Education

Muncie Campus on Cowan Road.

Ivy Tech to Offer Express Enrollment Registration Events in Muncie

By: Shawn Carmichael— Ivy Tech Community College East Central region will be offering Express Enrollment events on January 7 and January 9 at their Muncie Cowan Road location, in the Express Enrollment Center. Express Enrollment offers prospective students a “one-stop” experience in the enrollment process and does not require an…


Athletic performance training. Photo provided.

Munciana and 5 Tool Launch Athletic Performance Training Program

By: Heather Taylor— Munciana Volleyball Club and 5 Tool Academy are pleased announce a new athletic performance training program for all sports. This focused training enables athletes to improve their overall physical skills, reduce injuries and increase confidence. Athletic performance training includes strength training, conditioning and cardiovascular training, sport-specific training…


Muncie Community Schools

MCS to Offer English Classes for Parents

By: Ana Pichardo— Muncie Community Schools, in partnership with Ball State University, will offer an English class for parents of students whose first language is not English (English as a Second Language, EL). The class will be led by two Ball State instructors of English as a Second Language, and…


Muncie Boys and Girls Club Study Table Mentoring. Photo Provided

MCHS Athletes Benefit from Muncie Boys and Girls Club Mentors

By: Ana Pichardo— Muncie Central High School’s Athletic Department has partnered with the Boys & Girls Club of Muncie to facilitate study tables for student athletes. It is part of the mission of the Boys & Girls Club to serve more teens, more often. This mutually beneficial initiative is focused…


Muncie Community School’s Bond Rating Explained

By: Ana Pichardo— There have been several questions raised regarding the financial stability of the Muncie Community Schools and the creditworthiness of the corporation. One of the best ways to compare the relative fiscal health of an organization is the bond rating. In October, 2015, Dr. Baule shared the bond…




Muncie Central High School. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Muncie Central HS Annual Etiquette Dinner A Success

By: Ana Pichardo— The Muncie Central High School Business Club hosted the 5th Annual Etiquette Dinner and Professional Dos and Don’ts Style Show on Friday, November 6 at 7:00 pm. The event was held at the Ball State University Student Center in Cardinal Hall. The purpose of the event was to prepare…



David Letterman Returns to Ball State on November 30th

By: Joan Todd— David Letterman, one of Ball State University’s most celebrated graduates, will return to campus Nov. 30 to host a discussion with two of the nation’s top young filmmakers. Dave at Ball State features Letterman, who recently retired after 33 years of hosting Late Night and Late Show. He…



Robert P. Bell Education Grants Awarded

Robert P. Bell Teacher Creativity Grants Awarded to Local Teachers

By: Eunice Whitlock— The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. has announced that the following Robert P. Bell grants totaling $5,139 have been awarded to local teachers for the first grant cycle of the 2015-2016 academic year. It is estimated that over 1,771 Delaware County students will benefit…


Buick Test Drive Event. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Yorktown High School Earns Over $8,600 from Buick Test Drive Event

By: Erin Konate— Schools are constantly seeking opportunities to finance their extra-curricular activities and athletic programs. Yorktown High School recently had a unique opportunity to partner with Stoops Automotive Group (Buick GMC) and General Motors – earning an estimated $8,660 to support their athletic programs. Yorktown High School was chosen…