Schools - Public
August 10, 2011
Adams-Wells Special Services Cooperative, 925 N. Main St., Bluffton, 824-5880. The director is Nikki Sprunger. Provides special-education services for all six public school districts in Adams and Wells counties. Board is comprised of the six area school superintendents.
BLUFFTON-HARRISON METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Bluffton-Harrison School District is all of Harrison Township including that part of Bluffton within Harrison Township. The administration building is at 805 East Harrison St., Bluffton, IN, 46714, phone 824-2620, and the superintendent is Wayne Barker.
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS
Daryl Elliott (District 1), president 273-9655
Brent Hiday, (at-large), vice president 824-5215
Dawn Frauhiger (District 2), secretary 824-5317
Heath Schlagenhauf (District 3), 334-5387
Jarrod Gerber (at-large), 827-0840
• Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School
1100 East Spring Street, Bluffton, 824-0333, Julie Meitzler, principal.
• Bluffton-Harrison Middle School
1500 Stogdill Road, Bluffton, 824-3536, Tom Gibson, principal.
• Bluffton High School
1 Tiger Trail, South Wayne Street, Bluffton, 824-3724, Steve Baker, principal.
NORTHERN WELLS SCHOOL DISTRICT
The Northern Wells School District is all of Union, Jefferson, Rockcreek and Lancaster townships, including that part of Bluffton in Lancaster Township. The administrative office is at 312 N. Jefferson St., Ossian, IN 46777. Phone is 260-622-4125. The superintendent is Dr. Scott Mills.
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS:
Gene Donaghy (Jefferson Township), president, 260-437-9823.
Scott Elzey (Rockcreek Township), vice president, no home phone number.
Donna Spear (Union Township), secretary, 260-638-4296.
Marc Fillers (At-large), 260-747-7700 ext. 111.
Angie Topp (Lancaster Township), 827-0461
• Lancaster Elementary School
275 E. Jackson St., Bluffton, 260-565-3135, Cathy Dunwiddie, principal.
• Ossian Elementary School
213 S. Jefferson St., Ossian, 260-622-4178, Susanne Tieman, principal.
• Norwell Middle School
1100E U.S. 224, Ossian, 260-543-2218, Tim Wilson, principal.
• Norwell High School
1100E U.S. 224, Ossian, 260-543-2213, Mark Misch, principal.
SOUTHERN WELLS SCHOOL DISTRICTThe Southern Wells Community Schools district is all of Liberty, Chester, Nottingham and Jackson townships. All of the schools and the school district headquarters are in one complex at 9120S-300W, Poneto. The superintendent is James Craig, office phone 765-728-5537.
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS:
Chad Roush, secretary (Jackson Twp.), 765-348-6234.
Doug Klefeker, president (Nottingham Twp.), 346-2177.
Robert Prible, liaison (Chester Township), 765-728-2400.
Chris Smith, vice president (Liberty Twp.), 694-6848.
• Southern Wells Elementary School
Phone 765-728-2121, Brett Garrett, principal.
• Southern Wells Junior-Senior High School
Phone 765-728-5534. Chad Yencer, principal.
WELLS COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
Operated by the three public school districts. Located at 991 N. Main St. Suite A, Bluffton, IN 46714. Director is Daphne Dahl. Phone, 824-0474.