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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…

August 14, 2014 6:42 pm

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.

August 12, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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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. 

August 11, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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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…

August 10, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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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

Lake Central High students will navigate work site

ST. JOHN | As Lake Central School Corp. begins a new academic year on Tuesday, construction crews are putting the finishing touches on various…

August 05, 2014 5:45 pm

State releases ISTEP-Plus scores

State releases ISTEP-Plus scores

The Indiana Department of Education released statewide 2014 ISTEP-Plus scores that show continued improvement in schools across Northwest Indi…

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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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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

Lake Central announces 2014/15 parking lottery

ST. JOHN | Registration for the 2014 parking lottery will begin on July 21, at 7 a.m. The registration module will close on August 1, at 2 p.m…

July 02, 2014 3:37 pm

Student/Teacher Olympics is fun for a good cause

Student/Teacher Olympics is fun for a good cause

CROWN POINT | Drew Perschon and the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation hold a special place in the hearts of Crown Point High School students.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Central School salutes students, teachers

ST. JOHN | The final Lake Central School Board meeting of the 2013-14 school year drew nearly a full house as groups of students and teachers …

May 27, 2014 12:00 am

Cardboard race cars take to the course at Homan Elementary

Cardboard race cars take to the course at Homan Elementary

SCHERERVILLE | Six-year-old Ceaye Bellmon’s cardboard race car for the Homan Elementary School Kindy 500 was a family effort.

May 20, 2014 7:00 pm Video Photos

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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

Lake Central assesses finances, course options

ST. JOHN | By having one of the lowest numbers of students receiving free and reduced meals, it could be construed that Lake Central is one of…

May 11, 2014 11:30 pm

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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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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Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

Lake Central teacher receives dual VFW awards

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students who take Tom Clark’s U.S. history class know on day one they’re going to get a folder of informat…

April 02, 2014 6:45 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

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

Lake Central focuses on improving student test scores

ST. JOHN | When it comes to ISTEP+ testing of its students, the Lake Central School Corp. wants A’s not B’s.

March 23, 2014 7:05 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

St. John the Evangelist Spring Fling Gala slated for April 25

St. John the Evangelist Spring Fling Gala slated for April 25

ST. JOHN | Looking for a fun and elegant night out after this bitterly cold, snowy winter? Join members of the Tri-town community at the St. J…

March 18, 2014 1:45 pm

Lake Central forced to reduce summer school offerings

ST. JOHN | Lake Central School Corp. won't be able to offer summer school for grades four through eight this year because of funding.

March 16, 2014 7:30 pm

Knights of Columbus helps fund NEW iPad Lab at St. John the Evangelist School

Knights of Columbus helps fund NEW iPad Lab at St. John the Evangelist School

ST. JOHN | The SJE Knights of Columbus, Queen of Angels Council 12154, DGK Bob Popiela along with PGK Ed Schneider presented Principal Sister …

March 11, 2014 3:16 pm

St. John the Evangelist kicks off Lenten season with Ash Wednesday

St. John the Evangelist kicks off Lenten season with Ash Wednesday

ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist School began the Lenten journey by receiving the mark of the cross on Ash Wednesday. Principal, Sister Gian…

March 11, 2014 3:10 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…

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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

Lake Central School Corp. going for the gold

ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. is going for the gold during the Winter Olympics.

February 09, 2014 8:45 pm

Residents tour revamped Lake Central High

Residents tour revamped Lake Central High

ST. JOHN | Residents received a firsthand look Sunday at the first round of improvements at Lake Central High School.

February 09, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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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

Lake Central schedules open houses to show off new facilities

ST. JOHN | Residents can check out the newly renovated Lake Central High School in St. John and the new Protsman Elementary School in Dyer at …

January 25, 2014 7:15 pm

St. John the Evangelist School to host Open House Jan. 29

St. John the Evangelist School to host Open House Jan. 29

ST. JOHN | St. John the Evangelist School will host an Open House from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the school l…

January 16, 2014 2:35 pm Video 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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Schererville Rotary Club donates televison to Lake Central High School

Schererville Rotary Club donates televison to Lake Central High School

SCHERERVILLE | The Rotary Club of Schererville – serving the tri-town area of Schererville, St. John and Dyer – recently donated a flat-screen…

January 15, 2014 4:56 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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Lake Central officially opens new school wing

Lake Central officially opens new school wing

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students unwrapped their last Christmas present Thursday when they walked into the newly renovated high sc…

January 09, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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State-of-the-art facilities await students at Lake Central High

State-of-the-art facilities await students at Lake Central High

ST. JOHN | State-of-the-art facilities and a new entrance await students returning Tuesday to Lake Central High School for the second semester.

January 04, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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10 E. Joliet Street Schererville, IN 46375
219.322.2211
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Police Department

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Lake Central School Corporation

Kay Trapp Administration Center
8260 Wicker Avenue
St. John, Indiana 46373
Phone: 219.365.8507