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Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

UNION TOWNSHIP | Wheeler High School Principal Don Gandy made history at the high school’s commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon.

June 09, 2013 6:45 pm Photos

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Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

Wheeler senior choir members sing on Sunday during their graduation ceremony.

June 09, 2013 4:10 pm
Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

Be 'of service to others,' speaker tells Wheeler High grads

Wheeler High School students smile as they are introduced on Sunday during their graduation ceremony.

June 09, 2013 4:09 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
Local districts review security measures

Local districts review security measures

School districts across Northwest Indiana are reassessing their security plans in the wake of the massacre of 26 children and adults Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

December 17, 2012 5:30 pm Photos

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Summertime and the learning's easy

Summertime and the learning's easy

UNION TOWNSHIP | Colored innards in odd shapes and clusterings appeared as the computer tower's gray outer shell slid away,

June 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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Summertime and the learning's easy

Summertime and the learning's easy

Jon L. Hendricks | The Times Camp Invention volunteer Mike Malone, right, helps St. Paul School sixth-grader Maggie Vail, center, take apart a computer Monday with St. Paul School classmate Emma Dudek, left, during the weeklong camp of team building and imaginative programs at Union Center E…

June 08, 2010 12:00 am
Summertime and the learning's easy

Summertime and the learning's easy

Jon L. Hendricks | The Times Union Center Elementary School fourth-grader Michael Min, left, and Thomas Jefferson Middle School sixth-grader Adam Miller work Monday to disassemble electronics during the reverse engineering class at Camp Invention held at Union Center Elementary.

June 08, 2010 12:00 am
Summertime and the learning's easy

Summertime and the learning's easy

Jon L. Hendricks | The Times A student at Camp Invention at Union Center Elementary School works to take an alarm clock apart Monday during a reverse engineering class. The camp is for first- through fifth-graders and encourages them to use their imaginations and problem solving abilities together.

June 08, 2010 12:00 am

Union Township School Board member decries student dress

UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Township School Corporation School Board member Terry Boehlke said she was tired of seeing inappropriate dress at Union Township Middle School and Wheeler High School.

May 27, 2010 12:00 am

Wheeler students will no longer have to take intro to computers

UNION TOWNSHIP | Wheeler High School students will no longer be required to take an introduction to computers course. The Union Township School Board last week approved making the course an elective, under the assumption most students have acquired substantial computer know-how by high school.

May 27, 2010 12:00 am

Union Township laying off six teachers in effort to save $102K

UNION TOWNSHIP | The Union Township School Corporation School Board formally moved to not renew contracts of six teachers at last week's meeting.

May 27, 2010 12:00 am

Wheeler High track and courts need repairs, board advised

UNION TOWNSHIP | School officials want to repair the Wheeler High School running track and tennis courts, which have deteriorated relatively soon after renovation.

May 26, 2010 12:00 am

Union Twp. schools to seek more federal stimulus

UNION TOWNSHIP | Better air, better security and better science classrooms are envisioned for some Union Township schools as the district applies for a second round of no-interest federal stimulus funding for the projects.

May 21, 2010 12:00 am

Jessen, Giorgi win 2nd terms on Union Twp. School Board

UNION TOWNSHIP | Two incumbents handily won re-election to the Union Township School Corp. board Tuesday. A newcomer running unopposed also won election.

May 05, 2010 12:00 am

Foes tout expertise in finance

UNION TOWNSHIP | In the race for the at-large seat on the Union Township School Corp. board, incumbent Michael Jessen faces challenger Eugene Guernsey.

May 01, 2010 12:00 am

Giorgi, Schafer vie for School Board seat

UNION TOWNSHIP | The race for the District 4 seat on the Union Township School Corp. board pits one-term incumbent Julie Giorgi against former board member Greg Schafer.

April 29, 2010 12:00 am

Old math on the books for next school year

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Community Schools board last week held off on approving mathematics textbooks for the coming school year, following in the footsteps of other districts uncertain of what they'll need in a textbook.

April 26, 2010 12:00 am

School Board member urges seeking bond for school project

UNION TOWNSHIP | Union Township School Corp. board member William LaFever proposed at this month's board meeting that the district apply for an interest-free Qualified School Construction Bond loan for improvements at Union Center Elementary.

April 21, 2010 12:00 am
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