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De Yonker Teacher of the Year
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Newcomb Native American
Young Author Week Dress Up
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Native American writing
Dictionaries for Third Graders
Cole Hoopingarner
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Lancaster Central Elementary

The Aim of NWCS

The AIM of the Northern Wells Community Schools is to equip students to maximize their present and future success.

Substitute Teachers & Nurses

At Northern Wells Community Schools we are committed to using highly qualified substitute teachers to work with students in the event of a teacher absence. We are looking to increase our substitute teacher pool along with our substitute nurse pool. Please click on the link below to go about the process of applying. Please contact the Central Office at 260.622.4125 for additional information.


iPad Restrictions

NWCS adopted new iPad restiction guidelines at the December 11th 2018 school board meeting. For additional information please see the iPad restrictions that are located in the "Especially for Parents" tab, under "Downloads"

PTO Movie Night

Come join us for PTO movie night on Friday, January 24th.  Door 1 will open up at 6:00pm and the movie will start at 6:30 pm. You are encouraged to bring your blanket, sleeping bags and pillows.  PTO will be selling water and popcorn for 50 cents and candy for $1.00.  We hope to see you there!

Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee took place on January 8th. Maddox Affolder, Gabby Gill, Mikah McCartney and Cade Thornton were our spellers.  Cade was able to pull off the victory by spelling the word "siblings".  Maddox was the runner up.  The Wells County Bee will be held at Bi-County on Wednesday, February 5th. Congratulations to alll those who participated.

Digital Harm

Northern Wells Community Schools is happy to have Dr. Michelle Drouin and Dr. Kimberly O'Connor, from Purdue Fort Wayne, join us on Monday, February 10th to share with us about digital safeguards. The presentation will be taking place at NHS Audtiorium at 7:00pm.  Everyone attending should enter through door #20, cafe entrance on the north side of the building.

Make Up Day

School will be in session on Monday, February 17th.  We are using it as a make up day.

Kindergarten Roundup

Lancaster Central Elementary School would like to welcome any incoming kindergartners for the 2020-21 school year. We are now taking registration for Kindergarten Roundup.  All kindergartners must be 5 by August 1st. Round-up will be on Thursday, April 16th either at 4:00pm or 5:30pm. Please find the download to the right of this page underneath Kindergarten Info.  If you have any questions, please give us a call at 260-565-3135.  We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, April 16th.


Kindergarten Roundup Information

2019-20 Textbook & Technology Fee

Kindergarten -Second Grade $125.00
Third-Fifth Grade $145.00 

2019-20 School Supply List

Stay Connected to LES

Mrs. Butcher would like for you to keep in touch with her on the Lancaster Twitter and Facebook accounts.  Please scroll to the top of the page and click on the icons that are displayed.  It will take you to where you can select any of the Northern Wells Community Schools! 

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