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ELKHART — School officials at Concord Community Schools collected feedback and questions from parents and community members Wednesday night about the district’s efforts to extend its existing operating referendum, though at a reduced rate.

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ELKHART — As a parent of two children who graduated from Concord Community Schools, Larry Shank said he’s witnessed firsthand how students have benefited from the district’s existing referendum funding.

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GOSHEN — Students are running through the hallways, around tracks and in their backyards as part of the Run the Halls program sponsored by Goshen Health.

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ELKHART — Freshmen at Goshen College embarked on their college careers Wednesday with a lesson in giving back through a variety of service activities.

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GOSHEN — Christopher Anderson, Elkhart County Clerk of the Circuit Court, is reminding voters of options available to those who wish to vote absentee ahead of the Concord Community Schools Special Election.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools is seeing fewer COVID-19 cases and close contacts this week, according to Superintendent Steve Thalheimer.

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ELKHART — For two years now, there have been adults who were born after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and many who were children then can’t remember how they experienced that day.

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MIDDLEBURY — Two more school districts have decided to require masks inside their buildings following state rules encouraging local officials to adopt such requirements.

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EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Masks will be optional at Edwardsburg Public Schools when students and staff return to school next week.

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ELKHART — Two Pierre Moran Middle School students were arrested after they allegedly attacked a third student on Monday, according to the Elkhart Police Department.

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ELKHART — Facial masks will be required for all students, staff and visitors inside the school buildings at Elkhart Community Schools beginning Thursday.

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GOSHEN — All K-6 students at Goshen Community Schools will be required to wear masks indoors beginning Monday, district officials announced on Friday.

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ELKHART — As the county neared a COVID-19 orange advisory level, the Elkhart County Health Department on Thursday urged all schools to require everyone to wear masks indoors.

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ELKHART — A local police officer with nearly three decades of experience has been hired to serve as a Concord Community Schools Police Department officer.

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ELKHART — Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart is offering eight distance-friendly courses as well as 14 in-person courses on campus this fall. Courses meeting in person will follow COVID-safe protocols.

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ELKHART — Students at Jimtown Elementary School returned to school on Thursday to a classroom setting that looked much like it did in the pre-pandemic years; a look school officials hope to maintain throughout the school year.

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ELKHART — A powerful line of thunderstorms uprooted trees and knocked down power lines Wednesday, forcing the first day of school to be delayed for Elkhart students.

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ELKHART — With the start of school just days away, local school districts plan to stick with their mask-optional policy despite new guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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GOSHEN — Horizon Education Alliance (HEA) in Elkhart County on Friday announced it has received a $500,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to support the expansion of high-quality apprenticeship opportunities for high school students through CareerWise Elkhart County.

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ELKHART — Concord Community Schools’ voters will be asked in November to extend the district’s existing operating funding from a previous referendum for eight years but at a lower rate.

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GOSHEN — Jen Yoder, an Engineering & Design Technology educator at Goshen High School, has been selected a “Top 10” finalist for Indiana Teacher of the Year, the district announced Wednesday.

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GOSHEN — After a year of hybrid learning, quarantines and following COVID-19 protocols, Goshen Community Schools is the latest school district in Elkhart County to announce plans to return to a more traditional school setting this fall.

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NAPPANEE — “This Is Me.” These three simple words carry an important message behind the 16 self-portraits created by a group of local students who artistically expressed themselves for a new community project.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Community Schools will provide students with after-school care and tutoring to help combat learning loss from the COVID-19 pandemic after recently being awarded a $756,216 state grant.

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NAPPANEE — Wa-Nee Community Schools’ officials didn’t have to look far to find a new principal for NorthWood High School.

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