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WCS First Aviation Student To Obtain Pilot’s License

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools announced the first student to receive his pilot’s license in the Warsaw Area Career Center aviation program. Eric Baumgartner, a senior at Warsaw Community High School, received his ground school training from WACC and continued on to study at a Goshen flight school … Read More

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WCHS Parent Informational Meetings Aug. 25

WARSAW — Parent meetings for all sophomores, juniors and seniors will take place in the Performing Arts Center at Warsaw Community High School Thursday, Aug. 25. Sophomores and juniors will meet from 6-6:45 p.m. Important tasks for parents and students to complete during the school year, deadlines and graduation … Read More

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WCS Looking Forward To New School Year

WARSAW — The Warsaw Community School Board met Monday evening, Aug. 15, for its first regular session of the 2016-2017 school year. School Resource Officer Doug Light introduced the two newest DARE officers, Allen Danko and Rogelio “Roy” Navarro. Both are Warsaw Community High School graduates, Danko in 1994 and … Read More

Warsaw Community School employees took part in a back-to-school "convention" earlier today, Friday, Aug. 12. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

WCS Holds Welcome-Back ‘Convention’

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools welcomed its employees back for the 2016-2017 school year with a celebration in the Performing Arts Center Friday morning, Aug. 12. Using a presidential convention theme, faculty and staff members sat in groups, sporting signs, pompoms and Superintendent Dr. David Hoffert’s face. Junior … Read More

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WCHS, WACC To Host Freshman Orientation Aug. 11

WARSAW — Warsaw Community High School and Warsaw Area Career Center will welcome incoming freshman students and parents to freshman orientation from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11. Guests may enter the building through the Performing Arts Center. Students and parents will have the opportunity to walk around the … Read More

The cafeteria ceiling at Washington STEM Academy as it appeared in May, shortly after it was uncovered during construction. The ceiling material will be tested for asbestos before the cafeteria can be used. (File photo)

Edgewood, Washington Schools Will Be Ready For Students

WARSAW — Despite ongoing construction, the Warsaw Community School Board learned Tuesday evening, Aug. 9, Washington STEM Academy and Edgewood Middle School will be move-in ready next Monday, Aug. 15. During a brief design-build update, the board was told that the main focus over the past few weeks has … Read More

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International Speaker To Address WCS Food, Nutrition Staff

WARSAW — Internationally known speaker, Amazon bestselling author and number-one rated school nutrition speaker Maureen G. “MGM” Mulvaney will speak to the Warsaw Community Schools Food and Nutrition Services staff during back-to-school in-service Thursday, July 11. According to Mulvaney, “WCS food and nutrition staff is committed to serving … Read More

Pictured from left are WCS P.E. teachers Jason Culver, Leesburg Elementary, Janell Baute, Claypool Elementary, Sandy Monce, Jefferson Elementary, Kathy Gruenewald, Eisenhower Elementary and Kent Phelps, Lincoln Elementary; Dr. Michael Lyons, DPM, donor; Harrison Elementary PE Teacher Scott Mehlberg, Harrison Elementary Principal Matt Deeds and WCS School Board member Randy Polston. (Photo by Amanda McFarland)

New Trailer, Equipment To Benefit WCS PE Program

WARSAW — Every elementary student at Warsaw Community Schools will enjoy all-new PE equipment this year thanks to a new mobile storage unit and a donation by a local doctor. Last spring, PE Teacher Scott Mehlberg was able to purchase a trailer to use as a mobile storage unit, … Read More

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Union Responds To Superintendent Statement

WARSAW — The presence of “Scabby” the inflatable rat near the Washington STEM Academy construction site has caused a local stir. Ed Maher of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150, who own “Scabby,” addressed statements Warsaw Community Schools Superintendent Dr. David Hoffert made earlier today expressing concerns over the … Read More

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Union Protestors Head To School

WARSAW — “Scabby” the inflatable rat is going to school, but not to learn the three Rs. The now-familiar mascot of the Union of Operating Engineers Local 150 has been spotted outside the Washington STEM academy construction site in protest of G&G Hauling and Excavating Inc.’s use of … Read More

New teachers at four area school corporations take turns introducing themselves. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Kosciusko Chamber Welcomes New Teachers

WARSAW — With the new school year approaching, students are not the only ones getting ready to go back to class. This afternoon, Friday, July 29, the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce welcomed new teachers from Warsaw, Wawasee, Whitko and Tippecanoe Valley schools. The lunch event, held at Creighton’s Crazy … Read More

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Warsaw Schools Immunization Deadline Approaching

WARSAW — Monday, Aug. 15, the first day of school, is the deadline for all Warsaw Community School students to have immunizations completed and turned into their school nurse for the 2016-17 school year. According to Indiana Code 20-34- 4-5, students in all grades are required to meet the … Read More

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Lakeview Welcomes New Assistant Principal

WARSAW — Lakeview Middle School announced the hiring of Andrew Wilson as the new assistant principal of Lakeview Middle School, effective Monday, July 25. Wilson obtained his bachelor’s degree at Indiana University-Indianapolis in 2008 and continued on to obtain both his master’s degree and administrator’s license from Indiana … Read More

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WCS Announces Updated Registration Information

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools announced updated 2016-2017 registration information. Parents are asked to complete the online pre-registration for WCS students and then complete the registration process at their home school building during the following registration dates/times: 1-7 p.m. Thursday, July 28 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, … Read More

Pictured from left are Abbie Sutton, Sherri Ramsey, Faith Wagoner, Dr. Neeta Jain, Susan Stephens, Dr. Todd Dillon, Tracey Akers of Warsaw Schools, Jeni Pritchard, Jenny Baker and Jan Nelson. (Photo provided)

KCH Medical Staff Supports Boomerang Backpacks

WARAW — To help families prepare their kindergarten student for the 2016/2017 school year, Kosciusko Community Hospital medical staff and support staff partnered with Warsaw Community Schools to hold the first annual Kindergarten Physical Night. Held at Pediatric Healthcare, students stopped at various stations to learn about dental … Read More

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Lincoln School Quickly Taking Shape

WARSAW — The new Lincoln Elementary School building is taking shape and is expected to be in use some time after winter break. Exterior walls are up, the roof is in progress and framework outlines where classrooms and other areas will go. Project Supervisor Jim LeMasters explained what … Read More