Junior quarterback Max Pittman (17) hands the ball off in the second half of the Muncie Central homecoming football game Sept. 20, 2019. Muncie Community Schools outlined its phased plan to bring back its athletics during the fall 2020 semester. Paul Kihn, DN

Junior quarterback Max Pittman (17) hands the ball off in the second half of the Muncie Central homecoming football game Sept. 20, 2019. Muncie Community Schools outlined its phased plan to bring back its athletics during the fall 2020 semester. Paul Kihn, DN

News 6/24/2020, 12:00pm

Here’s how athletics will return for Muncie Community Schools

At the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) board meeting Tuesday, Muncie Central High School Principal Chris Walker, and athletic director, Tom Lyon announced the return of athletics in the school district and how it would happen. The plan will occur in three phases beginning July 6.


News 6/9/2020, 3:00pm

MCS addresses issues of diversity, inclusion and racism

In the wake of the recent death of George Floyd, Lee Ann Kwiatkowski, director of public education and CEO of Muncie Community Schools (MCS), sent out a statement Monday about Muncie Community Schools' plan to address issues of diversity, inclusion and racism in the school district.


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MCS Project 4/20/2020, 3:00pm

Looking past the label

Every morning, Sean White sips his third cup of coffee while greeting students with encouragement as they file into the halls of South View Elementary in Muncie.


MCS-Project 4/17/2020, 3:00pm

Peers become Pals

Most special education teachers spend their days helping students learn core subjects; however, recent studies have shown that students with disabilities often have lower confidence and self-esteem because it can be hard for them to “view their disability as one component of their lives, not the only component.”


4/16/2020, 1:03pm

Can do, we'll do — together.

“Help me understand that more.” Five simple words that reveal the character of the person making the request. Genuine vulnerability, leadership, humility and confidence are conveyed to those on the receiving end.  It’s a request for insight Lee Ann Kwiatkowski makes of almost every individual she meets — community members, administrators, teachers and students alike. 


The Partnership Project 9/5/2019, 10:00am

MCHS students dress up to raise awareness on human trafficking

After his middle school science teacher in Los Angeles hosted survivors of human trafficking in class, Muncie Central High School (MCHS) junior Sam Voss said he was motivated to help those who have been through such "horrific, awful crimes" and were "treated as nothing."