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Schools

  • Grant aims to get kids school-ready
    A $4,000 grant will help area preschoolers and child care teachers continue toward the goal of United Way of Allen County Women United:
  • EACS expects tax rates to decrease next year
    NEW HAVEN – Enrollment and staffing are down, circuit breaker losses are down and if all goes as projected, the tax rate for East Allen County Schools should decrease slightly next year.
  • Business panel proposes IU govern IPFW
    Indiana University, not Purdue University, should govern IPFW, and the state's performance funding formula should reflect the number of students who graduate in five or six years instead of four.
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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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