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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
Tri Kappa hosts annual spelling bee

Tri Kappa hosts annual spelling bee

HOBART | The Tri Kappa hosted the annual Hobart district spelling bee at Trinity Lutheran Elementary School on Feb. 26. There were 23 competitors and only three could win the cash prizes of third place $25, second place $50, and first place $100. The competitors from Joan Martin Elementary S…

March 04, 2014 3:28 pm
Crown Point cheerleaders earn national championship

Crown Point cheerleaders earn national championship

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School varsity cheerleaders this weekend won the National Cheerleaders Association Open Nationals in Louisville Kentucky.

February 26, 2014 3:48 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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The Clothesline Project returns to IU Northwest

GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and public to view The Clothesline Project Exhibit to be featured in the Moraine Student Center from March 3-14.

February 14, 2014 3:59 pm

Fieler students watch musical, comedic performance with anti-bullying message

MERRILLVILLE | Bullying is discussed in every classroom in today’s schools. Fieler Elementary School hosted a guest speaker on Nov. 14 to discuss the important topic. Dr. Jay Banks performed his Anti-Bullying session for the students during the day.

December 04, 2013 11:39 am

Free legal services offered on Friday at Edison School

LAKE STATION | Indiana Legal Services will provide free legal assistance to parents from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Edison Junior/Senior High School, 3304 Parkside Ave.

September 17, 2013 12:05 am

Open public auditions for Theatre Northwest’s fall production of ‘Dracula’ begin Sept. 3

GARY | Theatre Northwest, the performance company of the Indiana University Northwest Department of Performing Arts, has announced open auditions for the fall production of “Dracula,” a play by Steven Dietz, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 3.

August 22, 2013 12:45 pm

Gunman in custody at Ga. school; reports of shots

DECATUR, Ga. | A teen was in custody Tuesday, accused of firing shots from an assault rifle at an Atlanta-area elementary school where dramatic television footage showed young students racing out of the building, being escorted by teachers and police to safety. No one was injured.

August 20, 2013 4:55 pm
LaCrosse High School replanting ag program

LaCrosse High School replanting ag program

After a yearlong break, LaCrosse High School is preparing to reboot its hands-on agricultural program for the upcoming school year. Ag classes, after all, are a growing trend.

May 26, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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