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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

Dr. Edington Observes Chinese Educational Methods

SYRACUSE — A teacher before he became a superintendent, Dr. Tom Edington, superintendent of the Wawasee Community School Corporation, shifted gears and went into the learning mode while visiting China earlier this summer. He was one of 10 superintendents from across the United States, and the only one … 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 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

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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State Releases Wawasee’s 2016 Annual Performance Report

SYRACUSE — Among the many reports public school corporations are involved in each year is the annual performance report. The 2016 version for the Wawasee Community School Corp. was recently released by the Indiana Department of Education and is published in its full form in this edition of The Mail-Journal.

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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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Middle School Options Discussed At Meeting

MILFORD — If isn’t broke don’t fix it and we want the middle school to stay in Milford. Such was the loud and clear message given at a public meeting Monday evening, Feb. 20, in the Milford School cafeteria.

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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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Meeting Held To Discuss Future Use Of School

SYRACUSE — A little less than four months from now, the 2016-17 school year will end and students will no longer occupy Syracuse Elementary School full-time, though summer school will still be held in the building. A new Syracuse Elementary is scheduled to be moved into July 5.

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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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Board Approves Tentative 1028 Hearing Date

SYRACUSE — Just like a house, school buildings need attention and renovations. In an effort to keep up with building needs, the Wawasee Community School Corp. is moving forward with more construction or renovation projects.

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