Leesburg Students Skype With Holocaust Survivor

LEESBURG — On Tuesday, April 18, Leesburg Elementary sixth grade students were offered the opportunity to Skype with Holocaust survivor Simone Liebster, who lives in the Swiss Alps. To prepare the students for this event, Leesburg sixth grade teachers invited William and Kristi Keller, who represent the Arnold/Liebster … Read More

Leesburg Town Council Topics Include Memorial Day Parade And Garage Sales

LEESBURG —  Town garage sale days and clean up days were scheduled at the Leesburg town council meeting held Monday, April 10. Scheduled garage sale days for the town of Leesburg are Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10. The following week town clean up days have been … Read More

Local Sixth Graders Ask The Mayor To Bring More Restaurants, Businesses To The Area

LEESBURG — Sixth graders at Leesburg Elementary were given the opportunity to encourage Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer to bring new restaurants and businesses in to the area. As students were learning about the genre of persuasive writing, they were given an assignment to write letters to the mayor … Read More

Leesburg Elementary Students Visit Residents At Grace Village

WARSAW — On Friday, Feb. 10, fifth graders at Leesburg Elementary headed out of the classroom and into the community. The students were able to spend time with residents at Grace Village as well as Lake City Place. Students entered the nursing homes feeling nervous and unsure of … Read More

Leesburg Elementary Hosts Science Central Family Fun Night

LEESBURG — Leesburg Elementary students and their families were invited to attend Science Central Family Fun Night from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. This is the first time the school has offered this event. Leesburg Elementary Principal Nathan Polston said part of the purpose of the … Read More

Leesburg Students Collect Clothing For Those In Need

LEESBURG — Leesburg Elementary second graders took a moment to enrich the lives of others during a special day before break. Students encouraged their school to collect hats, gloves, scarves and new or gently used boots to give to Fellowship Missions for families who benefit from the services … Read More

Leesburg Students Study ‘Sheep To Scarves’

LEESBURG — Miss Roberts has many skills that enable her to inspire and equip the English Language Learners at Leesburg Elementary. Recently, she shared her unique talent of spinning wool with the entire fifth grade to help them better understand colonist life. Students learned all of the work … Read More

Leesburg Students Celebrate Annual Book Parade

LEESBURG — Third grade students at Leesburg Elementary celebrated their third annual book character parade. The third grade team uses this fun time of the year to teach its students how to write a summary. This includes finding a book’s problem, solution and important events. Each student chooses a favorite book, … Read More


Leesburg School To Celebrate 100th At 2016 Banquet

LEESBURG — Former students and teachers at Leesburg Elementary and High School will be sharing a special occasion at the May 14 Leesburg/Oswego School banquet: It is the 100th anniversary of the first four-year graduating class and the 50th anniversary of the Class of 1966, the last to … Read More

Leesburg Students ‘Invest’ In Stock Market

LEESBURG — Students in sixth grade at Leesburg Elementary had the opportunity to use real world examples to see if they could make their money grow. Each student followed their own stock on NASDAQ over the course of eight weeks. They were in charge of calculating the amount … Read More

Leesburg Students Raise Funds For FMSC

LEESBURG — Leesburg Elementary students held a fundraiser for Feed My Starving Children. The students raised $1,000 and earned the prize of their principal dressing up as the character Elsa in “Frozen” and giving his rendition of the hit song “Let it Go.” This school wide celebration event took place … 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

Nathan Polston Announced As New Leesburg Elementary Principal

Superintendent Dr. David Hoffert is pleased to announce the appointment of Nathan W. Polston as the principal of Leesburg Elementary School, effective Monday, July 27. The appointment was approved by the Warsaw Board of School Trustees at a special meeting on Friday, July 24. Polston most recently served … Read More

WCS Board Celebrates Student Work And Programs

Yesterday evening’s Warsaw Community School Board monthly meeting was a fanfare filled with both recognitions and celebration of work done by students and staff. Numerous demonstrations were brought before the board recognizing the work of students at Lincoln, Leesburg, the Warsaw Area Career Center and the Warsaw Community … Read More

Leesburg Elementary Create Roller Coaster Engineering Team For STEM

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Warsaw Community Schools Leesburg Elementary fourth grade students demonstrated an example of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), project-based learning during the month of December. Fourth grade teachers prepared an application process for the students to apply for a … Read More