This Pontiac Grand Am narrowly avoided hitting a Whitley County School bus Monday afternoon. On the same day that the Whitley County school district transferred an old junked bus to the Goldbug Volunteer Fire Department so it could be used for training purposes, the fire department assisted at the scene of one crash [...]
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 has missed a total of 14 instructional days this school year. The district [...]
No one was injured when this Mercedes Benz collided with a school bus Monday morning. No one was injured when a passenger car rear-ended a Whitley County school bus Monday morning in the Goldbug area. There were no children on the bus at the time. Whitley County Sheriff’s Sgt. Todd Shelley, who investigated [...]
Students in the Whitley County school district are getting an extended spring break because of illness. Whitley County Superintendent Scott Paul said Tuesday afternoon that he has canceled classes for the remainder of the week due to about 15 percent of the students being absent Tuesday, and 50 staff members district wide. This will bring [...]
Whitley County students and teachers will be getting an extended summer vacation this summer.
During its monthly meeting Thursday, the Whitley County Board of Education unanimously approved the school calendar for the 2017-2018 school year, which pushes the school start date for students to Aug. 22, 2017, which is one week later than the start date this current school year.
Due to illness, the Whitley County school district has canceled classes Friday, Monday and Tuesday of next week. Superintendent Scott Paul said that the attendance rate was 89 percent Thursday with 30 teachers out. Whitley County was out Monday and Tuesday of this current week due to illness. Through Thursday, the district had missed eight [...]
Kevin Anderson, Chief Information Officer for the Whitley County School District, shows school board members the type of tablet computers the district may be getting thanks to a new grant. Students in three Whitley County school district classrooms will be getting new tablet computers to assist them with their class work thanks to [...]
A former chief financial officer for the Whitley County school district, who was fired in June amid allegations of misappropriation of school funds, has pleaded not guilty to charges of theft and abuse of the public trust.