Wawasee Community Schools

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

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Other School Board Agenda Items

SYRACUSE — Other agenda items considered during the Wawasee school board meeting Tuesday, June 13, are as follows: • Not all of them were present, but DECA members of Wawasee High School who competed in the national DECA competition in Anaheim, Calif., in late April were recognized. They … Read More

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School Board Hears Presentation About OverDrive Service

SYRACUSE — Staff of the Milford Public Library were excited to hear students in the Wawasee Community School Corporation would be keeping their 1:1 devices during the summer months. Students will be able to use their devices to download electronic books and other items through the OverDrive digital … Read More

Dukes Seeks To Fill Sheriff’s Term

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kyle Patrick Dukes has announced his intention to seek the appointment by the Republican caucus for the office of sheriff of Kosciusko County.

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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