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‘To be nice’

‘To be nice’

Bluffton kindergartner collects funds to donate iPads

Kids grow up so fast

Kids grow up so fast

Old People Day

NWCS committee likes ‘e-learning’

Snow days could be replaced by online time

Pre-K program funding support grows

Support is growing for state-funded pre-kindergarten programs across the country, according to a new report released this month.

They love retirement

They love retirement

Former Ossian Elementary teachers meet monthly to keep friendships going

Looking for drivers

Looking for drivers

Districts worry about finding and keeping bus drivers

‘Spice’ leads to charge against BHS student, 18

An 18-year-old Bluffton High School student who allegedly showed up to school high on “spice” last fall has been charged in the matter.

Entrance at BHS will be secured

Bluffton-Harrison school leaders are moving forward with plans to upgrade the main entrance at Bluffton High School to make it more secure.

SW board holds a work session

Southern Wells schools leaders outlined plans Monday for many needed projects.

Considering their options

Considering their options

Students get early look at possible careers

Giving back, like a champion

Giving back, like a champion

Addison Misch, a former Riley patient, was honored by the hospital on Friday

Taking a trip

Taking a trip

Virtual trip to China

Norwell renovation: There’s more work to do

School district officials are working with contractors to put the finishing touches on a nearly $15 million renovation project at Norwell High School.

Even more testing, done even sooner?

Educators unsure of IREAD tests for second-graders

Local educators cool to Pence’s proposals for education funds

Superintendents of Wells County public schools are criticizing a state spending plan from Gov. Mike Pence that includes additional spending for charter schools and vouchers. Pence, in his State of the State speech...

Student data privacy not an issue here — so far

It is unclear what effect, if any, proposed federal legislation to protect student privacy would have on schools in Wells County.

Area schools weighing merits of e-learning

With schools locally and across the state faced with a seemingly unceasing blast of wintry weather and brutal cold, educators continue to weigh options to thwart snow days.

BHMSD may restructure bonds

School leaders will soon consider restructuring a portion of Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s debt, a move that could lead to savings for taxpayers.

Woman pleads guilty to theft of school PTO funds

A former treasurer of the Bluffton-Harrison Elementary Parent Teacher Organization has pleaded guilty to a charge of theft.

BHES work may start this spring

BHES work may start this spring

Construction work on a planned $10 million renovation of Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School could begin at the end of this school year.

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