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Highland Christian School

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

History teacher honored for making it interesting and fun

Highland Christian School teacher Rick Vander Woude is one of two Indiana teachers to receive the Patricia Behring Teacher of the Year Award.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am
Teacher and students earn National History Day honors

Teacher and students earn National History Day honors

HIGHLAND | Highland Christian School students logged another successful year competing in National History Day judging at Marian University in Indianapolis. Last month's contest marked the culmination of projects completed by more than 4,000 students statewide.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Top scholar looks to add leadership skills to her resume`

Top scholar looks to add leadership skills to her resume`

Macy Margherio, 12, is looking forward to building leadership and social advocacy skills when she travels to Washington, D.C., in August for the Junior National Young Leaders Conference.

April 26, 2013 12:00 am

History comes to life for students pursuing their own interests

Parents, myself included, will often complain about the distractions that fill their children’s lives, including Xbox, Wii, texting, the internet and television. All are a sort of electronic escape.

March 10, 2013 12:00 am

Students keep history alive with competition projects

I have written extensively about the work of Tom Clark’s students at Lake Central High School and the Gold Star Memorial project. They were in the national spotlight with a segment on the CBS Evening News recently, and the feedback has been positive.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
Highland Christian School showcase rich history in halls

Highland Christian School showcase rich history in halls

HIGHLAND | There's over a century of history at Highland Christian School, which dates back to 1909. Here Principal Deborah Benson and Librarian Judy Zandstra look at some of the historic photographs displayed in a school hallway.

December 28, 2012 1:37 pm
Into space and beyond

Into space and beyond

Today's scheduled launch of SpaceX Dragon will feature student experiments designed by teams from two local schools.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

J.P. Peerbolte, top, and Jack Barth, show the medals they earned for their documentary video about aviator Octave Chanute.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

J.P. Peerbolte, left, and Jack Barth, both 13, of Highland, are aviation buffs and seventh grade students at Highland Christian School.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am
Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

Highland students learn aviation history is close to home with Octave Chanute project

When Octave Chanute glided from the top of a dune on Miller Beach in 1896, he not only flew into aviation history, but also, in many ways, into oblivion as well.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Area students eye second space mission

Area students eye second space mission

CROWN POINT | The scientific minds at Avicenna Academy are looking up for an encore.

January 06, 2012 12:00 am
Highland Christian School reaches out to those in need

Highland Christian School reaches out to those in need

HIGHLAND | Highland Christian School students celebrated the goodness of God by collecting food and clothing donations in the weeks before Thanksgiving.

November 22, 2011 6:38 pm

Highland Christian School

November 08, 2011 3:51 pm

Honoring our veterans by keeping their stories alive

Five years ago, I was invited to attend a special Veteran's Day assembly at Highland Christian School. Often, when a day like this comes up, there is something else, seemingly more important, to do.

November 06, 2011 12:00 am

Student scientists need funding to pursue space goal

CROWN POINT | Avicenna Academy, a small, private school, is reaching for the stars again.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Rotary Club does it by the book

Highland Rotary Club does it by the book

Pictured are Highland Christian School third-graders with their new dictionaries along with Rotary Club President Keith Bruxvoort and teacher Julie Sylvester.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
Highland Rotary Club does it by the book

Highland Rotary Club does it by the book

HIGHLAND | The Highland Rotary Club has embarked on a new service project for students.

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
Educator leaves behind happy memories of time at Christian schools

Educator leaves behind happy memories of time at Christian schools

Getting to know Jeaneen Moore

June 10, 2011 12:00 am
Educator leaves behind happy memories of time at Christian schools

Educator leaves behind happy memories of time at Christian schools

Jeaneen Moore, of Crown Point, has closed the book marking 35 years in Christian education.

June 10, 2011 12:00 am

As school year ends, thank your teachers

What an interesting school year this was.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am
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