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School Town Of Munster

Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Superintendents sound off on the state of education in Indiana

Editors note: Six school superintendents are retiring this year in Lake and Porter counties. Two retired last year. Among the most highly respected educators in the state, their departure paves the way for younger and, in some cases, veteran educators to take their place. They have invested …

May 24, 2014 9:30 pm Video Photos


Most Indiana teachers are deemed effective

Most Hoosier school teachers are effective at their jobs based on a report released by the Indiana Department of Education.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Munster notifies five teachers they may lose their jobs

MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster has notified five teachers they could lose their jobs this fall.

May 16, 2014 7:00 pm

Two question Munster superintendent contract

MUNSTER | Two people contend if the Munster School Board shaves a little money off the new superintendent's salary and benefits, the district can save some money.

April 30, 2014 8:05 pm

Dark Lord Day more than a once-a-year brew release party

MUNSTER | The Dark Lord cometh. Beer geeks of the world unite!

April 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Kindergarten Roundup held online by School Town of Munster

MUNSTER | A all-day Kindergarten Roundup for the School Town of Munster is underway. Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is open to children who will be 5 on or before Aug. 1, and who are Munster residents. Online registration is required. Parents should visit for complete …

April 09, 2014 12:00 am

Munster schools were in red before voters OK'd referendum

MUNSTER | An audit released by the Indiana State Board of Accounts this week shows the School Town of Munster's budget was in the red before voters approved a general fund referendum in May 2013.

March 19, 2014 6:30 pm

IRS investigating possible identity theft at Munster schools

MUNSTER | The Internal Revenue Service is investigating several cases of what may be identity theft at the School Town of Munster.

March 10, 2014 6:25 pm

Kindergarten Roundup set for Munster schools

MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster will conduct kindergarten registration Wednesday as well as registration for all students new to the school district who plan to attend during the 2014-15 school year.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

21 NWI schools checkmate their way to state chess tourney

HAMMOND | Northwest Indiana schools will be sending more than 35 teams of young chess players to next month's state tournament.

February 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Munster School Board member resigns

MUNSTER | Veteran Munster School Board member Carrie Wadas has resigned her position on the board because she is moving to a neighboring community.

January 15, 2014 8:30 pm
Munster Schools to host 2nd Annual International Fest Oct. 13

Munster Schools to host 2nd Annual International Fest Oct. 13

MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster is hosting the 2nd Annual International Festival from noon-5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 13, for students, K-12, and their families.

September 19, 2013 10:14 am

Munster school superintendent to retire next summer

MUNSTER | Munster schools Superintendent Richard Sopko has given the board notice he's retiring in June.

August 06, 2013 2:00 pm

Munster schools to stop accepting transfer students

MUNSTER | The School Town of Munster will no longer accept transfer students living outside of its school district.

July 23, 2013 2:25 pm

Tally incorrect

The total vote for the referendum for the School Town of Munster was incorrect in a story in Wednesday's editions. The final tally was 3,689 “yes” and 1,991 “no.”

May 08, 2013 6:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Vote in today's school referendum

In three Northwest Indiana school districts, there are tax referendums on the ballot today. The future of your schools and property values, as well as your property tax bills, is at stake.

May 07, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Vote yes on school tax referendums

There are separate extenuating circumstances, but the core problem faced by the Munster, Union Township and Boone Township school districts is a failure of the state government to adequately fund the operation of local schools.

May 05, 2013 12:00 am

$1 more a month for great schools is a bargain

As a homeowner and taxpayer in Munster, I would like to point out the real impact of the Munster schools' proposed general fund referendum on our tax bills. As you probably know, the proposed tax rate on this referendum question is 19.9 cents per $100 assessed value on your home.

May 03, 2013 3:54 pm

Early voting on Munster schools tax hike slated

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board has scheduled early voting to begin April 8 for a referendum on Munster school financing.

March 23, 2013 9:15 pm

Two new Republicans seated on Lake elections board

CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board will greet two new Republican members Tuesday when it convenes to set up polling places for this spring's school referendum in Munster.

March 18, 2013 5:20 pm
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