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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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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 — 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ELKHART — A newly renovated park on Elkhart’s south-central side was unveiled on Thursday and received national recognition for promoting physical activity.

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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.

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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.

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ELKHART — National health recommendations say children need 60 minutes of exercise daily, but Jamison Czarnecki argues that’s not happening locally.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools needs money to maintain transportation safety and attract and retain certified staff, school officials said Tuesday.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools’ parents have until Wednesday to decide if they want to change their students’ learning model for the second semester.

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