State officials approved a plan Wednesday put forth by the Kokomo School Corporation to restructure Pettit Park Elementary, Bon Air Elementary and Bon Air Middle schools due to their continued lack of academic achievement.
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH: The following students were recognized as April Students of the Month, from left, Northwestern Middle School, Christian Allen, son of Dawn Beck and James Allen; Howard Elementrary School, Olivia Shannonhouse, daughter of Josh and Brittany Shannonhouse; and Northwestern…
Franklin College's chapter of Order of Omega, the Greek honorary society, inducted new members on April 2. Recently initiated members include Brittny Balog, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, and the daughter of Frank and Jennifer Balog of Kokomo; Jonathan Ross, a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, and…
A record number of students are on track to graduate from The Crossing this year, said Paul Wyman, The Crossing’s board president and Howard County Commissioner, on Thursday at the school’s annual banquet held at Bel Air Events.
The Kokomo Tribune's annual Youth to Watch scholarship program was held at Rossi's Catering Continental Ballroom on Wednesday. The program honors the area's outstanding high school seniors who show great promise.
The director of Indiana’s Department of Homeland Security, Bryan Langley, knows the importance of recognizing the extensive service volunteers provide in responding to public emergencies – natural and manmade. He knows how important it is to recruit those volunteers and he knows how importan…
Nineteen leaders from around North Central Indiana have come together to help raise local funds to complete the announced transformation of the Kokomo Campus of Ivy Tech Community College at 1815 E. Morgan St. on the northeast side of Kokomo.
Winter Guard competition: The Northwestern Winter Guard placed third in their round and was seventh overall all out of 26 other schools March 10 at Decatur Central High School. Only the top 12 guards advanced to State Finals, which took place on March 17. The Northwestern Winter Guard placed…
Forming a semi-circle on the courtyard lawn of Northwestern High School in Kokomo, more than 50 students gathered to honor the 17 lives taken during the Parkland, Fla., mass shooting on Feb. 14.
The house was packed at the Howard County Music Festival Wednesday evening with parents and supporters of the hundreds of teens who performed at the annual event.
Former Kokomo resident Amanda Bagwell-Chase, a third-year student at Valparaiso University Law School, has been named one of the “Law Students of the Year” by The National Jurist, a leading news source for legal education.
As a part of the fifth annual Teacher’s Rock campaign, 10 teachers at Lewis Cass Elementary School received supply pack donations filled with pencils, pens, dry erase markers, erasers, glue, paper, tissue boxes, sticky notes and more from employees at the local TCC store in Kokomo, located a…
Kokomo High School students are learning more than just science and math. Through a city program, over two dozen students are learning about their community.
An Indiana University Kokomo professor kicked off an effort to bring together the campus and the community Wednesday night by showing a documentary on historically black colleges and universities.
Between the art projects and the math problems, each Wednesday may seem like a typical school day for a small group of Maple Crest Middle School students. But there’s something new that makes each Wednesday unique: the bunnies.
Every child is special and unique, and that's the message two second-grade classrooms at Northwestern Elementary School heard recently.
The Maconaquah School Corporation is assuring parents their students are safe following a threat from a student Thursday afternoon.
Mike Kance spent his Thursday morning reviewing his school’s safety procedures and fielding questions from concerned parents following Wednesday’s mass school shooting in Florida.
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A civil rights activist brought a message of nonviolence to Kokomo this week as she spoke to students and community members in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.
This Week's Circulars
- Kokomo teen charged with rape
- Police: Peru man kidnaps woman from broken-down car, shaves her head
- Four injured in head-on crash
- Mushroom hunters find body near Peru forest
- Second phase of Washington Street construction underway
- The Guess Who to headline Haynes Apperson Festival
- Tipton County crash kills Kirklin man
- Man seriously injured in early morning shooting
- Police: Peru woman crashes car into creek after fleeing police
- KPD: Man in custody after armed stand-off with police
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