The Knox School Board accepted almost $8,000 in donations this week. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart says $1,000 of that was from the VFW.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis students continue to benefit from the generosity of the local community. The school board accepted almost $900 in donations Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
A former Eastern Pulaski School Board member will be memorialized on the schools’ campus. Carol Short asked board members Monday for permission to install a bench in memory of her father, Richard Werner, who passed away just over a year ago.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis sports teams are getting a boost thanks to the generosity of the local community. More than $1,500 in donations was accepted by the school board Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
Knox students struggling to pay for lunch are once again getting some help. The school board last week accepted an anonymous $500 donation for delinquent student lunch accounts.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Park could get some more playground equipment next year. Connie Roe, who directs the adult volleyball league, asked the park board last week about the possibility of adding playground equipment between the volleyball and basketball courts.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis Elementary School will be able to move forward with the installation of a secure entrance, thanks to this year’s round of Secured School Safety matching grants.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis students should be a bit safer, thanks to some area businesses. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says a couple recent donations got the school board’s official approval Monday.Continue reading
The Hamlet Police Department received funding for police vests and community outreach efforts, thanks to the generosity of the local community. Town Marshal Clint Norem told the town council Wednesday that the Knox VFW donated $1,800 for vests, on top of the funding that was authorized by the council.Continue reading
More than $1,000 was recently raised for the Winamac Middle School Athletic Department in memory of Owen Abbott. Superintendent Dan Foster says the donation was officially accepted by the Eastern Pulaski School Board last week.Continue reading
Art education is getting a boost at Oregon-Davis. On Monday, the school board accepted a $300 grant for the Art Department from the Cheryl Lyn Welter Family Charitable Foundation, as well as a $350 grant from the Northern Indiana Community Foundation to help give kindergarten teachers resources for art projects, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis Music Department has gotten almost $1,000 in donations. A $665 donation from the Knox Masonic Lodge and a $300 grant from the Cheryl Lyn Welter Family Charitable Foundation were accepted by the school board Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
Knox school officials will be better equipped to respond to off-site emergencies, thanks to some recent donations from Starke Hospital. Last week, the school board accepted a $500 donation for the purchase of emergency bags.Continue reading
A number of donations were accepted by the Oregon-Davis School Board Monday. Some students will getting new t-shirts, thanks to a pair of donations from Lee Nagai, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman. “[He] donated $100 to help with the cost of first [and second] grade t-shirts and then also 35 t-shirts that were purchased for the pep band,” Harman explains. “So we appreciate Lee Nagai’s assistance there.”
The Knox School Board will resume its discussion about hiring a school resource officer tonight. School officials have been working with the City of Knox on a potential funding agreement. Continue reading
Oregon-Davis students recently helped collect funds for the families affected by last month’s bus stop accident in Fulton County. “We had a fundraiser, a hat day, November 9,” Superintendent Dr. Don Harman told the school board last week. “Really neat that our students participated, and we raised $600.”
In an effort to provide some assistance to the families impacted by Tuesday’s bus stop accident in Rochester, all Good to Go Convenience Stores will be accepting donations now until Sunday, November 11th.
Some nearby locations include Culver, Medaryville, North Judson and Winamac. Continue reading
Donations for school safety training and an elementary school field trip were formally accepted by the Knox School Board last week. The school corporation received $834 from the Starke County Community Foundation’s Go for School Safety Fund. That helped with the cost of last month’s active shooter tabletop exercise for Starke County school officials and first responders. The school board also accepted a donation from the Bennett family, to help pay for the third grade field trip to Fair Oaks Farms.
Oregon-Davis High School’s athletic facilities will get a new water fountain, thanks to the Hamlet Lions Club. “The Hamlet Lions Club is donating a lion fountain that we will be placing out by our soccer field/track area,” says Superintendent Dr. Don Harman, “and we hope to install that in the springtime.”
Knox High School’s Graphic Arts Department is getting a major equipment upgrade, thanks to a recent donation. Compliance Signs gave the school two Roland wide body printers, valued at $12,500 each. On top of that, CutCardStock of Valparaiso has donated $450 worth of paper. The donations were officially accepted by the school board last week.