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)

‘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...

NWCS board approves Josh Gerber as new football coach

• Related story, Sports By GLEN WERLING Josh Gerber will be taking the helm of the Norwell High School football program. Gerber, an assistant coach for the past...

Ossian speller runner-up at regional bee

By MATTHEW LeBLANC A Wells County speller is among the region’s best. Jared White, 11, came in second at Saturday’s Journal Gazette Regional Spelling Bee in Fort...

Norwell preps for annual show choir gathering

By KAYLEEN REUSSER The Norwell Show Choir’s 2016 invitational this Saturday will feature 27 schools in competition, some driving as much as three hours to...

‘Go bags’ a tool for EMS and schools

By JESSICA WILLIAMS and MATTHEW LeBLANC Local emergency crews and education leaders are preparing a response for something they hope they never have to face –...

Prepping the greens

Bailey Jacobs, Darah Shepherd and Nick King were busy early Wednesday evening putting the finishing touches on the salads in the kitchen at the...

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...

Poet Laureate visits Norwell High School

Indiana Poet Laureate Shari Miller Wagner spent Wednesday, April 6, with students at Norwell High School. In a short interview, Wagner — herself a...

Sprucing up for spring

Norwell High School freshmen, from left, Montana Kwantrans, 15, Austin Mounsey, 15, and Audrey Barnes, 15, work on landscaping on a city sidewalk on...