Warsaw Community Schools

WCHS Freshman Places Second In Poetry Contest

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School freshman Joshua Fisher placed second in the Indiana State Poetry Out Loud Championship on Saturday, Feb. 18. The Poetry Out Loud competition began in the fall at high schools all over the state of Indiana. Participating students chose poems to memorize from … Read More

Warsaw School Corporation Approves eLearning Days To Make Up For Winter Cancellations

WARSAW — Students enrolled in Warsaw Community Schools will be making up winter cancellation days in a new way in the coming months. During the Feb. 20 Warsaw Board of School Trustees meeting, the board unanimously approved a motion to modify the 2016-2017 school year calendar to include … Read More

Lincoln Students Attend Wedding of Q and U

WARSAW — Kindergarten students at Lincoln Elementary recently celebrated the union of two letters in matrimony. For the past two years, students in Carla Milliman, Leah Kilgore and Shelby Beam’s classes have had the opportunity to combine phonics with lessons on etiquette and marriage. “I have organized with … Read More

Nethercutt Named US Presidential Scholar Candidate

WARSAW — Bradley J. Nethercutt, a graduating senior at Warsaw Community High School, has been named one of more than 4,000 candidates in the 2017 US Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected from nearly 3.5 million students expected to graduate from US high schools in the year … Read More

Some Sixth Graders To Take Accelerated Math Classes

WARSAW — Warsaw Schools Chief Academic Advisor David Robertson announced to the board during the Warsaw Community School Board of Trustees work session on Tuesday, Feb. 14, that the pre-algebra task force initiative has made significant progress. As students will be required to take a semester of math … Read More

WCS Orchestra Students Receive 54 Gold Metals At ISSMA Contest

WARSAW — Forty-two Warsaw Community Schools orchestra students performed at ISSMA Solo & Ensemble Contest on Saturday, Feb. 4, at Carroll High School in Fort Wayne. Every solo and every ensemble received a gold rating, resulting in 54 gold medals. Warsaw High School students performed nine solos and … Read More

Bella Vitale Makes Donation To WCHS Chorale Programs

WARSAW — Last Tuesday evening, the Warsaw Community High School Select Chorale and Select Women’s Choirs joined with Bella Vitale for Notte di Musica. At the end of the evening, Bella Vitale donated over $600 to the WCHS Choral program. The WCHS Choral students and Mr. Thomas Hall … Read More

CCMLK Announces Third Annual Black History Month Student Art Display

WARSAW — The Committee to Commemorate Martin Luther King is proud to announce its third annual Black History Month Art Display. 2017’s display will again be hosted by the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts and will feature student artwork from Warsaw Community Schools celebrating the life and … Read More

K21 Grant To Further WCS Physical Education Programming

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools has announced the receipt of a grant totaling $22,800 from the K21 Health Foundation to be utilized for physical education equipment. The grant will be utilized to purchase new physical education equipment that will help WCS shift from a culture of teaching about … Read More

Leesburg Students Explore The Solar System

LEESBURG — Leesburg fifth graders have the opportunity to explore the solar system during science classes this quarter. Students in Mrs. Kreider’s class kicked off their unit with a fun activity that had them saying, “Look how far away Neptune is! He’s all the way down the hallway … Read More

WCS Students To Attend State Chess Tournament

WARSAW — On Saturday, Jan. 28, nine students from Warsaw Community Schools will attend the Indiana Individual State Chess Tournament at Pike High School in Indianapolis. The event, which hosts competitors from the elementary to high school level, will begin at 9 a.m. Jan 28. In order to … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Awarded Lilly Endowment Counseling Initiative Planning Grant

Warsaw – On Friday, Jan. 20,  the Lilly Endowment announced Warsaw Community Schools as a recipient of a Lilly Endowment Counseling Initiative Planning Grant of $50,000. This grant was established to give opportunity to strengthen Indiana K-12 Counseling in schools and to implement best practices to prepare students … Read More

Former Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball Player Speaks At Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event

WINONA LAKE — Even long after they have passed on, an individual’s words and character can still speak to people. That was the message of former Brooklyn Dodger baseball player Carl Erskine during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration event on Monday, Jan. 16, at the Manahan … Read More

Lincoln Elementary Students, Staff Celebrate First Day In New Building

WARSAW — On a cold winter day in December 2015, Dr. David Hoffert spoke to Lincoln Elementary students about the vision and dream of a new building for them. The students then broke ground to symbolize the start of the building project. On Jan. 11, that dream came … Read More

Warsaw Community Board Of School Trustees Sworn In

WARSAW — The three Warsaw Board of School Trustees, Jay Baumgartner, Randy Polston and Elizabeth Turley, who ran in the election this past November were sworn in during the Warsaw Community School Board Meeting on Monday, Jan. 9. Baumgartner and Polston have already served on the board. This will … Read More