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WCS Announces Last Student Day

WARSAW — The last day of school for Warsaw Community School students is Friday, May 27, with staff records day set for Tuesday, May 31, barring any further dates of school closure. Any additional school cancellation days for students and staff would be added to this date. Warsaw … Read More

Shown are members of Warsaw Community Schools advanced orchestra.  Participants are, Carson Archer, Kaitlynn Brower, James Chan, Mackenzie Connolly, Noah Diaz, Abby Doberstein, Justin Fleming, Mikayla Fleming, Libby Hall, Lydia Harrison, Natasha Heiermann, Analiese Helms, Morgan Hooks, Marie Hoover, Jully Niebbia, Dineli Presteguin, Keegan Rice, Bailey Roulo, Kyle Smith, Juan Terrazas and Nathaniel Wise.

Warsaw Community Schools Receive Gold Rating At ISSMA Contest

WARSAW — The Warsaw Community Schools advanced orchestra performed in the ISSMA Organization Orchestra Contest at Snider High School in Fort Wayne. The group received a gold rating in both performance and sight reading. This was the first year the advanced orchestra has competed in the competition. Participants … Read More

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Litters Busters Put Litter In Its Place: The Dumpster

WARSAW — Gather your friends, coworkers, service club members, church family or whoever, and visit KC Recycling Depot, 220 S. Union St., Warsaw, to pick up litter busting gear from now until May 14.

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The WACC team of Fresh Princes were Jacob Rucker, Max Engle and Matt Marshall. The WACC team of The Group 35 consisted of Steven Vlot, Aaron Murdock and Dakota LeCount.

WCS Hosts Annual Vex Exhibition, Tournament

WARSAW — The engineering and technology department at Warsaw Community Schools hosted its third annual Vex Exhibition Tournament Friday, April 22, in the career center gym. This year’s game was, “Involution.” In all, 29 teams competed. Schools represented include: Pioneer High School, Urey Middle School, Carroll High School, Plymouth … Read More

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Changes For Claypool, Leesburg Preschools

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools recently announced the closing of two of its HighScope preschools and parents are not happy. The announcement came earlier this spring that WCS will close its high-scope preschools at Leesburg Elementary School and Claypool Elementary School and replace them with Head Start programs. WCS Superintendent … Read More

Is Early Childhood Education A Priority?

Dear Editor, Warsaw Community School Board recently made a decision to close the Claypool and Leesburg preschool classes. Many parents are questioning, is early childhood education a priority for the area’s public school corporation? With full understanding how funding cuts play a major role in the decision, I … Read More

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WCS Board Hears Program Updates

WARSAW — Student presentations and sports recognition topped off the agenda Monday evening, April 18, during the regular meeting of the Warsaw Community School Board. Warsaw Community High School student council representatives reported a total of $6,822 recently raised for Riley Children’s Hospital, with an upcoming “Blitz” fundraiser. During … Read More

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Ellis Pursuing A Variety Of Interests

WARSAW — For Tim Ellis of Warsaw, life is pretty good. He owns his own business, Low Guy Services, offering light landscaping, lawn mowing and professional house painting. “Nothing gives me greater pleasure than making someone happy with their lawn or house,” he said. He also sells playground … Read More

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New Lincoln Building Progressing

Editor’s Note: This is part two of a three-part series briefly recapping progress on each of the three Warsaw schools under construction. WARSAW — While the construction site at Lincoln Elementary School, Warsaw, does not look like much at this time, passersby will soon notice framework for the new building … Read More

Closing Of The Preschools In Claypool And Leesburg

Recently, the Warsaw School System announced that they would be closing the high-scope preschool programs at Claypool and Leesburg Elementary. The school system stated that they were closing them for lack of funding. One thing that was very upsetting to me and to a lot of the other … Read More

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WCS Offers Low-Cost Physicals For Incoming Kindergartners

WARSAW — Getting to know new kindergartners each fall can be challenging for any school corporation, especially when it comes to learning about their individual health needs. With this in mind, Warsaw Community Schools, through its partnership with Lutheran Health Network Kosciusko Community Hospital, is offering low-cost physicals for … Read More

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Teacher Appreciation Week

By BARB SMOLEN Executive Director, Warsaw Education Foundation WARSAW — Let the Warsaw Education Foundation help you recognize your special educator during Teacher Appreciation Week by participating in the Honor an Educator Program. The special Honor an Educator tribute packages are available now through Friday, April 22. This special gift … Read More

Members of the Warsaw Community School board view the progress on the new Lincoln Elementary School building. (Photo by Amanda McFarland)

WCS Board Tours Construction Sites

WARSAW — The Warsaw Community School Board saw firsthand the progress on the design build project coming to fruition. Project supervisor Jim LeMasters took board members on a location-by-location tour, explaining each step of the project so far and describing what will happen next. Donning hard hats, the board first stopped … Read More

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WCS Hosts Special Needs Financial Planning Event

By ALYSSA RICHARDSON Communications Associate, Warsaw Community Schools WARSAW — Warsaw Community School Corporation will host an event featuring Gordon Homes, a certified financial planner, from 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. The event will focus on financial and estate planning for families who have children or dependents with special … Read More

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Edgewood Overhaul Well Underway

WARSAW — Unseasonably cold weather and snow have not halted work on three Warsaw school buildings that are receiving major renovations this spring, summer and fall. While all three projects are happening simultaneously, each building has its particular set of needs. Edgewood Middle School is being completely gutted section … Read More

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Warsaw Community Schools Spring Break

By ALYSSA RICHARDSON Communications Associate, Warsaw Community Schools WARSAW — Warsaw Community School Corporation students and staff will observe spring break for the remainder of the week, ending Friday, April 8. All school buildings will be closed during the week with central office open by appointment only. School will … Read More