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Schools

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    Fort Wayne Community School Board members agreed to hire three top-tier administrators Monday, including a new principal at Northrop High School.
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    Cari Whicker is a teacher 24 hours a day, even on a recent 3,200-mile summer vacation out West with her family. “We don’t go anywhere without a packet of stuff so we can learn,” she said.
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Wabash County spelling bee winners

Lafontaine Elementary School

Jeana Friedersdorf, grade 6, daughter of Jennifer and Troy Friedersdorf, spelled impossible to win. Runner-up Isabelle Wysong, grade 6, daughter of Scott Wysong and Karla Easterday.

Manchester Intermediate School

Samuel Reichenbach, grade 5, son of Eric and Jennifer Reichenbach, spelled planetarium to win. Runner-up Brylee Kerr, grade 6, daughter of Mike and Kelly Kerr.

Manchester Junior High School

Sarah Pyle, grade 7, daughter of Kirk and Jenny Pyle, spelled caricature to win. Runner-up Remington Trick, grade 7, son of Kyle and Stacey Trick.

St. Bernard School

Asif Khan, grade 5, son of Sam and Shawket Khan, spelled remarkable to win. Runner-up Kaylee Story, grade 6, daughter of Don and Michelle Story.

W. C. Mills Elementary School

Evan Ryder, grade 5, son of Suzanna Pries and Eric Ryder, spelled factoid to win. Runner-up Rob Ford, grade 5, son of Steve and Lisa Ford.

Wabash Middle School

Mallory Hipskind, grade 6, daughter of Sam and Shelley Hipskind, spelled reactionary to win. Runner-up Tyler Black, grade 6, son of Bob and Jacquie Black.

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