Norwell

Schools’ grade change idea gets resistance

A pitch for a one-year change to the state’s A-F school accountability system could be a tough sell, despite the support of many educators across Indiana.

School grades will get a review

State Board of Education members will weigh options Wednesday for school A-F accountability for 2014-15.

National honor for 4 local schools

Four Wells County schools are among those chosen this week by the U.S. Department of Education to showcase students’ “achievement and hard work.”

Kindergarten Countdown to return soon

It is a successful program, one that is growing and aims to help prepare children to enter kindergarten.

Projects continue despite rainfall

Wells County schools are dealing with recent wet weather and flooding, though they have, for the most part, escaped its most damaging effects.

NWCS teachers packing eBackpacks

A switch to a new digital workflow system will increase efficiency and make teachers’ Web-based interactions with students more user-friendly, Northern Wells Community Schools leaders say.

What they’re doing this summer

What they’re doing this summer

School districts have a variety of projects planned and under way.

Educators boost use of social media

Sara Mischke didn’t know she was joining a worldwide trend when she took to the Internet this year to seek funding for tech upgrades to her classroom.

NWCS trims preschool plans for fall

Northern Wells Community Schools has — for now — scaled back its plans for preschool programs in the fall.

With a surprise, Norwell sends off its Class of 2015

With a surprise, Norwell sends off its Class of 2015

Army Pfc. Beau Burke stood by himself Sunday in the hallway outside the gymnasium at Norwell High School, waiting.

All at the same place ...

All at the same place ...

As of Sunday, 5 consecutive generations of one family will have graduated from Ossian-area schools As an approximate 189 Norwell students make their way...

Northern Wells school board OKs e-learning

With little discussion Tuesday, school board members signed off on a plan to implement e-learning at Northern Wells Community Schools.

Cool carnival

Cool carnival

Cool carnival

Honored induction

Norwell Middle School teacher Carey Smith presented Luke Rinehart with a medal during the school’s induction ceremony Thursday night for the first National Junior Honor Society members. Thirty-five students were...

Let the games begin

Let the games begin

Dr. Scott Mills, superintendent of the Northern Wells Community Schools, was the honorary torchbearer

NWCS also says it has support for e-learning

More than 80 percent of parents of Northern Wells Community Schools students would support putting e-learning in place, according to a recent poll conducted by school district officials.

Norwell hands out its academic honors

Norwell hands out its academic honors

Early next month, Norwell High School seniors will graduate and take the first steps toward new stages in their lives.

Farewell

Farewell

Farewell

Norwell students left the building

The call for lockdown came at 12:59 p.m. Friday.

IREAD-3 preliminary results: 86% of Wells County students passed

At least 86 percent of Wells County third-graders passed the state’s standardized reading test this year, according to preliminary data released Friday.

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