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RP Class Officers of 2023

2023 CLASS OFFICERS. The Riverton Parke High School junior class of 2023 selected their class officers recently. They are shown from left, Vice-President Brooke Harkrider, Secretary Josalyn Huxford, President Ella Harper and Treasurer Jenna Amerman. The class sponsor is Katie Ferrari. (photo submitted)

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Rosedale August Students of the Month

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH. Rosedale Elementary has shared the students of the month for August. Pictured (front row from left) Jacob Plant, Daniel Lunsford, Aerith Thom, Chase Counterman, Blain Jenkins, Elsie Fields, Swell Welch and Rosalyn Adams; (Back row) Shelby Leitgabel, Isaac Greene, Gabe Rafter, Brayden McGinnis, Ave Cottom, Isabella Rodgers and Brayleigh Nelson. (photo…

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Rosedale Town Marshal Kevin Bratcher

Kevin Bratcher has been with the Rosedale Town Marshal’s Office for 21 years. Bratcher served in the United States Air Force. “We moved here 27 years ago,” he said. He began his career with the department as a Reserve Deputy Marshal in 2000 while working at Sony in Terre Haute.

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RP Freshman Class Officers

CLASS OFFICER FOR 2021-22.The Riverton Parke High School freshman class selected their class officers recently. They are (from left) Treasurer Meghan Fellows, Secretary Lizzy Leitgabel, Vice-President Jenna Batty, and President Logan Johnson. The class sponsor is Kristi Johnson. (photo submitted)

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NCP Staff Trainings

FUN DAY AT CONFERENCE. Attending the Model Schools Conference were Jane McMullen and Sheryl McDaniel, Parke Heritage High School; Kerry Ferguson, Parke Heritage Middle School and Correna Gilstrap, Turkey Run Elementary. (photo submitted) EVERYONE PLAYS A PART. All staff training with Dr. Lori Desautels. (photo submitted)   To prepare for the 2021-22 school year, North…

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Fire Prevention

FIRE PREVENTION. “Now more than ever, being a good neighbor means everything. That’s why our office is supporting Fire Prevention by donating posters, magnets, activity books and stickers from the NFPA. Cathie Preston State Farm was happy to meet with the Rockville Fire Department to present them with these Fire Prevention Essentials. #GoodNeighbor” (From the…

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Student Spotlight

HADLEY GRUBBS Showing cattle, artwork and soccer are among the many interests of Hadley Grubbs, a Turkey Run Elementary fifth grade student. Hadley enjoys showing cattle at the county fair as well as the Hoosier Beef Congress and some jackpot shows. She began the beef project in 4-H because her sister and cousin showed, and…

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New Sugar Creek Resource Center

FOOD AND HYGIENE. Parke Heritage Middle School volleyball players recently helped unload a truck full of boxes filled with food items for the Sugar Creek Resource Center (SCRC). Helping with the project (front, from left) Lila Busenbark, Addie Ramsay, Hallie Jones, Samantha Mikus, Birkley Schelsky, Julia Carroll, Maddi Crowder, Jackie Ferguson and Alex Patton. (back)…

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FIRE CHIEF TRAINING. Rockville’s Assistant Fire Chief Josh Sorrels attended and received all three required certifications. Pictured (Front, 10th from left) Josh Sorrels. (photo submitted) The Indiana Fire and Public Safety Academy held the inaugural Fire Chief’s Academy at “Made” in Plainfield, August 23 through August 27. This school is now a requirement for any…

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Student Spotlight

DREW BROWN AND JENNA BROWN “We are extremely different, but we enjoy the same things,” said Drew Brown. His twin sister, Jenna, added, “Because our interests are different, it takes a lot of the competitiveness out of our relationship, and we support each other.” The Parke Heritage High School seniors each have their own areas…

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