Board Approves Hiring Of New Warrior Football Coach

SYRACUSE — It was not something planned ahead of time, but Michael Eshbach was contacted through a mutual friend about the opening for a varsity football head coach at Wawasee High School. “It went from there pretty quickly,” he said.

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Cemeteries Being Restored In Turkey Creek Township

SYRACUSE — It is meticulous or detailed work, but also much needed especially in rural cemeteries. Headstones have fallen over, broken apart or have become embedded in the ground.

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Pierceton Hayseeds Continues Annual Tradition

PIERCETON — In an era when growing up on a farm isn’t as common as it used to be, more than 200 children were given a taste of farm life during Mini-Farm Day Monday, May 15. The event, now in its 39th year, is offered by the Pierceton Hayseeds 4-H Club and was held at the Roger Studebaker farm west of Pierceton.

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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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Open House For Building Trades Project

SYRACUSE — Wawasee, Fairfield and West Noble students have worked together to build a house at Syracuse Lake for a building trades project. Now the public will be invited to see their work at an open house.

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Kids Touch And Explore Trucks, Equipment And Vehicles

SYRACUSE — There is something about big trucks, heavy equipment and emergency vehicles. Kids are fascinated with the bells and whistles and the sheer size of those vehicles.

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Wawasee Students Now In Academic Hall of Fame

SYRACUSE — Another group of Wawasee High School students who have excelled academically during their high school years are now part of the school’s Academic Hall of Fame. A group of 42 senior students, or roughly 18 percent of this year’s graduating class, were honored during the Academic Hall of Fame Banquet Thursday evening, May 4, in the high school cafeteria.

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Building Will Be More Than Just A Chicken Coop

SYRACUSE — Some students who don’t live in an agricultural setting may discover they like working with animals. Knowing this, and considering other factors, work began last week on a building at Wawasee High School that will contain not only a chicken coop, but also a horticulture area.

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Building Trades Students Honored During Banquet

SYRACUSE — Wawasee, Fairfield and West Noble building trades students have been busy using power tools, levels, wrenches, screwdrivers, paint brushes and more to build a house at Syracuse Lake. Tuesday evening, May 2, in the Wawasee High School cafeteria, those students were honored during the annual Wawasee & Fairfield Building Trades Banquet.

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