Wawasee Community Schools

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

Weavers Were Long Time Bus Drivers

SYRACUSE — Many may know Melvin and Ethel Weaver, Syracuse, as the individuals who were responsible for taking them, or their children, to and from school for more than 30 years. Others may know the couple for the sharing of garden produce, as a welder, a woodworker, a … Read More

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Board Hears Improvement Plan For Webster Elementary

SYRACUSE — Indiana schools are required to have improvement plans and during the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, in Syracuse, the board heard a report on North Webster Elementary’s plan.

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Vogel, Pashea Win Titles In Miss Kosciusko Scholarship Pageant

  SYRACUSE — “It feels great. This is a wonderful opportunity for me to represent not only my home town, but surrounding counties. I’m so excited. It’s just a great feeling.” Those were the thoughts of Katelin Vogel, 21, Wabash, who was crowned the 2017 Miss Kosciusko County … Read More

Miss Kosciusko Pageant Saturday At Wawasee Middle School

SYRACUSE — The annual Miss Kosciusko pageant is almost here. The there will be seven vying for the Miss Outstanding Teen title and four seeking the Miss Kosciusko title. The 2016 Miss Kosciusko Siera Updike and 2016 Outstanding Teen Emma Tarkington will pass their titles on to the … Read More

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School Board Hears DirectCare Report From Dr. Allen

SYRACUSE — A few years ago, the Wawasee Community School Corp. entered into a partnership with Syracuse Family Medicine in order to try to control medical costs for the school corporation and also to provide more direct access and better choices for school corporation employees. This is the sixth year for the partnership.

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Construction Projects Move Forward After Hearing

SYRACUSE — Several construction or renovation projects in Wawasee schools to be done next summer were approved during the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Dec. 13, in Syracuse.

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Contestants Sought For Miss Kosciusko Scholarship Program

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Contestants are being sought for the annual Miss Kosciusko Scholarship program. This year’s event will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 14 at Wawasee Middle School, SR 13, south of Syracuse. Teenagers between the ages of 13-17, residing anywhere within the state can participate in … Read More