Hanson Aggregates Midwest LLC (“Hanson”) has concluded its purchase of the vacant Elmhurst High School building and associated property. The sale of the property required the acquisition of two parcels totaling almost twenty-eight acres: over fifteen acres on which the vacant school is located,
Even after decades, the Elmhurst class of 1967 is staying close.
This summer will mark 50 years since those folks tread the hallowed halls of Elmhurst High School, 3829 Sandpoint Road, and the class plans to mark the milestone anniversary with a 50-year reunion gala this summer.
The group plans to get
On February 13 at 6pm the Fort Wayne Community School Board of Trustees held a hearing and vote to decide to seek a buyer for Elmhurst High School and adjacent farm land. The school was closed after the 2009 – 2010 school year ended, and the building has remained vacant since.
The school Board
The attendees at the August 6 Elmhurst Class of 1976 reunion at the Coyote Creek Golf Club.
Tremors and quakes are not just a West Coast warning,
Waynedalers know they occur daily – just not in the morning.
Past teachers at Elmhurst would prepare at the end of each day,
At a quarter past two, before sports teams would play.
Sometimes tremors felt faint and barely
Melissa Long has been a lighthouse to our community for more than 30 years, informing us of danger and shining as a beacon of light to illuminate the beauty of our city. She worked a full-time second shift job as News Anchor at 21Alive News. We only saw the tip of the iceberg at
5:00, 6:00 and
Don Goss knew what direction he wanted to focus his life on long before most people even know what their favorite ice cream is. Those of us who know “Mister Goss” (as I always called him) have seen him as a theater and art teacher at Elmhurst High School. Goss spent 56 years teaching there and
As America celebrates another birthday, a couple days later, Dulla (Aschliman) Schlaudraff will celebrate her 100th birthday!
Dulla was born on July 6, 1915.
She has received several birthday cards already. One very special card she said arrived just the other day. As she handed it to me, I noticed
1st Row (L-R) Nila McCartney Fox, Jean Adams Kloer, Nick Werling, Stuart Trainer, Beverly Sampson Gebert, Lucille Jerraid Huyghe.
2nd Row and rear (L-R) Harold Dautz, Gene Lee, Martha Walker Imler, Bob Crider, Phyllis Waldrop Wilkinson, Betty Paxton Koomler, Dick Schmitt, Louise Scott Bridges, Tom
By 9am on Saturday, August 25th Elmhurst High School parking lot was once again full of cars. This time in place of students filling the lot, it was the general public who was invited to walk through the school to view and bid on various items from Elmhurst’s past. The auction was organized
Two hundred seniors would have graduated this year from Elmhurst High School, if it hadn’t been closed by the School Board a few years ago. Graduations still occurred but they were just at a different location.
Posing in front of Elmhurst High School this year were sixteen students from area
The baseball series started Friday afternoon, April 27, 2012. The IPFW Mastodons were looking to stomp on the Bisons last weekend as they played North Dakota State.
It started out a bright sunny day on the IPFW field, but the Bisons quickly took charge by scoring 3 runs in the top of the first inning.
From the Editor-These past few weeks, hundreds of local high school graduates were getting the attention they deserved for a job well done-especially Elmhurst High School grads. Now, these students have boosted their lifelong earning potential and opened doors for themselves despite the turmoil they
The secret is out. Sertoma is probably Fort Wayne’s best kept secrets. Sertoma is an acronym for “SERvice TO MAnkind” and is an international organization. In the Fort Wayne area it has been in existence since 1955. Today, there are 32 members with two charter members still active,
The Wayne High School Boys bowling team advanced to Semi-State Saturday, February 5, 2011. In order to advance they had to finish in the top 5 out of 12 teams from around the region. They came in 5th, which sends them to the next round in Muncie next weekend.
Not only did they advance as a team
Brett Adams, former music director at Elmhurst High School was pleased to receive a call from members of his Elmhurst show choir requesting an opportunity to perform together again.
“The kids are now split up, but have missed each other and just wanted to sing together again,” said Adams.
Save Our School-Elmhurst (SOSEHS) has produced a public access television program entitled Save Our City. The show aired, on Monday, November 1, 2010 at 3 pm on Comcast channel 57 and Frontier channel 27. The topic of the show is Public Education: Does FWCS Make the Grade?
Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) has been successful in stalling the Save Our School-Elmhurst (SOSEHS) lawsuit since it was initially filed on April 20, 2010, in Allen County Superior Court via a series of legal delay tactics designed to prevent the case from being heard by an impartial judge who
More a homecoming.
I came hoping to see familiar faces. And I did. But saw so much more. The familiar Elmhurst High School gymnasium where so many school assemblies had been held, and basketball games watched, provided a central gathering place for the progeny of a proud tradition, both
Petty Officer First Class Timothy E. Patton will be celebrating his retirement on July 33, 2010, from the United States Navy.
Growing up in Waynedale, he attended Elmhurst High School where he played sports and became a cadet for the Allen County Sheriff’s Department.
After graduating in 1989 he enlisted
This afternoon I spoke with many folks, the young and the old. It was a final tour of the ol’ Elmhurst High, Sunday, June 13, 2010. All of these people were graduates coming back for one final chat, one final look, one final goodbye.
Students, alumni, teachers were all given a chance to reminisce
Jenna Jennings, daughter of Tracy Jennings, granddaughter of Lon (Sonny) & Cheryl Jennings, all from Waynedale graduated with honors from Elmhurst High School in 2008. She is a member of American Legion Post #241 deployed the week of Memorial Day to the Middle East supporting the U.S. Navy effort
On May 8, 2010, the Elmhurst High School Robotics Team, lead by Coach Dennis Fisher and mentor Phillip Springer, traveled to Southfield, Michigan to compete in the Robofest World Robotics Championship at Lawrence Technical University. The team, consisting of Josh Ehinger, Spencer Gordon, Anthony Howell