Warsaw Summer School Reveals Shocking Results In 2017

WARSAW — The Warsaw Summer School Program faces a few challenges ahead in the future after a few shocking revelations this summer but shows a lot of progress thus far. Warsaw School Board heard from WCS Summer Program Coordinator JoElla Smyth as she presented the 2017 summer school … Read More

Congressman Banks Visits Warsaw Schools

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools recently welcomed Congressman Jim Banks on Wednesday, Sept. 20, for a tour of several buildings alongside several WCS staff, administrator and board members. While at WCS, Banks had the opportunity to learn about the many unique programs WCS offers. The tour began at … Read More

Warsaw Schools Expand Cafeterias

WARSAW — The cafeteria has always been the social hub of most academic worlds. Whether elementary school, high school or college, most students find the ability to escape and relax when the bell rings for lunch. That’s exactly why Warsaw Community Schools decided it was time to remodel … Read More

Fifth Graders Tour Warsaw’s Wastewater Utility Facility

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools’ fifth grade students toured the Wastewater Utility facilities Tuesday morning, Sept. 19. The students learned about the facilities and about the impact it has on their health and the environment. Students were able to learn about the equipment the employees use including the … Read More

Warsaw Schools Shine A Spotlight On Student Wellness

WARSAW — In September 2016, Warsaw Community Schools began intensive strategic planning in which students, parents and staff were given surveys. This led the administration to discover student wellness was a hot topic among all three groups that had not even been on their radar.

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New Raptor Security System Being Installed

SYRACUSE — Wawasee Community Schools is taking an additional step to protect the safety of its students. A new security system, Raptor, is being installed in each of the school buildings in the corporation. Visitors to each school will still be buzzed in as they have been in … Read More

Warsaw Community High School Makes Changes To Dated System

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School is making some changes to the grading and ranking system, as are many competitive districts around the state and nation. The first of such changes will be beginning with the class of 2020, WCS will move from the 12.0 GPA scale to … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Neuroscience Training for WCS Bus Drivers and Warsaw Community Youth Workers

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools through strategic planning initiatives during the 2016-2017 school year, identified student wellness (social- emotional) as a top priority. Through a community summit held last March during the Lilly Endowment Counseling Initiative Planning Grant process, a group of educators and community leaders gained the … Read More

IDOE Awards $50,000 Leesburg Elementary DLI Grant

WARSAW — The Indiana Department of Education has announced this week the grant recipients of the Indiana Dual Language Immersion Pilot Program. Leesburg Elementary has been selected to receive $50,000 in support of creation of a dual language program, which will be implemented in the 2018-2019 school year. … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools ‘Back To The Days’ Receives Community Support

WARSAW — Warsaw Community School has received two grants from the Kosciusko County Community Foundation in support of the 2018 Back to the Days event. The grants include $3,000 from the Jerry and Norma Ferguson Community Fund and a $3,214 grant from the Kosciusko REMC Operation Round Up … Read More

Warsaw Community High School In Preliminary Stages To Receive Student Activities Center

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School is in the preliminary stages of constructing a student activities center and completing structural improvements. During the Warsaw School Board meeting held Monday, June 19, chief financial officer Brandon Penrod advised the board that the Warsaw Community Schools Facility Committee recommended the … Read More

Warsaw Students Win Two Awards At National Contest For National History Day

WARSAW — The Indiana Historical Society proudly announces four students from Warsaw Community Schools won two awards at the National Contest for National History Day, which took place June 11 through 15 at the University of Maryland’s campus in College Park, Maryland. Keller Bailey, Jason Benyousky, Geoffrey Hochstetler … Read More

Lincoln Elementary Students Host Medieval Banquet

WARSAW — Students at Lincoln Elementary School transformed the STEM lab into a medieval banquet hall from the year 1215. Third and fourth graders in Jane Zellers’ class hosted a bi-annual medieval banquet for guests of all ages on Friday, May 19. Students researched medieval time period and prepare … Read More

WCS Announces Zimmer Biomet Partnership Grant

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce the continued partnership of Zimmer Biomet through a recent grant award. The grant, which totals $50,000, will be utilized to further STEM and MakerSpace initiatives at Warsaw Community School. Warsaw Schools have enjoyed a long-standing partnership with Zimmer Biomet, … Read More

WACC Students Excel At Purdue Engineering Expo

WARSAW — On Thursday, March 30, Warsaw Area Career Center sent 50 students to participate at the Purdue Engineering Expo, a competition where students learn about the engineering field and demonstrate their engineering progress. Throughout the event students had to design a tower made of straws capable of … Read More

Leesburg Student Council Enriches Lives Of Others

LEESBURG — On Saturday, March 25, Leesburg Elementary Student Council members put their raking skills to the test at Camp Crosley. They were challenged to serve and “be the good” in the world as they worked together to rake mulch. The camp needed the mulch in their adventure … Read More