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  • School Board Meeting - The next WCSC School Board Meeting is Thursday, May 1st - 7:30 PM at the WCSC Central Office in Francesville.  
  • WCES BOGO Book Fair
    WCES Blue Room
    April 14 - 18
  • WCES Pool
    Free Family Swim Night
    April 17    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM            

  • WCHS/MS Parent Teacher Conferences
    April 22        3:30 -  6:00 PM

  • WCES ISTEP Testing
    April 28 - May 2
  • WCHS Junior-Senior Prom
    eMbers - Rensselaer, IN
    May 17     8 - 11 PM
  • WCES Title 1 Muffins with Mom
    WCES Cafeteria
    April 25       7:00 AM

What's new at the West Central School Corporation

Lady Trojans are Team of the Week

For the week of December 9 - 13, the West Central girls' basketball team has been named by Hoosier Authority as the "Team of the Week" for the Lady Trojans' performance last week against Winamac and North Judson.  

For more information check out and specifically this great write-up.

Congratulations to the Lady Trojans and keep on winning!

New Staff at the West Central School Corporation

The 2013-14 school year began in mid August with twelve new staff members beginning their tenure at the West Central School Corporation.  Three teachers, Courtney Cervenka - Special Education, Adam Huber - 4th grade, and Lindsay Hopkins - 3rd grade, are new to the West Central Elementary.

Click here to learn more about the new WCES teachers.

Jeff Horlacher will teach 7th grade mathematics and Brandy Aschbrenner will be an Instructional Assistant at the West Central Middle School.  

Click here to learn more about the new WCMS staff.

And at the West Central High School, Melvin Wireman (Math), Jennifer Johns (health Occupations), Kris Aschbrenner (Tech Team), Ryan Myers (CAD), Travis Stangland (Business), Meredith Fitch (Language Arts), and Caryn Yochum (PE) all are first year teaches for the corporation. 

Click here to learn more about the new WCHS teachers.

The community welcomes the new staff members to WCSC!

West Central High School is an Indiana Four Star School

Congratulations to West Central High School for achieving Four Star status by the Indiana Department of Education!

Go to the WCHS home page
( for more information.


Educational Foundation

The West Central School Corporation is soliciting donations to the West Central Educational Foundation for this year's scholarships. Each year, an average of almost 30 seniors receive scholarships through the generosity of donations to the WC Educational Foundation.

We are hoping you will support this very worthwhile project. If you are interested in donating, please click on this link.

Thank you!

WCSC Communicator

The West Central School Corporation Communicator is a newsletter published four times per year and circulated throughout the WCSC school community.

Click to download the LATEST copy of the WCSC Communicator in pdf form.  Past copies of the Communicator can be found on the Document Manager page of this website.

Click to download the LATEST 3-month activity calendar.

Past editions of the Communicator, as well as daily and weekly announcements, can be found on the Document Library.

Physical Form

Every athlete participating in a WCMS/WCHS sport must have a physical examination performed on or after May 1 by a Physician holding an unlimited license.

Click here to download the IHSAA official physical form.

2013 WCHS Trojan Athletic Golf Outing

The 9th annual West Central Trojan Open was held on Septeber 28th at Chesapeake Run Golf Course.  The West Central Athletic Department sponsors the Trojan Open with 100% of the proceeds used to fund college scholarships for Trojan athletes.

Fourteen teams and over 50 golfers enjoyed a beautiful day on the golf course.   Team Rock and Team Brickly each shot 59 on the par 72 course with Team Rock winning the tie-breaker.  Team Pulaski Memorial Hospital was one stroke back with a 60.  Once again the major prizes for a Hole in One went unclaimed, but many golfers were able to score prizes by winning the numerous closest to the hole or longest putt contests.  Finally, a 50/50 raffle was held with the winner being a member of Team Brickley.

The WCSC Athletic Department would like to thank the Cheapeake staff and the many sponsors who helped make the day a great success.  All golfers left the course with memories from a fun round of golf, a full stomach via a great lunch which followed the golf, and valuable prizes due to the generosity of the sponsors.

Sponsors for the day included:  Braun Corporation and CEO Nick Gutwein, Kennedy Electric, Doug Kingsley, Ceres Solutions - Pleasant Ridge, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Lake City Bank, Pioneer- Athletic, BP/Amoco, Dave Parish Family, Patio Drive-In, Coca Cola, Pulaski Memorial Hospital, Winning Edge, Alliance Bank, Crown Products and Services, Good OIl, Monticello Farm Services, Prairieland Farms LLD, and Family Express.

Proceeds from the outing have funded close to 40 scholarships for Trojan athletes.  Below is a list of past  scholarship winners:

2006:  Emily Gutwein, Lacie Dobson, Jacob Fritz, Lindsey Stevens

2007:  Scott Evans, Kerry Nielsen, Grace Wuethrich, Lindley Vollmer

2008:  Travis Nuest, Chelsea Pfledderer, Jordan Stevens, Jesse Wuethrich

2009:  Sierra Burtis, Jordan Danford, Jacob Podell, Caity Sams, Vanessa Wuerthner

2010:  Augus Cameron, Riley Cervenka, Makenna Hamilton, Lance Kruger, Rylie Pfledderer

2011:  Jacob Smidler, Jennifer Van Oort, Alex Chrzan, Joshua Zeltwanger

2012:  Justine Kruger, Marissa Hamilton, Lexi Gudeman, Alisha Tanner, Jordan Culp, Evan Kruger

2013:  Spencer Holliday, Michael Hamilton, Braden Bonczek, Samantha LIncoln, Jennifer Tendick

The West Central Athletic Department thanks all that contributed the the successful 2013 fund raiser.
Each year our K-12 students are asked to take a variety of formal assessments in addition to the usual tests and quizzes given at the classroom level.  These assessments include those adopted locally that are used to help us make better decisions about how to meet our students’ educational needs as well as those mandated by the state of Indiana.  Please click here to learn more about the assessments given at each grade level.
West Central School Corporation Nurse Arlene Metzger has released the following information concerning immunizations for the school year 2013-2014. Check here for latest updates and Information on immunization requirements.

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