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Porter County Career And Technical Center

Porter County entrepreneurship students dip their toes into business waters

Porter County entrepreneurship students dip their toes into business waters

VALPARAISO | In his two months in the entrepreneurship class at Porter County Career and Technical Center, Jarred Root has already learned an important lesson.

October 21, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Government employees, teachers leaving to avoid retirement losses

Government employees, teachers leaving to avoid retirement losses

Electronics teacher Dave Kenning, left, and Jon Groth, principal and area director of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, left, show Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas the windmill that, with several rooftop solar panels, will power half of the school's hallway lights, a weather station …

August 02, 2014 10:21 am
Historic depot gets big move

Historic depot gets big move

The 102-year-old Grand Trunk Railroad depot in Valparaiso is in the final stage of being moved to the grounds of the Porter County Career and Technical Center.

July 07, 2014 5:58 pm
Ground broken on transportation of historic railroad depot

Ground broken on transportation of historic railroad depot

VALPARAISO | The sun peeked through the clouds just in time for the Grand Trunk Railroad Depot groundbreaking Friday at the Porter County Career and Technical Center. 

June 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lake Central students claim 7 of 12 honors in statewide contest

Lake Central students claim 7 of 12 honors in statewide contest

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students took 7 of 12 top awards at the 43rd annual Indiana High School Architectural Design Competition capped by ceremonies at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. The Porter County Career and Technical Center boasted two honorees, and one Merrillville High Scho…

June 12, 2014 12:00 am
Tech center opens doors for teen interested in computer career

Tech center opens doors for teen interested in computer career

When Tate Kwiecinski learned of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, he jumped at the chance to attend.

June 04, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo, East Porter use grants for technology

VALPARAISO | A total of $600,000 in education challenge grants for technology for the Valparaiso and East Porter County school districts was approved by the city's Redevelopment Commission last week.

May 20, 2014 8:00 pm

Train depot moving route, road closing approved

VALPARAISO | Almost everything is set for moving the former Canadian National depot from its current location to the Porter County Career and Technical Center property July 7.

May 09, 2014 4:01 pm
Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

Valpo kicks off fund drive for CN depot move

VALPARAISO | With the goal of raising $150,000 by June 1, the Porter County Building Trades Corp. kicked off the campaign to move the Canadian National train station to the Porter County Career and Technical Center property on Thursday.

May 01, 2014 6:15 pm Photos

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Berta suggests new high school, closing Central Elementary

VALPARAISO | A new high school, converting Central Elementary into the new school administration center and realigning some of the grades to create more space at the middle schools and elementary schools were among the ideas proposed Thursday by Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Mi…

April 24, 2014 9:10 pm
Valpo prepares to move historic train station

Valpo prepares to move historic train station

VALPARAISO | Jon Groth is looking forward to "an amazing day" on July 7.

April 12, 2014 10:00 pm
Fronius donates solar inverters to career center

Fronius donates solar inverters to career center

VALPARAISO | Students at the Porter County Career and Technical Center received a gift Tuesday from Fronius USA LLC that will help them gain more hands on experience with solar energy.

March 18, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Porter County Career and Tech Center sponsors apprenticeship fair

Porter County Career and Tech Center sponsors apprenticeship fair

VALPARAISO | The snow may have kept away many students from attending the Porter County Career and Technical Center’s 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Fair, but those who were able to attend discovered the opportunities for a career that is suited to their skills and a future.

January 21, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Career center store opens for business

Career center store opens for business

VALPARAISO | 18 on Franklin is officially open for business.

November 26, 2013 8:06 pm Photos

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Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable sent out a survey to Porter County business owners to see how its graduates fare after school.

October 18, 2013 11:26 am
NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness

NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness

For many Americans, today is a time of uncertainty. But while many of our sister states are struggling our state is poised for great things.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High school senior means business after college graduation

High school senior means business after college graduation

Valparaiso resident Jenna Wong is on a mission to expand food options for those with gluten intolerance.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am
School solar panels generating power, excitement

School solar panels generating power, excitement

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center not only has the sun and the wind working for it, it also has the moon and the stars, according to Principal Jon Groth.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Students mesmerized by guest speaker

Students mesmerized by guest speaker

VALPARAISO | Students had an opportunity to be hypnotized by a certified hypnotherapist as part of learning about alternative medicine.

October 12, 2012 6:42 pm
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