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COLUMBIA CITY — National History Day and the National Endowment for the Humanities recently announced the selection of Kristin Rentschler, a teacher at Columbia City High School, as one of only 15 teachers to contribute to Building a More Perfect Union.

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CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School announced the Class of 2021’s valedictorian and salutatorian, as well as the class’ top 10 students.

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CHURUBUSCO — One year after the start of the coronavirus pandemic sent students and teachers into a virtual classroom, Smith-Green Community Schools needs to renew its copier and printer contract.

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COLUMBIA CITY — A learning environment where students help lead their education — this partly describes the Montessori education model, a model that Whitley County Consolidated Schools is considering adding to its education offerings.

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WHITLEY COUNTY — Spring is a time of renewal, growth and looking forward. For high school seniors, it means graduation and final goodbyes. It also means the April 15 deadline to apply for scholarships through the Community Foundation of Whitley County is quickly approaching. Students are enc…

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CHURUBUSCO — The Smith-Green Community Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a resolution opposing two bills to expand school choice options currently moving through the Indiana General Assembly.

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COLUMBIA CITY — This may be your last chance to say goodbye to the 1958 Columbia City High School, school officials reported during last week’s meeting of the Whitley County Consolidated School Board of Trustees.

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CHURUBUSCO — Faculty and staff at Smith-Green Community Schools can rest assured that their paychecks will not suffer due to school-related COVID-19 quarantining requirements — at least through June.

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COLUMBIA CITY — It was a night of recognition — a meeting to pay tribute to different people and their contributions to Whitley County Consolidated Schools. This took place during last week’s meeting of the school board of trustees.

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COLUMBIA CITY — The coronavirus pandemic remains a topic of discussion in many aspects of Whitley County life, and was part of discussions during the Whitley County Consolidated School Board of Trustees meeting last week.

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture announced Samantha (Sam) Miller as the new Indiana FFA Director.

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NEW HAVEN — Columbia City High School’s Spell Bowl team won the Northeast 8 Conference title for the sixth year in a row at the first ever virtual competition hosted by New Haven High School last week.

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CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School played host to a candidate forum for the district’s three open board seats, which will be decided in November’s General Election.

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CHURUBUSCO — Four hearings, one regular board meeting, and an executive session made for a long night for the Smith-Green Community Schools Board of Education last week.

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CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco community is mourning the loss of one of its own — a 12-year-old Churubusco Junior High student, following a tragic death at the schools last week.

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CHURUBUSCO — A new school bus, a renewed school resource officer contract and advertising next year’s budget all received unanimous approval at this month’s Smith-Green Community Schools Board of Education meeting.

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COLUMBIA CITY — Those who attended the old Columbia City High School building — and those who didn’t — have an opportunity to purchase items in the school’s final auction.

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CHURUBUSCO — This year’s Homecoming celebration at Churubusco High School didn’t look the same as year’s past, but coordinators made the best of it, announcing the 2020 queen at last Friday’s football game against Prairie Heights.

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CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community Schools’ Board of Trustees meeting is on Monday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. A full agenda is available on the district’s website.

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COLUMBIA CITY — As many parents anxiously sent their children back to school after being out of the buildings since mid-March, many witnessed an inspiring sight during the first week of school.

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CHURUBUSCO—Smith-Green Community Schools students have been “unbelievably phenomenal” during the first week of classes, Superintendent Dan Hile said.

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CHURUBUSCO — One week after starting back to school, Smith-Green Community Schools has had its first confirmed case of COVID-19.

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COLUMBIA CITY — For the first time since 1958, the parking lot at the Columbia City High School building on North Whitley Street will be empty on the first day of school.

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CHURUBUSCO — “Everything is going about as well as it could.”

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CHURUBUSCO — Kids at the Churubusco Community Child Care Center will have some new playground equipment to enjoy soon, thanks to the generosity of local foundations and area donors.

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WHITLEY COUNTY — The Community Foundation of Whitley County recently announced the opportunity for Whitley County high school seniors to apply for the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The Foundation is honored to once again participate in the LECS program funded by the Lilly Endowment,…

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COLUMBIA CITY — As school districts across the state and country are welcoming students back into schools for the first time since March, only one thing is for sure — flexibility is going to be necessary.

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CHURUBUSCO — Two months after school was completed and more than four months after the students last walked the halls of Churubusco High School, the Class of 2020 held its commencement program on the football field last week.

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COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School’s Class of 2020 closed out the 61-year-old building with one last event — a graduation ceremony in July.