Bluffton

Bluffton, Norwell bands advance to semi-state

Marching bands from Bluffton and Norwell high schools performed well in regional competition and now are one step away from qualifying for this year’s state finals.

Grades delayed

State’s school accountability system on hold until Nov. 5

Help wanted

Area school corporations in need of bus drivers

BHES renovation petition OK’d 62-38 percent

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District leaders will move forward on a controversial $10 million construction project.

Board member’s evaluation of superintendent sparks debate

Board member’s evaluation of superintendent sparks debate

The five members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District Board met recently, in private and behind closed doors.

County teams to open grid sectional with road contests

Wells County high school football fans will have to fill up their cars’ gas tanks or car pool when the state tournament begins.

Teaching with technology

Teaching with technology

Bluffton-Metropolitan teachers are liking the use of iPads in their curriculum

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton High School 2014 Fall Festival

SLIDE SHOW: Bluffton High School 2014 Fall Festival

Click here to enjoy scenes from the 2014 BHS Fall Festival, held Oct. 3.

Festival time

Festival time

Janean Steffen was crowned queen and Taylor Pulver king at Friday night’s Fall Festival football game at Bluffton

Students without homes concern school officials

A record number of homeless children were enrolled in U.S. schools in the 2012-13 school year, according to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Education.

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

ELECTION • 2014

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

ELECTION • 2014

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District board at-large

ELECTION • 2014

BHMSD petitions move on to auditor

Wells County officials are moving closer to certifying signatures on petitions that will decide the fate of a planned $10 million school construction project in Bluffton.

Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch

Wells County schools putting social media to use

Student vaccinations not an issue here — yet

Health experts say a growing trend among parents in the U.S. to forego vaccinating their children has not been that much of an issue in Wells County.

Dealing with open enrollment

Dealing with open enrollment

Schools welcome transfers — but, as Bluffton-Harrison has learned, problems may follow Petitions now on the desks of county officials will not only...

See You at the Pole

See You at the Pole

Bluffton High School students gather around the flag pole for the annual See You at the Pole prayer event. A similar event was also held at Norwell High...

Budget review fuels new dispute over renovation

The agenda for Monday’s school board meeting featured only a small item dedicated to a proposed expansion and renovation of Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School.

Barker: Thompson back home

Bluffton High School Athletic Director Steve Thompson continues to recover from an accident in August.

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