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Glenda Owens

Glenda Owens ends 28 years of service to Portage schools

Glenda Owens ends 28 years of service to Portage schools

SOUTH HAVEN | Glenda Owens described herself as a rather quiet, withdrawn and uninvolved person a few decades ago.

December 30, 2012 9:00 pm

Portage school officials assure parents of safety

PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board President Glenda Owens' voice crackled at the start of Monday's meeting as she asked for a moment of silence in honor of those killed Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Conn.

December 17, 2012 8:45 pm
3 vye for Portage School Board District 3 seat

3 vye for Portage School Board District 3 seat

PORTAGE | Three Portage Township residents are vying this fall for the 3rd District seat on the School Board.

October 06, 2012 5:30 pm Photos


Schools going into 2013 with smaller budget

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools officials are looking to spend less in 2013.

August 27, 2012 8:32 pm

Schools won't allow nonresident enrollment

PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools will not open enrollment to nonresident students.

August 06, 2012 6:45 pm

Portage schools to stick with national organization

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board will maintain its membership with the National School Board Association after some members had doubts about its worth.

August 02, 2012 12:00 am

Board considers admission for children of nonresident employees

PORTAGE | On the surface, it may seem simple.

June 13, 2012 9:45 pm
Frataccia named Portage Twp. Schools superintendent

Frataccia named Portage Twp. Schools superintendent

PORTAGE | E. Ric Frataccia, Portage Township Schools' associate superintendent, will steer the district as the interim superintendent.

March 14, 2012 9:00 pm

Search for superintendent continues

PORTAGE | Glenda Owens, president of the Portage Township Schools board, said the panel is taking a "thoughtful" approach in choosing its next superintendent.

January 31, 2012 12:00 am

District keeping Ekdahl as park proxy

PORTAGE | Debra Ekdahl will remain the Portage Township School Board's representative on the Portage Park Board despite a request by the mayor that she be replaced.

January 09, 2012 6:30 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Portage schools have a policy of making policies

PHIL WIELAND: Portage schools have a policy of making policies

It's amazing why some people need a special policy. Some things should fall into the category of "profound grasp of the obvious" without having to put them in writing.

December 16, 2011 12:00 am

School board to change travel policy

PORTAGE | Portage Township School board members will seek a policy change to keep themselves in check before they travel to a conference, workshop or event on school funds.

December 15, 2011 8:30 pm

NorthShore issue may come to a close

PORTAGE | A resolution of the issue between Portage Township Schools and the NorthShore Health Center is on the horizon.

December 14, 2011 8:45 pm

Schools will seek new bids on insurance

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board last week authorized seeking another round of bids for the district's property casualty insurance.

November 20, 2011 9:45 pm

Portage school board to take a look at own costs

PORTAGE | Portage Township School Board members made a pledge last week that they would make an effort to contain their own costs.

November 19, 2011 9:00 pm

Board to seek policy on fundraising money use

PORTAGE | The Portage Township Schools board will seek a policy regarding spending school fundraising money after a controversy last month involving athletic department funds.

November 17, 2011 10:30 am

Board quashes change in insurance carriers

PORTAGE | A tie vote Monday has left the Portage Township Schools district paying an additional $169,000 for insurance this year.

October 25, 2011 12:00 pm

Portage schools superintendent announces retirement

SOUTH HAVEN | Portage Township Schools Superintendent Mike Berta will retire after the end of the school year.

October 24, 2011 9:15 pm

Special sidewalks, mascot idea dies

PORTAGE | There won't be any enhanced sidewalk emblazoned with the Portage High School mascot installed on the east side of the high school.

August 29, 2011 9:30 pm

Board remains undecided on mascot project

PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board remained undecided this week on whether to spend addition funds to install specially designed crosswalks with the district's mascot.

July 22, 2011 7:30 pm
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