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E. Ric Frataccia

Commission approves $100,000 grant to Portage schools

PORTAGE | The Portage Redevelopment Commission this week approved a grant, giving the Portage Township Schools $100,000.

March 28, 2014 12:45 pm

Wall project at PHS West could cost $5 million

PORTAGE | When what is now known as Portage High School West was constructed some four decades ago, the open classroom concept was the in thing.

March 23, 2014 7:53 pm

Sass named Portage High School principal

SOUTH HAVEN | Jennifer Sass will take on the role of Portage High School principal beginning July 1.

March 20, 2014 8:30 pm

NEO considers buying building from Portage schools

PORTAGE | Neighbors' Educational Opportunities Inc., the nonprofit group that operates adult education programs here, is considering purchasing the former Garyton Elementary School from Portage Township Schools.

March 15, 2014 5:00 pm

Portage schools move closer to 1:1 technology

PORTAGE | If everything falls into place, all Portage Township Schools students in grades six through 12 will be using iPads in their English and math classes next fall.

March 06, 2014 8:28 pm

Portage schools approve make up days

PORTAGE | Graduating seniors won't have to come back to school after receiving their diplomas after all.

February 25, 2014 10:17 am

Portage school officials differ on superintendent process

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board has just begun the process of selecting a new superintendent, but members appear to be differing on the approach.

February 22, 2014 5:30 pm

Portage schools are reconsidering make-up days

PORTAGE | Portage High School seniors may not have to return to classes after they graduate after all.

February 12, 2014 7:00 pm
Frataccia to resign as Portage Schools superintendent

Frataccia to resign as Portage Schools superintendent

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia announced he is resigning as of July 1.

February 10, 2014 1:15 pm

Portage extends school beyond graduation due to weather

PORTAGE | Just because Portage High School seniors receive their diplomas June 7 won't mean they're done with school.

January 30, 2014 6:30 am

Portage commission will provide grant to schools

PORTAGE | After more than a year of negotiations, Portage's Redevelopment Commission has finally agreed to provide $100,000 to the Portage Township Schools.

January 25, 2014 10:30 pm

Portage schools, city balk at business tax elimination proposal

PORTAGE | Both city and Portage Township Schools officials are sending a message to Gov. Mike Pence about his proposal to eliminate the business personal property tax.

January 18, 2014 10:30 pm

Portage school officials still pondering drug testing policy

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia is going to the source before he recommends whether the district should implement a random drug testing policy.

January 15, 2014 7:05 pm

Portage schools to get share of city TIF money?

PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members and administrators are feeling more positive the district may get a share of the city's tax increment financing district funds.

December 11, 2013 10:30 pm

Portage schools to consider partnering with foreign student program

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools board members pondered on Wednesday whether the district should participate in a program that would bring foreign students into the high school.

December 04, 2013 7:58 pm

Portage schools coping with nearly $1M cut in state revenue

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will deal with a near $1 million loss in state revenue due to a drop in enrollment.

November 25, 2013 8:49 pm

Portage schools drop 150 students in enrollment

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools enrollment has dropped 150 students.

October 09, 2013 7:30 pm

Portage schools add to 1:1 computer plan

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board on Monday moved forward with expanding its 1:1 computer endeavor.

October 01, 2013 12:00 am
Frataccia named top superintendent in district

Frataccia named top superintendent in district

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent E. Ric Frataccia has been named the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents 2014 District I Superintendent of the Year.

September 19, 2013 5:52 pm

Panel to discuss request to be carved out of TIF

PORTAGE | The city's Redevelopment Commission will begin discussions next month on if, and how, it can carve out the local school district from any future expansion of the city tax increment financing districts.

September 14, 2013 3:21 pm
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