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Duneland Schools to host Community Town Hall Meetings

CHESTERTON | As part of our district-wide accreditation process, the Duneland School Corporation is seeking input from members of the Duneland School community to assist in reviewing the ‘vision’ and ‘statements of purpose’ for the School Corporation.

January 17, 2014 4:18 pm

Duneland School Corporation art show

CHESTERTON | Representative art work from students in grades 1-12 will be on display at the Duneland School Corporation’s annual exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th Street in Chesterton.

April 23, 2013 7:44 pm

ISTEP testing begins April 29

CHESTERTON | Duneland School Corporation students in grades 3-8 will begin taking the applied skills portion of the ISTEP (Indiana Statewide Test of Educational Progress) from April 29 through May 8. Students will do their best work on the tests if they are not overly stressed, get plenty of…

April 23, 2013 7:46 pm

EDITORIAL: Get outside advice from financial pros

As Lake Ridge School Corp. discusses ways to deal with a $1.7 million budget deficit next year, including closing an elementary school, the district is holding public forums to get residents' input.

March 06, 2013 12:00 am

Building Competition Open to Duneland School Corporation students in Grades 1-4

CHESTERTON | The Northwest Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is sponsoring their 24th annual NAWIC Block Kids Building Competition this year at Liberty Elementary School on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 5:50-8:15 p.m. This free event is open to all Dunelan…

February 07, 2013 3:19 pm
Duneland’s first day of school exciting for students

Duneland’s first day of school exciting for students

CHESTERTON | Katie Hansen, a fourth-grader at Yost Elementary School in Porter, walked to her bus stop in her new pink Converse shoes with her bag full of new school supplies for her first day of school.

August 22, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Outside input on Duneland's budget

When Duneland School Corp. sought permission to raise taxes in a May 8 referendum, school officials promised to seek private sector help in crafting the school district's budget. That campaign promise is being fulfilled quickly.

May 21, 2012 12:00 am
Voters narrowly back Duneland schools tax referendum

Voters narrowly back Duneland schools tax referendum

CHESTERTON | Voters spoke loudly on both sides of the Duneland School Corp.'s tax referendum. In the end, the results came out in favor of the 22-cent tax increase per $100 of assessed property value for a period of seven years to aid the district's operating fund.

May 08, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Go to polls today because your vote counts

EDITORIAL: Go to polls today because your vote counts

Predictions for voter turnout in Indiana today are a case study in low expectations. It shouldn't be that way.

May 08, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

EDITORIAL: A recap of our spring endorsements

Over the past few weeks, we've given a series of endorsements in major contested races facing voters in Lake and Porter counties. We recap them today so you can take this handy synopsis of our recommendations with you when you vote Tuesday.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in schools is economic development

GUEST COMMENTARY: Investing in schools is economic development

As a tightwad, I don't like to part with my moola.

May 01, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Tax hike needed to protect Duneland students

EDITORIAL: Tax hike needed to protect Duneland students

Duneland School Corp. offers an excellent education to its students. It's up to the voters to ensure that continues to happen.

April 23, 2012 12:00 am
DOUG ROSS: Next education reforms hinge on dollars, sense

DOUG ROSS: Next education reforms hinge on dollars, sense

Two driving forces behind education reform spoke last week, and they both addressed two key components of the next phase of reform: dollars and sense.

April 18, 2012 12:00 am

Duneland approves full-day kindergarten

CHESTERTON | Monte Moffett, assistant superintendent of the Duneland School Board, made the recommendation Monday for a full-day kindergarten next year — unanimously passed by the School Board.

April 09, 2012 8:30 pm

EDITORIAL: A lesson to learn on school referendums

When the campaign was conducted last year on a referendum to rebuild Lake Central High School and to replace Protsman Elementary School, both sides should have competed on a level playing field.

April 06, 2012 12:00 am
Read Across America at Jackson Elementary School

Read Across America at Jackson Elementary School

JACKSON TWP. | Since the opening of the new 3-D adaptation of The Lorax and the birthday of Dr. Seuss, many schools around the country celebrated with a number of activities that included reading.

March 05, 2012 4:27 pm

EDITORIAL: Vote on school taxes, demand accountability

Valparaiso and Duneland officials are right to pursue plans for referendums to raise more money for the school districts, just as Crown Point has already done.

February 13, 2012 12:00 am

High ability nomination forms for Duneland Schools

CHESTERTON | All Duneland School parent/guardian(s) will now have the opportunity to nominate their child for High Ability (formerly known as Gifted and Talented). At the elementary, intermediate, and middle school levels the form will be used as a request from the parent/guardian(s) to have…

January 16, 2012 4:01 pm
Jackson Elementary Students participate in Summer Reading Challenge

Jackson Elementary Students participate in Summer Reading Challenge

CHESTERTON | Students at Jackson Elementary School were given the opportunity to keep track of their summer reading in Scholastic's Online Summer Reading Challenge.

October 03, 2011 12:52 pm
Liberty PTO to host Fall Hoedown Oct. 7

Liberty PTO to host Fall Hoedown Oct. 7

CHESTERTON | Liberty Elementary PTO will host their annual Fall Hoedown from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 at the school. 

September 26, 2011 2:02 pm
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