Sixth Grader At Harrison Elementary Runner-Up In Regional Spelling Bee

  WARSAW — A sixth grader at Harrison Elementary was runner-up in the Journal Gazette’s 63rd Annual Regional Spelling Bee. The spelling bee was held Saturday, March 11 at IPRW’s Rhinehart Music Center. Sixth grader Aditya “Adi” Vaidya placed second of 17 top spellers from northeast Indiana and … Read More

Harrison Students Collect 2,000 items for CCS

WARSAW — Every year Harrison Elementary School collects food items for Combined Community Services Food-A-Thon. The Food-A-Thon helps raise food items and money to help stock CCS’s food pantry for the winter months. “We’re teaching these kids skills of giving back,” stated Harrison Elementary food drive organizer and … Read More

Back To The Days Returns To Harrison Elementary

  WARSAW — Fourth graders got a taste of Indiana history by attending Back to the Days at Harrison Elementary on Friday, Sept. 30. The rain didn’t stop kids from enjoying the hands-on-learning experience at numerous stations positioned around the property of Harrison Elementary. Students learned about the … Read More

Harrison Elementary Disc Golf Course Open

WARSAW — As the weather warms up and summer approaches, more and more outdoor activities become available for play, including Disc Golf. Harrison Elementary School is host to a Disc Golf course in Warsaw, an attractive game for many. Disc Golf is played much like normal golf, only … Read More

Martin’s Supermarket Provides Life Lessons, Donations To Harrison Students

WARSAW — First grade students from Harrison Elementary visited Martin’s Supermarket this past week to learn about their community, nutrition and recycling. While there, the students also purchased approximately $200 worth of food to benefit fellow students as part of the Boomerang Backpack program. Martin’s graciously provided financial … Read More

Students Have Lunch with Higgins At Harrison

WARSAW — Harrison Elementary held a school carnival Friday, February 26. During the carnival, they had a silent auction of gift baskets and various other items. One of the items auctioned off was a Pizza Lunch with Ben Higgins. Ben Higgins and his fiancé Lauren Bushnell both came … 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

Husky Trail Renovation’s Impact On Harrison Elementary Discussed

WARSAW — An exciting new renovation to a local road will allow drivers to the YMCA, Martins and the future Parkview Hospital a much easier and pleasant commute. However, for parents picking up or dropping off students at Harrison Elementary, the roadwork could provide a few minor delays. … Read More

Observatory Brings Dreams Into Focus At Harrison

WARSAW — When it comes to dreams at Warsaw Community Schools, the sky is the limit — literally. Students and staff are taking their love of astronomy to new heights through the use of the school’s very own observatory.

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Harrison To Dedicate New Astronomy Building

Two years ago what started out as a few second graders interested in learning more about astronomy has grown to a group of students known as the Harrison Junior Astronomical Society, which may be the only or one of the few elementary clubs with an operational observatory in … Read More

School Spotlight: Harrison Elementary

If you ask a child what their favorite part of school is, it is needless to say answers vary. Some love recess, others their friends, and some, some may say the bus ride home. However, students at Harrison Elementary’s answers to this question were nearly all the same … Read More

WCS Bids Tearful Farewell To Visiting Chinese Students

WARSAW — Tears were shed and hugs exchanged by Warsaw Community School Corporation elementary students as they bid farewell to the Chinese exchange students who made their homes with WCS host families this week. “These host families open their home and let the students be their kids,” stated … Read More

Harrison Elementary Starts Herb Garden

Harrison Elementary Environmental Club was the very appreciative recipient of the Warsaw Kohl’s AIA Grant Program. Harrison’s E-Club with the help of Lee Ann Miner, Title 1 teacher at Harrison and Deb McClintock, second grade teacher and E-Club sponsor applied for the grant to help rehabilitate an old … Read More

Harrison Elementary Celebrates Pavilion

Harrison Elementary School hosted a celebration yesterday in honor of both a new pavilion near the Hoosier Heritage Schoolhouse as well as the retirement of former Harrison teacher Judy Kinsey. The dream to install the new pavilion began with Kinsey, and as she is quick to note, was … Read More

WCS Attend Indiana Principal Leadership Institute

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Harrison Elementary Principal Lee Snider and Warsaw Community Schools Chief Academic Officer David Robertson, graduated from the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute at a ceremony on Thursday, April 20. Housed at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education, IPLI is … Read More

Kids Learn Teamwork And Basketball Skills At The Y

Registration is going on now for Y Youth Basketball, where children grades 2 through 4 can learn basic skills in a positive environment. The YMCA emphasizes participation, fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship and having fun over winning. Basketball games are played on Saturdays at the Parkview Warsaw YMCA, with practices … Read More