Munster Education News

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

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

LAUW launches volunteer reading program

GRIFFITH | The Lake Area United Way announced it is introducing the 1-2-3 Read to Me Story Time, a literacy program at the Hammond Public Libr…

March 25, 2014 8:00 pm

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

Munster schools were in red before voters OK'd referendum

MUNSTER | An audit released by the Indiana State Board of Accounts this week shows the School Town of Munster's budget was in the red before v…

March 19, 2014 6:30 pm

IRS investigating possible identity theft at Munster schools

MUNSTER | The Internal Revenue Service is investigating several cases of what may be identity theft at the School Town of Munster.

March 10, 2014 6:25 pm

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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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

Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community School Corporation is one of seven Northwest Indiana school corporations that will share a $450,000 federa…

February 12, 2014 1:56 am

Lake County Master Gardener announce 2014-15 scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

February 04, 2014 2:39 pm

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will conduct its second entrance exam for the Class of 2018 this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. at the school, 15…

January 31, 2014 12:08 pm

Schools closed, makeup days being scheduled

Schools closed, makeup days being scheduled

As Northwest Indiana wakes up to below-zero temperatures Tuesday and wind chills of between 30 and 40 below zero, many districts have closed schools.

January 27, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Schererville principal takes to the stage in "Spamalot"

Schererville principal takes to the stage in "Spamalot"

SCHERERVILLE | When Peifer Elementary School principal Doug DeLaughter isn't guiding hundreds of students during the day, he's ruling the stag…

January 16, 2014 1:00 pm Video Photos

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Munster School Board member resigns

MUNSTER | Veteran Munster School Board member Carrie Wadas has resigned her position on the board because she is moving to a neighboring community.

January 15, 2014 8:30 pm

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

HAMMOND | Former Latin King member Patrick Sabaitis still walks the streets of Maywood Avenue and Indiana Street just east of the Calumet Brid…

January 12, 2014 7:45 am Video Photos

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It's good to be King

It's good to be King

SCHERERVILLE | These days, when Peifer Elementary principal Doug DeLaughter isn't in charge of hundreds of students during his day, he's rulin…

January 10, 2014 2:59 pm Photos

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M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

MERRILLVILLE | M & M Ross Production proudly presents "Spamalot," the obnoxiously fun tale of King Arthur and his entourage of valiant, an…

January 10, 2014 2:00 pm Video Photos

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State students get two 'free' days

State students get two 'free' days

School districts in Northwest Indiana and across the state that closed school Monday and Tuesday because of the deep freeze won't have to make…

January 08, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

IU Northwest to celebrate Homecoming Week Jan. 21-23

GARY | The Indiana University Northwest Alumni Association and the Offices of Alumni Relations and Student Activities are proud to announce th…

December 29, 2013 11:51 pm

IUN to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with one-man play ‘Incognito’ on Jan. 22

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a presentation of “Incognito” by Michael Sidney Fo…

December 29, 2013 11:47 pm

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s ‘The Miser’ set for Jan. 21-22

GARY | Theatre Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditi…

December 29, 2013 11:42 pm

Mom’s Together Block Party slated for Jan. 3

LOWELL | Parents, Grandparents and other adults are invited to a Block Party with the young children in their lives. On Friday, Jan. 3, at 11:…

December 26, 2013 11:25 am

St. Catherine Hospital to host series of classes

EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital is offering a series of education classes and registration information. For more details, call 219-392-7786.

December 26, 2013 11:01 am

MHS football team helps brighten holiday for children

MHS football team helps brighten holiday for children

MUNSTER | It's very important to Munster High School head football coach Leroy Marsh that his program produces young men with character on and…

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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IU Northwest’s Charles Gallmeier promoted to rank of ‘Chancellor’s Professor’

IU Northwest’s Charles Gallmeier promoted to rank of ‘Chancellor’s Professor’

GARY | Indiana University Northwest recently appointed Charles Gallmeier, Ph.D., as Chancellor’s Professor, a special academic title conferred…

December 10, 2013 3:45 pm

Purdue Master Gardener Program Seeking New Crop of Volunteers

Purdue Master Gardener Program Seeking New Crop of Volunteers

CROWN POINT | If you want to sharpen your gardening skills and you have an interest in sharing your knowledge with others, Purdue University h…

December 03, 2013 5:13 pm

Sidelines situation: Medical experts provide care to student-athletes

Sidelines situation: Medical experts provide care to student-athletes

While fans focus when a receiver is trying to catch a pass, few notice the people on the sidelines -- the athletic trainers, doctors and physi…

November 30, 2013 10:30 pm Photos

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Munster teacher takes students on armchair trip into space

Munster teacher takes students on armchair trip into space

MUNSTER | A Munster High School teacher is bringing her experience at NASA into the classroom, taking her students on an armchair trip to outer space.

November 21, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Marian Catholic High School awards 70 Academic Letters for 4.0 GPAs

Marian Catholic High School awards 70 Academic Letters for 4.0 GPAs

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Marian Catholic High School awarded 70 Academic Letters to sophomores, juniors and seniors at the annual Academic Letter Bre…

November 17, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County Master Gardeners announce scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

November 15, 2013 11:15 am

Tri-Town Safety Village Texas Hold'em fundraiser tonight

Tri-Town Safety Village Texas Hold'em fundraiser tonight

SCHERERVILLE | There is still time to participate in the Texas Hold'em tonight (November 15) at the Patrician Banquet Hall. The cost is $60.00…

November 15, 2013 10:43 am

BNI Spirit Week raises $500 or Humane Society

BNI Spirit Week raises $500 or Humane Society

HAMMOND | Spirit week at Bishop Noll Institute was more than dress-up days, a football game, or a Homecoming Dance. This year students spent m…

November 12, 2013 5:23 pm

Munster resident selected for White House program

MUNSTER | Munster resident Elena Falloon has been selected for the fall 2013 White House Internship Program.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am

Nominate an inspiring teacher through Ken Allen & Associates Outstanding Teacher Program

Nominate an inspiring teacher through Ken Allen & Associates Outstanding Teacher Program

VALPARAISO | Each month Ken Allen & Associates publicly recognize outstanding teachers in both Lake and Porter counties in The Times and a…

October 15, 2013 2:42 pm

City and Schools bring Anti-Bullying message to community

City and Schools bring Anti-Bullying message to community

Dry eyes were few and far between in the auditoriums of Hobart High School and Hobart Middle School on Oct. 1 as Rachel Scott's father Darrell…

October 13, 2013 8:45 am Photos

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Kids Caring For the Community initiative brings students together

Kids Caring For the Community initiative brings students together

MERRILLVILLE | The Carpenters Local 1005 and 599 invited all Lake and Porter County public elementary schools to participate in their Kids Car…

October 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bishop Melczek celebrates 93rd opening school mass at BNI

Bishop Melczek celebrates 93rd opening school mass at BNI

HAMMOND | Bishop Dale Melczek celebrated the opening school Mass on September 4 at Bishop Noll Institute. Bishop Noll begins it’s 93rd year as…

October 01, 2013 8:05 pm

Local students named national scholarship semifinalists

A dozen local black seniors are among more than 1,600 high school students who have been designated semifinalists in the 50th annual National …

October 01, 2013 7:45 pm

Centier Encourages Local Youth to "Get Smart About Credit"

MERRILLVILLE | Employees of Centier Bank are looking for classroom opportunities to teach students at local high schools the “do’s and don’ts”…

October 01, 2013 7:29 pm

BNI hosts Alumni Tailgate on Oct. 11

BNI hosts Alumni Tailgate on Oct. 11

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will host its annual Tailgate Party on Friday, October 11. The party begins immediately after the Homecoming f…

September 30, 2013 4:46 pm

Theatre at the Center Announces Fall Education through Theatre Workshops

Theatre at the Center Announces Fall Education through Theatre Workshops

MUNSTER |  Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s only professional performing arts theatre, will host …

September 30, 2013 10:46 am Photos

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Visclosky Announces $2,741,491 for Purdue University Calumet

Visclosky Announces $2,741,491 for Purdue University Calumet

HAMMOND | Congressman Visclosky announced that Purdue University Calumet was awarded a $2,741,491 grant through the Trade Adjustment Assistanc…

September 19, 2013 11:07 am Photos

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Munster Schools to host 2nd Annual International Fest Oct. 13

Munster Schools to host 2nd Annual International Fest Oct. 13

MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster is hosting the 2nd Annual International Festival from noon-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, for students, K-12,…

September 19, 2013 10:14 am

National Merit Scholarship Program lists semifinalists

Nineteen local students are among 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 10, 2013 5:05 pm

Munster School Board OKs borrowing to shore up budget

MUNSTER | The School Board on Monday voted to borrow $1.4 million of the anticipated referendum tax levy of $3.4 million to take care of what …

September 09, 2013 10:33 pm

2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

2 receive Purdue Calumet outstanding faculty awards

HAMMOND | Two Purdue University Calumet professors have been honored as the university’s Outstanding Faculty Award recipients for the 2012-13 …

September 06, 2013 12:45 pm Photos

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