Col. John Wheeler Middle School
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.
Are we truly appreciating the living connections with our past before they themselves pass into history?
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 …
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
CROWN POINT | Students at Crown Point Col. John Wheeler Middle school recently participated in PTA Reflections, a national arts recognition program.
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…
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.
Laura Newman handles all issues that come through the office at Col. John Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.
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