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Col. John Wheeler Middle School receives Civil War replica flag

Col. John Wheeler Middle School receives Civil War replica flag

CROWN POINT | A century and a half ago, volunteers from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties were among the Union Army soldiers fighting in a bloody Virginia campaign in which men died by the thousands.

May 28, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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March 16, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: A profound gift, gone into history

MARC CHASE: A profound gift, gone into history

Are we truly appreciating the living connections with our past before they themselves pass into history?

March 10, 2014 6:40 pm Photos

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Wheeler and Crossroads Chamber partner to host Reality Store Nov. 22

Wheeler and Crossroads Chamber partner to host Reality Store Nov. 22

CROWN POINT | Col. John Wheeler Middle School, in partnership with the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce, will host The Reality Store on Friday, Nov. 22, for our 8th grade students. The purpose of this event is for our 8th grade students to learn the basics of monthly financial budgets through …

November 15, 2013 11:00 am Photos

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MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

As our children head back to school, they might be walking into buildings that bear the names of some pretty important folks in our history — and some who might be a bit more obscure but worth knowing.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
Egg-citing outing for John Wheeler students

Egg-citing outing for John Wheeler students

June 01, 2013 10:27 am Photos

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Crossroads and Wheeler to present The Reality Store

CROWN POINT | Col. John Wheeler Middle School, in partnership with the Crossroads Chamber of Commerce, will host The Reality Store on Friday, November 9, for the 8th grade students.

November 07, 2012 4:41 pm
Elementary school students figure on winning at Indiana Academic Math Bowl

Elementary school students figure on winning at Indiana Academic Math Bowl

CROWN POINT | It was standing room only Thursday at Col. John Wheeler Middle School when 11 elementary schools met head-to-head for the Indiana Academic Math Bowl.

March 01, 2012 8:06 pm Photos

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Wheeler students welcome new Civil War vet memorial

Wheeler students welcome new Civil War vet memorial

CROWN POINT | More than 100 Col. John Wheeler Middle School social studies students filed past the school's newest memorial Wednesday, paying homage to a Crown Point Civil War veteran who served under their school's namesake.

February 22, 2012 5:15 pm Photos

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Paying homage to history

Paying homage to history

Col. John Wheeler Middle School history students read the memorial plaque inscription on the old marble headstone of Civil War Pvt. John Sheehan. Sheehan's old marble marker was replaced at graveside with a new granite stone by the Calumet Region Civil War Preservation Project. The old marke…

February 22, 2012 11:07 am
14 gravestones dedicated

14 gravestones dedicated

Though long dead, 12 Civil War veterans -- and two of their wives -- were remembered for their sacrifices by more than 100 people who attended Saturday gravestone dedication ceremonies in Merrillville and Crown Point.

November 12, 2011 8:00 pm Photos

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Exercise your right to vote Tuesday - with an I.D.

Tuesday is Election Day for cities and towns in Indiana. Please exercise your right to vote, and remember that you must bring a photo I.D. This year, Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle full-service branches will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to proces…

November 06, 2011 12:00 am
Dancers place third in state

Dancers place third in state

 

March 26, 2011 12:00 am
Winning artwork "reflects" young talent

Winning artwork "reflects" young talent

CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Col. John Wheeler Middle school recently participated in PTA Reflections, a national arts recognition program.

February 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Foundation has scholarships and grants to award

High school seniors, it's time to pick up a Scholarship Application Packet from the Crown Point Community Foundation for this year's awards. Seniors at Crown Point High School may pick up application packets in the school guidance office. If you are a resident of Crown Point, but do not atte…

January 16, 2011 12:00 am

Spell Bowl teams ready to compete

CROWN POINT | About 4,500 students in grades 4, 5, and 6 are preparing for the 18th annual elementary Spell Bowl at more than 20 sites statewide Thursday evening.

November 17, 2010 12:00 am
School secretary has answers for students, parents, staff

School secretary has answers for students, parents, staff

Laura Newman handles all issues that come through the office at Col. John Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

October 25, 2010 12:00 am
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