Bluffton

School grades will get a review

State Board of Education members will weigh options Wednesday for school A-F accountability for 2014-15.

National honor for 4 local schools

Four Wells County schools are among those chosen this week by the U.S. Department of Education to showcase students’ “achievement and hard work.”

Kindergarten Countdown to return soon

It is a successful program, one that is growing and aims to help prepare children to enter kindergarten.

Projects continue despite rainfall

Wells County schools are dealing with recent wet weather and flooding, though they have, for the most part, escaped its most damaging effects.

BHES will serve as model for special education staff

Local educators are hoping a new initiative at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School will highlight efforts to help students with special needs learn.

NWCS teachers packing eBackpacks

A switch to a new digital workflow system will increase efficiency and make teachers’ Web-based interactions with students more user-friendly, Northern Wells Community Schools leaders say.

What they’re doing this summer

What they’re doing this summer

School districts have a variety of projects planned and under way.

Construction zone

Construction zone

Renovating the main entrance at Bluffton High School.

B-H board approves e-learning

The Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board on Monday voted to approve e-learning, making it the second school district in Wells County in days to OK a virtual option for its students.

BHS Class of 2015 takes its leave at ceremony

BHS Class of 2015 takes its leave at ceremony

A promise made, a promise kept. Although she had to pause a moment to say it, Bluffton High School senior Shelby Boyle explained how a sixth grade student who...

BHS hands out honors, awards on Class Day

BHS hands out honors, awards on Class Day

For two hours Thursday, Bluffton High School seniors crossed the stage inside the school’s cafetorium to accept scholarships and congratulations from school...

Baker will not be part of SBOE

Baker will not be part of SBOE

Bluffton High School Principal Steve Baker will not be appointed to the State Board of Education.

A beginning

A beginning

A beginning

Sectional champs

Sectional champs

Sectional champs

B-H bonds will cut district debt costs

1998 bonds restructured, new elementary project bonds sold at opportune time

Katelyn’s Krew

Katelyn’s Krew

Katelyn’s Krew

B-H leaders find significant support for e-learning

Most Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District students and parents of students would support e-learning, according to a recent poll conducted by district officials.

Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars showers cash on students

Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars showers cash on students

The Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars program handed out 98 scholarships Sunday afternoon with a combined value of $62,200.

Neuenschwander, Boyle will lead BHS Class of ’15

Catie Lee Neuenschwander will be the valedictorian and Shelby Katherine Boyle is the salutatorian for the Bluffton High School Class of 2015.

IREAD-3 preliminary results: 86% of Wells County students passed

At least 86 percent of Wells County third-graders passed the state’s standardized reading test this year, according to preliminary data released Friday.

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