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  • Students at Warsaw Community High School are able to begin registering for classes for the 2018-19 school year.
  • Whitko Art Dept. Honored In Exhibit
    SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko High School Art Department recently competed in the 2018 Scholastic Art Contest in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio.
  • Blake Schroeder Wins $100 In JA Contest
    LARWILL – Being a conservation officer is something that Blake Schroeder, a seventh-grade student at Whitko Middle School, has wanted to be for as long as he can remember.
  • Whether you are a current high school senior, in college or an adult planning to continue your education, you may be eligible for a Community Foundation scholarship.
  • MUNCIE – Ball State University Department of Theatre and Dance honored alumni awardees at an alumni reunion dinner on Nov. 10, followed by a performance of the department’s production of “Pride and Prejudice” on the University Theatre stage.
  • WINONA LAKE – Grace Theological Seminary is accepting applications for Deploy – the first competency-based seminary program in the country accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and granted five-year experimental status by the Association of Theological Schools.
  • Students in Warsaw Community High School world language classes have opportunities to travel abroad.
  • The Woodies Supermarket Education Scholarship Trust has announced the 2017 scholarship winners.
  • Whitko High School recently announced its valedictorian and salutatorian.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – A total of 307 students engaged in undergraduate study at Manchester University are on the fall 2015 Dean’s List.
  • Third Grade High Honor
    Yaritza Ahuatl, Addison Bartz, Dakota Betts, Gracelyn Brockman, Claude Clark, Kada Cornett, Aiden Dice, William Dulebohn, Carter Escapule...
  • Students in Mrs. Swihart's 1st grade class at Madison Elementary School recently got together with their 6th grade friends from Mr. Lancaster's class to do an activity.
  • Miss Amelia Serafino and her third grade students at Warsaw Christian School became inspired to reach out and help someone in need after listening to Beatrice's Goat, a true story of a girl whose life was transformed by the donation of a goat.
  • NORTH WEBSTER – Last August over 600 Warsaw High School freshmen traded their books and pencils for life vests and paddles to venture through Grassy Creek as part of the eighth annual “Water Drop.”
  • The annual 1 Mile Santa Chase and  5K “Run for the Heart” is in the books.
  • Austin Nettrouer – Whitko High School: Nettrouer was nominated by principal David Parker and teacher Ben Ogden.
  • Gradway thanks Masterson Chiropractic of Warsaw.
  • Boy Scout Troop  715 held its annual Winter Awards Banquet in December and handed out 95 Merit Badges to the scouts who earned them. 11 scouts advanced in rank. 
  • Jo Young Switzer, retired Manchester University president, has written “Notes from the President: A Window into Manchester University 2004-2014.” It is available at the Campus Store and Amazon.com.
  • The Kosciusko Community Hospital Health & Wellness Center hosted the Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy’s December meeting where the students learned about orthopedics and healthcare in the county. 
  • AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley High School seniors and their parents are invited to a Financial Aid Workshop at 7 p.m. Monday in the TVHS Lecture Room.
  • In honor of the 62nd day of school the first graders in Amy Swihart's class at Madison Elementary School wrote their names as many times as they could in 62 seconds. Pictured are Bristol,  Alan, Lillyan, and Vaughn.
  • Wawasee High School Leadership Committee members presented a check for $4,000 to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana recently after running a fundraiser.
  • The sixth-grade classes at Triton Elementary participated in an Olympic competition Nov. 24.
  • 3rd Grade High Honors
    Aadya Arora, Yessenia Benitez, Jazzmin Castillejo, Ava Couture, Gabe Harris, Jordance Jamison, Clark Merdidew, Zachary Miller, Jadelyn Walters, Tristan Wilson...
  • NORTH WEBSTER – It’s time for the fall book sale sponsored by the Friends of the North Webster Library.
  • Spook Handy performed alongside Pete Seeger at festivals and concerts over 50 times from 2003-2013.
  • Class Act Dance Troupe, a non-profit performance company affiliated with Debra Collier’s School of Dance, presented a check for more than $2,900 to the Community Closet.
  • Kosciusko County Historical Society will celebrate its 50th anniversary during 2016.
  • As part of a successful fundraising event, the Sacred Heart students earned a BMX bike show.
  • Students at Sacred Heart spent a week planning and researching future career and college plans.
  • Madison Elementary students were allowed to wear pajamas to school Sept. 29 in order to “Relax with a Good Book.”
  • Warsaw Christian School fourth-graders were provided an opportunity by the Dekko Foundation grant to enjoy a hands-on learning experience focusing on the treasures of the lakes and rivers as natural resources.
  • The 2015 Fall Homecoming Court at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School are King Nick Harker, Queen Heather Stichter, Prince Malachi Greene and Princess Kaitlin Bailey.
  • AKRON – In high school there are many opportunities available by volunteering.
  • I feel kind of numb as I am writing this week’s Cougar Pause article.  I had planned on writing about our upcoming annual student visitation day “Fall Break Day at LCA”, but I will save that for next week as my heart is heavy with the loss of four local prominent men that were also friends and acquaintances of mine over the past 40 years.
  • On the last day of summer, first-period biology students at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School released the last Monarch butterfly. Each student had a chance to hold the monarch, and then it flew away.
  • Third graders at Triton Elementary had a beautiful day for their study trip to Fair Oaks Dairy on Sept. 24.
  • In preparation for an upcoming lesson on the Warsaw Community Schools WILL (STEM) Bus, all 4th graders at Madison recently completed a science lesson taught by Terry Sims.
  • Recently, students in Gail Crone's class at Madison Elementary learned all about Constitution Day, which was Sept. 17.
  • Typically, the response I receive from people when asked if they would ever want to be a bus driver is, “No way!”
  • Students in Mrs. Watkins’s sixth grade classroom at Triton learned about cuneiform writing in Social Studies and what Sumerian cuneiform is.
  • Myra, the hedgehog, made a visit to first graders in Amy Swihart's class at Madison Elementary School.  Myra is owned by Mrs. Swihart's son, Aric.  Myra is super friendly,  and she never minds hanging out with the kids.
  • Football Homecoming at Triton Jr. Sr. High School will be celebrated Friday at halftime of the varsity football game vs. North Judson.
  • Sacred Heart School's Kindergarten Prep students learn about jet planes at the Zimmer Biomet hanger.
  • Triton Elementary School has Kathe Beehler from the Purdue Marshall County Extension Office join all third-grade classrooms weekly to present the “My Plate” program.
  • On Sept. 14, Dr. Leeper, from the Bourbon Veterinary Clinic, came to visit the third-graders at Triton Elementary School.
  • On Sept. 14, new troop officers were sworn in by Troop Committee Chairman Joe Hawn.
  • AKRON – Akron Elementary School’s Parent Support Group will sponsor its Family Fall Fest Oct. 9 at Akron Elementary School.
  • On Friday, Triton High School student and member of the football team, Adam Stevens, visited Cami Painton's fourth-grade class at Triton Elementary School and spent some time reading to the class and playing math games. They were having Football Friday.
  • Miss Stephanie from the children's department of Warsaw Community Public Library visited the Sacred Heart second-grade classroom recently.
  • Boy Scout Troop 715, along with other Troops and Cub Scout Packs, are selling Scout popcorn.
  • Army National Guard Pfc. Ty N. Doan graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
  • Every other Wednesday all 130 Lakeland Christian Academy students leave the school campus and volunteer in various organizations around the area through the Unleashing the Power of the Son programs.
  • GOSHEN – Warsaw Community High School Marching Tigers’ Pride placed second in its class at the Goshen High School Crimson Invitational on Saturday.
  • The newest Project Lead the Way biomedical class at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School is the Medical Detectives class. This is the third class in the biomedical series. Pictured is Corey McVey learning to pippette.
  • Who says you can’t play with your food? First-grade students in Amy Swihart’s class at Madison Elementary School honored the 17th day of school by making the number 17 using 17 raisins. Pictured are staff member Maggie with Sarah.
  • The recipients of five Memorial Scholarships were announced at Debra Collier's School of Dance recently.
  • Warsaw Christian School kindergarteners just finished studying a unit on community helpers.
  • As part of the Kindergarten Transportation and STREAM Exploration Unit, students in the Sacred Heart School kindergarten classes rode the Dixie Boat on Webster Lake.
  • Sacred Heart School fourth-grade students used marshmallows and toothpicks to construct a model of a building to test its integrity during an earthquake. The students used jello to simulate the ground shaking. The experiment was part of their STREAM building and weather conditions unit.
  • Sacred Heart School students were treated to a presentation by Retro Bill. Retro Bill talked with the students about making good choices, being good friends and settling differences with others. Pictured are Retro Bill, Officer Joe Hawn and the Sacred Heart School student body and staff.
  • The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is now accepting applications for fall classes for students ages 11 to 18 who are interested in launching their own real businesses.
  • AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley High School Distinguished Alumni Dinner is Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Tippecanoe Valley Middle School.
  • Leesburg Elementary School
    Champions of the Month
    August 2015
  • OXFORD, Ohio – Miami University student Elise White spent the summer 2015 semester in Nicaragua as part of a study abroad group.
    White, from Winona Lake, is a junior majoring in nursing.
  • LCA’s Sagamore program offers help to the affluent as well as the financially challenged.
  • WINONA LAKE – Grace College has announced the names of 32 education students who are gaining hands-on experience as student teachers throughout Indiana during the spring semester.
  • Three area students are in a very select group, according to a press release from Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities.
  • ROCKFORD, Ill. – Ian Connor, Milford, was named to the 2015-2016 Vocal Collective group at Rockford University.
  • The winner of the second Oliver Ford and Drew Westafer drawing at the Triton football game Friday evening was Stan Leedy.
  • Patty Boren, early education director at Noah’s Ark Preschool at Warsaw Christian School, is excited to kick off the school’s new fives-day-a week-program. Pictured is Mason Silveus demonstrating that he knows the number four using his insect manipulates.
  • Students in Cathy Strycker’s third-grade class at Triton Elementary School held races with the vehicles they designed using the scientific method.
  • Third-graders in Mrs. Strycker’s class at Triton Elementary School have been learning about the scientific method where scientists begin with a purpose or question, research, put together a hypothesis (a guess about what they think will happen), experiment, analyze, and then draw conclusions.
  • First-graders in Amy Swihart's class at Madison Elementary recently read and did many activities centered around the Clifford books written by Norman Bridwell. Pictured are Stephanie, Wyatt, Scarlett, Kylen, Carter and Zion.
  • Washington Teacher Wall Promoted In Army Reserve
    Joshua Wall is a fourth-year teacher at Washington STEM Academy during the day but also serves the country in the United States Army Reserve.
  • Cathy Strycker teaches third grade at Triton Elementary School.
  • Private Gabriel Furnivall, 20, Warsaw, graduated from U.S. Marine Corps boot camp at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego Aug. 14.
  • To meet the needs of their students and families, Lakeland Christian Academy has added six new teachers and staff members to its faculty and staff.
  • Lakeland Youth Chorale, a community children's choir, still has openings for the 2015-16 season. If your son/daughter is in grades 3-10, sign them up for an audition at classicartsprograms.org.

  • Lakeland Christian Academy had another amazing start to their school year.
  • This year’s monthly Valley Insight articles will focus on the people of the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation as we celebrate the activities and accomplishments of our students, staff, parents and the community.
  • Warsaw Community Schools will hold a special board meeting as an informational outlet on the current building and renovation project progress for Lincoln Elementary, Washington STEM Academy and Edgewood Middle School.
  • Students in weightlifting and physical education classes at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School have begun using the new wellness room at Triton.
  • Warsaw Christian School gears up for the first day of school with increased enrollment. Pictured (front to back) are Kiana Alejado, Rogan Bailey, Kamaile Barros and Emma Barr lined up to head back into class after recess.
  • School is cool, and so is sipping some “Jitter Juice” to chase away those first-day jitters.
  • Josh Matti will attend West Virginia University to pursue a Ph.D. in economics.
  • SYRACUSE – Registrations are being accepted now through Sept. 3 for fall 2015 Continuing Education Classes at Wawasee High School.
  • 2 Earn U. Of Iowa Degrees
    IOWA CITY, Iowa – About 5,100 students received degrees from the University of Iowa at the close of the spring 2015 semester.
  • Teacher Samantha Willsey works with students in Triton High School's human body systems class.
  • Triton School Corporation opened the 2015-2016 school year with an ice cream social in front of the elementary school Saturday of Summerfest weekend.
  • Kindergarten students in Jill Finley's classroom at Triton Elementary School were all smiles and getting acquainted on the first day of school for the 2015-2016 school year recently.
  • AKRON – Akron Elementary School will have a “Meet the Teacher Night/Open House and Ice Cream Social” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
  • AKRON – The Tippecanoe Valley High School Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites the community to participate in a time of Back-to-School Community Prayer at Tippecanoe Valley High School at 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • The new teachers at Triton School Corporation spent Thursday at an induction and training program to prepare them for their new assignments.
  • BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Olivet Nazarene University announced the students named to the Dean’s List during the spring 2015 semester.
  • Air Force Airman 1st Class John T. Crouse graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Can you imagine cleaning 1.6 million square feet of buildings? What about mowing 261 acres?