Norwell

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.

Vocational: Back in vogue

Vocational: Back in vogue

Ehlerding: It’s what industries want; they’re seeking qualified people

NWCS e-learning decision may take awhile

An effort to study whether to move Northern Wells Community Schools away from snow days and to a virtual option could stretch into this summer. A committee charged with studying e-learning met for the third time...

One devoted fan

One devoted fan

Cathy Springer loves her Norwell Knights (and the feeling is mutual) Norwell High School athletes have something in common, no matter the sport. If he or she...

NWCS producing a ‘Philosophy of Athletics’

A proposed “Philosophy of Athletics” would codify for the first time goals and expectations for middle school and high school coaches and athletes at Northern Wells Community Schools.

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

Putting on a show

Ready to shine at Trine …

Ready to shine at Trine …

Norwell High School senior Hanna Smith will continue her basketball career playing for the Trine University Thunder women’s team next fall at Angola. Smith,...

Most Wells County graduates are ready for college

Eighty-four percent of Wells County high school graduates are prepared for college-level coursework by the time they graduate, according to a recent state report.

Let the testing begin

Wells students to start ISTEP+ this week

Drums and cymbals

Drums and cymbals

Drums and cymbals

Wells graduation rates better than state’s

High school graduation rates in Wells County again have exceeded the state average.

E-learning’s challenges

NWCS discusses system that may make snow days obsolete

‘We need welders’

‘We need welders’

Area high schools will offer certified training

Schools emphasize flexibility in ISTEP+ planning

Indiana schools have instructions from state education officials on how to administer the ISTEP+ exam, just days before students can begin taking the test.

Proposed budget could give a funding boost to schools

Each of Wells County’s three public school districts would see funding increases under a proposed two-year state budget.

ISTEP administrators say server capacity boosted

A company that administers the state’s ISTEP+ test has increased server capacity ahead of the upcoming exam, after a test run of the system last week led to problems locally and throughout Indiana.

Knights claim sectional crown

Knights claim sectional crown

Knights claim sectional crown

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