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GOSHEN — Bethany Christian Schools is kicking off the public phase of the Great Strides Capital Campaign to upgrade athletic fields, add a track, and increase safety and accessibility to the athletic complex.

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 DUNLAP — Concord Community Schools’ chief human resource officer has been named the interim superintendent of the district. 

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ELKHART — Student transfers are costing two of Elkhart County’s largest school districts millions in state funding.

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ELKHART — Students at Concord High School have many things they could do over a weekend: club events, sports, homework, hanging out with friends and family. Or, if they can find the time, just taking a break.

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ELKHART — The largest school district in Elkhart County is losing more than 1,500 students through transfers, a new report from the Indiana Department of Education shows.

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MILLERSBURG — A well-known member of the Fairfield community was being remembered Thursday after his vehicle was hit from behind and pushed into the path of a third vehicle in the opposite lane, police said.

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 ELKHART — Students at the E3Roboticsx Center have received grant funding for their robotics teams as they work to enhance their skills in science and engineering.

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ELKHART — More than 1,000 local elementary school students on Wednesday were invited to an exclusive premiere of Premier Arts’ latest production, “Frozen Jr.” 

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ELKHART — Thousands of teachers across Indiana convened at the Statehouse for massive Red for Ed rally Tuesday morning to champion for more government funding for public education.

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DUNLAP — After nearly 40 years of work at Concord Community Schools, the past year as superintendent, Tim Tahara has announced his plans to retire from the district effective June 30.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Two Elkhart County marching bands made their way to the Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday for the 47th annual ISSMA State Finals for High School Marching Bands.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Community Schools is the latest school district in Elkhart County to join a growing list of districts statewide that will close Nov. 19 so that teachers can participate in the Red for Ed Action Day in Indianapolis.

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Three school districts in Elkhart County are among a growing list of schools across Indiana that will not be in session a week from Tuesday due to a large number of educators requesting the day off to attend the Red for Ed Action Day at the Statehouse.

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ELKHART — Elkhart High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Raider team recently earned a Top 3 finish at state competition, according to Elkhart Community Schools.

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Two of eight marching bands in Elkhart County have punched their ticket to Indiana State School Music Association state finals.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Financial aid professionals will be volunteering at 37 sites in Indiana to help college-bound students and their families open the door to financial aid during College Goal Sunday.

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ELKHART — Baugo school district leaders, staff, students and community members are dedicating the new kindergarten wing at Jimtown Elementary School with a long-range vision, naming the facility Hope Hall.  

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ELKHART — A Goshen native whose book about a girl dreaming to become an astronaut has been read at the International Space Station helped children at the ETHOS Innovation Center prepare their own dreams for blastoff this weekend.

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 ELKHART — Elkhart Memorial High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps has been selected as one of 81 units to receive the 2018-19 Air Force JROTC Outstanding Organization Award.

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 ELKHART — Shovels hit the dirt Thursday during a groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the start of construction on Elkhart Community Schools’ new Engineering, Technology and Innovation School of Study building.

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NAPPANEE — Wa-Nee Community Schools is being featured in a conversation on clean fuel emissions to show other school districts and businesses just how beneficial a different form of energy can be in the transportation fleet industry.

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BRISTOL — Elkhart Community Schools officials met with the community a second time to provide updates on the district’s financial status, initiatives and to receive input on ways to attract and retain students.

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ELKHART — From cleaning out transport vans to sorting clothes, more than 300 freshmen at Concord High School took the time to give back to the community on Wednesday.

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DUNLAP — The first-ever “Exploring Dyslexia” event at Concord Community Schools is set for Wednesday.

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GOSHEN — Students at Goshen High School were evacuated for a short time Wednesday following the smell of natural gas, according to a post on the school’s website. 

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INDIANAPOLIS — Goshen Community Schools has been awarded a $9.4 million federal grant to help to sustain work to support teachers and improve students’ academics success, the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching announced Tuesday. 

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools held the first of four public meetings Monday night providing updates on the district’s fiscal status and priorities and collecting feedback on ways to attract and retain students

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DUNLAP — Judging from the festive atmosphere at South Side Elementary School, where students got active and interactive in a series of programs on Friday, one might have assumed field day came early.

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ELKHART — School officials at Elkhart Community Schools are seeking the community’s input on ways to attract and retain students while being fiscally responsible.

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ELKHART — Eighth-graders in Elkhart County are taking field trips this week that have them exploring career opportunities in manufacturing.

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ELKHART — A Concord school bus with students on board was involved in a collision Monday morning, but no injuries were reported, according to a release by Concord Community Schools.

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GOSHEN — Goshen Middle School students are honoring a classmate who died this summer, participating in a number of programs to celebrate his memory.  

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GOSHEN — Goshen school board members gave final, unanimous approval to a $78.8 million budget during their meeting this week.

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ELKHART — Football players aren’t the only high school kids working hard to prepare for a competitive fall season.

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ELKHART — Members of the Jimtown High School Class of 2020 reportedly knew who they wanted to be crowned homecoming queen since eighth grade.

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DUNLAP — Concord Ox Bow Elementary School students took part in a fundraiser Friday that didn’t involve going door-to-door selling products.

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ELKHART — The Elkhart Education Foundation awarded 13 grants to teachers and students across Elkhart Community Schools for its fall grant cycle, giving away $22,536.

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GOSHEN — A $50,000 appropriation for a school anti-drug program was more than twice the amount county officials first set aside, but they say they were struck by the need for anti-vaping education.

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ELKHART — Three families and an atheist group have complained to Baugo Community Schools that the schools, and one Jimtown High School teacher in particular, are failing to properly separate church and state, although others are coming to the teacher’s defense. 

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