Southern Wells

Dual credit classes may be sidelined

A boost in teacher requirements will make it tougher to offer college courses to area high school students

Strike up the band

Strike up the band

Strike up the band

Carter nets Southern Wells honor

Carter nets Southern Wells honor

When Southern Wells athletic director Ben Mann raced across the football field at the end of the first quarter on the high school golf cart, sideline worker...

Homecoming royalty

Homecoming royalty

Bryce Bonewit was crowned king and Megan Fiechter queen at Friday night’s homecoming ceremonies at Southern Wells.

New regulations for Head Start program may mean problems

A proposal to expand the federal Head Start program is drawing concern from providers.

Local schools encouraging would-be teachers

Kennedy Rhodes believes her future is in education.

Southern Wells considers revamp of sewage plant

Here’s the poop: Southern Wells may not be sending its sewage to Montpelier anytime soon.

State Board of Education will again look at ISTEP, A-to-F scores

Problems surrounding the state’s ISTEP+ test and A-F accountability grades will again be front-and-center at a meeting of the State Board of Education Wednesday in Indianapolis.

Studies argue students need more sleep

It is a scene that is not uncommon.

ISTEP may be shorter, but concerns abide

Local educators say they will welcome a shorter ISTEP+ test next year, but concerns remain over whether other issues surrounding the test could still affect students and schools.

Safety funding cutbacks may affect local schools

A decision by state lawmakers to cut funding for a school safety grant program could affect schools in Wells County. The Indiana Secured School Safety Grant program was put in place in 2013, and offered $20 million to...

Tracking vaccinations

Mandatory registration gives insight into what students need

Behind closed doors, SWCS gets sewer ideas

Aug. 20 is not a “hard and fast” deadline to decide whether or not Southern Wells schools should hook up to a new sewage plant at Montpelier, Superintendent Jim Craig said following a regular meeting of the school...

Schools crunching the budget numbers

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

SW board must decide on sewage treatment options

During a work session at Southern Wells Wednesday evening, Superintendent Jim Craig laid out the costs of two options to solve the school complex’s sewage woes — and a third to try and keep the current plant running...

The school year’s under way

The school year’s under way

Classrooms filled up Wednesday with Northern Wells, Southern Wells students

ISTEP results delayed again

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

They’re testing the waters at Southern Wells

Getting water from Montpelier was put on hold by members of the Southern Wells Community School Board early Tuesday morning.

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

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