Southern Wells

‘It’s for real’

‘It’s for real’

Carroll County man talks to students about losing his son to an overdose in 2012

Indiana’s asking to extend deadline on dual credit courses

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is seeking a deadline extension for new credentialing standards requiring most of the state’s dual credit teachers to earn additional college credit.

New deadline could be set for dual credit rules

A regional accreditation agency could grant a reprieve to state and local educators worried that a 2017 deadline for new requirements for teachers of dual credit courses would gut efforts in Indiana to offer college...

SW schools chief will retire  on June 30

SW schools chief will retire on June 30

Craig has been superintendent for 8 years

Woman’s death postpones SW girls’ game

Saturday night’s girls’ basketball game between Southern Wells and Eastbrook was postponed following a woman’s fatal fall at Eastbrook earlier in the day.

ISTEP: ‘Re-score,’ uncertainty, and irritation for everybody

Late last week, the Indiana Department of Education began releasing students’ scores on the state’s standardized test, the ISTEP+.

Will new diplomas = new teachers? It’s a possibility

When proposals for three new diplomas were brought to the state for review earlier this year, principals in Wells County and across the state expressed concern.

ISTEP+ scores ready Monday

Parents will have their childrens’ ISTEP+ scores Monday, a spokeswoman for the Indiana Department of Education said Friday.

Local schools to host Veterans Day events

Schools in each of Wells County’s three school districts have Veterans Day programs planned for Wednesday.

Area educators brace for ISTEP+ bad news

Local educators are waiting for more information following Gov. Mike Pence’s pledge this week to ensure the state’s teachers aren’t hurt by what experts say will be a significant drop in standardized test scores.

Schools find alternatives at agreement’s end

Bluffton, Norwell now running their own ‘alternative’ schools, and they’re doing well

Southern Wells board approves $7.8M budget

School budgets: Southern Wells

Southern Wells students turn their eyes to the skies

Southern Wells students turn their eyes to the skies

In recent years, gathering weather data for Pete Oleson’s class at Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School sometimes involved grabbing a jacket and heading...

Board approves Southern Wells teacher contract

The base pay for teachers at Southern Wells officially received a bump upward after action this morning by the school board. Board members Chad Roush, Doug Klefeker, Aaron Westfall and Kevin Scott adopted the 2016...

Dual credit classes may be sidelined

A boost in teacher requirements will make it tougher to offer college courses to area high school students

Strike up the band

Strike up the band

Strike up the band

Carter nets Southern Wells honor

Carter nets Southern Wells honor

When Southern Wells athletic director Ben Mann raced across the football field at the end of the first quarter on the high school golf cart, sideline worker...

Homecoming royalty

Homecoming royalty

Bryce Bonewit was crowned king and Megan Fiechter queen at Friday night’s homecoming ceremonies at Southern Wells.

New regulations for Head Start program may mean problems

A proposal to expand the federal Head Start program is drawing concern from providers.

Local schools encouraging would-be teachers

Kennedy Rhodes believes her future is in education.

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