Former Brooklyn Dodgers Baseball Player Speaks At Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Event

WINONA LAKE — Even long after they have passed on, an individual’s words and character can still speak to people. That was the message of former Brooklyn Dodger baseball player Carl Erskine during the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration event on Monday, Jan. 16, at the Manahan … Read More

Lincoln Elementary Students, Staff Celebrate First Day In New Building

WARSAW — On a cold winter day in December 2015, Dr. David Hoffert spoke to Lincoln Elementary students about the vision and dream of a new building for them. The students then broke ground to symbolize the start of the building project. On Jan. 11, that dream came … Read More

Warsaw Community Board Of School Trustees Sworn In

WARSAW — The three Warsaw Board of School Trustees, Jay Baumgartner, Randy Polston and Elizabeth Turley, who ran in the election this past November were sworn in during the Warsaw Community School Board Meeting on Monday, Jan. 9. Baumgartner and Polston have already served on the board. This will … Read More

New Lincoln Elementary School Opens Doors Next Week

  WARSAW — It’s been over 50 years since the old Lincoln Elementary School opened its doors in 1957. Next week, students will return from break to the new Lincoln Elementary School. Kindergarten through sixth grade students will be housed in the new two-story Lincoln Elementary School for … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools To Implement Digital Visitor Sign-In

WARSAW — Warsaw Community schools will be implementing a new visitor sign-in system in the new year. Chief Academic Officer David Robertson announced during a Warsaw Community School board meeting in October that all Warsaw area schools will begin implementing an automated check-in system, Raptor, in the new year. Parents … Read More

Warsaw High School Junior Achievement Class Determines Cost Of Christmas

WARSAW — A group of local Warsaw High School students are learning the cost of  Christmas this year through the classic carol “The 12 Days of Christmas”.  The group of seniors, taught by Terry Rosenbarger, took part in PNC Bank’s festive economic analysis called the PNC Christmas Price … Read More

IDOE Recognizes WACC As ‘Promising Practice’ Facility

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce the Warsaw Area Career Center has been recognized by the Indiana Department of Education as a “Promising Practices: Making it Happen” facility. The Making it Happen initiative celebrates and recognizes schools across the state of Indiana for their effective … Read More

WCS Bus Drivers Saved Student From Choking

WARSAW — On Wednesday, Dec. 14, two Warsaw Community School’s bus drivers assisted in saving the life of an Edgewood Middle School student. Julie Goon was on her way to school when a student who had been eating a piece of candy began to signal he was choking. … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Release School Calendar for 2017-2018

WARSAW — The Board of School Trustees for Warsaw Community Schools approved the 2017-2018 school calendar at the regular board meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15. Some dates to be noted: The first teacher/staff development days for the 2017-2018 school year will be Aug. 14-15, 2017 The first student … Read More

WCS Teacher Awarded Lilly Grant For ‘Mobile Maker Space’

WARSAW — Andrea Miller, an art teacher in the Warsaw Community School District, has received a Lilly Endowment Teacher Creativity Fellowship. Miller teaches at both Washington STEM Academy and Claypool Elementary in WCS. With a grant of $12,000, Miller will find, purchase, restore and travel in a vintage … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Plans For Next Five Years

WARSAW — Strategic planning for the next five years of Warsaw Community Schools is well underway. During the Warsaw Community School Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, Dec. 15, the board discussed the committees that will be heading the research projects learn how to improve several areas in … Read More

Warsaw Community School Board Member Takes Part In Last Board Meeting

WARSAW — Curt Hermann has served as a member of the Warsaw Community Schools board of School Trustees during the last four years. Hermann’s last board meeting was on Thursday, Dec. 15, Superintendent Dr. David Hoffert said, “Herman has been a dedicated and passionate member of our local … Read More

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Warsaw Middle School Bands Present Winter Concert

WARSAW — The Warsaw Community Schools sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands will present their Winter Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 20. The concert will be held in the PAC Auditorium at Warsaw Community High School, beginning at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited to … Read More

Grant Expected For Dam Demolition

WARSAW — Acceptance of a grant covering the demolition and removal of the Fox Farm Road Dam on the Tippecanoe River was approved by the Warsaw Board of Works Thursday morning, Nov. 17. While a letter indicating the grant has been received, grant documents to sign have not been received.

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Committee Announces the 2017 Academic Excellence and Community Service Award Application

WARSAW — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. dedicated his life to working towards tolerance and brotherly love. The Committee to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is composed of Kosciusko County residents who desire to promote racial harmony through annual events honoring his life and work. The goal … Read More

Immersion Program at Eisenhower Elementary Sees Results

WARSAW — A program for kindergartners at Eisenhower Elementary School that has kids spending half of the school day learning completely in Spanish and the second half of the day completely in English is seeing results. Five kindergartners attended the Warsaw Community School’s Board of Trustee’s meeting on … Read More