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Citywide Classroom South Bend
WNIT | August 2, 2021
Citywide Classroom South Bend is providing the needed equipment to help close the digital divide at no cost.

Bringing the kitchen to the kids: Cooking demos provide free lunch during summer break
South Bend Tribune | July 3, 2021
Sponsored by the South Bend Community School Corporation and Chartwells Schools Dining Service, Discovery Kitchen Live began as an event put on periodically during the school year.

Viewpoint: South Bend schools achieved a number of strategic goals this past year
South Bend Tribune | July 3, 2021
Despite one of the most trying times for educators, students and parents in more than 100 years, the South Bend Community School Corp. was able to achieve a host of strategic goals this past year.

Riley High School football players mentor kids at neighborhood event
WNDU | May 13, 2021
The Riley High School football team spent Thursday night mentoring kids at a neighborhood event hosted by Living Stones Church.

South Bend Community Schools state-certified for career program
WSBT | May 12, 2021
The South Bend Community School Corporation is giving students a real world experience while they gain educational success.

Here's how five Teachers of the Year in Michiana approached the pandemic
South Bend Tribune | May 11, 2021
Third grade teacher Sarah Wagoner at South Bend’s Clay International Academy taught both in-person and virtual students simultaneously this year.

South Bend schools making plans for first $9 million in referendum projects
South Bend Tribune | May 5, 2021
The South Bend school board is setting the stage for the first school improvement projects that are being paid for with the district’s 2020 referendum dollars.

South Bend school board to meet in person Monday night for first time during pandemic
South Bend Tribune | April 26, 2021
The South Bend Community School Corp. board will meet Monday night for its first in person session in more than a year.

In the swing of spring: How high school sports rolled again after being wiped out in 2020
South Bend Tribune | April 25, 2021
Swim practice would come and go and so had another day of school. It all left Riley High School senior Michael Burns running on fumes.

Local educators applaud Indiana teacher pay hike
WSBT | April 23, 2021
"We're really proud that we're up to $41,000, which is the highest in our area, at least for now,” said (John) Anella

South Bend Community School's Jackie Robinson Day
South Bend Tribune | April 23, 2021
42, the most iconic number in Major League baseball, is now on the backs of South Bend Community School baseball and softball student athletes.

Learning from the best: South Bend teacher to mentor IU education students
South Bend Tribune | April 19, 2021
“I worked in industry for five years and I really wanted to interact with students because I wanted to give my experience and get them really interested in science,” (Rose) Calhoun, who has been teaching in the South Bend Community School Corp. for 11 years, said.

South Bend Community School Corporation honors Jackie Robinson
WNDU | April 15, 2021
“We know that kids who play sports, any sports, in particularly baseball, they’re better students,” SBCSC Director of Community Programs and Athletics Milt Lee said.

Adams High School senior sees screenplay take life in professional film production
South Bend Tribune | April 7, 2021
The crew — a team from Bloomington-based Pigasus Pictures — was at the high school Tuesday to film “Renegade,” a 14-minute film written by Adams senior Sam Villagra-Stanton.

South Bend Expands Free Internet Access Program
Inside Indiana Business/WISH TV | March 30, 2021
“Through the work of this partnership, we have eased the burden on our students and their families during a global pandemic,” said Patrick Stalvey, chief technology officer for the South Bend Community School Corp.

Free internet access coming for more South Bend students. Here's how to learn if you qualify
South Bend Tribune | March 30, 2021
Free internet access is available to any South Bend Community School Corp. families with students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.

Internet home connections & hot-spots to be distributed to more than 1700 South Bend students
WNDU | March 29, 2021
“We are providing internet connections through City Wide Classroom South Bend, through a partnership with the City of South Bend, and enFocus to our most needy students,” Patrick Stalvey, SBCSC Chief Technology Officer, said at a press conference outside Conquillard Elementary School Monday afternoon.

Selfless stranger buys cart full of supplies for South Bend art teacher
WNDU | March 23, 2021
While shopping for her students at a local teacher supply store, Madison STEAM Academy Art teacher Alison Westerink says she met a selfless stranger with a surprise she never saw coming.

John Adams, Riley high schools pilot return to in-person learning for South Bend Schools
WSBT | March 23, 2021
Principal Jim Seitz says they did everything they could to help students but he knows the reality-- students are designed to learn in person.

South Bend Schools revising student discipline policy
WSBT | March 23, 2021
South Bend Schools is working on revising its student code of conduct following years of racial disparities in discipline.

South Bend schools to review student disciplinary practices for Justice Department's OK
South Bend Tribune | March 22, 2021
The South Bend Community School Corp. is asking parents and community members what changes they would like to see in a revised student code of conduct to be submitted to the Department of Justice for review this summer.

NBC show 'Kenan' uses prints by South Bend native Chloe Dukes as part of set design
South Bend Tribune | March 21, 2021
Chloe is originally from South Bend, an Adams High School grad and the daughter to Gail and Howard Dukes.

South Bend schools plan in-person graduation ceremony
ABC57 | March 19, 2021
South Bend Community School Corporation Superintendent Dr. Todd Cummings announced today that the school district will host outdoor, in-person graduation ceremonies for the class of 2021.

A good feeling, a very good feeling: Indiana producer wins Grammy for Mister Rogers album
Journal & Courier | March 18, 2021
A 1984 graduate of Adams High School in South Bend, Lodyga was on WNDU-TV’s “Beyond Our Control” for the 1981 to 1984 seasons.

Indiana Department of Education Celebrates Recertified STEM Schools
WREB FM/WBIW | March 12, 2021
Madison STEAM Academy, South Bend Community Schools (South Bend)

South Bend Community Schools discuss altering their Code of Conduct
ABC57 | March 9, 2021
Members of the South Bend Community School Corporation Board of Trustees were invited to attend a Code of Conduct meeting.

Hundreds of South Bend area teachers vaccinated in first days of expanded eligibility
South Bend Tribune | March 5, 2021
In less than 24 hours, the district organized a one-day clinic in its Brown Community Learning Center, offering 1,100 doses to all student-facing staff regardless of age, said Rene Sanchez, assistant superintendent of operations for South Bend schools.

Meijer clinic sets up South Bend Community School employees with first vaccine dose
WNDU | March 5, 2021
16 News Now tells us how the vaccine distribution for South Bend Community School teachers and staff impacted other school corporations.

‘Youth of the Year’ Celebration at Boys & Girls Club
WNDU/MSN | February 26, 2021
Vivian Blount, a Junior at Adams High School, won ‘Youth of the Year.’

The crucial need to expand broadband access in America
Axios | February 9, 2021
When schools in South Bend, Indiana, were closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the district began using LTE-connected school buses to provide Wi-Fi for students and the wider community.

Here's how much South Bend area schools will receive in the next round of CARES funding
South Bend Tribune | January 9, 2021
Kareemah Fowler, chief finance officer for South Bend schools, said about $1.6 million of the district’s initial allocation went to non-public schools and $1.8 million to schools in the Empowerment Zone.

South Bend schools to return to classrooms part time
South Bend Tribune | January 8, 2021
South Bend Community School Corp. joined Penn-Harris-Madison schools Friday in announcing high school and middle school students will return to in-person classes part-time starting Jan. 19, after more than a month of online-only classes because of a local surge in COVID-19 cases.

 

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