Wheeler High School
Hannah Zajac’s drive and determination were recognized with membership in the National Society of High School Scholars.
Wheeler senior Christian Luna, a four-year starter, during practice at the school. A doctor suggested that he quit playing football after suffering a third concussion. He decided to keep playing.
Wheeler senior Christian Luna, right, a four-year starter, blocks during a drill with teammate Derek Bertucci during practice at the school. He has suffered three concussions and almost decided to stop playing football.
Wheeler senior Christian Luna, right, a four-year starter, blocks during a drill with teammate Derek Bertucci during practice at the school. He has suffered three concussions and almost did not play this season.
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.
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