• Updated
  • 0

GOSHEN — Goshen Community Schools will expand its alternative middle school program from a half day to a full day for the 2019-20 school year, school officials said.

  • 0

DUNLAP — An initiative to fund the cost of several playground benches while helping keep plastic caps out of the landfill led to a project that will benefit Concord Intermediate School students and staff for years to come.

  • 0

GOSHEN — The new principal at Chamberlain Elementary School won’t have to go far when he moves into his office next month.

featured
  • 2

SOUTH BEND — More than 400 Elkhart Memorial seniors became high school graduates Sunday afternoon, during the school’s graduation ceremony at University of Notre Dame’s Edmund P. Joyce Center.

featured
  • 0

SOUTH BEND— For the first year, Concord High School’s graduating seniors formed a sea of green inside the University of Notre Dame’s Purcell Pavilion for commencement on Thursday night.

  • Updated
  • 0

ELKHART — Teachers at Elkhart Community Schools are often digging into their own pockets spending an average of $1,000 a year on school supplies and personal care items for their students, according to studies by the Elkhart Education Foundation.

featured
  • 0

GOSHEN — Goshen school officials took a big step to help with overcrowding as crews broke ground on two of three projects on Monday for the corporation’s multimillion-dollar referendum project.

featured
  • 0

ELKHART — Students and staff at Elkhart Memorial High School gathered in the hallway for a send-off celebration Friday to recognize several track athletes before they left for the state meet in Bloomington.

featured
  • 1

ELKHART — Students at Elkhart Central High School may have more in common than they realized.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Goshen Community Schools is one of 14 school districts in the country to be honored with a 2019 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbons School District Sustainability Award, the U.S. Department of Education announced this week.

  • 0

INDIANAPOLIS — The Association of Indiana Counties (AIC) and Star Financial Bank have named a fourth-grader Sydney McLaughlin as the National County Government Week essay contest winner for the AIC’s Northeast District.

featured
  • 0

DUNLAP — Start times and end times for all school buildings at Concord Community Schools will change this fall.

featured
  • 0

DUNLAP — Students at Concord South Side Elementary School gathered in a circle on their grassy playground Friday morning with their eyes glued to the rainy blue sky.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Mayor Jeremy Stutsman will appoint Goshen High School student Zoe Eichorn to the City Council as the new youth adviser for the 2019-20 school year, according to the mayor's office.

top story
  • 0

ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools best of the best educators had their night in the spotlight this week as the district hosted its annual awards night gala with an Academy Awards theme.

  • 0

ELKHART — In response to a growing demand for online master’s degrees, Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) in Elkhart is launching a new fully online Master of Arts: Theology and Global Anabaptism (MATGA). Both the AMBS board and the Association of Theological Schools Commission ap…

top story
  • 0

ELKHART — Former NASA astronaut and NFL player Leland Melvin encouraged young people Wednesday to “shoot for the stars” during Elkhart Public Library’s summer reading kickoff event at the Lerner Theatre.

  • 0

ELKHART — Adrian De La Vega is a man on a mission – and two wheels.

featured
  • 0

BENTON — Bats will have homes at parks throughout Elkhart County, thanks to a group of fifth-graders at Fairfield Community Schools.

featured
  • 0

ELKHART — Third-graders at Woodland Elementary School recently got their hands dirty to help create a positive environment for bees and other pollinators.

  • 0

GOSHEN — Three elementary schools in the Fairfield Community district are among schools designated by the Indiana Department of Education as science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Certified schools. This brings the total number of Indiana STEM Certified schools to 78.

top story
  • 5

ELKHART — Voters living in the Elkhart Community Schools district rejected a school tax hike that school officials said was needed to help offset lack of funds from the state.

  • 0

SOUTH BEND — Ivy Tech Community College will confer 2,186 degrees and certificates at its 2019 commencement for the South Bend-Elkhart campus at 6 p.m. Friday inside Purcell Pavilion at the University of Notre Dame.

featured
  • 0

BRISTOL — Cleaning duties typically don’t enthuse young children, but one couldn’t tell at York Elementary School as 270 students recently stepped up to help create a positive change in their community.

top story
  • 0

ELKHART — As Elkhart Community Schools consolidates its high schools next year, one field of study is set to have its own home. 

featured
  • 0

ELKHART — Rehearsing for a concert can be challenging enough, but students from Roosevelt STEAM Academy and Pierre Moran Middle School have taken their preparation to another level.

top story
  • 14

ELKHART — With the primary election now less than one week away, Elkhart Community Schools held its second and final community meeting Tuesday night as the district seeks voter approval on a referendum to raise property taxes.

featured
  • 0

GOSHEN — Every college graduate has a story behind his or her accomplishment. And here’s Mikol Aspinwall: He’s 17 and is the youngest known person to graduate from Goshen College after collecting his bachelor’s degree this week.

  • 0

ELKHART — Voters in Elkhart County continue to express concerns about the Elkhart Community Schools referendum and who may be eligible to vote on the ballot question, but Circuit Court Clerk Christopher Anderson said the following statement should help clear up any confusion: 

  • 0

ELKHART —  A school funding referendum, and who is eligible to vote for the question, is causing confusion for some voters, according to local election officials.

  • 7

ELKHART — Voters in the Elkhart Community Schools district got a chance to get more insight this week on a tax hike referendum question on the May 7 ballot.

top story
  • 1

ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools, in response to a lawsuit alleging pay disparity, denies that female administrators were told they “just aren’t as good at negotiating their contracts as men.”

featured
  • 0

ELKHART — Several local middle schoolers recently got a glimpse into a variety of different jobs they could pursue in the future thanks to a newly formed career awareness event.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!