Wheeler High School
While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.
An episode of CSI: Miami inspired Valparaiso resident Ashley Taylor to pursue a career in criminal justice.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Each summer, roughly 100 University of Texas students embark on the Texas 4000, the longest annual charity bicycle ride.
WHEELER | The focus of high school graduations normally is the senior class, but a speaker stole the show Sunday at the 2014 Wheeler High School commencement.
Ethan Shields’ intellect and longtime interest in science earned him a seat at the three-day Congress of Future Medical Leaders program.
UNION TOWNSHIP | For the second consecutive year, Sean Ives, 14, of Trinity Lutheran School in Crown Point, was the winner of the Kankakee Valley REMC Final Spelling Bee.
Two years ago while conducting tryouts, Lake Central baseball coach Jeff Sandor told players they would have to make a sacrifice to be on the team, and it had nothing to do with bunting.
The Lake and Porter County District Spelling Bee was held Saturday at Wheeler High School. From left, are third-place winner Zoe Swayne, an Immanuel Lutheran School eighth-grader; runnerup Sophia Panos, a Forest Ridge Academy eight-grader; and Adam Akan, a Montessori Children's Schoolhouse f…
Violet Needham, a Chesterton Middle School student, spells a word Saturday during the Lake and Porter County District Spelling Bee held at Wheeler High School.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Local elected officials addressed questions involving everything from economic development to gay marriage Saturday during a legislative forum.
UNION TOWNSHIP | The public is invited to attend the third annual Legislative Forum and Update for residents of Porter County, sponsored by the Porter County Retired Teachers Association at 9 a.m., Saturday.
Laura Black, of the Family & Youth Services Bureau, talks about suicide and statistics Monday at the "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue" program at Wheeler High School.
Wheeler High School students and others gathered in the WHS auditorium Monday the program "Teens and Suicide: An Open Dialogue." The presentation focused on communication, loss, prevention and awareness followed by group discussions to share personal insights.
WHEELER | A victim lay on the floor at Wheeler High School, moaning in pain as hostages were lined up against the chalkboard on the classroom wall.
UNION TOWNSHIP | Wheeler High School Principal Don Gandy made history at the high school’s commencement ceremony Sunday afternoon.
Wheeler senior choir members sing on Sunday during their graduation ceremony.
Wheeler High School students smile as they are introduced on Sunday during their graduation ceremony.
CEDAR LAKE | It’s official: Hanover has a new superintendent
UNION TOWNSHIP | After spelling "echt" in an earlier round Saturday, Sean Ives had no trouble dealing with "efficacy," handling it with efficacy, to earn the title and the trip to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Wyatt Lee, of Chesterton Middle School, patiently waits with his fellow spellers to see who all will make it to the next round of spelling bee Saturday morning at Wheeler Middle School.
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