Southern Wells

SW school board adds Mossburg to its membership

Mossburg to replace Chris Smith and said she would run in November

Filing period begins for local school boards

Incumbents and candidates can now start filing to fill the seven seats that will help govern Wells County’s public schools for the next four years.

SW board targets its firearms policy

Members of the Southern Wells school board Tuesday night wrestled with the policy regarding firearms possession on school property.

An irritated Smith leaves the board

Frustration over a lack of progress was expressed in the letter of resignation by former Southern Wells Board member Chris Smith at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Southern Wells school board.

SW board has 30 days to fill vacancy

If Southern Wells school board members approve Chris Smith’s resignation Tuesday, they must appoint his replacement within the next 30 days, the executive director of the Indiana School Boards Association said Monday.

Smith exits SW board, effective immediately

In January, Southern Wells Community Schools board member Chris Smith announced he would not seek reelection to his seat, representing Liberty Township. Over the weekend, he made public his further decision to resign...

Filing period opens July 23 for school board elections

Seven seats are open on Wells County’s three school boards, and residents can now collect signatures to qualify to run for one of them.

63 honored at SW’s ceremony

63 honored at SW’s ceremony

Southern Wells valedictorian Daniel Mossburg admitted Sunday that he and his fellow graduates probably won’t graph a Punnett square or write a poem in iambic...

SWCS to buy ‘rapid response’ buttons

The Southern Wells district will more quickly alert others in the school complex and law enforcement officials in case of an emergency with a new set of “rapid response” buttons, which the district will purchase...

School security grants going to 3 Wells districts

Wells County’s public school districts will receive $115,000 for school safety after officials promised about $9 million in grant money to more than 250 schools statewide Wednesday.

SW board receives project list

Superintendent encourages board to review proposals and determine their importance

Keeping time  back in time

Keeping time back in time

Spring Fling music program at Southern Wells

An elementary farewell

An elementary farewell

Frankie Wygant shakes hands with Superintendent Jim Craig

Superintendent’s contract reviewed by SW board

Superintendent’s contract reviewed by SW board

Members of the Southern Wells School Board Tuesday held a public hearing on Superintendent Jim Craig’s contract for the 2013-14 school year.

Bluffton, Southern Wells students pick up DfS scholarships

Bluffton, Southern Wells students pick up DfS scholarships

One by one they made their way up to the stage. At about 40-second intervals, they gave their names and said what their plans were.

Southern Wells salutes excellence

Southern Wells salutes excellence

Academic excellence was recognized at Southern Wells Wednesday night with the fourth annual Senior Awards night in the cafetorium at Southern Wells.

Blue comes back

Blue comes back

Indianapolis Colts return to Southern Wells after school wins statewide fitness contest

SW team has handle on the soil

SW team has handle on the soil

Southern Wells competitors get an individual first-place finish and place 10th as a team

Dressing up for literature

Dressing up for literature

Dressing up for literature

Southern Wells fifth- and sixth-graders to get Chromebooks

Southern Wells fifth- and sixth-grade students will have Hewlett-Packard Chromebooks as one of their educational tools next year.

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