COLUMBIA CITY — There was plenty of discussion Monday evening but the idea seemed to be shared by all — the teaching of Critical Race Theory is “not appropriate” for K-12 education. Read more
COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools and Ivy Tech Community College Fort Wayne recently announced a new partnership at the Marshall Community Center, marking another success in the long-standing partnership between the two institutions.
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City High School’s first graduation ceremony in the new building was both emotional and historic as members of the community celebrated the Class of 2021 last week.
COLUMBIA CITY — A plea for change. This was the main message behind the community members who spoke out during the Whitley County Consolidated School Board of Trustees meeting last week.
COLUMBIA CITY — If you’ve been listening to WJHS 91.5 FM The Eagle, the Columbia City High School radio station, you have may have noticed more activity and involvement from CCHS students recently.
CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School’s Business Professionals of America have national competition qualifiers after competing last month at the State Leadership Conference. This is the second year in a row the school will be represented nationally at this event.
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.
ANGOLA — The Steel Dynamics Foundation Inc. has pledged $1.5 million toward Trine University’s engineering facility expansion, the university announced on Monday.
Three-year old Rose Marie Buescher was handed the keys to her new car on Saturday, thanks to the donors of the Rotary Club of Fort Wayne.
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.
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.
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…
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.
As much of the nation wrestles with how to reopen schools safely in a pandemic, northeast Indiana schools have been open since August, with limited interruptions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CHURUBUSCO — The varsity football game between Churubusco and Central Noble has been canceled after a student death at Smith-Green Community Schools.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.