West Central Establishes Learning Lab/Alternative Education Program

West Central School CorporationWest Central High School students will have expanded educational opportunities during the upcoming school year thanks to a program approved last week by the school board. Superintendent Don Street says the learning lab/alternative education program has endless possibilities, including allowing students to retake courses in nontraditional classrooms or take courses not currently offered at West Central. Continue reading

West Central Sets Fees for 2016-17

West Central School CorporationSchool lunch prices are going up slightly for students at West Central in the fall. Superintendent Don Street says the increases are in response to state and federal guidelines and are necessary to ensure continued government funding of the program. Rather than make a drastic increase, the West Central School Board opted to go up a little at a time. Continue reading

West Central School Board Discusses Reductions in Force

West Central School CorporationThe West Central School Board last week took the first steps to lay off teachers if necessary. Superintendent Don Street says the corporation has lost nearly $500,000 due to changes in the way the state funds schools. He stressed the corporation is not in financial trouble but says it’s important to reduce expenses accordingly due to a decline in enrollment and financial support. Continue reading