was helping serve the cold treat to the students.
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LES teacher returns home to Scott 2
11/11/2016
When Lee Anna Willett started teaching 22 years ago, she hoped to come home to work at Scott County School District 2. But, it was not until this year that Willett was able to make her dream a reality.
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SHS FACS teacher uses life experiences in the classroom
11/04/2016
When Stephanie Nussbaum runs, she does not have to think about being a mother of triplets, about being the new family and consumer sciences teacher at Scottsburg High School, or about being an accomplished runner and marathoner.
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Scott 2 helps families stay healthy with smart thermometers
10/28/2016
Scott County School District 2 is helping its students and families stay healthy this flu season with the distribution of smart thermometers.
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Scott 2 choir teacher works on recording album, performing
10/27/2016
Looking at Ashley Kruth’s accomplishments and current projects, it is hard to believe she just graduated college. She is recording an album, started a new job, traveled around the world, performed at the KFC Yum! Center, Fourth Street Live, and at Headliners Music Hall, and was a program director for a non-profit music program.
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Scott 2 takes part in carrying Indiana Bicentennial Torch
10/05/2016
When Scottsburg Middle School sixth-grade student Andie Myers found out she would be carrying the Indiana Bicentennial Torch, she was more than thrilled with the news.
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This is the image for the news article titled SHS teacher returns to his hometown to make a difference
SHS teacher returns to his hometown to make a difference
10/01/2016
When Brandon Jerrell graduated from Anderson University, the Scottsburg High School alumnus wanted to return to his hometown and give back to his community.
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U.S. Department of Education recognizes LES as a National Blue Ribbon School
09/28/2016
The U.S. Department of Education recognized Lexington Elementary School as a National Blue Ribbon School on Wednesday. The Indiana Four-Star School is one of a handful of public schools south of Bloomington, Ind., to receive the distinction in the 34-year history of the Blue Ribbon Award.
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LES named Four Star School
09/23/2016
Lexington Elementary School was named a Four Star School by the Indiana Department of Education — a designation for schools in the top 25th percentile of school in the state.
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SES named top elementary school in state for its philanthropy
09/21/2016
Scottsburg Elementary School is having a banner year.
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SMS FACS teacher teaches students the art of 'adulting'
09/17/2016
Growing up, Tevin Shoultz spent hours watching his grandmother in front of the stove, cooking family dinners at home and at her Italian restaurant in Jennings County.
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Kimberlin leads driven life in the business office, on the track
Kimberlin leads driven life in the business office, on the track
09/12/2016
When the workday ends, the grandmother of six comes home to her 1966 Oldsmobile 442, a car she has raced on the straightaway pavement in increments of one-eighth of a mile.
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This is the image for the news article titled SHS soccer coach shares passion for sport, life with team
SHS soccer coach shares passion for sport, life with team
09/02/2016
After serving two tours in Afghanistan as a soldier in the British Army, Sam Hopwood followed his heart to Scott County.
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New SHS basketball coach hopes to build upon program's winning tradition
06/03/2016
When Coach Brent Jameson thinks of Scottsburg High School’s boys varsity basketball program, he sees a program steeped in tradition and a program whose players give it their all.
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SHS senior rises above challenges to earn diploma, go to college
05/31/2016
On Saturday, Megan Coleman was one of nearly 200 students who graduated from Scottsburg High School. However, this day almost did not come without her sheer determination to earn her high school diploma and the encouragement of the faculty and staff of SHS.
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Summer Lunch Program
Even though school is out for the summer in Scott County, children can still stop by Scottsburg High School and the Scott County YMCA for a free, healthy lunch.
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This is the image for the news article titled SHS seniors earn more than $3 million in scholarships
SHS seniors earn more than $3 million in scholarships
With earning more than $3 million in scholarships, this year’s graduating class at Scottsburg High School can focus on what matters after graduation — their military careers and their college education — and not the price tag.
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Sometimes the little, gradual changes you make in your life make the significant impact. For Nick South, his decision to look for a summer job after the birth of his first child and while his wife was finishing her teaching degree would be one of those changes.
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SHS Academic Team wins fifth consecutive state championship
Sometimes the little, gradual changes you make in your life make the significant impact. For Nick South, his decision to look for a summer job after the birth of his first child and while his wife was finishing her teaching degree would be one of those changes.
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This is the image for the news article titled SMS teacher brings renewal through recycling program, helping others
SMS teacher brings renewal through recycling program, helping others
Not only does Christine VonDissen help everyday items go through a process of renewal through her recycling program at Scottsburg Middle School, she also helps people go through a process of a renewal, caring for each one along the way.
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SHS alumnus named athletic director
After three decades, Jamie Lowry has come full circle.
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SHS senior receives Lilly scholarship
For two days, Scottsburg High School senior Jordan Shuler had to keep a big secret: he was named the Scott County Community Foundation 2016 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.
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SHS senior named Indiana Academic All-Star, National Merit Scholarship Program finalist
After recently being named a recipient of the Indiana University Wells Scholarship, Scottsburg High School senior Kaleb Mount received two new honors — he was named an Indiana Academic All-Star and a National Merit Scholarship Program finalist.
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Kindergarten helps children learn social skills
Whether it is your first child or you have been through it before — sending your child to kindergarten can be overwhelming. As a parent or guardian, you want the best for your child. You want to make the best, most informed decisions for your child, so they can successful.
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Character counts especially in kindergarten
Kindergarten is more than just learning the foundation of reading, writing, and arithmetic. Kindergarten is also about further developing one’s character — their personality, their moral qualities, and their temperament.
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Your child’s safety is a top priority at Scott 2
Leaving your kindergarten-age child behind for the first time — or even every day — at school can be scary for some parents and guardians.
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LES principal takes position as Scott 2 Director of Elementary Education
After more than 25 years at Scott County School District 2, Chuck Rose was ready to retire at the end of the school year. He was eligible for full retirement and recently turned 60 years old. But, his life took another direction when he was recently named Director of Elementary Education for the school district, starting for the next school year.
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JES preschool teacher's passion for the classroom helps students succeed
At 17, Pamela Akemon watched as her sister had to relearn the basic life skills — writing, driving, and even eating. Her sister was in an automobile accident, which left her sister paralyzed.
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SMS student remains positive, strong despite cancer diagnosis
Taking each day as it comes, Bree Brown and her family have spent the last 85 days working through new challenges, new emotions, and new ways of living.
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SHS senior receives prestigious IU Wells scholarship
These days, Scottsburg High School senior Kaleb Mount is breathing a little easier.
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Two SHS students receive full-tuition college scholarships
As senior Dakota Binkley and his brother, sophomore Wyatt Binkley, climbed up a 55-foot utility pole during the annual Indiana Municipal Electric Association Lineworkers Rodeo, they saw the sunrise on Scottsburg’s horizon.
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Two sisters warm hearts, bodies of Scott County residents
For the last six years, Ashley Martin and her sister, Abbey, have collected coats and blankets to make sure no one in Scott County feels the winter’s chill.
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SHS classrooms use social media to engage world, enrich learning
One of the basic skills students acquire from an education just received an update with 140 characters and hashtags.
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SES teachers use annual trip to create an interactive class project
Two Scottsburg Elementary School teachers took a typical field trip to the zoo and turned it into an experience that students will likely not forget.
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SES teacher exemplifies lifelong learning through reading
Wherever she goes, Amy Hubbard carries a book in her bag or her purse.
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VFES principal receives Indiana Assistant Principal of Year award for her work at SES
In everything she does, Tiffany Barrett puts her heart into it.
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From science hater to science lover: SMS teacher works to impact students
When Sandra Raichel was a child, she did not like science.
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SHS senior earns local manufacturing job
On a job shadowing day in middle school, Tyler Mills first held welding equipment in his hands.
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Football is more than a game at SHS
When Scottsburg High School sophomore Skylar Combs is on the football field, he forgets all his problems.
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This is the image for the news article titled JES teacher's passion for teaching, building relationships helps inspire students
JES teacher's passion for teaching, building relationships helps inspire students
Since she was a junior in high school, Angela Schindler knew what she wanted to do with her life.
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Former SHS Warriorette returns to SCSD2 to teach, coach
As far back as she can remember, Patty Clancy wanted to do two things with her life: become an elementary school teacher and a basketball coach. For the last 17 years, she has done just that, but it took her until this year to do both at her alma mater, Scott County School District 2.
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Scott County rises above rivalry to support community
With a rivalry that is older than Meyer Gym, fans, families, current students, and cheerleaders and players from years past poured into the auditorium on a Sunday night for an alumni showdown between Scottsburg High School and Austin High School.
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VFES teacher's varied life experiences help her see the world in a positive light
Every morning, Katie Sawin would wake up when the reflection of the sun bounced off the Pacific Ocean and shone into her bedroom window in Okinawa City.
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SHS student signs letter of intent for NCAA Division I college
Years of training, months of hard work, days of pushing herself, and hours of time spent in the gym have culminated to this moment: Lexie Amrhein signing a letter of intent to become the newest member of the Baylor University Women’s Acrobatics and Tumbling team.
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SMS art teacher finds meaning in the details
When Brett Owen was in first-grade, she walked into her class’ career day with overalls on her body, a bright handkerchief tied around her neck, and a ball cap positioned sideways on her head. She was dressed as her dream career: an artist.
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Music leads Justin Bromm back to the Classroom
Justin Bromm knows that sometimes your best-laid plans do not work out. But, for Bromm, the journey he took to be where he is right now has paid off in the smiles and in the joy of hundreds of children at Scott County School District 2.
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One decision changes the life of SCSD2 teacher
After private lessons and playing in her school band for seven years, Jena Hudson put away her flute and stopped participating in musical groups.
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SMS Builders Club focus on community, create lasting legacy
When a Scottsburg Middle School student was diagnosed with cancer, they answered the call to raise money to help defray the costs as the family traveled for frequent treatments.
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Retired SMS teacher gives back at VFES to encourage future generations of learners
Even though Rhonda LaMaster retired from the classroom at Scott County School District 2, she has not given up helping future generations of students learn the value of their education.
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SMS staff member helps students to keep moving forward
More than 40 years ago, Scottsburg Middle School staff member Hank Jentzen left his home state of New Jersey with $140 in cash and a backpack. Where he started his journey was not nearly as important as where he finished his journey years later.
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SES teacher encourages others to never stop following their dreams
Not everyone has the determination or the bravery to chase their dreams. But, Scottsburg Elementary School teacher Trisha Riley does.
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SHS student named as National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalist
Scottsburg High School senior Kaleb Mount was named a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, an honor shared with only 16,000 students nationwide who received a high score on the Preliminary SAT test.
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Hard work, education proves valuable to teacher turned administrator at SES
Growing up, Jordan Warner, administrative assistant and elementary e-learning coordinator at Scottsburg Elementary School, quickly learned the value of hard work and education.
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SHS kitchen manager brings farm fresh foods to the cafeteria table
At Scottsburg High School, kitchen manager Cindy Waters brings the farm to the table each day for more than 800 students.
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JES custodian uses storytelling to connect with students
Johnson Elementary School custodian Ed Cozart knows how to tell a great story.
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SHS student gives back to her community
For the last 16 months, Scottsburg High School freshman Madelyn Shelton has been giving back to the children of her community by volunteering in a program through the Scott County Partnership.
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SES custodian makes a difference in student lives after being mentored by former principal
As he walks through the hallways at Scottsburg Elementary School, custodian Rick Zollman takes the time to give a smile, give a high-five, or give an answer to the children he passes. In the cafeteria, Zollman shows the students a magic trick where he can remove his thumb and put it back on his hand. The students are mesmerized by his magic trick and want to know how he did it.
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SHS alumunus uses discipline, dedication to reach goals
During his senior year at Scottsburg High School, alumnus Logan Wells realized how much passion he had for running.
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SHS football returns with first varsity game in 32 years
For the first time in more than three decades, the Scottsburg High School football team will play its first varsity game. The game, against the Salem High School Lions, will start at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at Warrior Field. Warrior Field is located at Scottsburg Middle School, 375 S. Third St., Scottsburg. Ticket gates open at 6 p.m.
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New SHS volleyball coach carries on family legacy
Volleyball is in the blood of Scottsburg High School’s new head volleyball coach, D.J. Zipp.
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SHS business teacher instructs her class, the world using YouTube
With more than 200,000 views on YouTube, Scottsburg High School business teacher Tamah DePriest is not only teaching her students in the classroom, but she’s teaching people around the world.
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SHS student signs with D3 college to play soccer
Scottsburg High School soccer captain and valedictorian Matthew Jerrell’s dreams are coming true — he will play soccer in the fall while studying in an accredited, direct-entry pharmacy program at Ohio Northern University, a National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III college.
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2015-16 Scott 2 Registration Information
Registration Dates & Times Students who will attend Scott County School District 2 during the 2015-16 school year should register at their respective schools according to the schedule listed below:
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Ivy Tech Open House at Mid-America Science Park
The Open House is for students and their families to visit and learn about the dual-credit courses and see the training equipment that will be used for instruction.
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SHS Football in the News
Wave 3 news recently did a story on the return of football to SHS.
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SHS JV Football Press Release - Home Games September & October
Scottsburg High School will be hosting three more football games for the 2014 season.
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Great Education Opportunity, Even Better Price
Scottsburg High School students have the opportunity to take 25 dual credit and Advanced Placement courses that represents over 90 college credit hours prior to graduating from SHS.
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SCSD2 on Wave3
Wave 3 News ran a story on the technology use and security provided at SCSD2.
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SMS IS An Apple Distinguished Program
Scottsburg Middle School is names as an Apple Distinguished Program.  Click the "Read More..." link for more about this achievement.
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Food Service Guidelines Press Release
SCSD2 has created a press release to address some concerns regarding recent changes to the food services guidelines.
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SCSD2 Receives an IDEO Summer of eLearning Grant for 2013
The Indiana Department of Education’s Office of eLearning believes strongly in providing technology-rich professional development for ourIndianaeducators and administrators who focuses on student centered teaching and learning.
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