Two new sections of BHES will soon be ready for occupancy

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Students and staff at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School will be able to use two new portions of the school building by the end...

2016 election a learning experience for students

By MATTHEW LeBLANCWhen Jeremy Goldsworthy casts his ballot in November, he’ll take part in what certainly has been among the most unique presidential elections...

BHES lists third quarter honor roll

Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School has announced the following third quarter honor roll students:High Honor — Katelyn Bedwell, Ebony Bowlin, Rylie Brown, Sophia Campbell, Hutchenson Craighead,...

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...

Paper and pencil work just fine as ISTEP+ testing starts

By MATTHEW LeBLANC The latest round of state standardized testing has so far been largely uneventful, according to school leaders. That’s a relief for some. “Since it...

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+....

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...

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...

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...

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...