Wawasee Community Schools

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School Board Given Student Count Report

SYRACUSE — During an unusually short Wawasee school board meeting lasting less than half an hour, the board heard a brief report about the student count for the school district from Joy Goshert, assistant superintendent. The regular monthly meeting of the school board was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, … Read More

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Raptor System To Be Used Beginning Monday

SYRACUSE — Wawasee Community School Corporation released a statement Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28, regarding the Raptor Visitor Management System to be used in each school building in the corporation. “A priority of the Wawasee Community School Corporation is the safety of our students and staff. As a district, … Read More

Middle Schoolers Join High School Students In FFA

SYRACUSE — Middle school students interested in learning more about natural resources, how plants and animals work together, food science, food safety and more agriculture related topics can now get a head start. Because an agriculture class is now being taught at a middle school in the Wawasee … Read More

Clevenger’s Federal Case Against Police, School Was Dismissed

SOUTH BEND — The wrong words typed on a court order has caused Clifford Clevenger’s suit against North Webster Police Department, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and Wawasee Community School Corp., as well as specified employees of those three entities, to be dismissed in U.S. District Court, Northern District … Read More

Clevenger Files Claim Against School, Police For False Arrest

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — A Pierceton man has filed a complaint for damages against the North Webster Police Department, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Wawasee Community School Corporation, North Webster Elementary School, and specified individuals with the police departments and school. The complaint was filed Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Kosciusko … Read More

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School Board Hears Report About Costa Rica Trip

SYRACUSE — Twelve Wawasee High School students who study Spanish were able to practice what they have learned during a trip to Costa Rica this summer. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Sept. 12, in Syracuse, the board heard a report about … Read More

Syracuse Elementary School Hosts Open House

      SYRACUSE — After two years of a planning and construction, the public was invited to check out the new Syracuse Elementary School during an open house event held from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Ava Wedly, Bria Mikley, Dana Cripe and Max Taylor, lead the … Read More

New Raptor Security System Being Installed

SYRACUSE — Wawasee Community Schools is taking an additional step to protect the safety of its students. A new security system, Raptor, is being installed in each of the school buildings in the corporation. Visitors to each school will still be buzzed in as they have been in … Read More

Wawasee Kiwanis Donates To Syracuse Elementary School Teachers

SYRACUSE — The Wawasee Kiwanis recently gave $50 to teachers at the Syracuse Elementary School. The club spent a total of $1,800 giving money to each teacher to help buy supplies for their classroom. The club understands that teachers often spend their own money to buy supplies. … Read More

Two New Colorful Additions To Wawasee Bus Fleet

SYRACUSE — They could be described as rolling billboards for Wawasee Community Schools. Two new buses for the school corporation’s fleet are already attracting attention and will see plenty of use during the coming school year. Using additional funds in the bus replacement fund, Wawasee purchased two 46-passenger … Read More

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New Security Cameras To Greet School Visitors

SYRACUSE — Beginning sometime after Labor Day, visitors to any of the schools in the Wawasee Community School Corporation will experience something much different than they’re used to. Security upgrades will mean visitors will be greeted by Raptor, a new camera system. The Wawasee school board was given … Read More

Casey Returns To Wawasee District As Administrator

SYRACUSE — During a special Wawasee school board meeting Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, in Syracuse, the board approved the hiring of Michael Casey as assistant principal at Milford School, effective Wednesday, Aug. 2. He replaces Ryan Connor, who left to become the physical education teacher at North Webster … Read More

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School Board Awards Construction Bids

SYRACUSE — During an unusually brief meeting Tuesday evening, July 11, in Syracuse, the Wawasee school board awarded two construction bids. R. Yoder Construction’s bid of $536,942 was accepted to transform the former Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Syracuse into spaces to be used for vocational purposes … Read More

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Online Registration For Wawasee Begins July 18

SYRACUSE — Online registration opens at noon Tuesday, July 18, for the Wawasee Community School Corp. This is for those students who were in a Wawasee school at the end of the 2016-17 school year and are returning. Registration for new students and those who need to come … Read More

Turf Field And Building Renovation Are Major Projects

SYRACUSE — Wawasee Community School Corporation’s “wish list” of construction projects and renovations is occurring, in part, this summer, but other items won’t be finished until the fall or will wait until next summer. One of the big projects being done and already underway is removing the grass … Read More