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Ben Franklin students take on service projects

Ben Franklin students take on service projects

VALPARAISO | About 300 eighth-graders from Benjamin Franklin Middle School fanned out across the city on Friday taking part in various public service projects.

October 13, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Berta suggests new high school, closing Central Elementary

VALPARAISO | A new high school, converting Central Elementary into the new school administration center and realigning some of the grades to create more space at the middle schools and elementary schools were among the ideas proposed Thursday by Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Mi…

April 24, 2014 9:10 pm
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The Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis held the 25th Annual Porter County Spelling Bee on Wednesday evening at Benjamin Franklin Middle School. Steve Cronk was the emcee.

April 23, 2014 7:41 pm
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Molly Carden, a fourth-grader at Bailly Elementary, was one of the contestants at the 25th Annual Porter County Spelling Bee held Wednesday evening at Benjamin Franklin Middle School in Valparaiso. The bee was sponsored by the Valparaiso Sunrise Kiwanis.

April 23, 2014 7:41 pm

Valpo schools to expand wireless at 3 buildings

VALPARAISO | By the time school starts again in August, all the classrooms at Valparaiso High School, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools should have wireless connectivity.

April 13, 2014 5:55 pm

Valpo board hears plenty on superintendent pick

VALPARAISO | Two issues were on the minds of the about 250 people attending Thursday's Valparaiso School Board workshop at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

February 06, 2014 9:15 pm

Valpo schools begins superintendent search

VALPARAISO | The search for a new superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools officially begins today.

January 23, 2014 5:32 pm
Eva Mozes Kor addresses local middle, high school students

Eva Mozes Kor addresses local middle, high school students

VALPARAISO | Students from Porter County middle and high schools packed the auditorium at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning and sat mesmerized as they heard horrifying and hopeful stories of survival from Eva Mozes Kor.

November 01, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Turn arrow at Glendale/Calumet gets initial approval in Valpo

VALPARAISO | One month after getting a request for another turn arrow at Glendale Boulevard and North Calumet Avenue, the traffic signal has been approved by the city's Traffic and Safety Committee.

September 10, 2013 6:15 pm
Benjamin Franklin team celebrates Science Olympiad honor

Benjamin Franklin team celebrates Science Olympiad honor

VALPARAISO | The Benjamin Franklin Middle School Science Olympiad Team placed 6th out of 30 teams from throughout Indiana at last Saturday's State Science Olympiad Tournament at Indiana University in Bloomington.

March 21, 2013 10:06 am

Valpo School Board hears safety, security ideas

VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.

January 30, 2013 9:00 pm
Holocaust survivor speaks to students about tragedy, forgiveness

Holocaust survivor speaks to students about tragedy, forgiveness

VALPARAISO | Eva Mozes Kor sat on a stage in front of hundreds of area eighth-graders who gathered at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning, telling them how she summoned the will to live through the Holocaust.

November 02, 2012 6:32 pm Photos

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Valpo expedites pathway in front of Ben Franklin Middle School

VALPARAISO | Students arriving at Benjamin Franklin Middle School for the start of the new school year will find a new pathway in front of the property.

August 03, 2012 7:45 pm
Little Free Library offers 'take a book, leave a book' service

Little Free Library offers 'take a book, leave a book' service

VALPARAISO | The city's newest library offers selections ranging from National Geographic to "Great Expectations," but it does have a fairly limited catalog. About 20 items.

June 30, 2012 7:05 pm

Police: Valpo middle school students had marijuana

VALPARAISO | Two middle school students were removed from class for allegedly having marijuana in school.

February 28, 2012 12:17 pm

23 area schools named Four Star Schools

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education named 23 region schools Four Star Schools on Wednesday for their superior student achievement in math and English.

December 22, 2011 11:00 am
Students compete in Porter County Spelling Bee

Students compete in Porter County Spelling Bee

Fourth and fifth graders from across Porter County met in Valparaiso for the annual Spelling Bee championships on Wednesday.

May 12, 2011 1:13 pm
Buzz of a Spelling Bee

Buzz of a Spelling Bee

Cassie Warford, a fourth-grader at South Haven Elementary, stands and waits for the judges to confirm that she spelled her word correctly Wednesday night during the 33rd annual Porter County Spelling Bee.

May 11, 2011 9:08 pm
Buzz of a Spelling Bee

Buzz of a Spelling Bee

Fourth-graders from all of the Porter County schools descended upon Benjamin Franklin Middle School Wednesday, seeking the crown of top speller.

May 11, 2011 9:11 pm

Conserving water usually good thing

VALPARAISO | How can using less water be a bad thing?

May 05, 2011 6:30 pm
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