Bill Keith interviews State Representative Kristy Pagan. Rep. Pagan has proposed a package of bills to reform education funding in Michigan. They talked about those bills and her status as a proud Plymouth-Salem Rock.
Bill Keith interviews Salem Teachers Darrin Silvester, Brenda Belanger, Lauren Cummings and Jim Wheaton about the impact of former Salem High School Principal Jerry Ostoin. Jerry passed away on Saturday Oct. 3. He was Principal of Salem High School from 1986 to 2008. Prior to that he served as an Assistant Principal beginning in 1974. The interview includes a clip from Jerry’s speech at the 1993 Salem Commencements.
Dr. Michael Meissen speaks with two administrators taking on new roles for the district. Kay Elaster is the Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learning. Beth Savalox is the district’s Director of Development. They talked about their work for the district, the impact of great teachers, and the success of the Plymouth-Canton Community School’s alumni.
Saba Mangla interviews Jay Obsniuk, P-CEP Robotics Teacher, about the P-CEP Lightning Robotics team for students at Canton, Plymouth and Salem High Schools. They talked about the team’s history and opportunities for students.
This week’s Community Focus is an archived interview that originally aired on 88.1 in 1997. The guest is former Plymouth-Salem Principal Bill Brown. Bill passed away on September 10, 2015 at age 84. This interview was recorded just after Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent Dr. John Hoben passed away. In the interview Mr. Brown shares about his time as principal, the development of Plymouth-Canton Educational Park and the impact of Dr. Hoben. He also touches on the importance of 88.1 and student radio at Plymouth-Canton Educational Park.