Northern Wells Comm. Schools will be closed and have eLearning on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Bear Care & Bobcat Care will be open. 

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Spelling Bee 2019
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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.

Lancaster Central Elementary Mission Statement

The purpose of Lancaster Central Elementary is to challenge students to continually improve in a nurturing, supportive environment, so that each can grow and be successful in life.

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"

Book Fair

Spelling Bee

Makeup Days

Image result for school make up day clip artSchool will be in session on Monday, February 18th, which was originally scheduled as a possible make up day. To make up a snow day from January 14th we will be having an e-Learning day on Friday, April 19th.

NWCS Preschool and Kindergarten Open House

February 27, 2019

4:30-6:30 PM

Come see for yourself...why parents are sending their children to the Northern Wells Community Schools. Open House will be happening at Lancaster Central Elementary School and at Ossian Elementary School.  You will be able to meet with teachers, visit preschool and kindergarten classrooms, tour the facilities and have an opportunity to obtain enrollment information. Call 260-565-3135 or 260-622-4179 if you have any questions.  Look forward to seeing you on February 27th!     

Math Bowl Competition

On February 21, Lancaster Central Elementary School will be hosting the Math Bowl.  The competition will be made up of four rounds with three different team members competing in each round.  Each round shall consist of eight multiple-choice questions.  The competition will be based on The National Council of Teachers Mathematics Publication Curriculum Standards.  Our Lancaster team is coached by Diane Yonker and former Lancaster student, Jasper Kreigh.  We would like to wish the following students the best of luck as they participate in the Math Bowl; Tristan Gase, Payton Brown, Kaylee Eicher, Caiden Petrie, Brady Smith, Noah Brooks, Addison Lyons, Kale Fuess, Justin Goebel, Eden Stoppenhagen, Emma Fey, Noah Schamerloh and Kaden Williams.
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Hoops for Heart and Jump Rope for Heart

Lancaster Central will be participating in Hoops for Heart and Jump Rope for Heart on Thursday, February 28th and Friday, March 1st, respectively. Hoops for Heart is open to students in grades 3-5 and Jump Rope for Heart is for K-5 students.  Students must choose only one event to participate in.  Both of these events will take place in the gym starting at 8:00AM.  Students will be served breakfast before heading to class at 8:50.  We are hoping to beat last years amount of $8700.00.  We appreciate you helping us raise money for The American Heart Association.  Be sure and look in your child's backpack for more information!

Random Acts of Kindness

Robotics Club

We would like to recognize those students that are participating in Robotics Club and wish them the best in their upcoming competitions. Tyler Singleton, Corban Downey, Teagan Downey, Maddie Autry, Grant Tudor, Jaxson Bombka, Ella McIntosh, Olivia Nicholson, Asher Ellet, Gabbi Hoeppner, Ashlynn Bertsch, Ryden Gerber, Colten Gerber, Hadley Gerber, Lucas Millard, Justin Goebel, Camden Fisher, Gage Reinhard, Madden Wills, Tristen Gase, Max Carpenter, Addison Lyons and Mylia Horner.  The Robotics team is coached by Cara Gerber and Nilah Horner.


ILEARN Family Brochure

18-19 Textbook & Technology Fees

K-2 $125.00
3-5 $145.00

2018-19 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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Bobcat History


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