Paulding High School Celebrates 100 Years of Agriculture Education

By: Emma Horstman, Paulding FFA Reporter February 1st, 1918 marked the beginning of agriculture education at Paulding High School. The Paulding Ag Education program celebrated this date 100 years later last Thursday. It all began when Smith-Hughes started and helped fund vocational agriculture courses in schools. The Smith-Hughes act, Section 10 says, “that such schools…

Paulding FFA Officers Travel to Huntington Leadership Summit

By: Emma Horstman, Paulding FFA Reporter Recently, seven Paulding FFA officers traveled to Huntington Indiana for a FFA leadership summit held at Huntington University. President Kalyn Stahley, Secretary Courtney Luderman, Treasurer Kaylie Tressler, Reporter Emma Horstman, Student Advisor Shannon Hale, Sentinel Abbie McMichael, Parliamentarian Riley Noffsinger as well as Paulding’s Agriculture Education teacher,  Mrs. Staci…

Antwerp Physical Education Department Receives Donation

The Antwerp Local School physical education department recently received donations of about $1,000 worth of disc golf merchandise. The Fort Wayne Disc Golf Club donated two portable baskets, and players from around the Fort Wayne area donated over 100 discs. Disc golf is the fastest growing sport in the world. Participants throw a plastic disc…

Published Poets from Grover Hill Elementary

These Wayne Trace Grover Hill Elementary fifth and sixth graders are published poets.  Their poems were submitted to Creative Communications in their fall contest.  Now their poems will be included in the anthology.  Well done!    

Flexible Seating for Some at Antwerp Middle School

Middle school students in Mrs. Jassmine Reyes’s language arts classroom at Antwerp Local School now have flexible seating options when they are working independently. Since research shows that students read and write best when they are comfortable, Reyes decided to try flexible seating options for her classroom, including bean bags, couches, high and low tables,…