Whiting Education News

Rosalyn Weems Memorial Scholarship honors legacy and educational excellence

EAST CHICAGO | When 22 year-old Rosalyn L. Weems passed in 1995, her parents Captoria and George vowed to keep her legacy alive.

June 30, 2014 10:47 am

Calumet College grad: It's never too late

Calumet College grad: It's never too late

A native of Chicago's South Side and a former military wife, Phyllis Chavez has lived all over the United States and much of the world.

June 19, 2014 7:00 pm

Whiting School Board to hold two meetings on Thursday

WHITING | The School City of Whiting board has scheduled two meetings on Thursday.

May 20, 2014 12:05 am

Whiting High School Science Olympiad heading to national competition

Whiting High School Science Olympiad heading to national competition

WHITING | On March 19, Whiting Science Olympiad competed in the state tournament at Indiana University Bloomington. Competing against 30 other…

May 15, 2014 2:25 pm

Region schools heading to National Science Olympiad

Region schools heading to National Science Olympiad

Munster High School science teacher Patrick O'Neill is confident the Science Olympiad team he helps coach has a shot at bringing home a first-…

May 15, 2014 2:22 pm Photos

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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

Whiting School Board meets in open session on Thursday

WHITING | The School City of Whiting board holds a special open meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Administration Building, 1500 Center St.

May 12, 2014 12:05 am

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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Whiting schools plan kindergarten registration

WHITING | The School City of Whiting has scheduled registration for kindergarten and pre-kindergarten.

April 13, 2014 12:00 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

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

Whiting School Board to hold 2 executive sessions Monday

WHITING | The School City of Whiting  board will meet in regular session at 6 p.m. Monday at the administration building, 1500 Center St.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

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

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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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

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

Whiting School Board resets meetings because of weather

WHITING | The Whiting Board of Finance and the School Board meetings scheduled for Monday have been rescheduled because of the weather.

January 27, 2014 7:45 pm

Whiting School Board sets meetings, schedules forum

WHITING | The Board of School Trustees for the School City of Whiting holds several  meetings Monday.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Whiting schools, Strack & Van Til partner for green effort

Whiting schools, Strack & Van Til partner for green effort

WHITING | All Whiting public school students stand to benefit from an innovative new program that began as a joint effort between Nathan Hale …

January 18, 2014 6:45 pm Photos

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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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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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Top 20, Inc. makes comeback in E.C. community

Top 20, Inc. makes comeback in E.C. community

EAST CHICAGO | In partnership with the School City, Top 20, Inc., a girls mentoring program, will host Mother/Daughter Breakfast from 10 a.m.-…

January 08, 2014 11:15 am 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

Mother: Whiting fifth-grader suspended for throwing snowballs

WHITING | That pretty, soft white snow that blanketed Northwest Indiana earlier this week proved irresistible to two Nathan Hale Elementary Sc…

December 20, 2013 2:10 pm

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

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

Alumnus makes substantial gift to proposed Purdue Calumet manufacturing center

HAMMOND | A Purdue University Calumet alumnus and corporate manufacturing leader has made a substantial financial gift to his alma mater to ad…

November 21, 2013 12:21 pm

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

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


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