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    Preschool-age children and their adults are invited to Salamonie Preschool’s “Bird Observation,” on July 18.

    Abbi Montgomery Richcreek, a 1997 graduate of Blackford High School, will travel to China representing Warsaw Community Schools (WCS).

    Third grade students at Montpelier Elementary School were offered the opportunity to visit the Minnetrista Center in Muncie during a field trip last month. The students learned about nature, local history, art, and walked through some beautiful Minnetrista gardens.

    It’s not only students who get excited on the last day of school.

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    It was the culmination of many years of hard work. That final walk down the gym floor; The flipping of the tassels; Diploma, finally in hand. And Supt. Chad Yencer made it official Friday night as he made a Proclamation of Graduation for 124 Blackford High School graduates of the Class o…

    The Blackford County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year from students, other than high school seniors, (post-secondary students) who are enrolled in college or vocational schools and/or programs, according to Dave Bowman, BCCF Executive Director.

    Dr. Willie James Jennings, an Associate Professor of Systematic Theology and Africana Studies at Yale Divinity School, was the featured Staley Lecture Series speaker at Taylor University on March 12.

    Members of the Blackford ERT (Emergency Response Team) talked gun safety to Cub Scouts and Boys Scouts during an event last month. These volunteer members train really hard to make our community safe.

    First graders at Montpelier Elementary School celebrated  Dr. Seuss week last week. They studied the author of Dr. Seuss’s biography by learning about his background and reading all of his stories. Julia Duncan’s class experimented with oobleck, wrote stories on What if the Cat in the Ha…

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One might say Mrs. Clock’s Kindergartners and Mrs. Reidy’s third-graders felt like the “coolest” kids in school during recent lessons about the earth’s polar regions. In these photos, youngsters see how they measure up to their polar friends.

It was one year ago this month when third grade students at Southside Elementary School got a closeup view of life in Thailand during the school’s annual Taste of Thai Day.

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It was 100 days of school for students of Blackford County Schools last week, and kindergartners at Southside Elementary played dress up in celebration. There were lots of wire rimmed glasses, walking canes, rolled up hair curlers and sweaters that only a grandmother would love as the kids d…

    The Blackford County Schools Latchkey Program is only getting bigger and better.

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It was 100 days of school for students of Blackford County Schools last week, and kindergartners at Southside Elementary played dress up in celebration. There were lots of wire rimmed glasses, walking canes, rolled up hair curlers and sweaters that only a grandmother would love as the kids d…

    Blackford High School is now accepting scholarship applications from students who are enrolling in college or vocational schools and programs for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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    Those traveling  north on State Road 3 through Hartford City might notice a billboard on the east side of the road showcasing the photos of six smiling teenagers.

    Science Central came to the Hartford City Library with their traveling lab full of science experiments on Nov. 8.

    Blackford High School, Delta High School and Marion High School were among 130 schools honored during Monday’s Indiana Dual Credit Recognition Ceremony at the Statehouse, according to State Rep. Kevin Mahan (R-Hartford City).

    The Blackford School Board will meet in special session on Nov. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at the administration offices located at 0668 W. 200-S, Hartford City, to consider a contract between the school corporation and the Blackford Federation of Teachers.

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    Mornings at Southside Elementary School have a unique way of getting started.

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Kindergarten students from Southside and Montpelier elementary schools in September visited the campus of Taylor University to allow students to see what a college campus was like.

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Hartford City Firefighter Jason Withers admitted to several students of Southside Elementary School last week that fellow firefighter Ed Geer might look a little bit like Darth Vader (of Star Wars) when wearing the safety equipment required of all firefighters.

The Blackford County School Building Corp. will meet at 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at the administration building, 0668 W. 200-S, Hartford City, to consider the proposed financing project, approval of the issuance of bonds and forms of transaction documents, and any other business which might come before the board.