Warsaw Community Schools

WCS Encourages Safe Viewing Of Upcoming Solar Eclipse

  WARSAW — On Monday, Aug. 21, all of North America will be treated to a front row seat of a total solar eclipse. This eclipse has garnered immense national attention with millions planning to view the celestial event both as it unfolds and online, Warsaw Community Schools … Read More

Lakeview Middle School Launches New Career Exploration Pilot Program

WARSAW — In partnership with the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, the Indiana Department of Education announced the participating schools in the Indiana Career Explorer Pilot Program. Lakeview Middle School was chosen as one of the 16 schools. The ICE Pilot Program will evaluate and enhance critical college … Read More

WCS Parents Invited To Celebratory Opening Parent Night

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools wants children kids to be successful and happy, but stirring new research says we may be missing what matters most in helping kids thrive: Empathy! Teens today are 40 percent less empathetic than they were just a generation ago; narcissism has increased 58 … Read More

WCS Food Services Goes ‘Back To Basics’

WARSAW — In a back to basics focus, WCS Food & Nutrition Services is turning over new soil in preparation for a seedbed of change, plowing forward, but still looking to the past for direction. Three key components in cultivating this change include increasing farm to school practices, … Read More

WCHS Freshman Orientation Tuesday, Aug. 8

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School will hold freshmen orientation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 8, in the Performing Arts Center. All incoming freshmen students and their parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Two presentation times will be offered to allow more flexibility to … Read More

David Hoffert Welcomes Community To New School Year

Dear students, parents and community patrons, On behalf of Warsaw Community Schools, I welcome you to the 2017-2018 school year. This school year promises to be the greatest year yet in the long-storied tradition and history of WCS. Our mission is “to inspire and equip all students to … Read More

Warsaw Community High School Makes Changes To Dated System

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School is making some changes to the grading and ranking system, as are many competitive districts around the state and nation. The first of such changes will be beginning with the class of 2020, WCS will move from the 12.0 GPA scale to … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Neuroscience Training for WCS Bus Drivers and Warsaw Community Youth Workers

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools through strategic planning initiatives during the 2016-2017 school year, identified student wellness (social- emotional) as a top priority. Through a community summit held last March during the Lilly Endowment Counseling Initiative Planning Grant process, a group of educators and community leaders gained the … Read More

IDOE Awards $50,000 Leesburg Elementary DLI Grant

WARSAW — The Indiana Department of Education has announced this week the grant recipients of the Indiana Dual Language Immersion Pilot Program. Leesburg Elementary has been selected to receive $50,000 in support of creation of a dual language program, which will be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year. … Read More

New Warsaw Transportation Department Opens After 2016 Fire

WARSAW — A year and a half after a fire destroyed the Warsaw Community School’s transportation department building, staff members finally have a new building to call home. A ribbon cutting was held at the new transportation building located on the same lot as the previous building, 310 East … Read More

WCS To Implement Late Start PLC Thursdays

WARSAW — Beginning with the 2017-2018 school year, Warsaw Community Schools will begin implementing a late start on Thursday mornings to allow teachers to collaborate and target data to enhance instruction. For the past 6 years, WCS has used the professional learning communities model to focus on data … Read More

Middle School Bands Conclude Summer Program

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools middle school band students recently concluded their summer band program on Friday, June 23. Both beginner and advanced students took part in practices, a band cookout, trip and concerts. According to Band Director Joseph Peloza, students in the beginning band began their endeavors … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools ‘Back To The Days’ Receives Community Support

WARSAW — Warsaw Community School has received two grants from the Kosciusko County Community Foundation in support of the 2018 Back to the Days event. The grants include $3,000 from the Jerry and Norma Ferguson Community Fund and a $3,214 grant from the Kosciusko REMC Operation Round Up … Read More

Lincoln Elementary School Playground Community Build Event

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is extending an invitation to WCS staff, parents and the community for a Lincoln Elementary School Playground – Community Build Event to take place at the new Lincoln Elementary site on July 7 and July 8. This community volunteer event starts at 8:30 … Read More

Warsaw Community High School In Preliminary Stages To Receive Student Activities Center

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School is in the preliminary stages of constructing a student activities center and completing structural improvements. During the Warsaw School Board meeting held Monday, June 19, chief financial officer Brandon Penrod advised the board that the Warsaw Community Schools Facility Committee recommended the … Read More

Warsaw Students Win Two Awards At National Contest For National History Day

WARSAW — The Indiana Historical Society proudly announces four students from Warsaw Community Schools won two awards at the National Contest for National History Day, which took place June 11 through 15 at the University of Maryland’s campus in College Park, Maryland. Keller Bailey, Jason Benyousky, Geoffrey Hochstetler … Read More