Reorganization Committee Adopts Preliminary Plan
Groups Sets Up School Districts
The Marshall County School Reorganization Committee Monday night by a 5-4 vote adopted
a preliminary plan calling for the establishing of five school corporations in the county, including
three that corss county lines.
The new school districts would be:
1 Culver Community Schools (Union, Aubbeenaubee, and North Bend townships,
Argos, and Richland township of Fulton county
2 Bourbons and Tippecanoe Townships of Marshall County and Etna township of Kosciusko
3. West, Polk and North townships all fo Marshall county.
4 Plymouth Community Schools, which would remain unchanged.
5 Bremen Public Schools and Madison township of St. Joseph county
Don Davis Reports
Don Davis of Culver reviewed steps taken by the Union-Aubeebaubee-North Bend township group
in forming a Culver Community School Corporation and requested that when a preliminary pam is
submitted to the state by the county committee they refer to the corporation as the Culver
Davis said the corporation had legally advertised and that do remonstrance’s had been received.
Wayne Kline of Culver added that a meeting was held with Preston Moody, Fremont, of the State
commission, in regard to the consolidation of the tri-county unit. He said his group was informed
that the commission would not take action on any preliminary plans being submitted now until
after the state legislature meets in January.
According to Kline, the commissioner was under the impression nothing would be changed in the
Caston consolidation (including two Fulton county units) and the Fulton county committee would
have to use the alternative plan, which would release Aubbeenaubee township to the Culver
Other Present From Culver
Othe members of the Culver group attending the meeting were Maurice Nelson, Peter Trone, and
The county committee will meet sometime after Christmas to work out plans on how the school
boards of the various corporations will be made up.
Dec 14, 1960 - Citizen