Knights Community Closet, Fulfilling A Need For Students

CLAYPOOL — Imagine being a child and having to attend school wearing clothes that are torn, several sizes too big, stained, no socks, or shoes either too big or so worn they are ready to fall apart. This happens every day in many schools, especially schools designated as … Read More

Harrison, Claypool Raise Money With Pink Out Night

WARSAW — Harrison and Claypool Elementary Schools recently teamed up to raise money for charity during Pink Out Night at their basketball game. Players from both teams wore pink headbands or wristbands, and the cheerleaders from both schools collected donations from those in attendance. The event was in … Read More

Kosciusko Cares To Implement ‘Al’s Pals’

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Al’s Pals is a comprehensive curriculum and teacher training program that develops social-emotional skills, self-control, problem-solving abilities and healthy decision-making in children ages 3-8 years old. The program is nationally recognized as an evidence-based model prevention program. Through fun lessons, engaging puppets, original music and effective teaching … Read More

Handwritten Correspondence Soldiers On In Digital Era

While the U.S. Postal Service’s woes might indicate handwritten correspondence is a dying art, fast replaced by electronic messaging, the tradition is still alive and kicking locally.

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State Superintendent Pays Visit To Local Elementary Schools

Yesterday afternoon, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz paid a visit to both Jefferson Elementary School in Winona Lake as well as Claypool Elementary School. Warsaw Community School Corporation warmly welcomed Ritz, who read to first grade students. Students were wowed by a dramatic reading of of … Read More

Claypool Students Conduct Moon Phase Study

Claypool fifth graders embarked on a journey of discovery of space and the moon. Students studied the various phases of the moon, its orbital path in relation to the Earth, as well as how the moon actually affects life on Earth. In addition to the learning in the … Read More

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Lincoln And Claypool Teachers Partner For JA Fundraiser

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Lincoln and Claypool Elementary teachers participated in Junior Achievement’s “Are You Ready for Some FootBOWL” Bowl-A-Thon on Nov. 1. The Claypool team was sponsored by Symmetry Medical. Their combined efforts raised $405 to help Junior Achievement build successful futures … Read More

WCS Receives Donations For Claypool Preschool Program

During Monday night’s Warsaw Community School Corporation regular board meeting three donors came forward to pledge their dollars and support to two educational programs being offered by the schools. Patricia Coy, executive director of United Way of Kosciusko County, attended the meeting to approve the donation of $32,000 … Read More