Saturday, September 22, 2018

SW board chooses on-site sewage treatment

Nearly five hours into the meeting — if the work session that started at 4:30 p.m. is included — the decision came ...

Tri Kappas hanging the high school artwork

It was a big job and some of the members of the Beta Phi chapter of Tri Kappa got to do it—the hanging of the works of art created by Wells County high school ...

Agler appointed Southern Wells’ first-ever SRO

Southern Wells Community Schools announced Monday that Deputy James Agler of the Wells County Sheriff’s ...

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...

Hearing on SWCS budget draws no public comment

A hearing Tuesday on the proposed 2018 budget for Southern Wells Community Schools drew no public comment. The $10.7 million spending plan, which was...

Graduation Pathways rules concern SW educators

By GLEN WERLING Southern Wells High School Principal Kyle Jarman sees the recently adopted Graduation Pathways by the Indiana Board of Education as posing great...

Getting ready to grow

Southern Wells Elementary School students are participating in Garden Club for the first time this year. Fourth-grade students Daizi Pennington (left) and Harmony Tuell...

SW moves forward with capital improvement plan

By GLEN WERLING Southern Wells Community School Board members took the next steps toward seeking funds to undertake $4.3 million in capital improvements for the...

Entomophagiacs

Serve up some fresh-out-of-the-oven silk worm ...