South Putnam Community Schools

3999 South US Highway 231, Greencastle, IN. 46135

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Why Project-Based Learning:
      Background Knowledge and Theory:
      Educate to Innovate (STEM):
     President Obama encouraging STEM education which involves participation in science, math and technology      competitions which requires project-based learning. and
      Project Based Learning addresses the 21st Century Education goals and standards:
     International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) site:
      National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) -,
PBL Checklist/Rubric Creation Tool:
Examples of Success:
    Amir Abo-Shaeer Helps Students Learn By Engaging Them in Hands-On Projects A high school science and engineering teacher who develops project-based-learning courses to inspire his students has been named one of this year's 23 MacArthur Fellows
Professional Development:
    Intel® Teach Elements:  

School Status:

Administration Office: Open

High School Office: Open

Elementary Offices: Open

Student Harmony Access

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Greencastle Banner-Graphic News
News headlines from the Greencastle Banner-Graphic newspaper in Greencastle, Indiana
  • Hollandsburg killer Smith up for parole
    None of the four perpetrators of one of the most heinous crimes in Hoosier history has ever been granted clemency or parole since their horrific Feb. 14, 1977 killings. But that won't keep the...
  • DePauw team returns from inaugural archaeological excavation at Italian Site
    Five DePauw University students and two faculty members are returning from Italy after completing the first season of archaeological excavation at the Vaiano-Gioiella "La Villa" site. The project is...
  • Non-Food Pantry distribution set July 30
    The Putnam County Non-Food Pantry, hosted by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, will be distributing items from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, in the parish hall at 520 E. Seminary St. In order to be...
  • Summer Music Festival to feature Salaam
    The Greencastle Summer Music Festival continues its weekly concert series Wednesday night with a performance by Salaam. The series offers weekly concerts featuring "friends making music for friends"...