In their third year of offering activities aimed at expanding knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Ivy Tech Community College are planning STEM summer camps for area students in a new format for 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS — The state’s award of a $17.9 million contract for operating dozens of coronavirus testing sites across Indiana came weeks after a company executive gave $50,000 to the governor’s reelection campaign.
For what felt like the first time in forever, Taylor Community School Corp. students saw many of their teachers, administrators and bus drivers during two parades over the course of three days.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, area high schools have had to postpone or cancel their graduation ceremonies. Schools from Tipton and Miami counties have begun to make decisions about their graduations during the fluid situation.
Ivy Tech Community College has announced how it plans on handling the Fall 2020 semester. Currently, classes are set to begin Aug. 24. The college will be having face-to-face classes once again but will also offer online courses.
Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area – which includes campuses and instructional sites in Kokomo, Logansport, and Peru – will celebrate the graduating Class of 2020 with a “virtual commencement” set to premiere on YouTube at 3 p.m. June 19.
Three months after being arrested on fraud charges, Steven Jones has resigned from the Northwestern School Board as part of an agreement between Jones and the Howard County Prosecutor’s Office.
During the summer months while students have time off from school, multiple school corporations in the county will be hard at work finishing up massive construction projects.
The Senior Exhibition is a rite of passage for students in Indiana University Kokomo’s New Media, Art, and Technology (NMAT) program, giving them an opportunity to showcase some of their best work in the campus Art Gallery.
Aubrey Evilsizer, a freshman at Northwestern High School, is one of just 1,800 students in the world invited to participate at the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
During Gov. Eric Holcomb’s news conference Thursday, it was announced schools would teach remotely for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
In a television address today, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick announced that all K-12 schools in Indiana will provide instruction via remote learning for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
With their daily lives drastically altered, teachers and students alike have been doing their best to adapt to new education methods during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With schools closed and moved to online learning amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the five Howard County school corporations are each finding ways to get meals to the students who, up until this week, were roaming hallways and filling classrooms.
Non-teacher staff at Kokomo School Corporation will receive partial compensation during the current school closures.
A combined effort between United Way of Howard and Tipton Counties, Solidarity Federal Credit Union and Community Howard Regional Health has shipped off its first wave of new Buddy Bags, after the program lost funding earlier this year.
In 2008, enrollment in Ivy Tech’s Kokomo region had been rapidly increasing, outgrowing its building at 1815 E. Morgan St. Just across the parking lot and over a drainage ditch to the east stands what had been an electronics manufacturing plant, empty since 2005 when Kokomo’s DuPont Photomas…
Indiana University has decided to temporarily suspend face-to-face classroom teaching in wake of the spread of COVID-19.
It’s time to start thinking about Kindergarten Round-Up. If you have a child who turns 5 years old on or before Aug. 1, you can help your child get ready by visiting Western Primary School on March 24 or March 26 for Kindergarten Round-Up.
Northwestern School Corporation has named the students of the month for February. They are: Howard Elementary – Juan Conrad, grade 3; Northwestern Elementary – Joseph Taylor, grade 6; Northwestern Middle School – Mia Shoaff – grade 7; Northwestern High School (January) – Kate Miller – grade …
Northwestern High School freshman Kaleb Baldwin took top prize recently at Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo’s first biological science fair. His project, “Reducing Eutrophication using controlled ecosystems,” earned him a $1,000 scholarship to Ivy Tech for any STEM program.
Following the resignation of Cristi Brewer-Allen, Dave Emery has been appointed to fill the vacant seat on the Kokomo School Corporation Board of Trustees.
The Maconaquah Future Farmers of America’s Brave Bunny Rabbitry, which cares for and shows the fluffy animals, is getting a helping hand thanks to a grant awarded to senior Summer Thomlison.
The General James Cox Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has a mission to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism. These ideals were in evidence on Tuesday, Feb. 11, as the chapter honored five local high school seniors. Each year, the chapter invites the How…
Students, as part of Kokomo Schools’ Middle Years Program, presented projects at an event open to the community. The students explored topics they are passionate about, while developing products and/or projects that allowed the students to express themselves creatively.
An elective offered at Tipton High School is giving students a new perspective on the traditional literature class while also getting to play some of the most iconic video games.
More details have been released concerning Steven Jones, a Northwestern School Corp. school board member and current Galveston town marshal who was arrested Feb. 6 on charges related to fraud.
This Week's Circulars
- Local nursing home reports 50 confirmed COVID-19 cases
- 'Amazed to be alive': Kokomo man with COVID survives 12 days on ventilator
- FCA restarting Kokomo, Tipton plants next Tuesday
- Prayers4Taylor: Community rallies around teenager injured in crash
- Local schools unveil graduation plans
- Barber saves customer's life after heart attack
- 1 rescued in Monday morning fire
- Tipton man arrested in fatal hit-and-run
- Miami County 4-H Fair to be held virtually
- Taylor schools reconnect with students with parades