Miss Newcomb's class ready for action
Mrs. Abbett first day of school
Kindergarten First Day
Open House
Dictionaries for Third Graders
Second Grade Teachers Representing Dot day
Edible Indiana
Edible Indiana
Edible Indiana

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"

Picture Re-Take Day

Bobcat Crawl Walk A Thon Sponsors

We would like to thank the following businesses for sponsoring the Bobcat Crawl: Friend of PTO, Welches ALL Vehicle Repair, Engineering Resources, Inc., Mitchell Farms, Trusted Solutions Group, Pretzels, Inc., Frauhiger Excavating, Inc., Thomas/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home, Outdoor Concepts, Inc., CJ's Flooring, Raymond James Financial Services ,Goodwin-Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel, Troxel Equipment, Adams Wells Internet Telecom TV, Ossian State Bank, Bluffton Dental Clinic, Foudy CPA Group, PC, National Oil & Gas Inc., American Mortgage Service Co., Bluffton Moose Lodge 242, Meyer Building, El CAmino Real III, First Bank of Berne, Bluffton Rotary Club, The Steffen Group, K&A Farms, and Wayne Metal.  We appreciate your generous contributions to making the day successful!

Young Author's Week Schedule

Important October Dates

Thursday, October 10th 4pm-8pm Student Led Conferences
Wednesday, October 16th  Mrs. Yonker's class VIP lunch  Noon
Thursday, October 17th  4pm-8pm Student Led Conferences
Friday, October 18th Fall Party Day
Monday, October 21st-Friday October 25th  Fall Break
Monday, October 28th Miss Jarrard's class VIP lunch  Noon
Tuesday, October 29th Report Cards go home
Wednesday, October 30 Miss Sorg's class VIP lunch Noon 


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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LES Events

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Bobcat History


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