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We The People team excels again at state finals

We The People team excels again at state finals

MUNSTER | Wilbur Wright Middle School placed first in We The People District competition at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, wining ity s ninth District championship. The team then traveled to Indianapolis  for state competition, where they finished fouth in the finals, marking the 12th…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am
Munster teacher attends civic leadership training

Munster teacher attends civic leadership training

MUNSTER | A Munster High School teacher is among 25 teachers across the state who completed training in the curriculum We the People: The Citizen and Constitution.

July 06, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Region students win top marks in We the People contest

INDIANAPOLIS | Fifth-grade students from four Northwest Indiana schools earned top ratings in a We the People competition at the Statehouse on Friday by demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of government and the Constitution.

May 17, 2013 6:30 pm

We'll see if Constitution can withstand assault

Congratulations to the Wilbur Wright School students for their impressive win in the We the People competition. Hopefully, our young scholars are discovering the Constitution's greatness as envisioned by our Founders, not as reinterpreted by today's progressives.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am

In Indiana, even a civics lesson can be about basketball

Now that the holiday festivities are over and the last of the Christmas decorations have been tucked away, we can get back to our daily lives. No Christmas shopping to worry about and no lights to hang up outdoors.

January 06, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: We the People provides essential civics education

GUEST COMMENTARY: We the People provides essential civics education

As we mark today's observance of Constitution Day, I’m happy to say a national civics education program with a strong Hoosier presence is helping students at all grade levels see the U.S. Constitution in a whole new light.

September 17, 2012 12:00 am
S'ville fifth-grade class captures civics prize

S'ville fifth-grade class captures civics prize

SCHERERVILLE | Students in Donna Spivak's fifth-grade class at Grimmer Middle School took first place in their division at the annual statewide We The People civics competition last month.

June 15, 2012 12:00 am

Expect the most of young people and watch them soar

Over the last few years I have written many columns on school programs in this area. None make me prouder to live in this corner of the state than the accomplishments of Munster High School's We The People program.

May 06, 2012 12:00 am

Munster 'We the People' squad earns honors in national contest

MUNSTER | For the third year in a row, the Munster High School "We the People" team earned a spot in the final round of the 25th nationwide civics competition in Washington, D.C.

May 02, 2012 7:00 pm

Students working hard to prepare for national competition

"The accumulation of all powers, legislative, executive, and judiciary, in the same hands, whether of one, a few, or many ... is the very definition of tyranny."

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

We the People competition takes learning to another level

"The law regards man as man, and takes no account of his surroundings or of his color when his civil rights as guaranteed by the supreme law of the land are involved."

March 25, 2012 12:00 am

Listening to both sides of the debate is important to democracy

It's funny, maybe I bring this on myself, but whenever there is a conversation about current events, the topic always comes back to the role that we all play in the world around us.

January 15, 2012 12:00 am

Munster High team advances to national civics competition

PLAINFIELD | A team from Munster High School won a state civics competition and will advance to the national competition next year in Washington, D.C.

December 18, 2011 6:15 pm

We The People teams reach state finals

INDIANAPOLIS | More than 700 teens and preteens versed in the U.S. Constitution will descend on central Indiana when 12 Indiana high schools and 12 middle schools compete in the We The People State Finals on Dec. 17-18 at Plainfield High School,

December 09, 2011 12:00 am
Students decry loss of federal funding for civic programs

Students decry loss of federal funding for civic programs

Deepa Devanathan learned about civic responsibility firsthand as an intern for U.S. District Court Judge Joseph VanBokkelen this past summer.

September 06, 2011 1:00 pm Photos

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Munster civics team places 10th in nation

Munster High School students placed 10th Monday in the final round of a nationwide civics competition in Washington, D.C.

May 02, 2011 9:30 pm
We the People

We the People

Volunteer Betsy Kasenga listens as Munster High School senior Joel Retan, center, disputes an answer last week during a practice for the national We the People competition this weekend in Washington, D.C.

April 25, 2011 9:03 pm
We the People

We the People

Alexander Serrano, right, listens to Christopher Chyung, center, during a practice session last week for the national We the People competition. The Munster High School seniors are headed to Washington, D.C. to compete.

April 25, 2011 8:41 pm

Civics students can ponder the tough questions

"The reason we draft jurors rather than hire them is that we regard the activity of dispensing justice in the courts as a responsibility all citizens should share."

March 27, 2011 12:00 am
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