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Region teams medal at national Science Olympiad

Local students from three region schools received medals at the Science Olympiad National Tournament in Orlando, Fla. Saturday.

May 17, 2014 10:00 pm
Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Valparaiso native Robbie Hummel, who plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves, spoke Thursday at a Career Day event at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso.

May 15, 2014 4:50 pm Photos

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Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

NBA player Robbie Hummel spoke to eighth-grade students Thursday as part of Thomas Jefferson Middle School's Career Day. Hummel is a Valparaiso native and attended TJMS.

May 15, 2014 3:38 pm
Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

NBA player Robbie Hummel speaks to eighth-grade students Thursday as part of Thomas Jefferson Middle School's Career Day. Hummel played at Purdue University and now plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves.

May 15, 2014 3:39 pm
Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

Career Day at Thomas Jefferson Middle School

NBA player Robbie Hummel talks with teachers at Thomas Jefferson Middle School. Hummel took part in Thomas Jefferson Middle School's Career Day. Hummel is a Valparaiso native and attended TJMS. At left is Jane Strayer, sixth and seventh grade language arts teacher, and right is Cindy Hamilto…

May 15, 2014 3:33 pm
Region schools heading to National Science Olympiad

Region schools heading to National Science Olympiad

Munster High School science teacher Patrick O'Neill is confident the Science Olympiad team he helps coach has a shot at bringing home a first-place win from the national finals.

May 15, 2014 2:22 pm Photos

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Valpo board gets input on 21st century education

VALPARAISO | Offering foreign languages at all grade levels received public support at the school board's special meeting Monday, but the closing of Central Elementary did not.

May 05, 2014 5:50 pm

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 schools to expand wireless at 3 buildings

VALPARAISO | By the time school starts again in August, all the classrooms at Valparaiso High School, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson middle schools should have wireless connectivity.

April 13, 2014 5:55 pm

Local students head to state competitions

Science Olympians and chess enthusiasts from Northwest Indiana schools are preparing for state tournaments this weekend.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am

Valpo Next vision session dates, sites set

VALPARAISO | The past decade brought a lot of changes to the city's landscape, but city officials want to know what residents want for the city for the next decade or decades.

February 01, 2014 4:15 pm
Dinosaurs, volcanos and snowplows — oh, my

Dinosaurs, volcanos and snowplows — oh, my

VALPARAISO | Judging by the reaction of the hundreds of adults and children who packed the Thomas Jefferson Middle School gym on Thursday, the ValPlayso: Next Generation is already a success.

January 30, 2014 9:15 pm Video Photos

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Plans for new ValPlayso revealed today

Plans for new ValPlayso revealed today

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of ValPlayso this fall by tearing it down and building ValPlayso: the Next Generation.

January 30, 2014 9:05 am

Full week of MLK Day events planned by VU

VALPARAISO | A weeklong celebration of the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will kick off Thursday under the theme The Beloved Community and continue through Jan. 23 at Valparaiso University and several other locations around the city.

January 11, 2014 8:49 pm
Eva Mozes Kor addresses local middle, high school students

Eva Mozes Kor addresses local middle, high school students

VALPARAISO | Students from Porter County middle and high schools packed the auditorium at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning and sat mesmerized as they heard horrifying and hopeful stories of survival from Eva Mozes Kor.

November 01, 2013 3:00 pm Photos

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Thomas Jefferson Middle School competes at National Science Olympiad

Thomas Jefferson Middle School competes at National Science Olympiad

VALPARAISO | Students from Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso competed against teams from across the country in Saturday's Science Olympiad National Tournament.

May 22, 2013 9:54 am
Valpo, Munster students place in top 20 in national Science Olympiad

Valpo, Munster students place in top 20 in national Science Olympiad

Students from Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso and Munster High School competed against 118 teams from across the country in Saturday's Science Olympiad National Tournament.

May 19, 2013 8:50 pm

Valpo council urged to support anti-bullying efforts

VALPARAISO | In the battle against bullies, a growing number of people are getting involved, ranging from the U.S. Army to a Valparaiso middle school student.

May 13, 2013 5:47 pm
15 students compete Saturday in Science Olympiad

15 students compete Saturday in Science Olympiad

VALPARAISO | Thomas Jefferson Middle School student Megan Rahn spent a recent evening calibrating her salinometer, a device that measures how much salt is in water.

May 11, 2013 7:25 pm Photos

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