Norwell

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.

Bates receives chamber recognition

Bates receives chamber recognition

Senior Madeline Bates was recently selected as the Norwell High School “Wells County Chamber of Commerce I.C.E. Student of the Year.” Bates has been...

Sticking it to the man

Sticking it to the man

Sticking it to the man

Wet behind  the ears

Wet behind the ears

Wet behind the ears

NWCS drug-testing policy passes first reading

Northern Wells school board members Tuesday approved the first reading of a new policy to allow administrators to test middle and high school students for drugs.

Bringing down the house

Bringing down the house

Workers with Michael Kinder and Sons remove the original chairs at the Norwell High School auditorium Monday

Beginning the ‘American Dream’

Beginning the ‘American Dream’

Norwell students receive almost $2 million in awards and scholarships Friday In three weeks, Norwell’s seniors will be picking up their diplomas and heading...

C-SPAN, lawmakers honor NHS students

C-SPAN, lawmakers honor NHS students

State legislators and a C-SPAN representative visited Norwell High School Thursday to congratulate six seniors for challenging Congress.

Art on ice

Art on ice

Art on ice

Visual storytelling

Visual storytelling

Norwell students make their own movies, and they’ll present them at a festival this coming Thursday

NWCS board OKs random drug testing idea

Northern Wells school board members Tuesday unanimously approved of random drug testing for students, though they will vote on policy specifics at a later meeting.

Norwell Middle School among schools statewide with practice test glitches

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Some Indiana school administrators say they’re worried about a rerun of last year’s computer troubles with online standardized tests as students have faced disruptions this week while taking...

He’s the top scholar

He’s the top scholar

Norwell’s Brent Bales wins Wells County’s Lilly Scholarship for 2014

Tackling teacher

Tackling teacher

Cecilia Shoemaker tackles a practice dummy

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