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Elementary school plans unveiled

Elementary school plans unveiled

Members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s board got their first look at the design-build proposal for the improvements to the...

Monica Frauhiger named Lilly Scholar

Monica Frauhiger named Lilly Scholar

Monica Frauhiger figured she could do it — and she did it. Frauhiger, a senior at Norwell High School, is the Wells County Foundation’s 2015 Lilly...

An SW World’s Fair

An SW World’s Fair

Elementary students learn about different cultures It was World’s Fair at Southern Wells Elementary School Friday. Students in grades K-6 culminated weeks of...

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

All in the family

All in the family

Norwell hosting exchange students from 11 countries, five continents

B-H board ponders pros and cons of e-learning days

The school year could end earlier if Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District leaders opt to implement e-learning days. But students in art, music and physical education classes may have difficulty utilizing...

Winners selected in annual high school art competition

Winners selected in annual high school art competition

A black-and-white drawing by Bluffton High School junior Kara Mounsey took Best of Show honors in the Tri Kappa High School Art Show, now viewable at the...

BHMSD board will take a look at e-learning proposals

With one Wells County school district already studying whether to put in place e-learning days, another is poised to begin discussions regarding a virtual option. At its meeting tonight, the Bluffton-Harrison...

Norwell High School Theatre to present The Merry Murders at Montmarie

Norwell High School Theatre to present The Merry Murders at Montmarie

Norwell High School Department of Theatre Department has announced The Merry Murders at Montmarie will be their upcoming spring play to be held Friday and...

Ritz hopes to mitigate possible lower ISTEP+ scores

Ritz hopes to mitigate possible lower ISTEP+ scores

Education chief also reads to Northern Wells kindergartners Indiana’s top education official is considering options to lessen the effect of problems with...

On to Branson

On to Branson

On to Branson

Showtime for 90by20

Showtime for 90by20

Early childhood initiative receives a formal introduction

State budget plan provides good news for Southern Wells

A state budget plan unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans calls for more funding in 2016 and 2017 for Southern Wells Community Schools than an earlier spending plan authored by House GOP members.

NWCS discusses e-learning goals

Members of a committee charged with studying whether to implement e-learning days at Northern Wells Community Schools continued discussions Wednesday, turning their attention from potential barriers to putting the...

Expert tells Southern Wells: Find a new water source

Putting off fixing the problems with the Southern Wells schools water supply is not an option, noted superintendent Jim Craig at Tuesday night’s nearly four-hour-long meeting of the school board.

Schools await kindergartners’ arrivals

Starting this week, events aimed at getting local children enrolled in kindergarten will be held.

Ritz will visit Ossian, Lancaster on Friday

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will be in Wells County Friday.

Spanish, intensively

Spanish, intensively

Moore nets a place in IU language program

Outside firm to determine if ISTEP+ results are reliable

Indiana State Board of Education members on Wednesday approved hiring an outside firm to study whether results of the state’s standardized test are “valid and reliable.”

Putting ISTEP+ to the test

Are the results ‘valid and reliable?’ Education leaders want to know

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