Bluffton

Former teacher has 1st court appearance

The former Bluffton High School teacher facing a charge of child seduction appeared in Wells Circuit Court Wednesday afternoon.

BHMSD issues statement on Clark

Wayne Barker, superintendent of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District, said Wednesday afternoon that he was “deeply saddened” by the events that led to the arrest of Josh Clark, a former mathematics...

B-H enrollment going up again

The “official” count won’t be made for another couple of weeks, but enrollment in the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District appears to be up again for the 2014-15 school year.

School board races set as filing ends

Each of the three public school districts in Wells County will have at least one contested race for school board seats this fall.

Thompson’s condition improved

A Lutheran Hospital representative said Tuesday morning that Bluffton High School Athletic Director Steve Thompson’s status has improved from critical to serious.

A somber start to the BHS year

No timetable set for principal’s return

Athletic director listed as still in critical condition

Athletic director listed as still in critical condition

As of 5 p.m. Friday, Bluffton High School Athletic Steve Thompson was listed in critical condition.

B-H athletic director struck, hurt by SUV

B-H athletic director struck, hurt by SUV

Steve Thompson in critical condition after BHS principal accidentally hits him in middle school parking lot

Southern Wells school board seats still open

Wells County Clerk Yvette Runkle said Wednesday that no one from Southern Wells has filed yet for the two open positions on the school board.

BMS principal reviews ISTEP scores

To prepare students for a new state policy, a portion of the special education population at Bluffton Middle School took the ISTEP test for the first time this spring, and Principal Claire Paul said Monday that might...

BHS secures 4-star status

For the second time in four years, Bluffton High School earned a four-star school rating, Principal Steve Baker announced Monday.

Local ISTEP percentages down somewhat

The percentage of students who passed both the language arts and math portions of the ISTEP test last school year dropped at six of the seven Wells County public schools that administered the test, according to state...

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.

Bluffton-Harrison petition duel starts Aug. 15

The petition and remonstrance race to determine the fate of the Bluffton-Harrison Elementary expansion will run from Friday, Aug. 15, through Monday, Sept. 15, Superintendent Wayne Barker said at Monday’s school board...

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.

Emmy award winner

Emmy award winner

BHS grad takes home the gold for Indy fire coverage

Baker, in D.C., seeks help for NCLB waiver

Bluffton High School Principal Steve Baker spoke with several of the nation’s legislators last week, and though all said they want Indiana to receive a waiver from federal education legislation, they said they don’t...

New World students to experience Old World culture

New World students to experience Old World culture

Starting next week, a group of 15 Bluffton High School students and three adult chaperones from Bluffton will be traveling to Europe. They’ll be launching a...

Petition drive to begin

People to decide whether or not school project is a go

B-H project 3 names away from petition race

It’s a near-certainty that there will be a petition battle concerning the renovation of the Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School.

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