‘Cauliflower’ makes OES student bee champion

By MATTHEW LeBLANC A little before 9:30 a.m. Thursday, just two participants remained in the Wells County Spelling Bee. After eight rounds, Ossian Elementary School fifth-grader...

Butcher will be new principal at Lancaster Elementary School

By MATTHEW LeBLANC Assistant Principal Ginger Butcher will replace Lancaster Central Elementary School Principal Cathy Dunwiddie in July, when Dunwiddie retires. Butcher has worked for the...

Doing what he loves

2011 Norwell grad on the air in Louisiana By KAYLEEN REUSSER As a child, Adam Burniston was fascinated by weather, especially bad weather. “My family lived...

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...

Bagpipes at Ossian Elementary School

Students at Ossian Elementary School celebrated St. Patrick's Day with The O'Toole's, a Fort Wayne-based "good time" bagpipe band. (Video by Matthew LeBlanc)

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...

At BHES, teachers learn how to help students learn

By MATTHEW LeBLANC A student at Bluffton-Harrison Elementary School was being unruly while getting off the bus and entering the school, Ginny Vogel recalls. So...

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...

‘Thank you, seniors’

Norwell High School fans and cheerleaders chant, “Thank you, seniors,” as the clock winds down during Norwell’s sectional loss to Bishop Luers at Columbia...

Kayla DeRemer is NHS Intern of the Week

Senior Kayla DeRemer has been selected to receive the weekly Norwell High School Intern recognition. Kayla is doing her experience with Lancaster Elementary Kindergarten...