Wednesday, September 20, 2017

NHS Student Spotlight nominees listed

Norwell High School has announced the Student Spotlight nominees for the World Language Department. The nominations came from the teachers of Norwell High School...

BHS grads: Show me the federal student aid

Click here to see a list of schools recognized by the state. By MATTHEW LeBLANC Bluffton High School is among 114 Indiana schools where 60 percent or more of...

Norwell Middle School lists first 9 weeks’ honor roll

Norwell Middle School has announced its first quarter honor roll. Grade 6 Distinction Isabella Anderson, Ariel Bacon, Claire Bailey, Emma Bailey, Lleyton Bailey, Emma Batdorff, Isabel Battiste,...

Bearer of history

Ed Goetz will be a torchbearer Friday when the state’s bicentennial torch makes its way to Wells County. A World War II veteran, Goetz...

Cultural exchange

Yuwen Yang gives a presentation about China Wednesday at Ossian Elementary School, as fifth-grader Reghan Plunkett records it on her iPad ...

Schools’ A-F grades causing problems for evaluations

You might have heard this one before: The state is facing problems with ISTEP+ data and A-F grades for Indiana ...

Place winners listed in Bluffton’s ‘Banks of the Wabash’ band meet

Nearly two dozen bands competed Saturday in the “On the Banks of the Wabash” marching band competition at Bluffton High School. The competition featured high...

Ready to play a game

Cast members of Norwell High School’s play, “Game of Tiaras” gather on stage for rehearsal Wednesday. The two-act tragicomedy will be performed at 7...

Changes in feds’ grad rate could hurt local schools

By MATTHEW LeBLANC New federal education rules will lower graduation rates at Indiana schools and could also affect accountability grades. The rules change how graduation rates are...

While lawmakers mull new classes, educators keep watch on process

Each year, schools across Indiana and in Wells County keep a close eye on ...