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.

NWCS will review its procedures following bomb threat at NHS

Northern Wells Community Schools officials will review emergency response protocols after a bomb threat was discovered last week at Norwell High School.

Dedication of Norwell renovation work set for Friday, Sept. 19

Northern Wells Community Schools leaders will formally dedicate a multimillion-dollar renovation to Norwell High School next Friday night.

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.

Across cultures, a personal touch

Across cultures, a personal touch

Seven visiting students and three translators acting as chaperones got a glimpse of life in America this past week while visiting Northern Wells schools and...

Welcome back

Welcome back

Lancaster Central Elementary School guidance counselor Kathy Thompson directs second-grade student Nicky Powell to his class on the first day.

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.

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...

History making

History making

Norwell students pick up iPads Wednesday; elementary students get theirs next week

Norwell to hand out its iPads

Norwell High School and Middle School staff will start distributing iPads this week during registration and orientation sessions Wednesday and Thursday.

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.

NWCS board sets 2014-15 fee schedule

Northern Wells parents will pay between $125 to $165 per student for iPads, textbooks and other classroom materials next school year, after board members unanimously approved rental fees Tuesday.

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.

NWCS campuses will get new signs

New signs with LED message centers will be posted at the three campuses of Northern Wells Community Schools.

203 receive diplomas at NHS

203 receive diplomas at NHS

They survived major renovations in their school, and they survived extended instruction days. Sunday, the Norwell High School Class of 2014 had reason to...

School security grants going to 3 Wells districts

Wells County’s public school districts will receive $115,000 for school safety after officials promised about $9 million in grant money to more than 250 schools statewide Wednesday.

NWCS board approves acceptable technology use policy

The Northern Wells Community Schools board took a first step forward Tuesday night to encourage acceptable technology use in its schools.

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