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Southern Wells asks for study of options for its water system

Members of the Southern Wells School Board agreed Tuesday evening to use Commonwealth Engineers of Fort Wayne to determine what the next step forward should be in dealing with the school corporation’s aging sewage and...

NWCS board OKs district’s budget

Board members on Tuesday approved the 2015 budget for Northern Wells Community Schools.

Some differences of opinion

Some differences of opinion

School board member disparages superintendent’s performance

Bluffton, Norwell bands advance to semi-state

Marching bands from Bluffton and Norwell high schools performed well in regional competition and now are one step away from qualifying for this year’s state finals.

People and pets

People and pets

Norwell’s Friends of the Shelter group spends time assisting animals

Best of the show

Lindsey Fry’s kindergarten class celebrates after being awarded the Spirit Stick at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School’s Walkathon Friday. The class performed a skit to win the award. All elementary school students...

Have a ‘happy Friday’

Have a ‘happy Friday’

Norwell students have items checked entering school

Grades delayed

State’s school accountability system on hold until Nov. 5

Help wanted

Area school corporations in need of bus drivers

BHES renovation petition OK’d 62-38 percent

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District leaders will move forward on a controversial $10 million construction project.

Bomb threat found at Norwell HS

Bags, backpacks and the coats of Norwell High School students will be searched Friday, following the discovery earlier this week of a message threatening the school.

Board member’s evaluation of superintendent sparks debate

Board member’s evaluation of superintendent sparks debate

The five members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District Board met recently, in private and behind closed doors.

County teams to open grid sectional with road contests

Wells County high school football fans will have to fill up their cars’ gas tanks or car pool when the state tournament begins.

Teaching with technology

Teaching with technology

Bluffton-Metropolitan teachers are liking the use of iPads in their curriculum

NWCS in need of substitute teachers

NWCS in need of substitute teachers

In early September, Scott Mills found himself at the front of a classroom at Norwell High School, teaching students about geometry and trigonometry.

NWCS to look at guidelines for drivers

A first-of-its-kind policy aims to “eliminate unnecessary injuries and fatal circumstances” among those who drive Northern Wells Community Schools vehicles.

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton High School 2014 Fall Festival

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton High School 2014 Fall Festival

Click here to enjoy scenes from the 2014 BHS Fall Festival, held Oct. 3.

Festival time

Festival time

Janean Steffen was crowned queen and Taylor Pulver king at Friday night’s Fall Festival football game at Bluffton

Students without homes concern school officials

A record number of homeless children were enrolled in U.S. schools in the 2012-13 school year, according to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education.

SWCS approves ’14-’15 contracts

Southern Wells teachers did their part Thursday. Friday, the school board did its part.

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