School voucher numbers rise — slightly — in Wells

By MATTHEW LeBLANCThe continued growth of the state’s school voucher program has had only modest effects on Wells County school districts, a state report shows.The...

Winging it

Ossian Elementary third-grade students sing, “Birds of a Feather” in the second and third grade musical, “Wing It.” The musical, about little birds learning...

State leader in special ed. tours schools in county

By MATTHEW LeBLANCThe state’s director of special education toured schools in Wells County Friday, lauding efforts to help special needs students learn.Pam Wright, director...

Around the world

Above, Southern Wells sixth-grade student Dustin Woodward, right, accepts a small cup of Swiss cheese from fourth grader Bella Bradley while at right, Krista...

Top P.I.E fundraisers

Partners in Education recently held its annual Walk-a-thon Fundraiser for Southern Wells Elementary School students. This fundraiser helps support many different activities that take...

Four generations, one classroom

Ossian Elementary School teacher Monica Huffman, left, represented one of four generations of her family to read to children Thursday at the school. Huffman’s...

Online ISTEP+ to begin next week — one last time

By MATTHEW LeBLANCStudents in Wells County and across Indiana will begin the second phase of state testing next week, and administrators are hopeful this iteration...

Young Authors Day

Childrens book author Judy Young met with students on Thursday at Ossian Elementary School for the building’s annual Young Authors Day. Young, who estimates...

Norwell musicians to perform Saturday

The annual Northern Wells Community Schools’ music program, featuring the school district’s band and choirs, will present  “Set the Knights to Music” on Saturday,...

Pig petting

Ossian fourth grade student Jillian Melcher strokes a piglet held by Norwell FFA student Ian Eicher during the Wells Ag Tour at 4-H Park...