NWCS OKs preschool coordinator post

The board of Northern Wells Community Schools moved forward with a temporary preschool coordinator position Tuesday evening at its last meeting of 2014.

NWCS apparel site nearing ‘go’

A website that will allow consumers to purchase Northern Wells Community Schools gear could make its debut this week.


Southern Wells’ choice for 1-to-1 well-liked

Tax caps not a big issue for Wells schools

Funding woes that will likely leave thousands of Fort Wayne children without transportation to school next year are unlikely to strike Wells County anytime soon, officials say.

E-learning could end snow days

Area schools contemplate the option

Survey: End letter grades for schools

When state officials released annual school accountability grades last month, educators in Wells County and across the state were quick with responses.

NWCS launching new preschool programs

Northern Wells Community Schools is moving forward with plans to expand its preschool programs beginning next year. School district leaders hope to offer preschool classes to children age 3 to 5 at Lancaster Central and...

NWCS may soon sell athletic fan gear online

If you’re still weighing Christmas gift options for those local high school sports enthusiasts on your list, Northern Wells Community Schools might soon have you covered.

NMS will establish county’s first National Junior Honor Society

Norwell Middle School students soon will make up the first chapter of the National Junior Honor Society in Wells County.

E-rate plan could hike phone bills

The latest proposal to revamp a government program that provides discounts for Internet access and telecommunications for public schools would include a hike in consumers’ phone bills.

Just in case ...

NWCS sets up plan to deal with Ebola

Christmas Cheer

Christmas Cheer

Students at Lancaster Central Elementary School hold up shoeboxes containing gifts for children around the world.

NHS handbag bingo is Saturday

NHS handbag bingo is Saturday

Annual event benefits Norwell’s show choir program The 11th annual designer handbag bingo event will be held Saturday morning in the cafeteria at Norwell...

NWCS drives home an offer of insurance

School district sees health benefits as a way to make bus driving an ‘attractive’ career

A State Finals performance

A State Finals performance

The Norwell Marching Knights finished in ninth place Saturday at the ISSMA Class C state competitions at Lucas Oil Field in Indianapolis

Norwell band readies for state competition

Norwell band readies for state competition

Before marching season, members of the Norwell Marching Knights gather for an annual initiation rite.

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Just four of nine public schools in Wells County received “A” grades for the 2013-14 school year, according to information released by the Indiana...

In Northern Wells, Eschenbacher ousts incumbent Fillers

In Northern Wells, Eschenbacher ousts incumbent Fillers

In January, the Northern Wells school board will have a new member: Peggy Eschenbacher.

Pence draws criticism on refusal of federal funds

School administrators and advocates of early childhood education in Wells County have kept a close eye on Gov. Mike Pence’s recent decision to back off seeking $80 million in government preschool funding for Indiana.

Marching Knights in finals

Norwell’s Marching Knights were judged among the top bands in the semi-state competition at Decatur Central High School near Indianapolis Saturday, and earned a berth in the Nov. 8 state finals at Lucas Oil Stadium in...

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