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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ELKHART — The Elkhart Education Foundation welcomes kids of all ages and their families to the fifth annual Elkhart Education Foundation Kick Off Classic on from 5- 9 p.m. Aug. 24. Presented by Centier Bank, the city-wide back to school event is has something for everyone.
ELKHART — Elkhart Chamber of Commerce will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Schoolhouse Supply Store, a program of the Elkhart Education Foundation, at 3 p.m. Monday, August 12. The Supply Store location is at the Elkhart Academy, near Mary Beck Elementary School, 1013 Tipton Street, Elkhart.
ELKHART — With Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial high schools planning to merge into one Elkhart High School, the countdown is on, and school officials are offering a timeline to help alleviate any confusion.
SOUTH BEND — More than 400 Elkhart Memorial seniors became high school graduates Sunday afternoon, during the school’s graduation ceremony at University of Notre Dame’s Edmund P. Joyce Center.
ELKHART — Teachers at Elkhart Community Schools are often digging into their own pockets spending an average of $1,000 a year on school supplies and personal care items for their students, according to studies by the Elkhart Education Foundation.
ELKHART — Students and staff at Elkhart Memorial High School gathered in the hallway for a send-off celebration Friday to recognize several track athletes before they left for the state meet in Bloomington.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools best of the best educators had their night in the spotlight this week as the district hosted its annual awards night gala with an Academy Awards theme.
INDIANAPOLIS — Elkhart Memorial High School student Sadaja Riddick-Johnson has received the Indiana Affiliate NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.
ELKHART — Elkhart school officials are pondering what the district’s next step is after its recently failed multi-million dollar operating referendum.
ELKHART — Voters living in the Elkhart Community Schools district rejected a school tax hike that school officials said was needed to help offset lack of funds from the state.
ELKHART — Rehearsing for a concert can be challenging enough, but students from Roosevelt STEAM Academy and Pierre Moran Middle School have taken their preparation to another level.
ELKHART — With the primary election now less than one week away, Elkhart Community Schools held its second and final community meeting Tuesday night as the district seeks voter approval on a referendum to raise property taxes.
ELKHART — Voters in Elkhart County continue to express concerns about the Elkhart Community Schools referendum and who may be eligible to vote on the ballot question, but Circuit Court Clerk Christopher Anderson said the following statement should help clear up any confusion:
ELKHART — A school funding referendum, and who is eligible to vote for the question, is causing confusion for some voters, according to local election officials.
ELKHART — Voters in the Elkhart Community Schools district got a chance to get more insight this week on a tax hike referendum question on the May 7 ballot.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools, in response to a lawsuit alleging pay disparity, denies that female administrators were told they “just aren’t as good at negotiating their contracts as men.”
ELKHART — With voting scheduled to begin in a couple of weeks, Elkhart Community Schools officials are trying to spread the word about a proposed tax increase they say is needed to offset inadequate education funding from the state.
ELKHART — The Elkhart Education Foundation achieved its goal of raising $40,000 at its fifth annual Trivia Night on Wednesday. The funds go toward grants that will enable teachers to be innovative in classrooms.
ELKHART — An Elkhart elementary school principal is denying claims made in a lawsuit that says he negligently handled abuse allegations involving two students and has asked that it be dismissed.
ELKHART — Elkhart Community Schools’ support staff members earned the spotlight at the school board meeting this week for their service to their school communities.
ELKHART — School social workers don't spend much time in the limelight and are often considered the unsung heroes within a school community, school officials said.
ELKHART — Three elementary schools at Elkhart Community Schools are hashing out plans to improve student performance at their schools after poor state test scores.
ELKHART — An Elkhart Central High School senior has started a Change.org petition in hopes of getting the mascot changed for the school district’s new Elkhart High School.
ELKHART — Culinary students at the Elkhart Area Career Center gained insight on how to carve meat before its placed on grocery store shelves during a lesson on Friday afternoon.