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U.S. News & World Report awards Crown Point High a medal

CROWN POINT | U.S. News & World Report has awarded Crown Point High School with a Silver Medal and ranks it in the top 4 percent in the nation and 5 percent in the state.

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HAST students partner with Purdue Calumet CIVS to present projects April 29

HAMMOND | Eight senior students of the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) are showcasing STEM-related learning projects they have developed over the past academic year at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).

12 hours ago
Rachel's Challenge impacts Hobart Middle School Team Lead students

Rachel's Challenge impacts Hobart Middle School Team Lead students

HOBART | Hobart Middle School 8th Grade Team Lead has demonstrated great leadership skills in the school and in the community this school year.

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Griffith kindergarten roundup planned today; bring student

GRIFFITH | Kindergarten roundup for Griffith Public Schools is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

April 24, 2014 12:05 am
State schools chief visits Crown Point schools

State schools chief visits Crown Point schools

State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz talks to media specialist Kim Winter, left, during Wednesday's tour at Col. John Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am
State schools chief visits Crown Point schools

State schools chief visits Crown Point schools

State School Superintendent Glenda Ritz, center, is flanked by Principal Tim Vassar, right, and David Vode, assistant principal, on a visit to Col. John Wheeler Middle School.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Tri-Creek School Board cancels tonigh's work session

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board has canceled tonight's work session.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Book fee replaced by technology fee in Lansing D.158

LANSING | What was formerly known as a student book fee will now be called a technology fee in Lansing Elementary District 158.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

Parents of incoming freshmen invited to H-F

FLOSSMOOR | Incoming freshmen and their parents are invited to Homewood-Flossmoor University for Parents at 6:30 p.m. May 7 in the school's Mall Auditorium.

April 24, 2014 12:00 am

E.C. school officials considering closing elementary school, administration building

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago School Board is reviewing a proposal that calls for closing Washington Elementary School, the administration building and placing sixth grade students in the middle school.

April 23, 2014 10:05 pm

Portage schools looking to save on insurance costs

PORTAGE | Thanks to a good claims record over the last two years and a few tweaks to their present policy, Portage Township Schools could save some $161,000 this coming year on its property/casualty insurance.

April 23, 2014 10:00 pm

PNC students assess proposed new standards

WESTVLLE | A group of Purdue University North Central students enrolled in the PNC Education program offered their thoughts on the new Indiana state standards after comparing them with the Common Core Standards.

April 23, 2014 10:00 pm
U.S. News & World Report names Crown Point among 2014 best High Schools in Nation

U.S. News & World Report names Crown Point among 2014 best High Schools in Nation

CROWN POINT | U.S. News & World Report awards Crown Point High School a Silver Medal and ranks it in the top 4% in the nation and top 5% in the State of Indiana. Teamed up with American Institutes for Research based out of Washington D.C., U.S. News evaluated more than 31,200 public high…

April 23, 2014 3:29 pm
Winfield Elementary announces April Students of the Month

Winfield Elementary announces April Students of the Month

CROWN POINT | Winfield Elementary School proudly announces their April Students of the Month. They include Jeremy P., Sebastian P., Serena H., Maryam A., Angelina T., Kyle T., Andrew O., Brooklyn C., Katelynn N., Max Z., Addison R., Nathan M., Savannah M., Alyssa B., Collin N., Sam H., Ruth …

April 23, 2014 3:16 pm
Valparaiso Community Schools Board of School Trustees

Valparaiso Community Schools Board of School Trustees

Valparaiso Community Schools Board of School Trustees meet April 24.

April 23, 2014 12:25 pm

Five NWI students receive National Merit corporate scholarships

Five students from Northwest Indiana were among the names released this week by National Merit Scholarship Corp. representing the first group of winners in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

April 23, 2014 8:57 am
East Side teen amoung De La Salle students at Women in Engineering seminar

East Side teen amoung De La Salle students at Women in Engineering seminar

CHICAGO | Lourdes Hall Campus for Young Women faculty member Norma Ramos and eight students recently participated in the Women in Engineering seminar sponsored by Northwestern University and the Society of Women Engineers.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Lowell Academic Decathlon team plans trivia night May 2

LOWELL | The Lowell High School Academic Decathlon team will host a trivia night May 2 in the high school cafeteria.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am

Tri-Creek School Board work session for today canceled

LOWELL | The Tri-Creek School Board canceled today's work session.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
Seton Academy seniors tour places of worship

Seton Academy seniors tour places of worship

The entire senior class at Seton Academy in front of The Greater Chicago Hindu Temple in Lemont, Ill. The seniors concluded their recent trip around the Chicago area by stopping here before heading back to school.

April 23, 2014 12:00 am
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