News Articles - May

Derek Schweiger

Meet the 2017 class exemplar, Derek Schweiger

Posted May 29, 2017
As an independent study, Plymouth High School class exemplar Derek Schweiger worked on developing an ice cream that meets the strict dietary guidelines for schools.


 

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PHS graduation set for June 4

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth High School will hold its annual Commencement Exercises at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 4 in City Park. The community is invited to celebrate this milestone with members of the Class of 2017 and their families.


 

Students cut carpet for golf holes

Riverview mini-golf courses open to public

Posted May 29, 2017
Riverview Middle School seventh-graders invite the public to experience the mini-golf courses they have constructed as a yearlong STEAM project.


 

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Squiggles & Wiggles preschool offered

Posted May 29, 2017
Squiggles & Wiggles Preschool again will offer children ages 3 and 4 an engaging taste of school, now in two-week sessions.


 

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Deadlines near for tennis, swim, basketball camps

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a youth Tennis Camp, Swim Club and Boys Basketball Camp, as well as a pair of new Frisbee Golf opportunities and another Monthly Meditation.


 

Aquatic instructor Beth Kerntke leads a class in the Plymouth High School pool

Aquatic classes begin soon

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering numerous aquatic classes this summer.


 

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Panthers in the Playoffs

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth High School athletic teams are competing in the WIAA playoffs. You can follow them here!


 

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PHS yearbook wins national recognition

Posted May 29, 2017
Quit-Qui-Oc, the Plymouth High School yearbook, has been named a 2017 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence.


 

PHS students with the Formula cars they built

PHS Formula car wins at Road America

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth High School took first in the Modified Class of the Formula High School challenge May 15-16 at Road America.


 

Rhiannon Lade, Tristan Townsend, Kyle Johnson and Gale Litt

PHS finalist at state chef competition

Posted May 29, 2017
A team from Plymouth High School was one of five state finalists at the Whipping Up Wellness Student Chef Competition held May 18 in Madison.


 

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PHS students benefit from Reality Check

Posted May 29, 2017
Plymouth High School students recently got a Reality Check, thanks to a new personal finance initiative supported by community volunteers.


 

PHS baseball field as seen from behind home plate

PHS Artifact: Baseball field

Posted May 29, 2017
The Plymouth High School baseball field opened in 1985, in a game against Arrowhead High School.


 

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From Hi-Lights: Chess goes to State

Posted May 29, 2017
On March 18 and 19, varsity board members, sophomore Christian Pieper, freshmen Jacob Ashworth, Anna Brink, Avey, Charlton-Diesch, Chase Disinke, and JV members, seniors Emily Mersberger, Sage Wackett, and sophomores Adam Carbaw, and Dalten Wackett went to state for chess.


 
 

Some of the PHS students who received scholarships

PHS students earn nearly $2.1 million in scholarships

Posted May 22, 2017
Members of the Plymouth High School Class of 2017 will be receiving more than $2 million in scholarships, which were announced during the annual Scholarship Awards Night held May 17 at the school.


 

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Numerous youth opportunities begin soon

Posted May 22, 2017
Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering Girls Basketball Camp, AM Swim Club, Kids Cook Easy Summer Meals, and a new Summer Playgroup at rotating parks.


 

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Panthers in the Playoffs

Posted May 22, 2017
Plymouth High School athletic teams are competing in the WIAA playoffs. You can follow them here!


 

Visitors to the Local Food Fair learn about food produced in and around Plymouth

Photos: May 13 events at PHS

Posted May 22, 2017
Plymouth High School was the place to be May 13, with three public events that day: Local Food Fair, PHS Culture Fair, and Panther Greenhouse Plant & Flower Sale.


 

A visitor to the PHS Car Show looks over classic cars

Photos: PHS Car Show

Posted May 22, 2017
The automotive technology class at Plymouth High School hosted its sixth annual PHS Car Show and Brat Fry on May 19.


 

PHS students hold a penguin-shaped cake

PHS holds cake-decorating competition

Posted May 22, 2017
Plymouth High School Culinary Arts 2 classes recently held a cake-decorating competition as a culminating project.


 

PHS band students perform

Photos: PHS Spring Band Concert

Posted May 22, 2017
Plymouth High School presented its Spring Band Concert on May 15 in the school auditorium.


 

Horizon students dressed in costume for the Wax Museum

Horizon 4th-graders present wax museum

Posted May 22, 2017
Fourth-graders in Melanie Morgan’s class at Horizon Elementary School recently presented a Living Wax Museum for schoolmates and families.


 

Fairview students prepare to enter the Survive Alive House

Fairview holds Safety Day

Posted May 22, 2017
Fairview Elementary School recently sponsored a Safety Day for students in second and fourth grades.


 

Steinway Grand Piano in PHS Choir Room

PHS Artifact: Steinway Grand Piano

Posted May 22, 2017
The Steinway Grand Piano in the PHS Choir Room was built in 1977 and acquired some years after that by Plymouth High School. About a decade ago it was extensively restored and returned to its original grandeur.


 

PHS students crash their boat into other boats in the PHS pool

From Hi-Lights: Students compete using cardboard boats

Posted May 22, 2017
The first time that PHS did the cardboard boat races was about 20 years ago. Since then, the races have been happening every year for Physics class. This year it happened on March 21.


 

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May School Board meeting summary

Posted May 22, 2017
The Plymouth School District Board of Education met at 7 p.m. May 16, 2017 in the Plymouth High School Amphitheatre.


 
 

Visitors to the 2016 PHS Car Show look over classic cars

PHS to host car show for public

Posted May 15, 2017
The automotive technology class at Plymouth High School is hosting its sixth annual PHS Car Show and Brat Fry on Friday, May 19.


 

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Walkers Club, KEYs to the Core offered

Posted May 15, 2017
Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a Walkers Club and a new class with Dan Francis called KEYs to the Core.


 

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Cain’s Bridal Wreath Flower Cards to benefit PEF

Posted May 15, 2017
April showers do bring May flowers – if you purchase a Flower Card from Cain’s Bridal Wreath annual fundraising benefit.


 

John Voge of Pioneer Athletics presents a certificate and banner to PHS officials

PHS wins national award for football field

Posted May 15, 2017
The Plymouth High School football field has won a 2016 Fields of Excellence Award from Pioneer Athletics.


 

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Students succeed at state solo & ensemble

Posted May 15, 2017
Fifty-nine Plymouth High School events earned top ratings at this year’s State Solo & Ensemble Music Festival.


 

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PHS holds Spanish Honor Society induction

Posted May 15, 2017
Plymouth High School recently inducted 43 students into Sociedad Honoria Hispanica, the Spanish Honor Society.


 

Harrison Strutz surrounded by family and coaches

PHS swimmer signs letter of intent

Posted May 15, 2017
Plymouth High School senior Harrison Strutz has accepted a scholarship to swim for Barton College in Wilson, N.C.


 

Student finalists with judges

Riverview selects Greatest People

Posted May 15, 2017
Sixth-graders at Riverview Middle School recently held the fifth annual Greatest Person Speech Competition with sports-style brackets.


 

Academic Wall of Fame display across from district office

PHS Artifact: Academic Wall of Fame

Posted May 15, 2017
The centerpiece of the Academic Wall of Fame, located across from the district office, recognizes PHS valedictorians and salutatorians from 1967 to 2013, and since 2014 each class exemplar.


 

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From Hi-Lights: Fifty-three donate in spring blood drive

Posted May 15, 2017
This year, the PHS blood drive saved approximately 159 lives.


 
 

Plymouth High School students in period clothing

PHS actors bring Cemetery Walk to life

Posted May 8, 2017
Plymouth High School drama students will portray past Plymouth residents during the annual Union Cemetery Walk on May 21.


 

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Culver’s Cares to benefit PHS soccer

Posted May 8, 2017
Culver’s of Plymouth is hosting a fundraiser to benefit the Plymouth High School soccer programs on May 16, the day of a girls home soccer game.


 

Painting of sleeping cat Seamus by Riverview Middle School eighth-grader Margaret Williamson

Riverview artwork on display

Posted May 8, 2017
Dozens of artworks by Riverview Middle School students are included in this year’s Helen Farnsworth Mears Memorial Contest Art Show, on display through May 17.


 

Plymouth High School choir students pose for a photo while in Nashville

PHS earns 2 awards at Nashville music festival

Posted May 8, 2017
Plymouth High School brought home two national awards from the WorldStride Heritage Festival of Gold in Nashville, Tenn.


 

Plymouth High School students pose for a photo before Prom

Photos: PHS Prom 2017

Posted May 8, 2017
Plymouth High School students enjoyed Prom 2017 on May 6 in the Riverview Middle School cafeteria.


 

Plymouth High School students model paper dresses

New PHS class takes students back stage

Posted May 8, 2017
When the Plymouth High School advanced acting class presents its original play, "Relationships: The WRITE Way!" on May 12 and 13, working behind the scenes will be students from a new class, Theatre Design and Technology.


 

Horizon Elementary School students pose for a photo after performing at the annual Horizon Talent Show

Photos: Horizon Talent Show

Posted May 8, 2017
Horizon Elementary School presented its 24th annual Talent Show featuring various student performances April 20 in the school gym.


 

Close-up of John Andereck Community Service Award plaque

PHS Artifact: John Andereck Award

Posted May 8, 2017
A new name soon will be added to the plaque honoring recipients of the John Andereck Community Service Award.


 

Fairview custodian Cheryl Reilly with students

Photos: Fairview Earth Day

Posted May 8, 2017
Fairview Elementary School participated in Earth Day activities on April 21. Head custodian Cheryl Reilly shared her "Earth Day makes a difference" slideshow with second-graders and then took them outside to pick up garbage around school grounds.


 

High-jumper clears bar at Varsity Relays

Photos: PHS track

Posted May 8, 2017
The Plymouth High School track and field team competed at the Varsity Relays on May 2 at Kettle Moraine Lutheran and the boys competed May 5 in the Vanderpan Invite at Sheboygan Falls.


 
 

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PHS hosting Food Fair, Culture Fair, Plant Sale

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth High School is the place to be May 13, with three public events that day: Local Food Fair, PHS Culture Fair, and Panther Greenhouse Plant & Flower Sale.


 

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PHS Amph-Rats to present original play

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth High School drama students will present "Relationships: The WRITE Way!," an original play about a young writer’s struggle to define the perfect relationship.


 

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Community Potluck, Backyard Composting offered

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth School District Community Education & Recreation is offering a Backyard Composting class and coordinating another Community Potluck in May.


 

Gwen Nytes poses with PHS Associate Principal Andy Novak

PHS student named Kohl Scholar

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth High School senior Gwendolyn Nytes has been selected as a 2017 Herb Kohl Excellence Scholarship recipient.


 

Alex Shutter poses for a photo with his parents

PHS student receives Wisconsin Sports Award

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth High School senior Alex Shutter has been awarded a Wisconsin Sports Award Scholarship by Cousins Subs.


 

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Four PHS students receive study-abroad scholarships

Posted May 1, 2017
Four Plymouth High School students will share $17,190 in Global Navigator Scholarships, enabling them to spend three or four weeks in a foreign country this summer.


 

Plymouth students participate in hands-on STEM activities at Lakeland University

STEM Girls Rock wraps up with campus visit

Posted May 1, 2017
“STEM Girls Rock,” a collaboration between Lakeland University and Plymouth High School, capped its first academic year with an educational afternoon at Lakeland.


 

PHS garden full of growing plants

PHS Artifact: Garden classroom

Posted May 1, 2017
Plymouth High School, which has long had a greenhouse, added this garden classroom in 2012.


 

PHS relay runner hands off baton

Photos: PHS track triangular, West Bend West invite

Posted May 1, 2017
The Plymouth High School track team hosted a triangular meet and competed at the West Bend West Invitational.


 
 

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