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The inaugural celebration of Emmy’s Evening of Hope on Friday evening raised approximately $9,000. Donations raised earlier by Eel River Elementary School have yet to be tallied. The Evening of Hope was held to increase awareness of childhood cancer and encourage research into childhood canc… Read more

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Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, in partnership with Fort Wayne Community Schools, will sponsor the sixth annual STEM Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 9, at Camp McMillen in rural Huntertown. All girls from all schools are welcome to attend; non-Girl Scouts will receiv… Read more

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Despite losing out on the 2020-21 marching season due to COVID-19, the Carroll High School Marching Band is encouraging everyone to rise up in 2021. Read more

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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