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A learning experience for South Korean students

A learning experience for South Korean students

CHESTERTON | Three South Korean students, June, Grace and Kevin Kim were guest students at Westchester Intermediate School during the first few weeks of school. Also pictured are fifth grade teachers Judy Yagodnik, Jeff Scroggins and Principal Shawn Longacre.

September 19, 2013 12:09 pm
Bailey Elementary celebrates U.S. Constitution Day

Bailey Elementary celebrates U.S. Constitution Day

CHESERTON | Senior Judge Raymond D. Kickbush recently visited Bailly Elementary students in celebration of U.S. Constitution Day celebrating its 226th anniversary of our nation's founding document. Kickbush spoke to students about the Constitution and about his work as a judge.

September 19, 2013 11:20 am
Troop donates school supplies

Troop donates school supplies

CHESTERTON | Before the beginning of the school year, members of Girl Scout Troop 060 collected extra school supplies to donate to the children and teachers at Jackson Elementary.

September 19, 2013 11:15 am
Two CHS students named Merit Semifinalists

Two CHS students named Merit Semifinalists

CHESTERTON | Two Chesterton High School seniors are among the nation’s 16,000 Semifinalists announced in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) competition. These students have completed the first step in the competition for some 8,000 Merit Scholarships, worth more than $35 …

September 16, 2013 12:25 pm
Duneland Education Foundation awards grant to ‘Eggs’pand program

Duneland Education Foundation awards grant to ‘Eggs’pand program

CHESTERTON | The Bailly Elementary third grade teaching team, composed of Mindy Balhoff, Sandy Campbell, Deanna Heslin and Mary Ann Martin, requested and received a grant project from the Duneland Education Foundation this school year.

September 16, 2013 12:18 pm
El Salto to assist Trojan Guard Nov. 26

El Salto to assist Trojan Guard Nov. 26

CHESTERTON | El Salto Mexican Restaurant of Chesterton will support the Chesterton High School Trojan Guard Marching Band by donating 10% of their evening receipts to the CHS Band Boosters on Monday, November 26.

November 25, 2012 3:15 pm
Drifters place third runner-up at Southmont Show Choir Invitational

Drifters place third runner-up at Southmont Show Choir Invitational

CHESTERTON | Members of the Chesterton High School show choir had a successful start to their show choir season in Crawfordsville, Indiana this past weekend to at the Southmont Show Choir Invitational. The Drifters placed third runner-up in the Unisex division and the Sandpipers made finals …

November 19, 2012 10:21 pm

Local VFW Post 2511 supports Trojan Guard

CHESTERTON | On Sunday the VFW Post 2511 will host a spaghetti dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. to support the members of the Chesterton High School Trojan Guard and CHS Band Boosters. These groups are working to raise funds for the purchase of new uniforms for the marching band.

September 05, 2012 2:50 pm

CHS Boys Soccer Fundraiser

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Boys Soccer team is hosting their third annual Birky’s Pork Chop sale fundraiser this Friday from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the CHS North Parking Lot near Entrance 31 located at 2125 S. 11th Street in Chesterton.

August 28, 2012 5:24 pm
Drive 4UR School fundraiser

Drive 4UR School fundraiser

The community is invited to take a few moments this Saturday, Aug. 25 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Chesterton High School to test drive in a brand new Ford. he band will receive $20 for their New Uniform Fund for each test drive that takes place on Saturday. After the initial test drive, participan…

August 24, 2012 10:07 am
Drive 4UR School

Drive 4UR School

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Trojan Guard is in desperate need of new band uniforms. As an integral part of the community, Ford has developed the Drive 4UR School event to connect Ford Dealerships with local community efforts to help raise money for organizations like the Trojan Guard.

August 24, 2012 9:53 am
Duneland Schools registration

Duneland Schools registration

Duneland School Elementary and Intermediate registration for the 2012-13 school year has begun. Liberty Elementary Principal Christy Jarka, left, assists parents Carrie and Clay Mason, as they register their daughter Kelsey, grade 1 with little sister Addie. Chesterton Middle School registra…

August 07, 2012 3:56 pm

Duneland begins registration for 2012-13 school year on Aug. 6

The first day of classes for all Duneland students is Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012.

July 27, 2012 1:50 pm

Liberty Intermediate School honor roll

LIBERTY TWP. | Liberty Intermediate School has recognized 308 students on the honor roll for earning at least 3.0 grade point average for the fourth nine weeks’. Of those, 209 students are listed on the Principal’s Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of 3.66 or higher for the first …

June 29, 2012 11:02 am

Chesterton Middle School honor roll

CHESTERTON | Chesterton Middle School has recognized 494 students on the Honor Roll for achieving a minimum 3.0 GPA for the third 12-week term.

June 22, 2012 10:24 am

Chesterton High School honor roll

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School has recognized 973 students on the Honor Roll for earning at least a 2.80 grade point average for the fourth nine weeks'. Of those, 630 students are listed on the Principal's Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of 3.50 or higher for the fourth nin…

June 19, 2012 2:10 pm

Duneland School 2011-12 student perfect attendance

CHESTERTON | Several Duneland School students were recognized for achieving perfect attendance at their school for the 2011-12 school year. Those students are:

June 13, 2012 10:44 am
Pennies for patients

Pennies for patients

June 06, 2012 7:22 pm

CHS commencement will be held outside

CHESTERTON | The 122nd annual Chesterton High School commencement exercises will be hosted on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the CHS Football Stadium.

June 06, 2012 11:02 am
Fiesta at Liberty Elementary

Fiesta at Liberty Elementary

Liberty Intermediate School hosted their 44th annual Fiesta celebration recently. All sixth grade social studies classes performed dances of Central and South America.

June 06, 2012 9:00 am Photos

Photos

Lamps of love

Lamps of love

June 05, 2012 5:38 pm
Student wins computer

Student wins computer

June 04, 2012 5:35 pm
Graduation DVD for sale

Graduation DVD for sale

 

June 04, 2012 5:26 pm

Chesterton graduate DVD's to be available

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School commencement ceremony is on June 7 at 7 p.m. For those parents, grandparents and family members that cannot attend graduation, there are two options.

May 31, 2012 3:25 pm
Bailly students present play

Bailly students present play

CHESTERTON | The Bailly Elementary fourth graders in Cris Petro’s class will present the play The Homework Machine on June 1 at 7 p.m. at the Chesterton High School Auditorium, 2125 S. 11th St. The performance is free and open to the public.

May 31, 2012 11:32 am

CHS Commencement June 7

CHESTERTON | The 122nd annual Chesterton High School commencement exercises will be hosted on June 7 at 7 p.m. at the CHS Football Stadium.

May 30, 2012 12:30 pm
Duneland School Corporation retirements announced

Duneland School Corporation retirements announced

CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corporation announced the retirements of seven teachers and six classified staff at the end of this school year. The combined years of total teacher service is 180.5 years. The nine staff retirements total 118 combined years of service. Teachers are Barb Kimm…

May 24, 2012 1:11 pm Photos

Photos

Mini forensics unit at Liberty Intermediate

Mini forensics unit at Liberty Intermediate

The Liberty Intermediate sixth grade teachers, Connie Linsemeyer and Allison Yagodnik, are woring on a mini forensic unit with their students. As one of the activities, Chesterton police chief David Cincoski came to the school to show students, left to right, Sebastian Leasure, Payton Cooper…

May 24, 2012 1:04 pm
Mini forensics unit

Mini forensics unit

May 24, 2012 1:03 pm

CHS Choral Spring Revue is Friday

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Choral Department will present its annual Spring Revue Choral Showcase on Friday at 7 p.m. in the CHS Auditorium.

May 23, 2012 3:40 pm
Kalvin Ravn

Kalvin Ravn

Chesterton High School junior Kalvin Ravn has been named a winner of the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing for 2012.

May 15, 2012 4:43 pm
CHS junior named winner of NCTE award in writing for 2012

CHS junior named winner of NCTE award in writing for 2012

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School junior Kalvin Ravn has been named a winner of the National Council of Teachers of English Achievement Awards in Writing for 2012.

May 15, 2012 4:36 pm

Chesterton High School holds Academic Competition Awards

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School hosted their annual Academic Competition Awards on Monday, May 14 at the school. All the academic groups were recognized for their participation and coaches in each area gave the highlights of this school year.

May 15, 2012 3:53 pm
All That Jazz spring jazz concert May 19

All That Jazz spring jazz concert May 19

CHESTERTON | Each year the CHS Jazz Ensemble concludes their school year by presenting their annual spring jazz concert entitled, “All That Jazz.” This year’s concert marks the 39th year that noted professional musicians have been asked to perform as guest artists for the event. The guest ar…

May 14, 2012 3:20 pm Photos

Photos

Chesterton High School hosts 5% Club banquet

Chesterton High School hosts 5% Club banquet

CHESTERTON | Chesterton High School hosted the 23rd annual 5% Club Banquet for those 22 students in the top 5% of the senior class of 2012 at the Water Bird Inn and Spa this week. Each student in the top 5% selected an educator who has influenced or inspired them in their educational career …

May 10, 2012 10:54 am Photos

Photos

CHS Art student receives scholarship

CHS Art student receives scholarship

Chesterton High School senior Brooke Kravitz has won the Chesterton Art Center (CAC) Scholarship of $500. She will attend DePaul University in Chicago next fall and study animation. Kravitz 's portfolio was juried by CAC and they commented on her outstanding artistic ability.

May 04, 2012 4:25 pm
Students win at Theaterfest

Students win at Theaterfest

Several Chesterton High School German 4 and 5 students participated in the ninth annual Valparaiso University German Theaterfest competition in April. The German Theaterfest competition involves local high school students performing skits or plays in German. The CHS German 5 class took home …

May 01, 2012 5:17 pm
Students win at Theaterfest

Students win at Theaterfest

CHESTERTON | Several Chesterton High School German students participated in the ninth annual Valparaiso University German Theaterfest competition in April.

May 01, 2012 5:10 pm
Happy Tree Friends

Happy Tree Friends

Happy Tree Friends, center, front Nicholas Hanson and Ethan Mahaffey and back, Cody Cornelison, Dimitri Nicholson and Kyler Haynes. Second place went to the Brummitt Cuckoo Birds, left side, front, Anna Gardner and Abby Henderson and back, Riley McCoy, Eve Senderhauf and Alyssa Armato. Third…

May 01, 2012 1:13 pm
Three-school book battle

Three-school book battle

CHESTERTON | Liberty Elementary hosted a three-school book battle with Bailly and Brummitt Elementaries last week. The top fourth grade team from each of three Duneland schools traveled to Liberty to participate. Each child had to read five of the 16 Young Hoosier books, blog about three of …

May 01, 2012 11:50 am
CHS prom royalty contestants announced

CHS prom royalty contestants announced

CHESTERTON | An outstanding group of candidates have been chosen as the 2012 CHS Prom royalty contestants. Three seniors were nominated for king and queen and three juniors for prince and princess.

April 25, 2012 4:31 pm Photos

Photos

CHS Music and Theatre to present musical Grease

CHESTERTON | The Chesterton High School Music and Theatre Departments will present the musical Grease on May 11 at 7 p.m., on Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m.

April 25, 2012 4:26 pm

Duneland School Corporation's annual exhibit at Chesterton Art Center

CHESTERTON | Representative art work from students in grades 1-12 will be on display at the Duneland School Corporation's annual exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th Street in Chesterton.

April 25, 2012 4:22 pm

Duneland Intermediate Schools release honor rolls for 3rd nine weeks

Liberty Intermediate School has recognized 245 students on the honor roll for earning at least 3.0 grade point average for the third nine weeks'. Of those, 130 students are listed on the Principal's Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of 3.66 or higher for the third nine weeks' grad…

April 25, 2012 10:51 am
Duneland Elementary Spelling Bee Winners

Duneland Elementary Spelling Bee Winners

Ten Duneland Elementary winners and their alternates gathered at Brummitt Elementary for a district wide spelling bee on Friday. Pictured, front, left to right, are elementary school spelling bee winners Grace Rehtorik of Bailly, Joshua Leath of Brummitt, Karina Hanson of Jackson, Justine Ke…

April 25, 2012 10:04 am
CMS Young Citizen

CMS Young Citizen

The Duneland Exchange Club recently presented Chesterton Middle School eighth grade student (center front) Abigail Hurst with the Young Citizenship Award. Also pictured, left to right, Peter DeWitt, Duneland Exchange Club representative, her parents Brenda and Chuck Hurst and Principal Craig…

April 24, 2012 12:28 pm
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