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Local politicians support public education

Local politicians support public education

HIGHLAND | A rally in support of public education was held Monday by Sen. Frank Mrvan, D-Hammond, and state Rep. Mara Candelaria-Reardon, D-Munster.

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Highland students learn devices are fonts of learning, not just toys

Highland students learn devices are fonts of learning, not just toys

HIGHLAND | Warren Elementary School fifth-graders Gabrielle Garcia and Blake Schwandt understand the implications of using the Internet.

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State panel approves Ivy Tech lease/purchase of ALC

The State Budget Committee on Thursday approved Ivy Tech Community College's request to enter into a lease with an option to purchase the Purd…

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Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Pilot program to focus on preschool education

Katrina McFerrin is pleased to see Lake County is one of five counties in the state selected to operate a preschool education program.

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School year starts with controversial new standards

School year starts with controversial new standards

New Indiana State Standards — material all students in grades K-through-12 need to know — will be rolled out this year when school begins. 

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Purdue University Calumet hosts 2014 Stand Down

GARY | Purdue University Calumet will host its third annual Stand Down from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 8 at the Indiana National Guar…

August 11, 2014 12:43 pm

School start dates

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August 11, 2014 12:36 pm

State ed department partners with Gary schools

State ed department partners with Gary schools

GARY | When school begins this fall, the Indiana Department of Education will play a more significant role in operations at the Gary Community…

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Squabble continues, local education leaders move forward

Squabble continues, local education leaders move forward

As state officials continue to squabble over policy and procedure, local educators are getting ready for a school year with new state standard…

August 09, 2014 9:00 pm

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

Children celebrate Hispanic culture at inaugural event

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark enthusiasm for their cu…

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Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

Cultural pageant about self esteem, talent secondary

EAST CHICAGO | When community leaders Margaret Gomez and Rosa Rodriguez put their heads together in an effort to spark a younger enthusiasm fo…

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Purdue University Calumet announces 1,486 students earn Dean’s List honors

HAMMOND | Some 1,436 Purdue University Calumet undergraduate students qualified for the university’s 2014 spring semester Dean’s List for outs…

July 12, 2014 5:35 pm

Highland High School All Class Reunion slated for Aug. 2

Highland High School All Class Reunion slated for Aug. 2

HIGHLAND | The annual Highland High School All Class Reunion event is back and will take place on the first Saturday in August at the Highland…

June 12, 2014 1:25 am

Calumet College of St. Joseph announces Commencement May 17

Calumet College of St. Joseph announces Commencement May 17

HAMMOND | Calumet College of St. Joseph will hold commencement services on Saturday, May 17, at noon at the Dennis and Leslie Rittenmeyer Cent…

May 12, 2014 2:49 pm

USF Crown Point pins largest class ever

USF Crown Point pins largest class ever

CROWN POINT | The University of Saint Francis Crown Point held a pinning ceremony for its largest-ever class of graduating nurses on May 6 at …

May 12, 2014 2:26 pm

BNI faculty member chosen state’s top Chinese language teacher

BNI faculty member chosen state’s top Chinese language teacher

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute’s Guijuan “Julie” Niu has been selected by the Indiana Chinese Teachers Association as the state’s top high sc…

May 12, 2014 1:51 pm

Warren Elementary School celebrates Special Person Day

Warren Elementary School celebrates Special Person Day

HIGHLAND | Hundreds of loved ones filled the gymnasium and halls of Warren Elementary School on Friday, May 9 to celebrate Special Person's Day.

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Region native shares her journey with the arts, reaches out to aspiring students

Region native shares her journey with the arts, reaches out to aspiring students

WATERBURY, CT | As multi-instrumentalist, Rock N' Roll aficionado, and Region native Crystal Taliefero gazed into the crowd of 3,000 youth at …

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Lowell High's Academic Decathlon team heads to nationals

LOWELL | The Lowell High School Academic Decathlon team leaves Wednesday for Honolulu, Hawaii, to compete in the U.S. Academic Decathlon Nationals.

April 21, 2014 7:55 pm

Southridge Elementary hosts Disability fair

HIGHLAND | The Southridge Elementary School students hosted a Disability Fair on March 21. The Highland High School cadet teachers prepared an…

April 14, 2014 12:47 pm

Free showings of "Rise Above the Mark" slated for April 30 at Chesterton and Hobart High Schools

HOBART | FREE SHOWING!!!

April 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

GRIFFITH | The tale of Willy Wonka's magical candy factory comes to life in Griffith, Indiana this weekend. A full cast performs the character…

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ISU recruiting in Northwest Indiana

ISU recruiting in Northwest Indiana

Dozens of local high school students and their parents, along with Indiana State University alumni, turned out Tuesday night for a recruiting …

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Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

KANSAS CITY | The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce Tom Clark, a history teacher at Lake Central High School i…

March 25, 2014 4:42 pm

St. Mary Catholic School hosting CYO Spelling Bee April 29

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point is hosting the CYO Spelling Bee on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 PM.  This is thei…

March 21, 2014 12:59 pm

Our Lady of Grace First Grade Class received a special gift

Our Lady of Grace First Grade Class received a special gift

HIGHLAND | Our Lady of Grace first grade class received a special gift from author Brad Meltzer at a recent book signing.  Author Brad Meltzer…

March 11, 2014 3:32 pm

School Town of Highalnd holds kindergarten registration

HIGHLAND | The School Town of Highland will hold registration beginning Monday for its kindergarten classes.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted a pai…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Hobart High School hosts College Fair March 11

HOBART | Hobart High School will be host a College Fair on Tuesday, March 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium, 2211 E. 10th Street.

March 06, 2014 5:07 pm

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even mo…

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Annual Kidz Clozet sale slated for Saturday, March 8

Annual Kidz Clozet sale slated for Saturday, March 8

MUNSTER | Frank H. Hammond Elementary School will host its 3rd Annual Spring Kidz Clozet Sale from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, March 8 in the g…

March 03, 2014 1:50 pm

Sheriff Buncich announces college scholarship program

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Department is providing two $500 college scholarships to local students…

February 27, 2014 1:20 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted an in…

February 25, 2014 4:05 pm

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) is bringing back its ice hockey program for the 2014-15 school year, Principal Craig Stafford announced today.

February 25, 2014 3:49 pm


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