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New look for B-H website

New look for B-H website

The Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District has gotten a virtual facelift.

Construction continues

Construction continues

Crews continued work Tuesday on a renovation and expansion on the east side of Bluffton-Harrison Elementary

Late results draw B-H district’s ire

A delay in the delivery of this year’s accountability scores will hamper efforts by school leaders to make changes that could improve local schools, Bluffton-Harrison Superintendent Wayne Barker said.

Bluffton-Harrison plans $18.3M budget

The Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District will advertise an $18.3 million budget for 2016.

Tracking vaccinations

Mandatory registration gives insight into what students need

Schools crunching the budget numbers

With a new school year in full swing, district administrators are now working to put together 2016 budgets.

Back at it

Back at it

Summer break ends for Bluffton-Harrison; SWCS, NWCS start Wednesday

First day of school

First day of school

First day of school

Here we go

Here we go

New school year, new teachers, new approaches With an influx of new teachers, The News-Banner takes a look at three local teachers who will be in a Bluffton...

ISTEP results delayed again

The news Wednesday that there were more problems surrounding the state’s ISTEP+ test was unsurprising to local educators.

Indiana’s interconnected schools getting attention

Indiana is hot.

Where are all the new teachers?

Local school districts have a smaller pool of applicants to pick from

School days coming soon

Registration next week at Norwell; the following week at Bluffton, Southern Wells

Bluffton-Harrison advances plans for e-learning

School board members on Monday moved forward with plans to implement e-learning at the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District.

Diploma proposals mean more math

Proposed changes to Indiana’s high school graduation requirements call for students to take more math classes and earn additional credits.

Schools’ grade change idea gets resistance

A pitch for a one-year change to the state’s A-F school accountability system could be a tough sell, despite the support of many educators across Indiana.

School grades will get a review

State Board of Education members will weigh options Wednesday for school A-F accountability for 2014-15.

National honor for 4 local schools

Four Wells County schools are among those chosen this week by the U.S. Department of Education to showcase students’ “achievement and hard work.”

Kindergarten Countdown to return soon

It is a successful program, one that is growing and aims to help prepare children to enter kindergarten.

Projects continue despite rainfall

Wells County schools are dealing with recent wet weather and flooding, though they have, for the most part, escaped its most damaging effects.

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