Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation is selling naming rights to school facilities like gymnasiums and sports facilities.

Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 7:09 a.m.
 Marsha King nuzzles with her daughter Reyna King, 10,  before a middle school soccer game on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, at Bethany Christian School in Goshen. The Kings decided to send their children to private school because the class sizes are smaller, more individual attention, more sense of community and it re-enforces their Christian values, Said Tony King, Marsha husband.

Private school is a big financial commitment. Here’s why two local families decided paying tuition was the right choice for their child’s needs.

Posted at 4:58 p.m.
 Holly Hickman, right, picks up her daughters Sydney, 9, left and Elise, 11, from St. Thomas the Apostle School on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Elkhart. Holly said the education seems more well-rounded, from faster pace academics to opportunities to give back to the community.

Private schools in Elkhart County say they don’t really compete with each other or with public schools to increase enrollment. Instead, the schools let parents see how the schools will fit in with their individual needs and values.

Posted at 4:07 p.m.
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Posted on Sept. 29, 2014 at 11:31 a.m.

State superintendent wants the state to purchase text books for all Indiana schools, a teacher explains why suspending a preschool student might be necessary and more.

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Posted on Sept. 28, 2014 at 1:27 p.m.

More than two dozen high school marching bands competed at Penn’s annual Carnival of Bands and several Elkhart County bands came out on top.

 Penn's Marching Kingsmen perform
Updated on Sept. 28, 2014 at 10:26 a.m.

Check out a photo gallery from Penn High School’s Carnival of Bands marching band competition.

 Mikala Mawhorter putts for Wawasee with the No. 1 group. Wawasee's Elkhart Memorial hosted Wawasee and Plymouth in a girls golf match at Christiana Creek Country Club in Elkhart on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 8:21 p.m.

Warriors place third in 18-team field at East Noble Regional. The State Finals are Friday and Saturday, Oct. 3-4, in Carmel.

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Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 4:24 p.m.

The Eddies outlasted the Indians in a game that featured a combined 119 points and 1,237 yards gained by the two Wolverine Conference clubs.

 17-year-old Ethan Setiawan was named the youngest national mandolin champion at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Kansas.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 4:18 p.m.

A 17-year-old Middlebury teenager outplayed 22 other mandolinists at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival to take home the distinction of youngest national mandolin champion.

 Northridge quarterback Payton Carson (34) looks for running room as teammate Cam Ridenour (3) looks to block during first-half action against Plymouth at Northridge Friday, Sept. 12, 2014.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 1:17 p.m.

After a pair of rough games, Raider quarterback Payton Carson shines brightly as Northridge halts its two-game skid.

 Central quarterback Antwaan Allen (16) releases a pass during action against Penn at Rice Field Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. The teams resumed action from Friday after the rain delay.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 10:38 a.m.

There were plenty of "teachable moments“ in Elkhart Central’s 56-14 setback against Mishawaka. Next up is a trip to Class 5A No. 2 Fort Wayne Snider.

 Concord High quarterback Jason Grooms throws a pass Friday, Sept. 26 during the game against Jimtown High School.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 9:38 a.m.

Backup quarterback Jason Grooms stepped up big when starter Cullen Fisher went down, leading Minutemen to 37-7 win.

 Memorial head coach Bill Roggeman looks to his team, celebrating a Crimson Chargers touchdown in the first quarter against Clay on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at Charger Field.
Posted on Sept. 27, 2014 at 9:09 a.m.

The loss on Friday night, Sept. 26, drops the Crimson Chargers to 1-5 for the 2014 season.

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