Merrillville Community School Corporation
Ten Northwest Indiana public high schools received top ratings in the U.S. News and World Report 2013 Best High School rankings released this week.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's public school districts are carrying $1.8 billion in debt on their books.
MERILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corporation has scheduled registration dates for kindergarten classes beginning in August 2013.
MERRILLVILLE | A Pierce Middle School eighth-grader brought a loaded handgun to school earlier this month, apparently to appear "cool and tough," police said.
MERRILLVILLE | A Pierce Middle School student has been expelled after bringing a gun to school, Merrillville Schools Superintendent Tony Lux said.
MERRILLVILLE | Fifteen members of the Lake County Master Gardeners Association Inc. participated recently in the Mike Anderson Chevrolet Customer Appreciation Event, which included gardening lessons for customers and two large donations.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's plan to rate schools using grades A-F is an inadequate measure of student learning and unfairly holds teachers and schools responsible for students' lives outside the classroom.
MERRILLVILLE | The Merrillville Community School Corp. has scheduled registration for kindergarten classes.
MERRILLVILLE | New students entering kindergarten through fourth grade in Merrillville can be registered from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 2:30 p.m. Monday at the Merrillville Community School Corp. administration building, 6701 Delaware St.
Indiana is one of 10 states with minimal regulations for students who are home-schooled, according to the nationally recognized Homeschool Legal Defense Association.
MERRILLVILLE | A BB or pellet cracked a Merrillville school bus window, and school officials are not sure when it happened.
MERRILLVILLE | Registration has begun for the GED Preparation class being offered through Merrillville Adult Education.
MERRILLVILLE | Learning how to bake bread wasn't the only lesson Salk Elementary School fourth-graders learned Friday.
MERRILLVILLE | The Science Olympiad team of Clifford Pierce Middle School placed fourth in the regional tournament held on February 19 at Indiana University Northwest, taking first place in Compute and third-place in Junkyard Challenge, Disease Detectives, and Storm the Castle.
INDIANAPOLIS | About 83,000 eighth-graders will not receive a score for an essay-writing question on the ISTEP-Plus language arts test because of a breach of test security.
Launched more than a decade ago at Pierce Middle School in Merrillville, the popular diversity program espoused by STAND, or Socially Together and Naturally Diverse, continues to get top grades when it comes to moving race relations forward.
MERRILLVILLE | Gathered around a computer terminal with multiple screens, several Pierce Middle School students had no trouble operating the Merrillville Community Planetarium inside the school.
There is no shortage of efforts to address the race relations issue that Northwest Indiana must come to grips with. The Quality of Life Council spotlighted several of those initiatives at its Dec. 3 meeting.
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