BOURBON – Triton School Corporation will have three school board seats up for election Nov. 4 including the Etna Green Township, Tippecanoe Township and Town of Bourbon seats.
Candidates must reside within the same district they wish to represent and must have at least 10 signatures of registered voters. Any signatures received from Etna Green Township patrons must be taken to Kosciusko County to be verified, and then the petition must be taken to Marshall County to be filed. Nomination petitions may be obtained from the county circuit court clerk or from the Triton administration office. The last day to file is no later than noon Aug. 22.
The Indiana School Boards Association is hosting school board candidate forums to inform new candidates and incumbents running for re-election about school boardsmanship. Topics  discussed include the roles and responsibilities of being a school board member, ethics and legal responsibilities. Cost is $35. Each candidate will receive a school board candidate’s kit which contains information on the financial, legal and ethical aspects of serving on a school board.
The candidate forum will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and is subject to cancellation if there are less than five registrations. The forum for Triton School Corporation candidates (Region 2) is July 29 at the Plymouth Schools Administration Building, 611 Berkley Street, Plymouth.
Register online at http://www.isba-ind.org/meetings/CandidateForumReg.htm For questions, contact ISBA at 317-639-0330, Ext. 112. Do not contact the facility hosting the forum.