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Justin Weaver

Justin Weaver

A graduate of Taylor University's class of 2005, Justin holds a degree in Computer Graphic Arts / Systems. Justin teaches in the Engineering Tech Education department at Warsaw Area Career Center and serves as the District Webmaster..

Welcome to Warsaw Community Schools official webpage. If you need help finding something, or would like to report a technical problem, please feel free to contact jweaver@warsawschools.org

The first session of summer school at Lakeview Middle School has nearly wrapped.  Check out this gallery for photos of learners in action!
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Every Student Succeeds Act

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Indiana will create a plan to better align our local, state, and federal programs to help all students be successful. The Indiana Department of Education is committed to meaningfully engaging a diverse group of stakeholders through a variety of methods and opportunities to solicit thoughts, opinions, and recommendations concerning provisions in Indiana's state plan. In general, SEA's and LEA's must begin implementing the new McKinney-Vento Act requirements. As noted above, however, the ESSA amended section 725 of the McKinney-Vento Act, removing "awaiting foster care placement" from the definition of "homeless children and youths".

THE MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT

WHO IS HOMELESS?

Homeless students are those who lack a fixed, regular, adequate nighttime residence. This includes students who are sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardship or a similar reason; are living in motels, hotels, trailer parks, or campgrounds due to lack of alternative adequate accommodations; are living in emergency or transitional shelters; are abandoned in hospitals. The definition includes migratory students who live in the aforementioned situations. Beginning December 10, 2016, "those awaiting foster care placement" are not included in the definition.



The education provisions of the McKinney-Vento Act, which are now incorporated within No Child Left Behind, ensure educational rights and protections for children and youth experiencing homelessness. The law directly applies to homeless unaccompanied youth who also receive some special attention within the Act.
The Act's Key Provisions:
The McKinney-Vento Act (Section 725) specifies and protects the rights of children and youth in homeless situations. Highlights include:
      • Immediate Enrollment -The right to be enrolled immediately in school without immunization or academic records, and birth certificate, regardless of district policy.
      • Choice of Schools - A student experiencing homelessness has two choices in deciding which school to attend:
      •   The school of origin (the school the student attended when he/she became homeless)
      •   The school in the zone where the student is currently residing.
      • Transportation - Students in highly mobile or homeless situations are entitled to transportation to and from the school of origin, if it is feasible, in the student's best interest, and requested by the parent, guardian, or unaccompanied youth.
      • Services - Students experiencing homelessness are entitled to the same programs and services that are available to other children in the District, such as gifted and talented education, special education, vocational education, English Language Learners services, and tutoring. Students are automatically eligible for Title 1 services and Districts must set aside funds as necessary to provide services.
      • Dispute Resolution - If problems arise between the school and parents or between districts, the parent shall be referred to the school's homeless liaison. In the meantime, the student must remain in school and receive transportation.

For More Information Contact:

Daisy Hollon, Liason
 Gateway Education Center
574-371-5019 ext.4023

Deepali Jani
McKinney-Vento Homeless Education State Coordinator
Indiana Department of Education
115 West Washington Street, Suite 600
Indianapolis, IN 46204
317-233-3372
djani@doe.in.gov
317-460-1340 (direct/text)

Downloadable Resources:

Dispute Resolution Procedure

Complaint Procedure

Parent's Guide - Brochure

Poster for Parents

Poster for Kids

ADDITIONAL PARENT RESOURCES CAN BE FOUND AT:

https://www.doe.in.gov/student-services/parents-resources
Careers/Internships/Applied Learning Fair

Thursay, February 22nd
Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center
610 Wooster Rd.  Winona Lake
10:00AM - 12:30PM

You are invited to the Grace College Career Connections Fair. 
This event is open to all for-profit and non-profit businesses who are lookign to employ students for internships, applied learning opportunities, and jobs.
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Check out these fantastic photos from teacher Sherri Johnson's Art in the Great Outdoors summer class!
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Welcome to the Warsaw Community Schools Transportation Page

Phone(574) 269-1750
 

Information for New Parents

We provide several tools to help you identify your school of residence and bus route.


District Map:  
Open the map below to see a district map for each elmentary school.  Student enrolled in the following elementary schools will attend Edgewood Middle School for 7-8 grade:  Madison, Eisenhower, Washington, Claypool.  Students enrolled in the the following elementary schools will attend Lakeview Middle School for 7-8 grade:  Harrison, Leesburg, Jefferson, Lincoln.  All students in the Warsaw Community School district will attend Warsaw Community High School for 9-12 grade.


 2013 District Transportation Map
 

Bus Routes:
Additionally, you may type in your address in VersaTrans eLink to determine the school of residence and route information.

The username is:  guest
The password is:  guest

VersaTrans eLink

Forms:
Alternate-Transportation-Request---English.pdf
Alternate-Transportation-Request---Spanish.pdf
Bus-Registration-Card---English.pdf
Bus-Registration-Card---Spanish.pdf

Other Resources:

Local Realtor Directory 
Search for Properties 
Kosciusko County GIS
Keeping Kids Safe on the School Bus

Faculty Login