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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 Students in Goshen walk near a school bus. Goshen schools are holding kids who walk home in the direction of the gas leak at Lafayette and Main streets at school to be picked up.

Following a gas leak, Parkside Elementary School in Goshen held students who normally walk home. However, officials say they've been released.

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 2:52 p.m.
 Central sophomore Riley Norris listens to a speaker at the kick-off for the spring Student Hunger Drive of Northern Indiana at Church Community Services on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Students will plan events to help promote the drive and return for a loading day at the conclusion of the food drive.

Central and Memorial students will be collecting food for Church Community Services until May 8. 

Lydia Sheaks
Posted at 5:20 p.m.
 Four Goshen High School boys invited Alaina Witmer, a special needs student, to prom with them.

Over the weekend, a special needs student was asked to go to prom by four of her childhood friends.

Krystal Vivian
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:17 p.m.
 Hanna Hochstetler (7) of Bethany Christian celebrates with teammate Mallory Bontreger (5) after scoring a point during a game against Elkhart Christian at Bethany Christian in Goshen on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013.  (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia)
Posted at 7:58 p.m.

Hanna Hochstetler and Brooke Maes join a program coached by Jim Routhier.

 Concord's Jenna Landis returns the ball as the Minutemen host Goshen in an April 25, 2013, match. Landis and Concord travel to NorthWood for a
Posted at 7:45 p.m.

Minutemen, Panthers face off Friday at NorthWood. A year ago the two girls tennis teams combined to donate $2,310 to United Cancer Services of Elkhart County. 

 Graduating senior Madelyn Schwartz receives a rose from Superintendent Joe Sabo at NorthWood's graduation ceremony  June 7, 2013. NorthWood was one of four schools in Elkhart County named a
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 1:03 p.m.

To make the four-star rank, the school has to be in the top 25th percentile of highest test scores. 

 Weather causing high school sports postponements around the area.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.

Wipeouts started coming during the morning; a few new dates have already been set.

 Area teams are ranked in first Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association regular-season softball poll.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:33 a.m.

Marian, Fairfield and Penn ranked among the top 10 softball teams in their classes.

 Anthony Woodward (left), Kellsy Brewer (center) and Jessica Espinoza work on a class assignment during Shannon Demant’s JAG class at Merit Learning Center Thursday, Oct 31. Merit and Goshen High School may start working together on a new program to help
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:31 a.m.

What's going on at Goshen schools? Here are five things the Goshen school board heard about at Monday night's meeting.

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 8:07 a.m.

Fairfield and Wawasee headed to the diamond for a cold game on Monday, April 14. Here's how the girls played.

 Alan Metcalfe, principal at West Goshen Elementary, talks to the Goshen school board about a standardized dress code for students during a meeting on Monday, April 14, 2014.
Posted on April 15, 2014 at 7:04 a.m.

It's not exactly a uniform, but West Goshen students could be looking a lot more alike next school year.

 Rachel Shenk, owner of Rachel's Bread in Goshen puts the finishing touches on a croissant dough on a marble topped table Friday, April 11, 2014. After rolling the dough it was refrigerated before forming them into the flaky creations.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 11:13 p.m.

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 Concord's Alexis Williams (23) tries to keep the ball in bounds during a game against Guerin Catholic on Dec. 30, 2013.
Posted on April 14, 2014 at 7:46 p.m.

Williams, Detwiler each commit to play basketball for Ancilla.

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