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Whitley Co. BOE leasing 1,500 Chromebooks for students

Middle school and high school students in Whitley County will soon have more computing power at their fingertips thanks to the Whitley County Board of Education. The board voted unanimously during a special called meeting Thursday to lease 1,500 Chromebooks that will be assigned...
Posted On 02 Aug 2017

Whitley County BOE honors Accelerated Reader winners

Members of the Whitley County Board of Education recognized Accelerated Reader district point winners during their monthly meeting Thursday. First grader Parker Davis, second grader Micah Jones, fourth grader Chelsea Rein, fifth grader John Croley and sixth grader Kaylee Hamblin...
Posted On 14 Jun 2017

Pay raises not in the works Whitley County teachers

For the most part, Whitley County school system employees won’t be getting any pay raises in the upcoming fiscal year, which begins July 1. During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 tentative budget. Superintendent Scott...
Posted On 17 May 2017

May 30 will be last day of class for Whitley County students

Despite a mild winter, students in the Whitley County school district won’t be finishing classes this school year until late May. Whitley County Deputy Superintendent Paula Trickett told the Whitley County Board of Education during its monthly meeting Thursday that the district...
Posted On 19 Apr 2017

Whitley BOE extends Paul’s contract, naming two assistant superintendents

John Siler and Paula Rickett are being promoted to assistant superintendent in July. Whitley County School District Superintendent Scott Paul is getting a contract extension and the school board will be getting two new assistant superintendents. You need to login to view the rest...
Posted On 18 Jan 2017

Auditors shed additional light in school theft case

Former Whitley County School District Chief Financial Officer Leigh Burke is charged with theft and abuse of the public trust in connection with missing funds from the school district. Auditors shed a little more light Thursday evening on the alleged theft of $12,042.14 by the...
Posted On 16 Nov 2016

Whitley Co. school district works to straighten out finance records

Nearly four months after the Whitley County school district’s finance officer was fired amid allegations of misappropriation of school funds, school officials are still working to get their financial records in order. This includes scrambling to come up with a state...
Posted On 28 Sep 2016