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Pakistani counsul general tells VU students his country seeks stability

VALPARAISO | The important relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan is one that's experienced many ups and downs, Pakistani Consul General Faisal Niaz Tirmizi said.

September 19, 2014 5:11 pm

D.155 board member resigns, new one appointed

CALUMET CITY | The Calumet City Elementary District 155 School Board on Thursday accepted the resignation of board member Guadalupe Brantley and appointed Robert Oberman to serve out her term.

September 19, 2014 11:30 am

Tailgate parties tonight at both T.F. North and South

Homecoming is an American tradition that dates back to the early 20th century. Since the idea of homecoming spread across the country more than 100 years ago, the series of weeklong festivities typically include football games, parades, dances, tailgate parties, and spirit days. It is a time…

September 19, 2014 12:00 am
IUN grad students propose new education strategies

IUN grad students propose new education strategies

GARY | Graduate students at Indiana University Northwest took information from a community conversation on education and developed a strategic plan that was presented Tuesday at a Conversation on Education Part II.

September 18, 2014 4:37 pm
Kramer & Leonard donates school supplies to School City of Hammond

Kramer & Leonard donates school supplies to School City of Hammond

HAMMOND | Kramer & Leonard, an office supply store in Chesterton, Indiana, donated 70 school supply kits to the School City of Hammond. Each kit contained about 25 school supply items, including construction paper, colored pencils, crayons, folders, a composition book, pens, mechanical p…

September 18, 2014 2:11 pm

C.P. Volunteer Fire Dept. and Ladies Auxiliary present Fire Prevention Open House Oct. 5

CROWN POINT | Come out and visit with your local fire fighters! The Crown Point Volunteer Fire Department and the Ladies Auxiliary will present its annual Fire Prevention Open House on Sunday October 5, from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Crown Point Fire Station, 126 N. East St. Fire Prevention…

September 18, 2014 1:53 pm
Navigators USA scouting troop open to all

Navigators USA scouting troop open to all

Navigators USA is a family based scouting troop and welcomes all people; boys and girls and adults no matter what gender, race, lifestyle, ability, religious or lack of religious belief.

September 18, 2014 1:45 pm

USF Crown Point, Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point collaborating on disaster drill Saturday

Nursing students from the University of Saint Francis Crown Point and the Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy will collaborate on a disaster drill Saturday at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of University of Saint Francis Crown Point, 12800 Mississippi Park…

September 18, 2014 1:43 pm
St. Mary Catholic Community School Walk-A-Thon slated for Oct. 10

St. Mary Catholic Community School Walk-A-Thon slated for Oct. 10

CROWN POINT | On the morning of Friday, Oct. 10, students at St. Mary Catholic Community School will show their appreciation for their teachers by participating in a walk-a-thon. The walk-a-thon is organized by St. Mary’s Parish Council and Finance Council. The purpose of the walk is to show…

September 18, 2014 1:36 pm
Crown Point Community School Corporation awarded Continuing Worldwide Accreditation

Crown Point Community School Corporation awarded Continuing Worldwide Accreditation

CROWN POINT | Superintendent Dr. Teresa A. Eineman announced today that Crown Point Community School Corporation earned continuing accreditation from the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED. This actio…

September 18, 2014 12:44 pm Photos

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Brickies' Maddie Adams heading to Tennessee Chattanooga on softball scholarship

Brickies' Maddie Adams heading to Tennessee Chattanooga on softball scholarship

HOBART | Hobart High School's Maddie Adams recently revealed her decision to accept a scholarship offer to play shortstop for the University of Tennessee Chattanooga Mockingbirds.

September 16, 2014 2:26 pm
Project Lead The Way engages students with emphasis on exploration

Project Lead The Way engages students with emphasis on exploration

HOBART | Hobart Middle School's Project Lead The Way (PLTW) prides itself on being one of the nation's leading providers of rigorous and innovative Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.

September 16, 2014 2:23 pm

Retired educator starts website for teachers

A local retired educator has set up a website intended to help educators on a daily basis.

September 15, 2014 7:45 pm
Valparaiso School Board

Valparaiso School Board

Valparaiso School Board meets Sept. 18.

September 15, 2014 3:38 pm
East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

St. Francis de Sales students Josafat Quintas, Pablo Ramirez, Eduardo Alvarez, Julie Kocher-Zinkus, representative of Tower Garden; Janet Cobb, executive director of St. Francis de Sales, and student Sean Dudley pose for a photo with the Tower Garden.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

CHICAGO | One of the many new initiatives at St. Francis De Sales High School on the East Side is the introduction of alternative, eco conscious gardening.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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East Side high school gets Tower Garden

East Side high school gets Tower Garden

St. Francis de Sales students Josafat Quintas, Pablo Ramirez, Eduardo Alfaro, and Sean Dudley listen and learn as Julie Kocher-Zinkus show the students where the roots are placed into the Tower Garden. The tower will be outside until early November and then be moved inside to continue produc…

September 15, 2014 12:00 am
Teachers help students focus on culinary creations

Teachers help students focus on culinary creations

VALPARAISO | Devon Chapman watched a chef visiting from Johnson & Wales University closely to see what he used as he prepared Enchilada Rotini, using a pinch of this and a little of that.

September 14, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Law Clinic at VU Law School accepting new cases

VALPARAISO | The Law Clinic at Valparaiso University Law School, which provides free legal representation to individuals with limited income, is now accepting new cases.

September 14, 2014 4:30 am

Open house scheduled at Protsman Elementary School

ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. holds an open house Sept. 28 to show off the construction work recently completed at Protsman Elementary School.

September 14, 2014 12:00 am
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