New Category Of Super Mileage Cars At Shell Marathon

SYRACUSE — Wawasee High School engineering students, led by teacher Allen Coblentz, are preparing two super mileage cars for the annual Shell Eco-marathon April 26-30 on the streets of downtown Detroit. One of the cars, diesel powered, will have four wheels, is larger and will actually look a little closer to a real life car.

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Wawasee Recommended For Accreditation By AdvancEd

SYRACUSE — A team of five visited Wawasee schools on a “whirlwind tour” and came away with a recommendation for accreditation for the school district. An exit report of the AdvancEd team’s findings was given by Dr. Michael Henry of Springfield, Ore., Wednesday afternoon, March 22, in the Warrior Room at Wawasee High School.

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Turkey Creek Sewer Passes Motion to Become Independent, Add Revenue

CROMWELL — As Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District wraps up one multi-million dollar project, the board members seemed surprised to find themselves gearing up for yet another one. After several months of attempting to address grievances with bills coming from the town of Syracuse, TCRSD passed a motion to begin a $53,000 study that will help the board determine the process on becoming self-sufficient.

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Sewer Upgrades Spotlighted At North Webster Council

NORTH WEBSTER — News and requests resulting from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management mandated improvements to the North Webster sewer system and treatment plant dominated the Tuesday, March 22, meeting of the North Webster Town Council. It was held at the North Webster Community Center.

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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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Wawasee Is Preparing For Accreditation Visit

SYRACUSE — Every five years, the Wawasee Community School Corp. goes through an accreditation process where a team visits and thoroughly examines the school district. The school corporation is preparing for a visit from AdvancED next week for the accreditation process.

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Terry Frederick, Pilcher’s And Bart’s Take Home Chamber Awards

NORTH WEBSTER — With a tip of the hat to St. Patrick’s Day, North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce celebrated at its annual awards dinner Monday evening, March 13, at the North Webster Community Center.

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Style Of Barn And History Of Property

CLAYPOOL — Duncan Campbell, board member of the Indiana Barn Foundation, looked at a photo of the old barn along SR 15, north of Claypool, and said the style has its origins in the English threshing barn, sometimes referred to as the English three-bay barn.

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Wawasee Awarded Digital Learning Grant

SYRACUSE — Wawasee Community School Corp. was one of 32 school districts statewide to be awarded a 2017 digital learning grant by the Indiana Department of Education’s Office of eLearning. This grant supports school corporations in providing professional development, developing content and expectations, creating avenues for parent and student communication, as well as purchasing devices.

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Fisher, The ‘Rope Warrior,’ To Perform At Wawasee High School

SYRACUSE — Representatives from the public libraries of Milford, North Webster and Syracuse, Wawasee Community School Corp. libraries and the PTO organizations of each of the three elementary schools gathered to help promote an upcoming community event.

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House Bill 1494 Now In Senate Committee

INDIANAPOLIS – House Bill 1494, proposed by State Rep. Dave Wolkins of Winona Lake, was passed by the House of Representatives in the Indiana General Assembly and was assigned to the Senate Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure.

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