Students from around the area gathered at Knox High School last week for the Special Needs Prom. Principal Dr. Elizabeth Ratliff reviewed the event during Tuesday’s school board meeting.Continue reading
Three grants from the Cheryl Lyn Welter Family Charitable Foundation were presented during Tuesday’s Knox School Board meeting.Continue reading
The first official public hearing over Knox Community Schools’ proposed $20 million building project drew no comments during Tuesday’s school board meeting.Continue reading
The first of two official public hearings over Knox Community Schools’ proposed building project will be held tonight.Continue reading
No major concerns were raised during a public presentation on the Knox Community School Corporation’s proposed building project Monday. Current plans call for the demolition of the elementary school’s Palmer Wing, and the construction of a new addition extending south from the newer portion of the school.Continue reading
The Knox School Board took another step forward with a potential building project Monday. Board members authorized the publication of notice of the official public hearings set to take place next month. They’re a required step, in order for the school corporation to secure financing for the project.Continue reading
Local residents have a couple chances to learn about Knox Community Schools’ proposed building project this month. Public input sessions will be held on Tuesday, April 9 and Monday, April 22.Continue reading
Knox High School is getting $10,000 to help students explore college and career opportunities. The school board approved an agreement with the Indiana Commission for Higher Education Tuesday, allowing the school to receive that grant funding.Continue reading
Last week’s women’s self-defense class is getting a positive reaction from participants. The Knox Police Department organized the event, which was held at Knox High School.Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation is stepping up its mental health services for students. A memorandum of understanding with the Bowen Center was approved by the school board Tuesday.Continue reading
The Knox Community School Corporation officially has a new director of maintenance. The school board Monday approved the transfer of Assistant Maintenance Director Joe Mareska into the director’s position.Continue reading
Helping students with developmental disabilities more fully become part of Knox High School is the goal of several programs highlighted during last month’s school board meeting.Continue reading
Local school administrators are looking toward the state’s new Graduation Pathways as a way to help current students struggling to pass the ISTEP. Knox High School Principal Dr. Elizabeth Ratliff told the school board last week that the initiative provides more options to students planning careers in various skilled trades.
Knox Middle School is reporting success with its new after-school tutoring program. Principal Jake Skelly told the school board last week that between Math and English/Language Arts, about 44 students have been taking part.
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.
The Knox school officials are reporting success with the new alternative high school program. Director of Curriculum and Instruction Peggy Shidaker told the school board last week that 29 students are enrolled in the Redskin Academy. Sixteen of them attend full-time.
Construction is wrapping up at Knox High School. Superintendent Dr. William Reichhart told the school board Tuesday that the high school’s new roof is almost complete. “The only thing left is there’s about 5,000 square feet of stone that still needs to go up above the pool area,” he explained. “They delivered stone today, and they hopefully will finish that up this weekend.”