Annual Fall Festival at Brook Pointe Resort

SYRACUSE — A beautiful fall day with the temperature in the low 70s brought a large crowd to the sixth annual Fall Festival at Brook Pointe Resort. A free shuttle service brought festival visitors from the parking lot of Wawasee High School. There were many vendors selling a … Read More

Stuff The Bus Drive Will Help Food Pantries

SYRACUSE — Wawasee High School’s Key Club will be holding its annual non-perishable food drive, Stuff The Bus, the week of Nov. 13-18. The goal is to stuff a school bus full of food to be donated to the Syracuse, North Webster and Milford food pantries. The bus … Read More

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School Board Given Student Count Report

SYRACUSE — During an unusually short Wawasee school board meeting lasting less than half an hour, the board heard a brief report about the student count for the school district from Joy Goshert, assistant superintendent. The regular monthly meeting of the school board was held Tuesday, Oct. 10, … Read More

Broadcast Fundraiser Will Help Hurricane Victims

SYRACUSE — Wawasee High School will be hosting a fundraising event from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19. The event will be run by the Wawasee Leadership Committee, headed by members Conner Lucas and Nick Lesko. It will be a broadcast on 93.7 FM The Mix, … Read More

First Ever “Girl Powered” Event Attracts Students From Across Region

SYRACUSE — The inaugural “Girl Powered” event is officially in the books, and by all accounts it was a terrific success. Held at Wawasee High School on Saturday, Oct. 7, the gathering was sponsored by the host school’s Iron Pride Robotics Team. It was geared toward young ladies … Read More

Linnemeier Learning Leadership Skills In IU ROTC

BLOOMINGTON — In the not too distant future, it is conceivable Courtney Linnemeier will be saluted on a regular basis. The 2015 Wawasee High School graduate, a junior at Indiana University who is actively involved in the university’s Army ROTC program, is seeking to become a commissioned officer … Read More

Wawasee Homecoming Parade Returns For A Second Year

SYRACUSE — Years ago the Wawasee Homecoming Parade was an annual event. Last year the Syracuse Parks Department prompted the return of the parade in part to celebrate the bicentennial. Since there were so many school entries, it has been brought back for another year.

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Wawasee High School Celebrating Homecoming Week

SYRACUSE — Fall officially begins this week and one of the sure signs of the season is homecoming week. Wawasee High School has activities planned throughout the week to celebrate its homecoming. Students will have spirit dress up days Monday through Friday. Following is a list of other … Read More

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‘Girl Power’ Event At Wawasee High School

SYRACUSE — The first “Indiana Gets Girl Powered” event will be held from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, in the Wawasee High School cafeteria. Middle and high school girls are invited to network with each other and make contact with women mentors in the fields of … Read More

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School Board Hears Report About Costa Rica Trip

SYRACUSE — Twelve Wawasee High School students who study Spanish were able to practice what they have learned during a trip to Costa Rica this summer. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Sept. 12, in Syracuse, the board heard a report about … Read More

UPDATE — Prayer Service At High School

SYRACUSE — There will be a community prayer service at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, in the Wawasee High School cafeteria. Please enter the building through the front doors. Syracuse-Wawasee Ministerial Association has held similar prayer services in the past at the high school, noted Pastor Brad Cox. … Read More

Open House At New Syracuse Elementary School

SYRACUSE — An open house will be held at the new Syracuse Elementary School, 12877 N. Kern Road, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. It will begin with a grand opening ceremony involving several VIPs, followed by cake, drinks and giveaways. Student-guided tours will allow members … Read More

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Wawasee Offering Fall Continuing Education Classes

SYRACUSE — Registrations are being accepted now for fall 2017 continuing education classes on the Wawasee High School campus. Fall classes will begin the week of Sept. 6 and continue for the number of weeks or days designated for each class. Classes are one day a week unless … Read More

Casey Returns To Wawasee District As Administrator

SYRACUSE — During a special Wawasee school board meeting Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, in Syracuse, the board approved the hiring of Michael Casey as assistant principal at Milford School, effective Wednesday, Aug. 2. He replaces Ryan Connor, who left to become the physical education teacher at North Webster … Read More

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School Board Awards Construction Bids

SYRACUSE — During an unusually brief meeting Tuesday evening, July 11, in Syracuse, the Wawasee school board awarded two construction bids. R. Yoder Construction’s bid of $536,942 was accepted to transform the former Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Syracuse into spaces to be used for vocational purposes … Read More