Members of the Starke County Youth Club are taking part in a tasty fundraiser to help support the organization’s after school activities. Butter braid sales wrap up Tuesday, Oct. 11. Executive Director Irene Szakonyi says proceeds help fund programs at North Judson-San Pierre Elementary and Middle School, Oregon-Davis Elementary and High School and Knox Middle and Knox Community Elementary Schools. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is working to identify a few items in their buildings that will require future replacement.
Following last Monday’s school board meeting, members toured the school corporation to discuss what should be included in a future “Strategic Plan.” The goal is to estimate the cost of replacing items essential to operating the schools, and estimating their lifespan.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has approved the master teacher agreement for the 2016/17 school year.
Oregon-Davis High School has seen an increase in student participation in school lunches so far this year.
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation is waiting on the results of a follow-up well water test before returning students to a bit of normalcy.
The Oregon-Davis School Board continues to chip away at a policy and an action plan for managing high intensity and emotional situations.
Oregon-Davis students will once again be doing their part in the fight against cancer. Next week, the school corporation will hold its 12th annual Mini-Relay for Life. Continue reading
Students entering Kindergarten or Pre-School during the 2016/17 school year will have an opportunity to learn more and ask a few questions.
The Oregon-Davis School Board still hopes to have a permanent superintendent in place by July 1. Greg Briles left the corporation at the end of December for a position in Delphi. The board hired retired New Prairie Superintendent Jim Dermody to fill that role on an interim basis. Continue reading
Schools throughout the WKVI listening area fared well overall on the A through F grades approved Tuesday by the State Board of Education. The scores reflect changes fast-tracked through the Indiana General Assembly to hold corporations harmless due to last year’s significant drop in ISTEP+ scores. Continue reading
Two Oregon-Davis students had the chance to present their solution to a real-world problem at this year’s Future City Competition. Annabelle Fosburgh and Ryan Minter were among the teams of middle school students from around the state who traveled to Fort Wayne on Saturday to compete in the event. Continue reading
High school students and their parents will have the chance to learn more about how to pay for college at Oregon-Davis High School this evening. Financial Aid staff from Ancilla College will give a presentation on where help is available and how to apply. Continue reading
Prospective college students and their parents can get a crash course in financial aid from the staff at Ancilla College. They’re hosting financial aid workshops tonight at Knox High School and Monday at Oregon-Davis. Both sessions start at 6 p.m. CST. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board this week unanimously approved a contract for their interim superintendent. Continue reading
School corporations are waiting for guidance from the state before trying to assign too much meaning to the 2014 ISTEP scores released last week. They showed a decline of roughly 20 percent statewide over the prior year. Oregon-Davis Interim Superintendent Jim Dermody calls it a “fluid situation.” He intends to dig deeper into the local data and present a full report to the school board in February. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has a new school resource officer. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation has the option to utilize e-learning days in the event of inclement weather or other circumstances which force the cancellation of traditional classes. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board will meet on a different night in 2016. During their reorganization session last night, members voted to move their monthly meetings to the second Monday at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Board will formally approve a contract with their interim superintendent when they meet this evening. Greg Briles resigned at the end of December to take a job with the Delphi school corporation. Last month O-D announced the hiring of former New Prairie Superintendent Jim Dermody on an interim basis. Continue reading
ISTEP scores released today by the state indicate a double-digit decline in the passing percentage over last year. In 2013-14, 74 percent of public school students across Indiana passed both the English/Language Arts and Math standardized tests. The 2014-15 scores indicate only 52-percent of public school students made the grade on both tests. Both percentages are slightly higher when private and charter school students are factored in. Continue reading