Norwell

He’s the top scholar

He’s the top scholar

Norwell’s Brent Bales wins Wells County’s Lilly Scholarship for 2014

Tackling teacher

Tackling teacher

Cecilia Shoemaker tackles a practice dummy

County schools have high graduation rates

Once again, the county’s public high schools’ graduation rates exceeded the state average, with more than 90 percent of students finishing their high school careers with diplomas.

Board OKs contract for resource officer

Northern Wells school board members Tuesday unanimously approved a contract paying $51,728.50 for a school resource officer.

Food at NWCS: Fewer options, higher prices

The federal government has essentially banned Pepsi, snack cakes and Bosco’s pizza — and perhaps $250 in sales a day — from Norwell High School, Northern Wells school board members learned Tuesday.

Norwell’s SRO gets OK from County Council

One final hurdle stands in the way between a school resource officer in Northern Wells Community Schools – its school board.

Plans call for deputy to be NWCS resource officer

County and school officials are one step closer in creating a school resource officer in Northern Wells schools.

Local teachers making grade, state reports

Virtually 100 percent of Wells County’s educators taught either effectively or highly effectively during the 2012-2013 school year, according to the data the Indiana Department of Education released Monday.

Bringing words to life

Bringing words to life

Author David Greenberg speaks to students at Lancaster Central Elementary School Monday afternoon.

NWCS board extends 14 more school days

Northern Wells students will add an extra 50 to 60 minutes of instructional time to an additional 14 days, after school board members voted 3-2 to adjust the calendar to compensate for canceled classes.

NWCS delays vote on make-up days

NWCS delays vote on make-up days

At Superintendent Scott Mills’ recommendation, Northern Wells school board members delayed until their next meeting any adjustments to the school year to...

New social studies standards adopted

Uniondale resident was among those voting in favor

Schools: 2 districts were closed, but 1 had no delay

Bluffton-Harrison Superintendent Wayne Barker said Wednesday morning he decided not to cancel school because the snow wasn’t falling when he had to make the decision.

They owe it all to the debt

They owe it all to the debt

Norwell seniors’ video on U.S. financial crisis nets them honor, and some cash, from C-SPAN

This is only (the) test ...

This is only (the) test ...

Ossian, Bluffton elementary schools rally around students before ISTEP week

NWCS extends school day to make up time

Some instructional time added to the morning, some to the afternoon

Schools to host kindergarten roundups

Schools to host kindergarten roundups

While schools are now replacing canceled days to end the 2013-2014 school year, they’re also preparing for the 2014-2015 school year for incoming...

Life-saving lessons

Life-saving lessons

Norwell student revives his mother after learning CPR, rescue breathing in classroom Austin Combs’ isn’t the first student to apply Aquatic Director Jon...

State proposes new education standards

State proposes new education standards

Wells County principal says standards will please opponents, proponents of Common Core

School days—Northern Wells delays a decision, seeking input from those affected

The Northern Wells Community Schools district is looking for input on how to make up the recent snow cancellations.

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