Thomas Jefferson Middle School
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | Students from Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Valparaiso competed against teams from across the country in Saturday's Science Olympiad National Tournament.
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.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | A longtime middle school science teacher was arrested Thursday on charges he took small amounts of cash from the desks of other teachers at the school.
VALPARAISO | A student at Thomas Jefferson Middle School was arrested Friday after school officials learned he had brought a knife to school.
VALPARAISO | The issues of safety and security in the schools should not become less important as recent school shooting events fade into the past, Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Michael Berta warned the board and residents Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | After a little more than a year, the former North Coast Distributing facilities have had some nibbles, but the city is still waiting for a big fish to take the bait.
A number of region schools scored highly in the Indiana Academic Spell Bowl state finals Saturday, with two taking top honors.
VALPARAISO | Eva Mozes Kor sat on a stage in front of hundreds of area eighth-graders who gathered at Valparaiso High School on Friday morning, telling them how she summoned the will to live through the Holocaust.
PORTAGE | The Thomas Jefferson Middle School Spell Bowl team took first place at last week’s Willowcreek Invitational meet. The team only missed just five out of 72 words on its way to the win.
VALPARAISO | Jane Strayer, a sixth- and seventh-grade Language Arts teacher at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, was recently named Indiana Academic Coach of the Year – Middle Level Division, by the Indiana Association of School Principals. Strayer was honored at a luncheon during the group’s …
VALPARAISO | A Thomas Jefferson Middle School student will face juvenile criminal charges after police said he took a switchblade knife to school.
VALPARAISO | The city has no shortage of people interested in using the former North Coast Distributing facilities on Silhavy Road.
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