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Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

Michigan educators look to learn from Merrillville schools

MERRILLVILLE | More than a half-dozen educators from the Michigan Department of Education and the Great Lakes Comprehensive Center are on a two-day visit to the Merrillville Community School Corp. to see its success firsthand.

April 09, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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Nothing found during routine school drug search

MERRILLVILLE | Nothing was found when the Merrillville Community School Corp. conducted a drug search Tuesday morning at Pierce Middle School, the freshman center and the main Merrillville High School building.

February 18, 2014 3:00 pm
Merrillville High School honors principal

Merrillville High School honors principal

MERRILLVILLE | Teachers, students and staff commended Merrillville High School Principal Mike Krutz on Wednesday for his designation as Indiana's 2013 high school principal of the year.

November 27, 2013 1:20 pm

Merrillville schools revising random drug test policy

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville School Board will consider changes to the district's random drug testing policy when it meets Wednesday night.

October 15, 2013 8:30 pm

Proposed Merrillville charter school's art emphasis questioned

MERRILLVILLE | A representative of Laurel Church Ministries made the case for a K-12 art-infused school at the church, 7525 Taft St., before the Indiana Charter School Board on Monday night. 

September 16, 2013 8:30 pm

ISTEP+ scores could be released in late August or early September

Parents and educators alike continue to wait for the 2013 ISTEP+ scores to be released.

August 08, 2013 6:30 pm
M'ville School Board honors family of slain teen

M'ville School Board honors family of slain teen

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville School Board presented a plaque Tuesday to a family whose son was killed in March in a drive-by shooting at their home.

July 23, 2013 10:00 pm
Merrillville's Tony Lux reflects on tenure, diversity

Merrillville's Tony Lux reflects on tenure, diversity

MERRILLVILLE | Perhaps outgoing Merrillville schools Superintendent Tony Lux's most outstanding quality over his nearly 30-year career was how he faced the challenges of a changing school district and community, managed to maintain good test scores and fostered harmony and friendship among a…

June 15, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Lake County school construction built on red ink

Lake County school construction built on red ink

CROWN POINT | Lake County's public school districts are carrying $1.8 billion in debt on their books.

April 20, 2013 11:30 pm Related
Longtime Merrillville school superintendent to retire June 30

Longtime Merrillville school superintendent to retire June 30

MERRILLVILLE | Veteran school Superintendent Tony Lux on Tuesday announced his retirement from Merrillville Community School Corp. effective June 30.

January 30, 2013 7:45 pm
iPads a hit with Merrillville students, parents

iPads a hit with Merrillville students, parents

Editor's note: This story is part of an occasional series looking at technology in Northwest Indiana classrooms.

January 24, 2013 6:15 pm Photos

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Merrillville High School could get a wind turbine, solar panels

Merrillville High School could get a wind turbine, solar panels

MERRILLVILLE | If the Merrillville Community School Corp. wins a grant from the Indiana Office of Energy Development, it will be the first school district in the region to construct a wind turbine at its high school, creating projects on renewable energy sources for students and job opportun…

November 19, 2011 7:00 pm
Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

MERRILLVILLE | As part of a special Senior Career Day, seniors at Merrillville High School recently were awarded Work Force Readiness Certificates that document reading for information and math application skills needed for entry-level jobs in business and industry.

November 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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M'ville schools to offer full-day kindergarten at no cost

MERRILLVILLE | Starting in the fall, full-day kindergarten will be available in Merrillville Community School Corp. at no cost to students.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am

M'ville schools offering dental program starting in summer

MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corp. will participate in the Indiana University School of Dentistry's Seal Indiana Program.

June 04, 2011 12:00 am
Students go green

Students go green

MERRILLVILLE | Green was the color of the day Tuesday as second-graders from four Merrillville elementary schools earned a field trip to the town's Pruzin Park to celebrate nature and learn about recycling and the environment.

May 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Indiana offers little regulation for home schooling

Indiana offers little regulation for home schooling

Indiana is one of 10 states with minimal regulations for students who are home-schooled, according to the nationally recognized Homeschool Legal Defense Association.

May 15, 2011 12:00 am Related

Home schooling withdrawal ended Gary boy's oversight

GARY | Christian Choate is believed to have died more than two years ago from sustained blunt force trauma to his body, internal bleeding and a skull fracture at the age 13.

May 06, 2011 7:45 pm

Register children for kindergarten at Merrillville schools

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Community School Corp. has scheduled registration dates for 2011-12 kindergarten classes that begin in August.

April 08, 2011 12:00 am
Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios grew up in the Harbor, surrounded by Mexicans and native Texans who shared her Hispanic heritage.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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