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NWCS may soon sell athletic fan gear online

If you’re still weighing Christmas gift options for those local high school sports enthusiasts on your list, Northern Wells Community Schools might soon have you covered.

NMS will establish county’s first National Junior Honor Society

Norwell Middle School students soon will make up the first chapter of the National Junior Honor Society in Wells County.

Panel begins work on BHES renovation

A $10 million contract to renovate and expand Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School could be handed out in mid-March.

E-rate plan could hike phone bills

The latest proposal to revamp a government program that provides discounts for Internet access and telecommunications for public schools would include a hike in consumers’ phone bills.

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NWCS sets up plan to deal with Ebola

Southern Wells’ principals explain schools’ grade drop

Explaining how the state decides how it will grade schools was a challenge facing Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School Principal Chad Yencer and Elementary School Principal John Purcell Tuesday night.

Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

Students at Lancaster Central Elementary School hold up shoeboxes containing gifts for children around the world.

B-H board gets school remodel work under way

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District leaders took several steps Monday to begin work on the planned $10 million renovation of one of its school buildings.

Teachers here bringing technology into classrooms

Teachers are using technology more frequently than their students, according to a recent study.

SWES announces first quarter honor roll

Southern Wells Elementary School has announced its first quarter honor roll.

NHS handbag bingo is Saturday

NHS handbag bingo is Saturday

Annual event benefits Norwell’s show choir program The 11th annual designer handbag bingo event will be held Saturday morning in the cafeteria at Norwell...

NWCS drives home an offer of insurance

School district sees health benefits as a way to make bus driving an ‘attractive’ career

Thank you

Thank you

Lt. Cmdr. Josh Wagner, a Navy flight instructor, spoke at a Veterans Day program Tuesday at Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School.

A State Finals performance

A State Finals performance

The Norwell Marching Knights finished in ninth place Saturday at the ISSMA Class C state competitions at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis

iPad apps cause trouble, school officials say

Tablet computers on loan to students in Wells County schools have revolutionized the way they learn and also the way teachers interact with their classes, school leaders say. The iPads have opened new lines of...

Norwell band readies for state competition

Norwell band readies for state competition

Before marching season, members of the Norwell Marching Knights gather for an annual initiation rite.

He’s on the road to recovery

He’s on the road to recovery

Steve Thompson discusses his injury, and that people are praying for him

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Just four of nine public schools in Wells County received “A” grades for the 2013-14 school year, according to information released by the Indiana...

In Northern Wells, Eschenbacher ousts incumbent Fillers

In Northern Wells, Eschenbacher ousts incumbent Fillers

In January, the Northern Wells school board will have a new member: Peggy Eschenbacher.

In Bluffton-Harrison, Hiday retains his seat   in a three-way contest

In Bluffton-Harrison, Hiday retains his seat   in a three-way contest

It was close, but Bluffton-Harrison school board member Brent Hiday kept his seat on the board.

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