Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Financial aid workshop for BHS, SWHS students set for Wednesday

A meeting on financial aid for juniors and seniors at Bluffton and Southern Wells high schools will be held at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept....

Teacher of the Year

Lori Williamson, back row, second from right, was named the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District’s Teacher of the Year on Friday morning. Her kindergarten class...

Five from Wells seek scholarships

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Five high school seniors in Wells County are among more than 600 students across Indiana seeking scholarships that would require them to...

Senior Exploration classes bring their spring sessions

By BARBARA BARBIERI Spring classes for the Bluffton Park Department’s Senior Exploration series of classes got underway on Monday morning at the Boys & Girls...

‘Snack Shack’ effort gets $300 in grants from YAR

Students at Bluffton Harrison Elementary School were recently awarded a $300 Youth As Resources grant to complete a community service project called “Snack Shack.” Under...

Honoring the fallen on 9/11

Kenya Cole doesn’t remember when the towers fell in New York 16 years ago — she was just a few months old ...

Strike up the bands

Haley Craig,  Jack Reiff and Claire Murray can be seen playing the trumpets as part of the Bengal Brigade. The Raiderforce occupies the midway as...

BMS teacher among Lilly recipients

From AP, staff reports INDIANAPOLIS — The Lilly Endowment has awarded creativity fellowships to 100 K-12 educators across Indiana. It announced Monday that each of the...

ISTEP+ is underway, despite a small glitch

By MATTHEW LeBLANC An outage involving Amazon’s cloud service affected ISTEP+ testing Tuesday in Bluffton. Technology Director Scott Ribich of the Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District said...

Turnaround Awards given to 3 students

For nearly two decades, one student from each of the county’s high schools has been selected ...