Wawasee Community Schools

Devices Have Impacted Student Learning

SYRACUSE — It was one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by the Wawasee Community School Corporation. Putting a mobile electronic device in the hands of every student and teacher in the entire school district, not just a few grade levels as in the past.

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Planning Continues For Electronic Learning Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Plans are moving forward for implementing “eLearning” during inclement weather days beginning with the 2017-18 school year, the Wawasee school board heard during the regular monthly meeting Tuesday, May 9, in Syracuse.

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Programs To Be Restructured At High School

SYRACUSE — During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, May 9, in Syracuse, the board heard recommendations from Kim Nguyen, Wawasee High School principal, about changes needed in some programs.

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North Webster Elementary Trail To Be Paved

NORTH WEBSTER — K21 Health Foundation recently approved a grant of $24,800 to join forces with Wawasee Community Schools to cover costs associated with paving the half-mile trail at North Webster Elementary School. Currently the trail is a mixture of dirt and stone, making it less than ideal … Read More

Superintendent Leads Tour Of New School

SYRACUSE — Mostly Smart boards and a few other items can be found now in what will be the classrooms of the new Syracuse Elementary School. But only a few months from now, students and teachers will fill those classrooms.

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Wawasee Recommended For Accreditation By AdvancEd

SYRACUSE — A team of five visited Wawasee schools on a “whirlwind tour” and came away with a recommendation for accreditation for the school district. An exit report of the AdvancEd team’s findings was given by Dr. Michael Henry of Springfield, Ore., Wednesday afternoon, March 22, in the Warrior Room at Wawasee High School.

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Wawasee Is Preparing For Accreditation Visit

SYRACUSE — Every five years, the Wawasee Community School Corp. goes through an accreditation process where a team visits and thoroughly examines the school district. The school corporation is preparing for a visit from AdvancED next week for the accreditation process.

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Second Middle School Meeting Held

SYRACUSE — From the start, it was noted the middle school meeting held Monday evening, Feb. 27, in the lecture room of Wawasee Middle School was more about seeking input and suggestions to make Wawasee’s two middle schools even better. Rebecca Linnemeier, school board president, said “we are not here to close a middle school.”

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Syracuse Students Tour New Elementary School

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Elementary students got a sneak peek at their new school in a series of tours held throughout the day Monday, Feb. 20. Buses ferried nearly 550 students to the construction site on Kern Road near CR 1300N, where Wawasee Community School Corp. Superintendent Dr. Tom … Read More

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Level Of Concern About Inequalities Is Unclear

MILFORD — During a public meeting Monday, Feb. 20, at the Milford School cafeteria, there were questions about just how many people are concerned there are inequalities between the two middle schools in the Wawasee Community School Corp.

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School Corporation Grades Itself Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Each year the Indiana Department of Education assigns letter grades to public schools in the state. For the most part, the grades assigned are based on ISTEP+ results and growth.

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Orchestra Students Participate In District Contest

SYRACUSE — Several of the Wawasee Community School Corporation’s string orchestra students participated in the Indiana State School Music Association’s district solo and ensemble contest Saturday, Feb. 4, at Elkhart Central High School.

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WCS Geography Teams Excel At NELMSC Competition

WARSAW — Lakeview and Edgewood Middle Schools are celebrating their recent success at the NELMSC Geography Bee Competition. The event took place on Tuesday, Jan. 31, At Indian Springs Middle School in Columbia City. Both schools’ teams placed in the top three with Edgewood taking a second place … Read More