Duneland School Corporation
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
Predictions for voter turnout in Indiana today are a case study in low expectations. It shouldn't be that way.
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.
As a tightwad, I don't like to part with my moola.
Duneland School Corp. offers an excellent education to its students. It's up to the voters to ensure that continues to happen.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
CHESTERTON | Students at Jackson Elementary School were given the opportunity to keep track of their summer reading in Scholastic's Online Summer Reading Challenge.
CHESTERTON | Liberty Elementary PTO will host their annual Fall Hoedown from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 7 at the school.
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