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ELKHART — The mother of a middle-schooler who died from suicide is suing Elkhart Community Schools, alleging the district failed to follow its own policies and protocols, leading to her daughter’s death.

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ELKHART — Some 300 students will start the school year with new backpacks and school supplies thanks to the Elkhart Fire Department.

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ELKHART — Bullying has been a hot topic at Elkhart Community Schools following a student suicide in March; now school officials are reaching out to parents to discuss new ways of tackling the issue.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools has named Romison Saint-Louis as its new football coach, pending the expected approval by the school board on May 10.

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ELKHART — The oldest elementary school at Elkhart Community Schools will soon turn into a pre-K and community hub.

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ELKHART — If repurposed, not every pre-K program would be located at Hawthorne Elementary School, but the majority would be, school officials said.

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ELKHART — The fate of Hawthorne Elementary School is still unknown and teachers and residents are still making their plea against the district’s proposal to repurpose the south side school.

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GOSHEN — Teachers at Goshen Community Schools are getting a nearly 5 percent pay raise heading into next year.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Education Foundation is hosting a free resource fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Tolson Center for Community Excellence, 1320 Benham Ave.

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ELKHART — As a parent of two children who graduated from Concord Community Schools, Larry Shank said he’s witnessed firsthand how students have benefited from the district’s existing referendum funding.

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ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools is seeing fewer COVID-19 cases and close contacts this week, according to Superintendent Steve Thalheimer.

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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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