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Public Hearing Held on Eastern Pulaski School Corporation Budget

Published: December 12th, 2013

The Eastern Pulaski School Board held a public hearing for the 2014-2015 school budget.

The budget includes the Capital Projects Plan for the 2014-2015 and 2016-2017 years, plus the 2014-2015 through 2015-2016 Bus Replacement Plan.

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Eastern Pulaski School Corporation Sees an Increase in Enrollment

Published: October 16th, 2013

The Eastern Pulaski School Board learned that the official Average Daily Membership student count was 1,233. That is an increase of 43 students to the corporation. The board was happy to hear that statistic as state funding follows the student and the corporation will be getting some extra operating funds this year.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Makes Decision Concerning Midwest Athletic Conference

Published: September 11th, 2013

 The Eastern Pulaski School Board did formally approve a recommendation to withdraw from the Midwest Athletic Conference. Eastern Pulaski now joins eight other schools in the area in making that decision.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Hopeful for High Student Count

Published: August 15th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

While the official student count day isn’t expected until September with a second count to be conducted in February, the Eastern Pulaski School Board was counting on good student numbers on the first day of school to gauge where the numbers stand.

That count has not been released, but Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman stressed that student count is important as funding follows the student.

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Eastern Pulaski Superintendent Search Winds Down

Published: July 29th, 2013
Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation will soon have a new superintendent in place. Dr. Robert Klitzman retired June 30th but stayed on in an interim capacity until his replacement is hired. Klitzman tells WKVI news that August 23rd will be his last day. The board will conduct a public hearing on the new superintendent’s contract during their Monday, Aug. 12th board meeting. State law requires a hearing be held, but Klitzman says the candidate will not be identified by name. The board will then meet in executive session, with a formal hiring decision scheduled during a special-called meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 20.

 

 

Eastern Pulaski School Board Moves Forward With Superintendent Search

Published: June 28th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board met in executive session Wednesday night when they discussed the candidates for superintendent and future meetings.

The board members voted to hold two meetings next week to discuss a proposed contract for a new superintendent. The board will be holding negotiations soon.

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Search for Eastern Pulaski Superintendent Continues

Published: June 6th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board is moving ahead with their search for a new superintendent.

Current Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman announced his retirement in March and will leave the corporation after his contract expires June 30. He has been at the helm for the past 26 years.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Approves Summer School Classes

Published: May 20th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board approved summer school programs at their recent meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman stated that one class will be P.E. for high school students.

“They can have that credit completed during the summer in a fashion where they have three and four hour blocked time,” explained Klitzman. “With just a little imagination and creativity, you can see how much more things that opens up and that you can do with that block of time.”

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Approves Applications for Federal Grants

Published: May 18th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board members did agree to apply for two routine grants.

Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman explained that the corporation will be applying for Title One and Higher Ability federal grants.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Recognizes Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Published: May 17th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board congratulated and recognized the Valedictorian and Salutatorian of this year’s senior class.

Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman said this is always the high point of the entire school year.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Tables Contract Extensions

Published: May 16th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaski School Board members discussed extending the contracts for the administrative staff during their recent meeting.

Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman advised that the board tabled his request for the contract extensions at this time.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Commends Elementary School

Published: May 15th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

It was announced Monday that the Winamac Elementary School achieved status as a 4-Star School in Indiana.

To qualify, the students had to score in the upper percentile in the ISTEP+ exam. Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman told the school board Monday night that this is the second year in a row that the school has earned this distinction.

“Being a 4-Star School is the highest distinction that the Department of Education bestows on a school,” explained Klitzman. “It’s an earned one based on our data performance. We’re very pleased. We feel excellent about our approach in our reading programs and how we emphasize Instruction Day and focus things. We’re very proud of our teachers every day.”

Eastern Pulaski School Board Approves Purchase of Reading Textbooks

By: WKVI Information Center
Published: April 15th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The reading program went under extensive study this year by the Eastern Pulaski School staff. The school board members did hear a recommendation on textbooks for reading at their recent meeting. Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman said the recommendation came from the textbook committee which was chaired by Principal Jill Collins.

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Eastern Pulaski School Board Sadly Accepts Two Retirements

Published: April 13th, 2013

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

The Eastern Pulaksi School Board accepted a resignation and a retirement request from two educators who happen to be married. Superintendent Dr. Robert Klitzman said Jan Moore had previously retired, but she was hired back on a part-time basis to teach math this school year.

“She has decided that this year is absolutely the last of it,” explained Klitzman. “She tried to retire last year and we twisted her arm and she came back. Another reason that she’s so firm that this is her last year is her husband, Brad Moore, is retiring.”

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