Merrillville Education News

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…

July 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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3-D printers open new vistas for campers

3-D printers open new vistas for campers

VALPARAISO | A handful of students from across Northwest Indiana have benefited from a summer computer-design camp for middle school students …

July 18, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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…

July 15, 2014 2:45 pm Photos

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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

Merrillville High named Four Star School

Merrillville High named Four Star School

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville High School joined the ranks of schools which were named Indiana Four Star Schools in the 2012-13 school year.

July 07, 2014 5:18 pm Photos

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School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

Some region school food service directors are looking at new federal guidelines allowing more students to eat free school breakfasts and lunches.

July 06, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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USF Crown Point student dual scholarship recipient

USF Crown Point student dual scholarship recipient

CROWN POINT | University of Saint Francis Crown Point Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) candidate Nancy Smith has received two scholarship…

July 01, 2014 11:22 am

Lake County submits early childhood proposal

After a month of hard work, the One Region organization has submitted its preschool pilot proposal on behalf of Lake County to the Family and …

June 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Lake County to submit proposal for preschool education

The One Region organization will submit a preschool pilot proposal on behalf of Lake County to the Family and Social Service Administration on Monday.

June 29, 2014 11:00 pm

Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

Merrillville resident said studying is a family affair

MERRILLVILLE | Roshanta Buggs contends her family is hugely competitive and maintains an ongoing friendly rivalry at home.

June 17, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Valpo Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious National Award

Valpo Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious National Award

VALPARAISO | For computer and electrical engineering department chair and professor Jeff Will, Ph.D., his dedication to being a mentor and tea…

June 16, 2014 2:25 pm

Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge School Board has completed evaluating Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley and will hold a meeting June 30 …

June 12, 2014 6:00 pm

Project Rebuild celebrated third graduation

Project Rebuild celebrated third graduation

GARY | A Gary Roosevelt junior who was referred to Project Rebuild following issues with truancy thanked the program's sponsors for helping hi…

June 11, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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MIS lunchroom going tech

MIS lunchroom going tech

MERRILLVILLE | Many of the Merrillville Intermediate School students had their right index finger scanned on Monday. Next school year, 2014-'1…

June 06, 2014 5:13 pm Photos

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Ridge View’s 5th Grade Mighty Acorns taking advantage of Spring

Ridge View’s 5th Grade Mighty Acorns taking advantage of Spring

HOBART | Ridge View Elementary fifth graders are in the third stage of this school year’s stewardship of preservation and restoration entitled…

June 04, 2014 3:32 pm

MIS student wins Indiana Cash for College essay

MIS student wins Indiana Cash for College essay

MERRILLVILLE | MIS spent a week long school-wide “Cash for College” Campaign 28 February-7 March 2014. It was an opportunity for students to b…

May 30, 2014 3:38 pm Photos

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SSC presents faculty awards, recognizes retirees

SSC presents faculty awards, recognizes retirees

SOUTH HOLLAND | South Suburban College recently hosted their annual Spring Tea awards to recognize employees’ years of service, retirements, a…

May 25, 2014 12:00 am

Family keeps their daughter's legacy alive with scholarships

Family keeps their daughter's legacy alive with scholarships

VALPARAISO | The family of Roxanne Yagelski is pleased to announce that on May 14, the first bi-annual Roxanne Yagelski “Mom Returning to Coll…

May 22, 2014 1:24 am

State board releases Merrillville school audit

MERRILLVILLE | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released its audit of the Merrillville Community School Corp. Monday, citing a couple of mi…

May 19, 2014 7:29 pm

MIS hosts annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night

MIS hosts annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School held is annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night on May 16. Since the first game in …

May 19, 2014 12:41 pm Photos

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6 Lake Co. students receive full-tuition scholarships through Legacy Foundation

6 Lake Co. students receive full-tuition scholarships through Legacy Foundation

MERRILLVILLE | Legacy Foundation recently named six Lake County students as the 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars.

May 16, 2014 4:21 pm

School City of Hobart leaders in education recognized at IASBO Conference

School City of Hobart leaders in education recognized at IASBO Conference

HOBART | School City of Hobart Board President Terry Butler was awarded District One Business Professional of the Year. Butler is the director…

May 12, 2014 4:45 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

Merrillville students celebrate prom

Merrillville students celebrate prom

MERILLVILLE | As Merrillville students prepared for their annual Prom Friday evening, many plans and adjustments had to be made for this impor…

May 08, 2014 4:10 pm Photos

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Seven students honored for dual-credit success

Seven students honored for dual-credit success

HOBART | Ivy Tech Community College Northwest honored seven local high school seniors with a dinner Wednesday at Avalon Manor in celebration o…

May 07, 2014 10:02 pm Photos

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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 …

May 07, 2014 5:38 pm Video Photos

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Crown Point Library to bus trip to Field Museum June 2

CROWN POINT |The Friends of the Crown Point Library have coordinated a bus trip to the Chicago Field Museum for Monday, June 2. The cost of th…

May 01, 2014 8:52 am

National Junior Honor Society to host Prayer Pals May 7

CROWN POINT | The National Junior Honor Society Christus Chapter, at Trinity Lutheran School is having a “Prayer Pals” event on Wednesday, May 7.

May 01, 2014 8:34 am

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…

April 10, 2014 11:49 am Related

Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

MERRILLVILLE | More than a half-dozen educators from the Michigan Department of Education and the Great Lakes Comprehensive Center are on a tw…

April 09, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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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

Magic with a message

Magic with a message

March 28, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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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

Everest College to add Associate Degree in Nursing Program to course offering

MERRILLIVILLE | Merrillville, Ind. – Everest College-Merrillville will add an associate degree in nursing program to its accredited curriculum…

March 24, 2014 3:33 pm

Merrillville Community Schools announces Kindergarten Spring registration

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corporation scheduled registration dates for Kindergarten classes beginning in August 2014. I…

March 24, 2014 3:27 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

Andrean High School principal on leave

MERRILLVILLE | The principal at Andrean High School is on a leave of absence.

March 19, 2014 5:30 pm

Hobart High School hosts college fair

Hobart High School hosts college fair

HOBART | Hobart High School hosted it's second annual sanctioned college fair on March 11. A total of 40 colleges participated in the event.

March 12, 2014 2:52 pm

Springfest helps support School City's commitment to early learning

Springfest helps support School City's commitment to early learning

HOBART | Early education is critical to the School City of Hobart and vital to fulfilling our mission. Parents As Teachers (PAT) will be celeb…

March 12, 2014 2:00 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 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…

March 06, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Purdue Calumet working on deal to sell M'ville Academic Learning Center

MERRILLVILLE | Leaders at Purdue University Calumet say there is a buyer for the Academic Learning Center in Merrillville but the details of t…

March 04, 2014 7:08 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

Merrillville School Board reschedules meeting

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville School Board has rescheduled its March 4 meeting for March 11.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am

Nothing found during routine school drug search

MERRILLVILLE | Nothing was found when the Merrillville Community School Corp. conducted a drug search Tuesday morning at Pierce Middle School,…

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm


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