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The 70th Reunion – We can’t believe it either!

The 70th Reunion – We can’t believe it either!

LOWELL | The 70th – yes the 70th – that’s a BIG “7-0”! Lowell High School reunion was recently held on June 13. An elite group of graduates, the Lowell High School Class of 1944, along with guests celebrated at Dick’s Restaurant and Lounge in St. John. Amazingly 25, that’s nearly a third of …

June 20, 2014 4:52 pm
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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St. Mary Environment Club members take trip to shrimp farm

St. Mary Environment Club members take trip to shrimp farm

CROWN POINT | Northwest Indiana might seem an unlikely place for growing some of the country’s favorite seafood. However, the students in the environmental club of St. Mary’s School in Crown Point became the first ever school group to visit a new indoor shrimp farm located Wheatfield, Ind.

May 27, 2014 3:45 pm Photos

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TF North hosts HIV/AIDS awareness events

TF North hosts HIV/AIDS awareness events

Calumet City | After Rae Lewis-Thornton's presentation during an HIV/AIDS awareness event sponsored by T.F. North High School on April 25, students that purchased Red Equality shirts formed a human Red Ribbon for AIDS awareness outside the school.

April 30, 2014 2:26 pm
Jerry Ross students graduate from DARE

Jerry Ross students graduate from DARE

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross had a wonderful DARE Culmination ceremony on April 24 in which 183 students were honored for their completion of the elementary DARE curriculum.

April 30, 2014 1:58 pm
Crown Point High School cheerleading team cheer their way to the top

Crown Point High School cheerleading team cheer their way to the top

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented Commendation Awards to Crown Point High School cheerleading team at the March 24 school board meeting for being named National Champions in the Performance Division and first place in the Game Time …

April 30, 2014 1:52 pm
Lake Street Elementary mathematicians recognized for being named state runner-up

Lake Street Elementary mathematicians recognized for being named state runner-up

LANSING | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented a Commendation Awards to the Lake Street Elementary Math Bowl Team at the School Board meeting on March 24 for being named state runner-up in the Red Class and getting first in Lake County in their clas…

April 29, 2014 2:04 pm
Lake Street Elementary partners with the Crown Point Police Department

Lake Street Elementary partners with the Crown Point Police Department

CROWN POINT | The students and staff at Lake Street Elementary School have certainly enjoyed the company and positive presence of officer Mike Brazil from the Crown Point Police Department.

April 27, 2014 12:00 am

HAST students partner with Purdue Calumet CIVS to present projects April 29

HAMMOND | Eight senior students of the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) are showcasing STEM-related learning projects they have developed over the past academic year at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).

April 24, 2014 4:10 pm
Reality Store a glimpse into future for middle school students

Reality Store a glimpse into future for middle school students

CHESTERTON | On April 16, 550 Duneland middle school students from St. Patrick’s, Chesterton Middle School, and the Discovery Charter School received a wake-up call during the Duneland Chamber of Commerce 8th Grade Reality Store. This annual event was coordinated by the Chamber’s Partners in…

April 17, 2014 6:28 pm Photos

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St. Mary students readying for annual Art from the Heart event

St. Mary students readying for annual Art from the Heart event

CROWN POINT | Art is an important part of the curriculum at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point. The school has two outstanding art teachers and a very robust program.

April 14, 2014 3:00 pm

Duneland Intermediate Schools honor roll students revealed

Duneland Intermediate Schools third quarter honor roll lists are out.

April 11, 2014 4:25 pm
Winning team Eisenhower's Bald Eagles go a 'cut' above

Winning team Eisenhower's Bald Eagles go a 'cut' above

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees presented a Commendation Awards to Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School’s winning Team Bald Eagles at the March 24 School Board meeting.

April 11, 2014 4:01 pm
Times correspondent visits journalism students

Times correspondent visits journalism students

LANSING | Times correspondent and community online liaison Carrie Steinweg recently visited T.F. North High School in Calumet City where she spoke to students on the newspaper and yearbook staffs about careers in journalism and how to submit news articles to appear on The Times Communities pages.

April 08, 2014 3:31 pm
HMS students learn about prescribed fires

HMS students learn about prescribed fires

HOBART | Hobart Middle School sixth-graders from Tom Swafford and Katie Rinas' classes recently learned about prescribed fires during a hands-on field trip to the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center.

April 07, 2014 3:22 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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Purdue Calumet students excel in national scriptwriting competition

HAMMOND | Claiming a first place tie, second place and honorable mention, Purdue University Calumet communication students added to the university’s growing list of honors earned at the annual Broadcast Education Association Festival in Media Arts Student Scriptwriting competition.

March 25, 2014 3:17 pm
St. Mary's experiences March Madness

St. Mary's experiences March Madness

CROWN POINT | St. Mary’s Catholic Community School in Crown Point experienced some March Madness of their own. Last Friday, 15 basketball teams squared off to compete in the school’s annual co-ed 3-on-3 double elimination basketball tournament.

March 24, 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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School gathers as siblings are baptized

School gathers as siblings are baptized

ST. JOHN | A special Mass at St. John the Evangelist joined our entire school family together in our faith.

March 13, 2014 12:35 pm
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