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SLIDE SHOW: Southern Wells Homecoming 2014

SLIDE SHOW: Southern Wells Homecoming 2014

Click here to browse through photos from the 2014 SW Homecoming.

A special night

A special night

Southern Wells honored a longtime teacher during Friday night’s homecoming celebrations.



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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.

2 running for SW board

Two more candidates have filed for the board of Southern Wells Community Schools.

SWCS board approves advertising its 2015 budget

SWCS board approves advertising its 2015 budget

Southern Wells Community school board members Tuesday agreed to advertise the 2015 corporation budget.

Westfall seeks spot on SW board

A second person has cast his hat into the ring for the Liberty Township position on the Southern Wells School Board.

Kevin Scott files for Chester seat on SW school board

Chester Township now has a candidate for the Southern Wells School Board.

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...

SW school board adds Mossburg to its membership

Mossburg to replace Chris Smith and said she would run in November

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.

SW board targets its firearms policy

Members of the Southern Wells school board Tuesday night wrestled with the policy regarding firearms possession on school property.

An irritated Smith leaves the board

Frustration over a lack of progress was expressed in the letter of resignation by former Southern Wells Board member Chris Smith at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Southern Wells school board.

SW board has 30 days to fill vacancy

If Southern Wells school board members approve Chris Smith’s resignation Tuesday, they must appoint his replacement within the next 30 days, the executive director of the Indiana School Boards Association said Monday.

Smith exits SW board, effective immediately

In January, Southern Wells Community Schools board member Chris Smith announced he would not seek reelection to his seat, representing Liberty Township. Over the weekend, he made public his further decision to resign...

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.

63 honored at SW’s ceremony

63 honored at SW’s ceremony

Southern Wells valedictorian Daniel Mossburg admitted Sunday that he and his fellow graduates probably won’t graph a Punnett square or write a poem in iambic...

SWCS to buy ‘rapid response’ buttons

The Southern Wells district will more quickly alert others in the school complex and law enforcement officials in case of an emergency with a new set of “rapid response” buttons, which the district will purchase...

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.

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