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SCHOOL NEWS: Schools earn Gold Star recognition; handbook, staff changes approved

Schools earn Gold Star recognition The Indiana Department of Education has named two elementary schools in Brown County as Gold Star Schools. Helmsburg and Sprunica elementary...
‘More aligned with reality’: Superintendent feeling confident about district’s 2018 budget cuts

Brown County Schools’ budget is dropping again to stay in line with reductions made last spring. But the tax rate is expected to stay rather...
School district maintains ‘B’ grade; junior high sees big jump

Brown County Schools has earned a B on its report card for the second year in a row, while some schools saw grade changes. Overall,...
Counseling program overhaul gets big grant boost

Brown County Schools has received nearly $200,000 in grant funding to make sure all students are supported academically and emotionally so they can successfully...
Parent charged in online threat against student

A 35-year-old Brown County man has been charged with intimidation after police say he threatened a high school student on social media for bullying...
SCHOOL NEWS: Workforce readiness class coming to high school; school board approves personnel changes

Workforce readiness class coming to high school Beginning next semester, up to 40 Brown County High School students will have the opportunity to take a...
Life lessons: Curriculum teaches life skills to help keep kids off drugs

Do something. That’s the rallying cry of the Brown County community against drug use after a rash of recent fatal overdoses. On Sept. 18, Brown County...
SUPERINTENDENT’S CORNER: Getting trained for high-paying careers

By LAURA HAMMACK, guest columnist At publication of this column, Brown County Schools will have just completed a week of “cool coding” thanks to our...
School board approves personnel changes

The Brown County Schools Board of Trustees approved the following Sept. 7: The Brown County High School graduation/academic recognition plan, which replaces the salutatorian/valedictorian...
PHOTO GALLERY: Brown County High School fall homecoming court

Brown County High School has a new homecoming king and queen. The homecoming king, queen, prince and princess for this fall semester were crowned during...

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