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Elementary school plans unveiled

Elementary school plans unveiled

Members of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s board got their first look at the design-build proposal for the improvements to the...

B-H board ponders pros and cons of e-learning days

The school year could end earlier if Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District leaders opt to implement e-learning days. But students in art, music and physical education classes may have difficulty utilizing...

Winners selected in annual high school art competition

Winners selected in annual high school art competition

A black-and-white drawing by Bluffton High School junior Kara Mounsey took Best of Show honors in the Tri Kappa High School Art Show, now viewable at the...

BHMSD board will take a look at e-learning proposals

With one Wells County school district already studying whether to put in place e-learning days, another is poised to begin discussions regarding a virtual option. At its meeting tonight, the Bluffton-Harrison...

Showtime for 90by20

Showtime for 90by20

Early childhood initiative receives a formal introduction

State budget plan provides good news for Southern Wells

A state budget plan unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans calls for more funding in 2016 and 2017 for Southern Wells Community Schools than an earlier spending plan authored by House GOP members.

Schools await kindergartners’ arrivals

Starting this week, events aimed at getting local children enrolled in kindergarten will be held.

Outside firm to determine if ISTEP+ results are reliable

Indiana State Board of Education members on Wednesday approved hiring an outside firm to study whether results of the state’s standardized test are “valid and reliable.”

Putting ISTEP+ to the test

Are the results ‘valid and reliable?’ Education leaders want to know

Schools, public get a look at annual reports

Expansive Annual Performance Reports released by Indiana Department of Education provide useful information, educators say, but they typically do not show a full picture of the overall health of the state’s school...

From wood to metal

From wood to metal

BHS industrial technology space gets prepared for welding program

Website says state’s schools below average

Indiana lags behind many of its counterparts in other states in terms of maintaining strong public school systems, according to a recent study.

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Superintendents, staffers catching up on things while students are on spring break

As ISTEP+ continues, so do the concerns

One round of state standardized testing is finished, and there is little faith among leaders of local schools an upcoming second round will be without problems.

Vocational: Back in vogue

Vocational: Back in vogue

Ehlerding: It’s what industries want; they’re seeking qualified people

Big crane, big job

A crane is on site Thursday at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School. Crews are slated to use the 175-ton machine to place a chiller/condenser atop the school as part of an ongoing project to upgrade the building’s HVAC...

Erin go Bragh

Erin go Bragh

Erin go Bragh

B-H board agrees to contract with Hagerman

School board members Monday took one of the final steps toward renovating and expanding Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School.

BHES committee recommends Hagerman

Board to take vote Monday for work on elementary school

Most Wells County graduates are ready for college

Eighty-four percent of Wells County high school graduates are prepared for college-level coursework by the time they graduate, according to a recent state report.

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