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Andrews nets statewide school treasurer award

Andrews nets statewide school treasurer award

Southern Wells Treasurer Vicki Andrews has been named the Indiana Association of School Business Officials Treasurer of the Year.

Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars showers cash on students

Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars showers cash on students

The Bluffton/Southern Wells Dollars for Scholars program handed out 98 scholarships Sunday afternoon with a combined value of $62,200.

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.

State budget numbers boost local schools

Final funding projections included in a biennial budget passed by state lawmakers this week include funding increases for school districts in Wells County.

State budget scramble winds down

It is the home stretch for the Indiana General Assembly, and lawmakers are poised to finalize big decisions this week that will affect schools.

Bypassing technology

Due to disruptions, one NWCS school will use paper ISTEP+ test

Young leaders take on issues

Young leaders take on issues

Students attend sixth Wells County Youth Leadership Forum

They’re really on the ball

They’re really on the ball

Sixth-graders at Southern Wells will sit on stability balls instead of chairs

An SW World’s Fair

An SW World’s Fair

Elementary students learn about different cultures It was World’s Fair at Southern Wells Elementary School Friday. Students in grades K-6 culminated weeks of...

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Spring Fling

Showtime for 90by20

Showtime for 90by20

Early childhood initiative receives a formal introduction

State budget plan provides good news for Southern Wells

A state budget plan unveiled Thursday by Senate Republicans calls for more funding in 2016 and 2017 for Southern Wells Community Schools than an earlier spending plan authored by House GOP members.

Expert tells Southern Wells: Find a new water source

Putting off fixing the problems with the Southern Wells schools water supply is not an option, noted superintendent Jim Craig at Tuesday night’s nearly four-hour-long meeting of the school board.

Schools await kindergartners’ arrivals

Starting this week, events aimed at getting local children enrolled in kindergarten will be held.

Outside firm to determine if ISTEP+ results are reliable

Indiana State Board of Education members on Wednesday approved hiring an outside firm to study whether results of the state’s standardized test are “valid and reliable.”

Putting ISTEP+ to the test

Are the results ‘valid and reliable?’ Education leaders want to know

Schools, public get a look at annual reports

Expansive Annual Performance Reports released by Indiana Department of Education provide useful information, educators say, but they typically do not show a full picture of the overall health of the state’s school...

SW students net honors

SW students net honors

Southern Wells members of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America received top honors at the group’s State Leadership Conference earlier this...

Website says state’s schools below average

Indiana lags behind many of its counterparts in other states in terms of maintaining strong public school systems, according to a recent study.

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Empty classrooms, busy projects

Superintendents, staffers catching up on things while students are on spring break

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