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Merrillville Intermediate School

Essay on leadership earns middle schooler Cash for College

Essay on leadership earns middle schooler Cash for College

It is never too early to start saving for college, and one Merrillville Intermediate School student has an early  start thanks to his writing skills.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am
Merrillville students get published thanks to grant

Merrillville students get published thanks to grant

MERRILLVILLE | A Merrillville Educational Foundation Grant enabled Language Arts teachers Gina Helton and Shannon Hedrick to sponsor an author and illustrator club, Paramount Publishers, this past semester at Merrillville Intermediate School.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Students will use fingerprints to buy lunch this fall

Students will use fingerprints to buy lunch this fall

MERRILLVILLE | Students will be on the cutting edge of technology this fall at Merrillville Intermediate School, as they replace their student ID cards with their fingers in the school cafeteria. Each student in the Merrillviille Community School Corp. whose finger was scanned before school …

July 02, 2014 12:00 am
Math students learn to measure the volume

Math students learn to measure the volume

MERRILLVILLE | Dave Herring’s fifth-grade mathematics students were on a mission earlier this semester. Teams fanned out in a large lecture hall with yardsticks and notebooks, working together to determine the volume of different size packaging from everyday household products. Using the mea…

June 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MIS lunchroom going tech

MIS lunchroom going tech

MERRILLVILLE | Many of the Merrillville Intermediate School students had their right index finger scanned on Monday. Next school year, 2014-'15, each student in the MCSC that was scanned will just put their right index finger on the scanner to identify themselves. The cost of their lunch wil…

June 06, 2014 5:13 pm Photos

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MIS student wins Indiana Cash for College essay

MIS student wins Indiana Cash for College essay

MERRILLVILLE | MIS spent a week long school-wide “Cash for College” Campaign 28 February-7 March 2014. It was an opportunity for students to become aware of the many ways their college can be paid for. It is never too early to start saving for college. Ms. Karen Jones-MIS Guidance Counselor,…

May 30, 2014 3:38 pm Photos

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MIS hosts annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night

MIS hosts annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night

MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School held is annual PTO Student-Faculty Basketball Family Night on May 16. Since the first game in 2008, the faculty always won. It was a tough game tonight, but the students won 31-30.

May 19, 2014 12:41 pm Photos

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MIS students collect more than 1,000 food items for food bank

MIS students collect more than 1,000 food items for food bank

MERILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School student council members, along with their sponsor Victoria Baldwin, set out boxes in all the homerooms to collect can goods and other non-perishable items for the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

April 04, 2014 3:27 pm Photos

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Students experience disabilities to raise awareness

Students experience disabilities to raise awareness

MERRILLVILLE | More than 1,000 fifth- and sixth-graders at Merrillville Intermediate School participated in a lunch hour Disabilities Awareness Month program last month.

April 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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MIS students learn a lesson in Pi

MIS students learn a lesson in Pi

MERRILLVILLE | Danielle Hill’s sixth grade blue team math students had a lesson in Pi on March 14.

March 20, 2014 3:50 pm Photos

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Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Former Merrillville student Ralyn Greene, 18, dances to "Love Lament" during a performance Friday with the United Dance Art company at Merrillville Intermediate School's Black History Month celebration.

February 28, 2014 12:48 pm
Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Members of the the Merrillville Intermediate School PEARL group perform Friday during a Black History Month celebration at the school. The program included dance, music and prose presented by MIS students and others.

February 28, 2014 12:48 pm
Pierce hands out carbon monoxide detectors during girls basketball game

Pierce hands out carbon monoxide detectors during girls basketball game

MERRILLVILLE | Monday night was the first of many Pierce Middle School after school activities that handed out carbon monoxide detectors to the residents of Merrillville. Pierce raised more than $3,000 during their Carbon Monoxide Awareness Walk on Nov. 2, 2013. Students, staff, parents and …

February 14, 2014 4:53 pm Photos

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Mobile dentist cleans teeth, gets smiles from MIS students

Mobile dentist cleans teeth, gets smiles from MIS students

MERRILLVILLE | Smile Care Indiana: The Mobile Dentist visited Merrillville Intermediate School Wednesday. Many parents took advantage of this program and had their children’s teeth cleaned at school.

January 30, 2014 3:20 pm Photos

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Merrillville students try roller skating in PE class

Merrillville students try roller skating in PE class

MERRILLVILLE | When Merrillville Intermediate School students walked into the gym on recent day, they quickly realized it was not a typical Physical Education class.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Students share a holiday meal

Students share a holiday meal

November 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Thanksgiving comes early at MIS

Thanksgiving comes early at MIS

MERRILLVILLE | Thursday is usually Dress for Success, but this Thursday was extra special because Merrillville Intermediate School students got to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal during lunch.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Trio earn poster honors

Trio earn poster honors

MERRILLVILLE | One thousand fifth- and sixth-graders at Merrillville Intermediate School got creative recently when the Lake County Substance Abuse Council held a poster contest in honor of Red Ribbon Week.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
MIS students turn in Native American village projects

MIS students turn in Native American village projects

MERRILLVILLE | Mr. Suges’ s fifth grade purple team social studies students are learning about the groups which made up communities in early America.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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