By Lamont Neal on Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced Indiana’s 4 Star schools for 2013 today. In order to achieve this designation, a school must be in the top 25th percentile of schools in ISTEP+ testing results. A total of 313 schools received the award throughout the state... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Saturday, May 11th, 2013
Huntington County Community Schools has announced the names of those being honored as candidates for the corporation's Teacher of the Year. They are:
Andrews Elementary -- Luke Moreland
Crestview Middle - Jodie Norwood
Flint Springs Elementary -- Jill Webb
Huntington North High School -- Debbie Wiley
Lancaster Elementary -- Kyle Ganton
Lincoln Elementary -- Brooke Lyons
Northwest Elementary -- Ronda Hawkins
Riverview Middle -- Cari Whicker
Roanoke Elementary -- Diana Sowers
Salamonie Elementary -- Marie DeWeese
Various processes of selection exist within each school's framework... Read More...
By Lori Ingle on Sunday, April 28th, 2013
Ninety-two percent of the Huntington County Community School Corporation third-graders who took the state's IREAD-3 assessment have passed, up one percent over last year's inaugural test.
Additionally, one hundred percent of the third-graders at Lancaster Elementary passed this year's exam... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Friday, April 19th, 2013
HCCSC is closed for Friday, April 19.
By Lamont Neal on Thursday, February 21st, 2013
Parents of children who intend to enroll in Huntington County Community Schools for the 2013-2014 school year are encouraged to attend an upcoming orientation session (please attend at your child's home school). Important information about the registration process will be shared with parents at these sessions... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Monday, October 1st, 2012
In regard to the recent release of information pertaining to Campus Life Director Nathan Hasty, the Huntington County Community School Corporation releases the following statement:
The Huntington County Schools community is shocked and saddened by today’s release of information pertaining to Campus Life director Nathan Hasty... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Sunday, September 16th, 2012
A group of Viking New Tech students from Huntington County Community School Corporation recently participated in a project designed to encourage real-world communication skills and promote a better understanding of their school's strengths and attributes.
Facilitators Michele Santa and Ashley Gonterman asked their BioTech students to create word clouds and articles that portray "the secret life of a BioTech student... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Sunday, September 16th, 2012
The Ecolab Foundation Visions for Learning program has awarded 18 grants totaling $32,125 to several Huntington County Community School Corporation teachers. The foundation, an arm of Ecolab, provides grants to educators in communities where Ecolab facilities are located. This year's recipients include:
· Lincoln Elem... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Friday, August 3rd, 2012
Elementary students from Huntington County Community Schools will have an opportunity to occasionally use classroom iPads this year in conjunction with Phase 1 of the corporation's 1:1 Digital Curriculum Initiative.
As part of the initiative, all students in grades 6-12 will have individual iPads for use at school and at home... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Monday, July 16th, 2012
HCCSC buildings are undergoing a series of improvements over the summer months. Projects include:
· A technology upgrade at all buildings to provide wireless capability throughout the district. This coincides with the district's 1:1 digital curriculum initiative... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Tuesday, July 10th, 2012
Students throughout Huntington County are making reading a priority this summer with the Bookworm, an innovative mobile library that helps prevent a decline in literacy over the summer months.
Research indicates that many students lose one- to two-months of reading ability if they don't actively read during the summer months... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Monday, July 2nd, 2012
Huntington County Community School Corporation students in grades 6 through 12 will each have a personal iPad when they return to school this fall.
Chuck Grable, assistant superintendent for instruction with HCCSC, said the school district will purchase the iPads using a combination of capital project funds and textbook rental funds... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
Dozens of Huntington County Community School employees are focusing on their health this summer in conjunction with the district's newly-implemented wellness program.
Courtney Berger, a workplace wellness coach with Parkview Total Health, has organized a series of classes and wellness opportunities, including:
· Combo Walk -- An instructor-led walking program that teaches participants how to make the most of the steps they take... Read More...
By Jennifer Hans on Thursday, June 14th, 2012
More than a hundred teachers from Huntington County Community Schools are participating this week in the district’s Digital Curriculum Academy, a hands-on training program at Crestview Middle School that will help them become more familiar with various forms of technology that will be a growing part of classroom instruction in the fall... Read More...
By Lamont Neal on Friday, May 25th, 2012
Huntington County Community School Corporation has selected Matt Groves, an eighth grade math teacher at Crestview Middle School, as its Teacher of the Year.
Groves, who earned a Bachelor of Science degree from IPFW, has 11 years of teaching experience, including eight years with HCCSC... Read More...
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