Support Of WCS Building Initiative

Dear Editor, I am writing in support of the Warsaw Community Schools building initiative. First, to save money the initiative only deals with the buildings with the most critical needs. Second, in Indiana, schools are not allowed to move money from one budget to another. They are not … Read More

The Kids Need Our Yes Vote

Dear Editor, I was born and raised in Warsaw and attended grades one through 12 in various Warsaw school buildings. I would personally like to thank all the people who paid for the school buildings which were needed in 1947 to 1958. Many of those people did not … Read More

Our Kids And Our Future Are On The Ballot

Dear Editor, I was raised by a public school teacher who has taught fourth grade at New Washington Elementary School for 30 years. I have always been a supporter of public schools. I have never had a child in public schools. I have gladly paid property taxes in … Read More

Take Care Of Our Own And Vote Yes

Dear Editor, It’s a “first” for our school community…and even though the yes or no Referendum question on the May 5, ballot does not contain the word “children”…make no mistake about it…our “kids” are on the ballot…years’ worth of kids…and whether we like it or not…so are we. Even though … Read More

Start With The ABC’s Of Learning First

Dear Editor, I’ve read recent articles regarding the “brick and mortar” of our local schools and the millions to be spent in the “best interest of our kids.” Already our government has shown the audacity to spend billions of dollars for education, here and abroad. Yet there are … Read More

Vote Yes On May 5

Dear Editor, I have had the privilege to be apart of the Lincoln school district for seven years now. I have served six of those years on the Lincoln Elementary PTO. I have seen the struggles that the students and the staff face in this deteriorating facility everyday. … Read More

Decision Regarding Education Of Local Students Is Important

Dear Editor, OrthoWorx was founded in 2009 to, among other things, work with community stakeholders to make our region’s education offerings not just competitive with other medical device regions in the country, but distinctive and well equipped to meet the workforce needs of our area. Since then, significant … Read More

Vote Yes For Proposed WCS Improvements

Dear Editor, My wife and I are the parents of five boys. We are very glad to have our oldest three boys attend Lincoln Elementary School. The teachers there are excellent, and we are thankful for the influence they have had on our children. As parents, we seek … Read More

Kosciusko Chamber Supports WCS Improvements

Dear Editor: No one likes taxes. And no corporation looks for opportunities to pay more in taxes than their fair share. The mere mention of increasing one’s taxes can ruin even the most enjoyable dinner party. However, one has to look closely at the reason for a potential … Read More

Lake-Sharon-Road-Accident

Three Injured In Car/Bus Accident Today

Two children, who were not occupants of a school bus, and a bus driver were transported to Kosciusko Community Hospital following a car/bus accident at 8:25 a.m. today. The accident was on East CR 225S at South Lake Sharon Road, Warsaw. Jarod Ilada, 12, South CR 275E, Warsaw … Read More

GPS 2 Success

GPS 2 Success Reaches Kosciusko County Schools

By ALYSSA LOWE Manager of Marketing and Communications, Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce The second annual Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, GPS 2 Success, was held Tuesday, April 14 in collaboration with Kosciusko Leadership Academy and WorkOne. Over 2,500 11th- and 12th-grade students attended the college and career … Read More

Magical Meadows Founder Tammy Stackhouse riding a horse with a Jefferson Elementary School Functional Skills student. (Photos by Jarrett Van Meter)

Jefferson Elementary Functional Skills Students Visit Magical Meadows

Monday afternoon marked the first of five field trips that the Jefferson Elementary School functional skills students will make to Warsaw’s Magical Meadows Therapeutic Horseback Riding Center. According to Magical Meadows Founder Tammy Stackhouse Warsaw Community Schools is now the second area school system to utilize the benefits … Read More

Department of Education

Department Of Education Presents Global Learning Workshop

The Indiana Department of Education is presenting a free Global Learning Workshop for Hoosier educators on Tuesday, April 21, at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center. The workshop will feature panels of education leaders and international partners and will inform participants about partnerships, resources, and programs to advance global … Read More

Vote Yes For Warsaw Community School Improvement Referendum

Dear Editor, I would like to comment on the upcoming referendum that will be placed on the Tuesday, May 5, primary election that requires voter approval for Warsaw Community Schools to finance facility construction, renovation and improvements. As a former member of the Board of School Trustees of … Read More

WCS Logo Icon 2014

Honor An Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week

By BARB SMOLEN Executive Director, Warsaw Education Foundation 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 Wednesday, April 22. This special gift … Read More

driver's ed

Warsaw Community Schools Driver Education Information

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Warsaw Community Schools is proud to announce their summer schedule for drivers education. There will be an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, in the Edgewood Middle School commons. Interested students should attend with a parent or … Read More