ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools is seeing fewer COVID-19 cases and close contacts this week, according to Superintendent Steve Thalheimer.
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.
ELKHART — What is the future of education, and how do local schools navigate the changing needs of students and their future employers?
ELKHART — The Elkhart Education Foundation awarded more than $26,000 in grants for Elkhart Community Schools’ staff for their fall cycle for innovative teachers and extracurricular activities.
ELKHART — Two Pierre Moran Middle School students were arrested after they allegedly attacked a third student on Monday, according to the Elkhart Police Department.
ELKHART — Students at Elkhart High School will have the opportunity to learn firsthand how banking works without having to leave the building.
ELKHART — Freshmen at Elkhart Community Schools shared a first-day-of-school experience unlike most of their predecessors – they weren’t surrounded by upperclassmen.
ELKHART — Dancing, hugs and more than a few tears marked the historic four-part commencement this weekend of Elkhart High School’s first unified class since 1972.
ELKHART — With graduation just weeks away for local high schools, education leaders share a goal of returning commencement ceremonies as close as possible to a more traditional approach.
ELKHART — Art classes at Elkhart High School East partnered with the City of Elkhart on Monday to paint trash cans that will be distributed throughout the city.
ELKHART — The Capt. John Jackson chapter of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812 presented JROTC medals and certificates at the Elkhart High School Auditorium on Monday to Cadet Emma Shafer and Cadet Jose Del Valle.
ELKHART — The Elkhart High School Class of 1941 sticks together. On Wednesday, a group of local 98-year-olds celebrated their 80th anniversary of graduating from high school.
ELKHART — A newly renovated park on Elkhart’s south-central side was unveiled on Thursday and received national recognition for promoting physical activity.
ELKHART — Voters living in the Elkhart Community Schools district apparently have again rejected a school tax hike that school officials said was needed to help offset lack of funds from the state.
ELKHART — With early voting taking place for weeks, residents within Elkhart Community Schools will head to polling places today for a final chance to decide the fate of the district’s $122 million operating referendum.
ELKHART — The Elkhart Area Career Center is seeing continued growth in its early college programs as 6,900 college credits are expected to be earned by students this year, district officials announced on Wednesday.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools will host its final town hall meeting Thursday night to discuss its referendum question that will be on the May 4 ballot.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools is seeing continual growth of dual credit programs for high school students, saving families more than $1.4 million this past year, school officials announced Monday.
ELKHART — A city councilman is offering a $500 reward to anyone who can provide information that leads to the conviction of people stealing yard signs encouraging people to vote no in the Elkhart Community Schools referendum on May 4.
ELKHART— For the second consecutive year, Elkhart Community Schools has been recognized by a national organization for its devotion to music education.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools leaders say attracting and retaining quality teachers and support staff is key to enhancing and diversifying programs offered by the district.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools will host a series of town halls urging voters to say yes to an upcoming referendum that would garner more than $120 million for the district over the next eight years.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools Superintendent Steve Thalheimer said much of the district’s upcoming referendum centers around compensation and a state commission report’s directives to local school districts.
ELKHART — A proposed resolution that would have the City Council support the proposed Elkhart Community Schools tax hike on the ballot in May will be withdrawn because of a concern for the perception of partisan political interference.
ELKHART — For what has been the most challenging school year for those navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday offered many educators in Elkhart County a new sense of hope and protection.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools has seen about a 40 percent turnover rate in certified staff over the last four years, according to school leaders, who see that trend continuing if the district’s upcoming referendum does not pass.
ELKHART — Teachers expressed their appreciation Wednesday after hearing that Meijer pharmacy in Goshen would partner with three local school corporations to administer COVID-19 vaccines to all school employees.
ELKHART — Several members of the Elkhart Teachers Association expressed their opposition to an expansion of in-person learning before Elkhart school board members approved the change late Tuesday.
ELKHART— Elkhart school leaders kicked off the campaign for a referendum they say is needed to help offset inadequate education funding from the state.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools will hold weekly informational forums via Facebook live for residents to learn about the $15 million per year operating referendum on the May 4 ballot.
ELKHART — A second round of coronavirus-related federal funding has been earmarked for area schools, with all receiving a significant amount more than what was allocated last spring, the Indiana Department of Education announced.
ELKHART — Graduation rates have climbed statewide in Indiana and for most schools in Elkhart County, according to recently released information from the Indiana Department of Education.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools’ voters will get a chance in May to reconsider approving a tax hike that would bolster employee pay while renewing the school district’s existing transportation referendum.
ELKHART — The City of Elkhart and Elkhart Police Department personnel donated over $20,000 to provide gifts for Elkhart Community Schools’ students, officials announced on Friday.
SOUTH BEND — A local nonprofit that combats food waste and insecurity announced it has recovered 1 million pounds of food since its founding in 2017.
ELKHART — Elkhart High School will operate on a virtual schedule, beginning Nov. 30, for the remainder of this semester and the first two weeks of the second semester, the district announced Friday.