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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.

People and pets

People and pets

Norwell’s Friends of the Shelter group spends time assisting animals

Best of the show

Lindsey Fry’s kindergarten class celebrates after being awarded the Spirit Stick at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School’s Walkathon Friday. The class performed a skit to win the award. All elementary school students...

Have a ‘happy Friday’

Have a ‘happy Friday’

Norwell students have items checked entering school

Grades delayed

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

Help wanted

Area school corporations in need of bus drivers

Bomb threat found at Norwell HS

Bags, backpacks and the coats of Norwell High School students will be searched Friday, following the discovery earlier this week of a message threatening the school.

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.

NWCS in need of substitute teachers

NWCS in need of substitute teachers

In early September, Scott Mills found himself at the front of a classroom at Norwell High School, teaching students about geometry and trigonometry.

NWCS to look at guidelines for drivers

A first-of-its-kind policy aims to “eliminate unnecessary injuries and fatal circumstances” among those who drive Northern Wells Community Schools vehicles.

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.

Printing in 3D

Printing in 3D

Norwell students getting hands-on experience with cutting-edge technology

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.

Northern Wells school board at-large

Northern Wells school board at-large

ELECTION • 2014

Northern Wells school board at-large - Marc Fillers

Northern Wells school board at-large - Marc Fillers

ELECTION • 2014

Report suggests better response to bomb threat

Report suggests better response to bomb threat

A handwritten bomb threat earlier this month at Norwell High School has led school district officials to rethink how they respond to such threats. The threat,...

Norwell settles into its new digs

Norwell settles into its new digs

Ira Zadylak watched in awe as Norwell High School geometry teacher Tom White showed off the new, interactive white board inside a classroom Friday.

It’s a new beat

It’s a new beat

Russ Mounsey is NWCS’ first resource officer

Ossian Elementary School makes use of graduate profile

When Northern Wells Community Schools leaders worked to draft a graduate profile in 2012, the goal was for students in the district to eventually use the document as a way to ensure success in school and beyond.

Norwell ready to show off new look

Norwell ready to show off new look

In one newly renovated classroom inside Norwell High School, a camera emerges from the ceiling at the touch of a button.

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