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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools parents will have two options for their children when classes resume next month amid efforts to contain the coronavirus, district leaders announced Tuesday night.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools leaders are seeking parents’ input on ways to safely return to school in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools became the latest district in Elkhart County to announce graduation plans, and both of its high schools – Central and Memorial – are preparing to have in-person graduation ceremonies.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools is moving forward with a $16,050,000 plan to provide renovations to three of its facilities following action by the school board.

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ELKHART — Ways school corporations are addressing teacher shortages and the future of education were among topics discussed Thursday morning at a “Breakfast with Superintendents” forum.

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ELKHART — Although no cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in Elkhart County, local school corporations are still taking extra precautions and making preparations if the situation takes a turn for the worse.

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ELKHART — Most of the nation returns to daylight saving time this weekend, and Hoosiers are reminded to “spring forward” by resetting their clocks one hour.

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ELKHART — Current and past winners of the African American History and Current Issues Oratory Contest will be honored at Elkhart Memorial High School.

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ELKHART — The unified Elkhart High School is in need of a fight song, and those interested in helping to create it have until Friday to submit their suggestions for lyrics.

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ELKHART — In Elkhart as a guest performer for Sunday’s Elkhart County Symphony concert, internationally acclaimed violinist Wen-Lei Gu also took the time to visit area schools to teach young musicians a few tricks of her trade.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools officials held a grand opening for their new $3.7 million automotive learning facility on Thursday, hoping to meet a growing need for such training.

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ELKHART — Calling all volunteers. Elkhart and Goshen school corporations are in need of readers.

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ELKHART — Students at Elkhart Community Schools will be singing a new fight song next school year when Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial merge to become Elkhart High School.

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ELKHART — With winter break still in session, hundreds of children and their families headed to the ETHOS Innovation Center on Monday for a few hours of some hands-on science during Open Museum Day.

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ELKHART — As Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial prepare to become one Elkhart High School, a new and expanded home for its music program will emerge.

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ELKHART— A small fire caused a brief evacuation at Monger Elementary School on Monday morning after a student lit a paper towel dispenser on fire in the school’s bathroom, according to the Elkhart Fire Department.

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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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 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 — 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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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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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 — A survey was conducted last month to help Elkhart Community Schools determine a direction and vision for the mascot of its new unified high school and the results have been released.

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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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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 — 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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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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ELKHART — Not one student at West Side Middle School was alive when 9/11 happened, but that didn’t stop some of the youngsters from pausing to pay their respects.

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ELKHART — When Kevin Atlas walked onto the stage at Elkhart Memorial High School auditorium Monday morning, his towering presence at nearly 7 feet tall instantly caught the attention of students as eyes looked up.

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ELKHART — A local nonprofit will reduce the number of Elkhart County students who go hungry over the weekends this school year.

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ELKHART — As Elkhart Community Schools prepares to merge its two high schools into one, the district is seeking the public’s input on a new mascot.

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ELKHART — An annual back-to-school festival downtown not only kicked off the year with fun activities like bouncy houses and lip-sync battles but collected thousands of dollars worth of school supplies and struck a theme of unity before the two high schools merge next year.  

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ELKHART — Next year, after their athletic programs merge, the Central-Memorial rivalry will be a thing of the past, but tonight, Elkhart fans celebrate with one final Mangy Lion football game.

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ELKHART — Organizers are welcoming children of all ages and their families to the fifth annual Elkhart Education Foundation Kick Off Classic, advertised as the city’s biggest back-to-school party.

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ELKHART — Teachers and staff at Elkhart Community Schools in need of school supplies for their students and classrooms now have a store and website to shop free of charge.

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ELKHART— Hundreds of students and their families recently got an early taste of dining options that may be offered at Elkhart Community Schools for the upcoming school year.

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