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Carroll High School students received two of three annual scholarships awarded by the Friends of the Lincoln Collection. Seniors Remmington Moeller and Alec Cannon were each awarded a scholarship Thursday by Northwest Allen County Schools Assistant Superintendent Gloria Shamanoff, NACS’ repr… Read more

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Having more students earn honors diplomas was the focal point of an update by Northwest Allen County Schools Superintendent Chris Himsel during a Jan. 25 meeting of the NACS Board of School Trustees. Read more

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Maple Creek Middle School student Callie Mitchell received a Silver Key in this year’s Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Mitchell’s “Personality Portrait” will be part of this year’s Scholastic exhibit at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art from Feb. 13 to April 10. Read more

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Based on guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Northwest Allen County Schools has reduced the duration of quarantines for students and employees who had close contact with a person testing positive for COVID-19. Read more

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The Maple Creek Middle School Robocats competed in the first ever remote state robotics competition Dec. 12 at Purdue Fort Wayne. The team did not advance but competed well among 24 teams. Team members include Nyia Skaggs, Josephine Chen, McCartney Walters, Noah Parrish, Dylan Vlaskamp, Hayd… Read more

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The holidays came early for Oak View Elementary School students and staff. The Northwest Allen County elementary school received a surprise gift in the mail from Sandy Geisler, owner of Culver’s restaurants located at 3510 E. Dupont Road and 1425 W. Washington Center Road in Fort Wayne. Read more

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Huntertown Elementary School hosted its annual fifth-grade spelling bee Dec. 11. A total of 20 contestants participated, each winning their classroom bee in the four homeroom classes as well as virtual students. Joey Warner, right, was this year’s winner. Lathen Janes, left, was the runner-u… Read more

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With waving flags and colorful banners, more than 1,000 students lined the drive between Oak View and Perry Hill elementary schools Nov. 11. The Northwest Allen County School students, accompanied by patriotic music, waved and cheered at cars bearing veterans that participated in a drive-by … Read more

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Jamie Wilkins, principal of Oak View Elementary School, has a favorite day of the school year. It is not the first day of school, or class party days, or even the last day of school. Wilkins, who is in his seventh year as principal at Oak View, looks forward every year to Veteran’s Day. His … Read more

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Northwest Allen County Schools teachers are up for another pay increase, following a collective bargaining agreement that was reached between the Board of School Trustees and the Northwest Allen County Educators Association this month. Read more

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Carroll Middle School has donated food to Lifehouse Church, formerly Huntertown United Methodist Church, for decades, but this year’s donation was especially meaningful to students as families throughout northwest Allen County and the rest of the world continue to struggle during the COVID-1… Read more

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The Northwest Allen County Schools corporation is expecting no increase in its tax rate in 2021. The NACS Board of School Trustees is set to adopt an $83.7 million budget Oct. 14. Read more

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Northwest Allen County Schools revealed the school corporation’s new branding Sept. 10 with the installation of new signage in the district office lobby. The new mascot and academic suite of brands, which includes new sports team logos for each of the district’s 11 schools, was to be present… Read more

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The East Allen County Schools, Southwest Allen County Schools and Northwest Allen County Schools districts are receiving roughly $400,000 in state grant money to provide connectivity to students attending school remotely while not having access to broadband internet. The money will aid in th… Read more

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Northwest Allen County Schools’ Board of School Trustees approved its final school reopening plan July 27. The plan includes a remote learning option for students in the upcoming school year, as well as a requirement that students wear masks if they choose to attend school in person. Read more

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July 6 marked a reopening for summer activities at schools throughout Allen County — the first time students have stepped foot on many school properties since COVID-19 effectively ended in-person academics in March. However, fall reentry plans are still a moving target. Read more

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There was no playing of “Pomp and Circumstance” and no handing out of diplomas, but the Indiana Black Expo Fort Wayne Chapter’s virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 27, was heavy on sound advice for graduates, provided by some of Fort Wayne’s most renowned leaders. Read more

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Northwest Allen County Schools could be back to offering some of its regular summer programming as early as next week. Pending approval from state and local government officials, the Carroll High School athletic program plans to open the school grounds for summer youth camps, as well as stre… Read more

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It could be mid-July before Northwest Allen County Schools parents know whether or not their children will return to their school buildings this fall. During a June 8 meeting of the NACS Board of School Trustees, Superintendent Chris Himsel said it could even be early August before he has an… Read more

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Northwest Allen County Schools Superintendent Chris Himsel announced NACS’ four Teacher of the Year recipients for the 2019-20 school year during the district’s year-end staff meeting June 2. Read more

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Although he’s cleaning out his classroom, Rollie Clements still plans to return for the Carroll High School boys soccer team’s 2020-21 season after two of the most successful campaigns in his two decades as the Chargers’ head coach. Read more

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Fire truck sirens blared in the lead of a parade of 89 decorated vehicles. Members of the 2020 Leo High School senior class wound its way Friday evening from the school through area neighborhoods to the cheers of watching supporters along the route. May 29 was chosen for the parade because i… Read more