Children must pass reading test to leave third grade
Teachers say children learn to read from kindergarten through third grade, then read to learn through the rest of their academic careers.
Northwestern dinner theater is Thursday
The Northwestern High School Theater Troupe will host a dinner theater performance Thursday.
Lafayette Park play is Thursday
The Lafayette Park Elementary Opening Knights will present “A Gingerbread Christmas” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the school auditorium. Tickets are free.
Taylor IS students of the month announced
Taylor Intermediate School teachers have announced the fourth grade students of the month.
Tri-Central teacher wins MAC grant
Tipton McDonald’s owner Rich Koopman recently surprised Tri-Central’s seventh grade English teacher, Cris Harlow, with a $500 check.
Maconaquah has arts foundation
The Maconaquah Fine and Performing Arts Foundation will host its first event, “An Evening with DaVinci and Company,” from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Maconaquah Elementary School.
Northwestern honors students of the month
The Northwestern School Board honored students of the month at its November meeting.
State super visits Partners in Education
Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana state superintendent of public instruction, addressed Partners in Education, hosted by Western School Corporation in its September meeting.
Eastern students earn perfect scores
Eastern High School students Megan Hedges and Heather Wright were recently honored for receiving perfect scores on part of the ISTEP test they took as eighth-graders.
THS teacher receives award
Taylor High School teacher Vicki Myers received the 2010 Taylor High School Teacher Leadership Award from Principal Eric Hartman.
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