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Merrillville Community School Corp

Merrillvillle commission eying grants to schools from redevelopment funds

MERRILLVILLE | Infrastructure projects are among the regular issues handled by the Merrillville Redevelopment Commission, but the panel is breaking ground in another direction.

August 15, 2014 10:47 am
Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Editors note: Six school superintendents are retiring this year in Lake and Porter counties. Two retired last year. Among the most highly respected educators in the state, their departure paves the way for younger and, in some cases, veteran educators to take their place. They have invested …

May 24, 2014 9:30 pm Video Photos

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State board releases Merrillville school audit

MERRILLVILLE | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released its audit of the Merrillville Community School Corp. Monday, citing a couple of minor reporting issues and segregation of duties.

May 19, 2014 7:29 pm
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
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