Put-in-Bay School Holiday Concert Rousing Success

Put in Bay Holiday ConcertPut-in-Bay School students delivered a superb holiday concert, under the direction of Ms. Gay Pippert, Music Director, on Thursday evening.  Grades Kindergarten through eight performed twelve selections, including a traditional arrangement featuring flute and alto recorder.  Creative costumes and synchronized movements added depth to clear and harmonic voices.  Patrick Myers added brilliant, multi-colored stage lighting. Click an image for enlarged view!

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Island Seniors Receive Bountiful Christmas Blessing

Put in Bay Girl ScoutsPut-in-Bay senior citizens received colorful holiday bags with a cornucopia of treats from the local Girl Scouts.  Assorted fresh fruits, delicate cookies, Heineman’s Concord Grape Juice, and special treats from Put-in-Bay’s Candy Bar were hand-delivered over the weekend.  Each gift included a hand-made holiday greeting from students at Put-in-Bay School.  The generous and thoughtful packages are a perfect example of kindness extended by the Girl Scouts all year!

Panther Basketball a Saturday Highlight

Put in Bay BasketballPut-in-Bay Basketball continued the 2018-19 season on Saturday with the first set of home games at the Jim Poulos Recreation Center.  The early game featured the Put-in-Bay School All-Stars competing in a friendly round versus the Ottawa Hills Green Bears fifth-graders.  The Panther Boys took on the Green Bears ninth graders with the unfortunate result being a 40-19 loss. Put in Bay BasketballPut in Bay Basketball








Put in Bay BasketballThe Panther Girls, fresh off a first place finish at the Great Lakes Island Schools Competition on Beaver Island, boosted their record to 6-0 with a nail-biter game against the Temple Christian girls.  Scoring went down to the wire, with incredible shooting by both teams.  Put in Bay BasketballPut in Bay BasketballThe final score was 51-55.  Put-in-Bay School Cheerleaders and Lil-Dancers did a superb job of energizing the full-house audience. WPIB Radio WPIB radio broadcaster Patrick Meyers called the game with attention-getting enthusiasm!

Away games for the coming week, but the Panthers return to the home floor on Saturday, 15 December 2018.

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Put-in-Bay Basketball Earns First and Second Place at Great Lakes Tournament

Put in Bay wins Great Lakes Islands Tournament

Coach Shuffenecker and his first place team “Claim the Lakes!”

Put-in-Bay School’s Lady Panthers basketball earned first place with a 3-0 record at the Great Lakes Islands School Tournament held on Beaver Island this weekend.  The boy’s team came in second place with a 2-1 record, just behind the winning Beaver Island boys.  High school basketball teams from Beaver Island, Put-in-Bay, Mackinac Island, and Washington Island, Wisconsin, participated.

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Referees, coaches, and team members from the four high schools competing at Beaver Island.

Reporting and photos courtesy of Heidi Ladd

Put-in-Bay School Basketball Schedule Released

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“Jumpin’ Jack” Booker

Put-in-Bay School Basketball continues as one of islanders’ most beloved winter activities.  Saturday home games generally draw a full crowd in the Jim Poulos Recreation Center.  This year, the season begins on 30 November with a visit to Michigan for the Great Lakes Island Basketball Tournament.  Competition will include players from Beaver Island, Mackinac Island, and Washington Island.  The event is hosted by Beaver Island Community SchoolWPIB Radio will broadcast live audio/video, featuring local broadcaster Patrick Myers–“Voice of Put-in-Bay!”

Don’t forget to, “Get your GRRRROWL On!”Put in Bay School

Coach Craig Shuffenecker provides the following 2018-2019 game schedules for the Girls Varsity, Boys Varsity, and Junior Varsity teams.  Cancellations or changes may be necessary due to weather conditions.

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