Norwell

Bypassing technology

Due to disruptions, one NWCS school will use paper ISTEP+ test

Young leaders take on issues

Young leaders take on issues

Students attend sixth Wells County Youth Leadership Forum

Northern Wells will still have snow days

Snow days wouldn’t disappear next year, under an e-learning proposal being considered by Northern Wells Community Schools.

NWCS ‘athletics philosophy’ will get more study

Northern Wells Community Schools leaders will continue to study a proposed “Philosophy of Athletics” for the district’s middle school and high school.

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...

All in the family

All in the family

Norwell hosting exchange students from 11 countries, five continents

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...

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...

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

Schools, public get a look at annual reports

Expansive Annual Performance Reports released by Indiana Department of Education provide useful information, educators say, but they typically do not show a full picture of the overall health of the state’s school...

Website says state’s schools below average

Indiana lags behind many of its counterparts in other states in terms of maintaining strong public school systems, according to a recent study.

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Superintendents, staffers catching up on things while students are on spring break

As ISTEP+ continues, so do the concerns

One round of state standardized testing is finished, and there is little faith among leaders of local schools an upcoming second round will be without problems.

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