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KCH Partnership Brings $1 Million To WCS Athletics

WARSAW — It was a big night in the Tiger Den Friday, Feb. 12, and not just because of basketball. Just before the varsity game began, officials from Warsaw Community Schools and Lutheran Health Network Kosciusko Community Hospital gathered on the playing floor to announce a partnership that … Read More

The CCMLK Black History Month art exhibit at Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts includes pieces from Warsaw Community Schools elementary and middle school students. (Photo provided)

Black History Month Art Display

By GENNIE BRISSETTE-TIPTON CCMLK Promotions Director WARSAW — The Committee to Commemorate Martin Luther King is announces the second annual Black History Month Art Display. This year the CCMLK not only partners with the art department at Warsaw Community Schools, but also the Wagon Wheel Center for the … Read More

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Local Third-Graders Head To The Circus

WARSAW — Wailing sirens pierced the frigid air as dozens of emergency vehicles sped east on US 30, toward Fort Wayne. There was no emergency, however. Rather, the police, fire and EMT vehicles were escorting 850 third-graders from Warsaw Community School Corporation and Wawasee School Corporation to the annual Mizpah … Read More

A crowd gathers for a ceremonial ground breaking for the Washington Elementary School construction project, slated to begin soon. (Photo by Amanda McFarland)

Washington Elementary Breaks Ground

WARSAW — By next year, Washington Elementary School students will have an improved learning environment. Work is slated to begin in just a few weeks on the Washington Elementary School construction project and students, teachers, staff and school officials gathered Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 19, to celebrate with a ground … Read More

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Washington STEM Hosts Groundbreaking Tuesday

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools will host a groundbreaking ceremony at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 19, at the current Washington STEM Academy to signal the start of construction of the renovation project. The project includes major renovations and addition to Washington STEM Academy.   The Warsaw Community Schools … Read More

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WCS Teachers Nominated For National Award

By JONATHAN SOOHOO Communications Manager, Conover Gould Strategic Communications WARSAW — Scott Sterk, sixth-grade teacher at Lincoln Elementary School, and David Wayne, physical education teacher and basketball coach at Warsaw Community High School, have been nominated for the 2015-2016 national LifeChanger of the Year award. Sponsored by the … Read More

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Fire Crews Return To Bus Garage, Photos Of Aftermath

WARSAW — Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory and Plain Township firefighters have been called back to the Warsaw Schools bus garage this afternoon after smoke was observed at the roof line on the northern portion of the building. WWFT ladder truck and a Plain Township pumper, along with firefighters, responded. … Read More

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WCS To Be Back In Session Friday

By DANI BARKEY Warsaw Community Schools WARSAW — Early this morning Warsaw Community Schools experienced a fire at the WCS Transportation Building. As a result, school was cancelled for the day. “We are thankful that no employees were injured as a result of the fire and we would … Read More

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PRELIMINARY UPDATE: Fire Reported At Warsaw Bus Garage

  PRELIMINARY UPDATE — At least five buses and a support vehicle were destroyed in this morning’s fire at the Warsaw Bus Garage. Warsaw Community Schools have closed for the day. Neighboring school corporations have reportedly offered assistance with buses if needed. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Public Information … Read More

Lincoln Elementary students and Warsaw Community School board members gathered Thursday afternoon, Dec. 17, for a groundbreaking ceremony that will usher in the building of a new Lincoln Elementary School building. (Photos by Amanda McFarland)

Students, School Officials ‘Dig’ New Project

WARSAW — Ground was broken today, Thursday, Dec. 17, at the site of the future Lincoln Elementary School. Donning hard hats, students representing each class at the current Lincoln Elementary grabbed shovels and headed out to the field next to the existing building to participate in the ceremony. Their peers … Read More

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Warsaw Middle School Bands To Host Winter Concert

By DANI BARKEY Warsaw Community Schools WARSAW — The Warsaw sixth, seventh and eighth-grade bands will present their winter concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in the WCHS Performing Art Center Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. Canned food donations will be accepted at the door … Read More

During OrthoWorx Innovative Careers Pathway Program students learned about the orthopedic industry, opportunities available in advanced manufacturing, the skills needed for potential future careers and the pathways to get there. (Photo provided)

OrthoWorx Program Educates Students About Orthopedics And Career Pathways

WARSAW — A select group of about 60 eighth-grade students from Edgewood Middle School and Lakeview Middle School recently participated in the OrthoWorx Innovative Careers Pathway Program. Participants learned about the orthopedic industry, advanced manufacturing career opportunities, the skills needed and the pathways to pursue those careers. The group also included five administrators, counselors and a teacher.

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Leesburg Students Learn Creativity While Recycling

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools LEESBURG — Leesburg Elementary School second-graders learned last week about making paper. Sarah Fruit from KC Recycling visited the school and talked to students about the importance of recycling. She taught them how paper is recycled and then each child had the … Read More

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Workshop Focuses On Non-Traditional Female Careers

SYRACUSE — From a very young age, Elizabeth Perepezko had an interest in how things worked and wanted to take things apart and put them back together. “I was always thinking, ‘what could I make from ordinary things?’” she said.

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WCS Building Project Moves Forward

WARSAW — The Warsaw Community Schools building project took one more step forward Monday evening, Oct. 19, as the board of school trustees announced Performance Services as the choice for its design-build firm. Other choices included Hagerman Inc. and The Korte Company. The extensive project includes major renovations and additions … Read More