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WCS Responds To Former Employee’s Arrest

By DR. DAVID HOFFERT Superintendent, Warsaw Community Schools (EDITOR’S NOTE: This is in response to the arrest earlier today, Thursday, July 2, of Greg Schroeder. See related article: Former School Employee Arrested On Charges.) On the morning of Oct. 27, 2014, former director of maintenance, buildings and grounds, … Read More

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Former School Employee Arrested On Charges

Gregory Schroeder, 61, 212 W. Emeline St., Milford, former director of buildings and grounds for Warsaw Community Schools, has been arrested on initial charges of corrupt business influence, official misconduct, bribery and theft. He is being held on $5,000 surety and $250 cash bond. A second individual, Brian … Read More

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Warsaw Gearing Up For Summer Food Service

Warsaw Community Schools is gearing up for its ninth year participating in the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program, which ensures low-income children receive nutritious meals while school is out. Marci Franks, director of food and nutrition at WCS, says the school corporation got involved several years ago when … Read More

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Warsaw Community Schools’ 2015-2016 Registration Times

Warsaw Community Schools will open online registration in July. A new online software system for registration will help streamline the process and offer parents a way to register multiple children at once. All schools will continue to hold building registration as in the past. WCS encourages parents to … Read More

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Lippe Leaves Lakeview For Manchester Jr.-Sr. High

Dr. Jon K. Lippe was named the Manchester Junior-Senior High School associate principal during the Manchester School Board meeting on Tuesday, May 12. After a year in this position, Lippe will become the principal of Manchester Junior-Senior High School.

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WCS Attend Indiana Principal Leadership Institute

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Harrison Elementary Principal Lee Snider and Warsaw Community Schools Chief Academic Officer David Robertson, graduated from the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute at a ceremony on Thursday, April 20. Housed at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education, IPLI is … Read More

Warsaw Schools Announce Participation In Summer Food Service Program

By MARCI FRANKS Director, Food and Nutrition, Warsaw Community Schools The Warsaw Community Schools have announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are … Read More

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