Former WCS Official Arrested For Fraud

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Nearly 10 years after retiring as finance manager for Warsaw Community Schools, Rande Thorpe, 57, and his wife, Virginia, 59, currently face charges associated with the burglary and fraud of an Illinois casino. WSBT reports Thorpe was arrested for the same type of crime at a casino in Mississippi … Read More

Public Input Wanted For Superintendent Search

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Warsaw Community Schools Board of School Trustees is having an open community meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31, for the purpose of collecting community input in regards to the next superintendent. Dr. Craig Hintz announced he is retiring from the corporation, effective June 30. (See related) Community … Read More

Holocaust Survivor Gives Lesson In Forgiveness

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Thousands of students from both Warsaw Community School Corporation and Wawasee Community Schools filed into the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College yesterday at noon to hear Holocaust survivor Eva Kor recount her dramatic and stirring story of surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp. The event was televised by … Read More

Impaired Driver Disregards Stopped School Bus

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Allegedly high on synthetic marijuana, a 21-year-old Warsaw man is lucky his carelessness behind the wheel did not claim a child’s life. Michael Scott Goble, 21, 630 S. Zimmer Rd., Warsaw, was arrested Monday for operating while intoxicated after he blatantly disregarded the stop arm of a school … Read More

WCS Announce IASBO Award Recipients

On Thursday, March 20, Erica Purvis, corporation treasurer for Warsaw Community Schools, was selected by her peers in Region 2 as the 2014 IASBO Region 2 Treasurer of the Year.In addition, Greg Schroeder, director of maintenance, buildings and grounds, was also selected by his peers in Region 2 … Read More

WCS Announces Snow Make-Up Days

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Warsaw Community Schools will be in session on the following dates as snow make-up days according to the 2013-2014 school calendar: Monday, April 21, and Friday, May 2. The last student day will be on Thursday, June 5. WCHS Commencement will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, in the … Read More

On The Edge: Gun Control

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Article by Ella Knight, On The Edge Student Reporter, Edgewood Middle School The controversy over gun control is a very heated topic, especially since the 20th century. There are two sides to the matter: for and against guns. Many people argue that Americans have the right to bear … Read More

WCS Orchestra Students Receive Gold Ratings

Under the direction of Ms. Carolyn Stalcup, WCS students received exemplary honors during just the second year of the new WCS Orchestra Program. Eight students from both Lakeview and Edgewood Middle Schools participated in All Region Middle School Orchestra at Penn High School. At the District Solo and … Read More

WCHS Celebrates World Languages Week

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One highlight of this week will be the Annual WLW Breakfast, held from 6:50 a.m. to 7:40 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, in the WCHS Black Box. World Language students will be able to sample a variety of cultural cuisine including Chinese, Hispanic, French, Italian, Indian, Korean and American … Read More

WCS Board Members Enhance Skills At Seminar

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On March 4, Indiana School Boards Association conducted a half-day seminar for new and veteran school board members and administrators that focused on conducting a better media interview. Participants were given the opportunity to reflect to a scenario given, conduct a mock interview, and then given feedback on … Read More

WCS Employee Placed On National Listing

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Brad Hagg, chief technology Officer for Warsaw Community Schools, has been honored as one of the “20 to watch” honorees by The National School Boards Association’s (NSBA) Technology Leadership Network (TLN). These distinctive education leaders from across the country are being recognized for their ability to inspire colleagues … Read More

OrthoWorx Supports Major Education Initiative

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OrthoWorx announced today that it is supporting a major initiative to enable all schools in Kosciusko County to implement Project Lead The Way’s S.T.E.M. education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum in grades K-12. Project Lead The Way, a nationally known S.T.E.M. education non-profit organization, recently offered five … Read More

Washington Accepting Out-Of-District Admission Applications

Beginning March 1, Washington STEM Elementary School will be accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year for admission of students residing outside of the established Washington attendance boundaries. The application process is open to both Warsaw and out-of-district families wishing to enroll their children at Washington STEM Elementary … Read More

Aging Tiger Fans Seek Handrail Installation

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Last night during Warsaw Community School Corporation’s monthly regular board meeting, two citizens approached the board with a petition to install handrails in the Tiger Den. According to Carolyn Wulliman, the handrails would be an asset to the numerous long-term ticket holders who have difficulty navigating the bleachers. … Read More

WCS Settles Make Up Day Schedule

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During Warsaw Community School Corporation’s monthly, regular board meeting, WCS Superintendent Dr. Craig Hintz discussed the school’s plan regarding how to best make up missed school days for the recent cold and snowy weather that has plagued the county. According to Hintz, as it stands now the last … Read More