History

September 13, 1974, the first organization day at Western Boone Junior-Senior High School, merged students who formerly attended Dover, Pinnell, Thorntown, Washington, and Granville Wells schools. These five schools are symbolized in the points of the Western Boone star. Orion, the Star, is the school mascot. The school was maintained in its original state until 1995 when an auxillary gymnasium was built. In 1996, extensive renovation occurred in the media center and academic areas of the building. By 2001, major upgrades to physical education areas and athletic facilities were completed. In the Summer of 2009, more construction will begin to update different sections of the building as well as adding more educational space.

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    • ADMIN Office

      Western Boone Community Schools
      1201 N. State Road 75
      Thorntown, IN 46071-9229

      Rob Ramey, Supt.
      Phone: 765-482-6333

      Hours: 7:30AM-4PM, M-F
       

      Jr.-Sr. High School

      Western Boone Jr.-Sr. HS
      1205 North St. Rd. 75
      Thorntown, IN 46071

      Brent Miller, Principal
      Phone: 765-482-6143
      Fax: 765-482-6146
    • Elementary schools

      Granville Wells Elementary
      5046 South St. Rd. 75
      Jamestown, IN 46147

      Tricia Stanley, Principal
      Phone: 765-485-6311
      Fax:  765-676-5012


      Thorntown Elementary
      200 W. Mill St.
      Thorntown, IN 46071

      Pam Taylor, Principal
      Phone: 765-485-2447
      Fax: 765-436-2630

      Mission Statement

      We are a partnership of school and community that serves diverse educational needs by providing a safe learning environment that is innovative, competitive, a builder of self-worth, inspiring and fun.
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