The West Central School Board members are attempting to free up more time for guidance counselors to spend more time focusing on students rather than state reports and other responsibilities that take away from the students. In fact, they approved the implementation of a Data Test Coordinator position for the 2019-2020 school year.Continue reading
Students in the West Central School Corporation will be going to school on the built-in snow days built into the school calendar.Continue reading
Indiana’s 2018 graduation rates were released by the Department of Education Wednesday. Of Starke County’s school corporations, Knox had the highest total graduation rate at 98.6 percent, while Oregon-Davis had the lowest at 80 percent.Continue reading
A program to help children stay safe from potential predators is returning to Eastern Pulaski Schools next week. Retired Police Sergeant Terry Hall will be giving his Body Safety presentations.Continue reading
The wind turbine on the campus at the West Central School Corporation was down recently as NIPSCO officials were doing work at the substation, as reported to the West Central School Board by Superintendent Don Street.
The West Central School Corporation received the budget notice back from the state which was discussed by the school board last week.
Three local schools saw their letter grades decline in the latest round of School Accountability Grades. Knox Middle School and West Central Elementary School both got a D for the 2017-2018 school year, down from a C the year before. North Judson-San Pierre Elementary dropped from a B to a C.
West Central School Corporation students will be part of a body safety presentation on Nov. 13.
The West Central building principals presented the school improvement plans to the school board members last week.
The work done over the summer to complete the secure entrance and utilization of space projects at the West Central School Corporation are nearly complete. Superintendent Don Street said Adam Weesner from architecture and engineering firm Barton Coe Villamaa updated the school board on Thursday night.
Students return to school today at the West Central School Corporation.
With the Pulaski County Commissioners contemplating the proper wording to include in the county’s Unified Development Ordinance that would essentially ban wind turbines in the county, the operating singular wind turbine at the West Central School Corporation has been a positive aspect for the corporation, according to Superintendent Don Street.
The security and utilization of space projects are nearly complete at the West Central School Corporation.
The West Central School Corporation qualified for hand-held metal detectors for use within the corporation.
More than $15 million worth of construction projects were permitted in Pulaski County in the first half of 2018. Building Inspector Doug Hoover gave his mid-year report to the county commissioners last week. “We had a total of 95 permits so far this year,” he said, “total fees of a little over $20,000 already for the year.”
The State of Indiana has awarded more than $14 million in this year’s round of Secured School Safety Grants. The program provides a 50-50 match to help schools buy security equipment, hire resource officers, or conduct threat assessments.
The West Central School Board took action last week to approve the Head Start agreement and the Medaryville Preschool agreement, according to Superintendent Don Street.
A secure entrance and utilization of space project is ongoing at the West Central School Corporation.
Superintendent Don Street updated the school board on the progress of the projects last week.
Music textbooks for elementary school students will be purchased for the next school year at the West Central School Corporation.