B-H will add staff, alter class sizes for 2016-17

By MATTHEW LeBLANC School board members voted Monday to add teachers to lessen projected increases in class sizes next year at Bluffton-Harrison Middle School. Also, to...

What’s for lunch?

Local planners find revisions to school meal rules much to their liking By MATTHEW LeBLANC A movement in Congress to scale back stringent school meal standards...

Move-in day

Tammy Mechling, left, and Nikki Phillippe, work at the front desk Monday inside a new administrative office area at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School. The office...

Area schools retain grades

Grades would have dropped, but state blocks that from happening By MATTHEW LeBLANC Drops in ISTEP+ scores would have led to dips in A-F grades this...

Income tax refunds could benefit schools

How money will be distributed is uncertain By MATTHEW LeBLANC For the first time this year, Indiana taxpayers can donate their refunds to help schools. State...

BHS raises $12K ‘FTK’ – for the kids

Bluffton High School finished its Riley Hospital for Children fundraiser Friday night at the Bluffton-Jay County basketball game, and at the Riley Dance following...

B-H to ‘fuel up’ with NFL grant

Funding will pay for programs aimed at healthy eating, activity By MATTHEW LeBLANC Bluffton-Harrison school leaders are hoping a new grant will help lead students, teachers,...

ISTEP+ testing to start next week

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Students in Wells County will begin standardized testing next week, as state lawmakers continue to debate measures that would end the ISTEP+....

Bill could impact area schools’ 1-1 technology

By MATTHEW LeBLANC The Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District will wait on a change in state law before moving forward with plans to upgrade some of...

Votes still needed for teachers

Area residents can vote through Friday for Wells County teachers to receive “school supply packs” from TCC, the Verizon wireless retailer. A news release from...