Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor speaks to 8th graders at Valparaiso High School's auditorium.
The United States was originally not so united when 13 colonies defeated a powerful British army to secure our independence. As all states are responsible for educating their citizenry, we now have a 50-headed monster that has no chance against determined emerging superpowers like China and …
As our children head back to school, they might be walking into buildings that bear the names of some pretty important folks in our history — and some who might be a bit more obscure but worth knowing.
HOBART | Three Hobart teachers will be honored as this year's Outstanding Educator recipients at a chamber of commerce-sponsored event at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
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With all the gizmos, gadgets and electronic media available these days, it can be tough for parents to get kids to sit down with good old-fashioned books. But regular reading, done for fun, is linked to better school performance.
INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana middle and high school students can get an up-close look at the legislative process -- and an excused absence from school -- by volunteering to serve as an Indiana Senate page for a day.
PORTAGE | The Portage Township School Board on Monday approved the creation of dean of students positions at the district's two middle schools.
A 14-year-old Crown Point student won the top monetary prize in the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest.
GARY | Almost 300 parents and students came out Saturday to hear about options for middle school students and see presentations by some of the best student groups the Gary Community School Corp. has to offer.
PORTAGE | City and Portage Township Schools officials are working to bring a second school resource officer to the district.
SCHERERVILLE | One last Halloween ghost stuck around at Forest Ridge Academy and perched on the shoulder of middle school teacher Julie Anderson recently as she delivered a donation to Sojourner Truth House Executive Director Sr. Peg Spindler, CSA, who oversees the Gary day center for homele…
WEST LAFAYETTE | Thomas Jefferson Middle School of Valparaiso won the state championship Saturday in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl at Purdue University.
Coach Betty Funkhouser lifts Thais Carrillo, 10, of Hobart, into the Hobart Middle School pool recently during swim class. For 30 years, Funkhouser and Deb Glass have helped kids learn to swim. They run three two-week programs at the Hobart Middle School pool in the summer. Thais, who has ce…
HOBART| Several administrative changes have been announced by the School City of Hobart for the coming school year.
HOBART| The Hobart High School Alumni Association has scheduled BrickieFest 2011 from noon to 7 p.m. July 30 at the Brickie Bowl.
Munster folks sometimes get their hackles up when people from outside the town look at them as stereotypically rich, snobbish and privileged.
I've often had nightmares about it, but now Porter Township schools is actually making it possible to go to class in your underwear.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | Online instructional days are set to expand to the elementary level next month in Porter Township School Corp., Superintendent Nick Brown said.
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