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Liberty Intermediate School’s mission

Liberty Intermediate School serves fifth- and sixth-grade students from Liberty and Jackson Townships. Next week I will meet with incoming fif…

May 15, 2014 12:00 am

Keeping students engaged

Westchester Intermediate School faculty and staff work countless hours to ensure that their school is a wonderful place where children want to…

May 01, 2014 12:00 am

What it takes to be a teacher

It is textbook adoption time at Chesterton High School and as we wade through the choices from various publishers, I am reminded of just how m…

April 17, 2014 12:00 am

Consequences of Government-Controlled Education?

I admit that the argument of this piece has been all but settled by the actions of state and federal politicians, and by a lack of awareness b…

April 03, 2014 12:00 am

School Lunches are better than ever

School lunches are healthier and better than ever. With the implementation of new regulations set by the United States Department of Agricultu…

March 20, 2014 12:00 am

Be involved in child's education

I have been a secondary educator for 33 years. I was a high school math teacher for 15 years and a middle/high school administrator for 18 years.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Parents can help children flourish

During my 20 plus years in education, as a classroom teacher and building principal, many parents have asked how they can help their child be …

February 06, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Celebrating Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos


Building character in children is important

We can all agree that educating young children to read, write, and perform arithmetic is critical to success in life. As parents and teachers …

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Changes in public education

Public education is currently experiencing another round of change. The spectrum of change includes new annual staff performance evaluations, …

December 26, 2013 12:00 am

Live from Jackson Elementary ...

Jackson Elementary School students begin each day with their own morning TV news program broadcast “live” to its audience of fellow students a…

December 12, 2013 12:00 am

School Finance 101 – funding for the Duneland School Corp.

The Duneland School Corp. recently completed the annual process that established its operating budget for 2014.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am

“A” for Effort

As the first quarter comes to an end, students will be coming home with report cards that can be a stressful time for students and parents. In…

November 14, 2013 12:00 am

It takes a team

Often, on a fall Monday morning, our “water cooler” conversations are often focused on weekend sporting events. Everyone has their opinion and…

October 31, 2013 12:00 am

Elementary school kids are caring

Yost Elementary has had a long-standing tradition of community service projects in all grade levels from kindergarten through fourth grade. Ev…

October 17, 2013 12:00 am

School urges safety

There are many factors that make a school safe. All of them lead to creating an environment free from physical or psychological harm so that t…

October 03, 2013 12:00 am

We are a giving community

By this time of year at high schools across the country, students, families, guidance counselors and teachers begin the discussion with studen…

September 19, 2013 12:00 am
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