Southern Wells

Even more testing, done even sooner?

Educators unsure of IREAD tests for second-graders

Student data privacy not an issue here — so far

It is unclear what effect, if any, proposed federal legislation to protect student privacy would have on schools in Wells County.

Area schools weighing merits of e-learning

With schools locally and across the state faced with a seemingly unceasing blast of wintry weather and brutal cold, educators continue to weigh options to thwart snow days.

SW board members take office

SW board members take office

Members of the Southern Wells Community Schools board Monday night welcomed new board members Aaron Westfall and Kevin Scott.

‘It was just dead cold’

Superintendents make the call to close schools over temperatures

No school today

No school today

Cold temperatures gripped Bluffton Thursday morning

Test scores could further influence teacher evaluations

Potential move worrisome to local education officials

At the midpoint ...

At the midpoint ...

Halfway through the school year, local superintendents size up their situations

Southern Wells will push its robotics program

Southern Wells High School technology teacher Doug Hunt wants the community to get excited about robotics and technology and so Tuesday night, he asked members of the Southern Wells School Board to have Southern Wells...


Southern Wells’ choice for 1-to-1 well-liked

Tax caps not a big issue for Wells schools

Funding woes that will likely leave thousands of Fort Wayne children without transportation to school next year are unlikely to strike Wells County anytime soon, officials say.

E-learning could end snow days

Area schools contemplate the option

Survey: End letter grades for schools

When state officials released annual school accountability grades last month, educators in Wells County and across the state were quick with responses.

E-rate plan could hike phone bills

The latest proposal to revamp a government program that provides discounts for Internet access and telecommunications for public schools would include a hike in consumers’ phone bills.

Southern Wells’ principals explain schools’ grade drop

Explaining how the state decides how it will grade schools was a challenge facing Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School Principal Chad Yencer and Elementary School Principal John Purcell Tuesday night.

Teachers here bringing technology into classrooms

Teachers are using technology more frequently than their students, according to a recent study.

SWES announces first quarter honor roll

Southern Wells Elementary School has announced its first quarter honor roll.

Thank you

Thank you

Lt. Cmdr. Josh Wagner, a Navy flight instructor, spoke at a Veterans Day program Tuesday at Southern Wells Junior/Senior High School.

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Only four ‘A’ schools in Wells this year

Just four of nine public schools in Wells County received “A” grades for the 2013-14 school year, according to information released by the Indiana...

In Southern Wells, Westfall and Scott are new board members

In Southern Wells, Westfall and Scott are new board members

There will be two new members representing Southern Wells on the school board come January — Aaron Westfall and Kevin Scott.

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