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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 3 R's make way for 3 E's in education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: 3 R's make way for 3 E's in education

The 3 R's in school refer to the foundations of basic skills: Reading, wRiting and aRithmetic. The 3 R's graduate to the 3 E's, which are standards for college and career readiness. What are the 3 E's? Employers! Expectations! Effort!

March 23, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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PEGGY BUFFINGTON: Education enhances all aspects of NWI future

PEGGY BUFFINGTON: Education enhances all aspects of NWI future

As a lifelong resident of Northwest Indiana, this is a unique place to call home in our wonderful country. When I think about what it is about NWI that makes it a place to call home, it is all about family. My dad, his brothers, and many others came here for work. Historically, the mills bro…

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ask your child about progress toward goals

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Ask your child about progress toward goals

Parent involvement plays an important role in students’ achievement across all school levels. Secondary students need their parents’ assistance!

September 22, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Privatizing education at public schools' expense

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Privatizing education at public schools' expense

Are Indiana’s public schools broken and in need of great reform, or did lawmakers use the claim of needed improvement to privatize education through school vouchers?

April 14, 2013 12:00 am
Focus on college and career ready students

Focus on college and career ready students

Educators in Northwest Indiana entered 2012 with their eyes sharply focused on helping their students grow and learn. Educator roles included “embracing” 21st century learning skills which included the following:

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Video Photos

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Hobart JROTC recognized by U.S. Secretary of Defense

Hobart JROTC recognized by U.S. Secretary of Defense

HOBART | The Army JROTC Leadership Team representing Hobart High School was recently recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta for their participation in the 2011-12 JROTC Leadership Symposium and Academic Bowl Championship which took place in D.C., June 2012. This event is s…

November 19, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Boys Cross Country 2012 State Qualifiers

Boys Cross Country 2012 State Qualifiers

HOBART | The boys cross country team will be traveling to Terre Haute for the second straight year to represent Hobart High School in the State Finals. The boys followed up their Sectional and Regional Runner-Up performances with a 4th place finish at the New Prairie Semi-State.

October 22, 2012 9:37 am
Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Dickson visits his alma maters

Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Brent Dickson visits his alma maters

HOBART | His story is one of hard work, determination and embracing learning opportunities.

October 18, 2012 10:19 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Big shifts in academic standards coming

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Big shifts in academic standards coming

It is hard to believe that a new school year is upon us! There is always such anticipation for students and parents at the beginning of every school year. Then it is down to business -– time to learn!

July 22, 2012 12:00 am
Ridge View Rocks!

Ridge View Rocks!

HOBART | Ridge View Elementary fourth and fifth graders rocked the Hobart High School Theatre for adoring fans, AKA family and friends Thursday night.

April 30, 2012 7:35 pm Photos

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ISTEP Rally at Liberty Uses ISTEP Sisters to Give Tips

ISTEP Rally at Liberty Uses ISTEP Sisters to Give Tips

HOBART | Liberty Elementary School knows how to rally their students to do well on ISTEP. They call in the ISTEP Sisters to give the students the best tips for doing well.

March 05, 2012 12:14 pm
No more "I Don't know how to do my Homework!"

No more "I Don't know how to do my Homework!"

HOBART | Chris King, The School City of Hobart's Director of Technology, instructed parents and students at a workshop on the Khan Academy Tuesday, February 28 at Hobart High School to show a solution for extra assistance with school work that is FREE!

February 29, 2012 10:15 am Photos

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Khan Academy | Hobart Schools

Khan Academy | Hobart Schools

School City of Hobart's Chris King instructs parents on Khan Academy, a homework tutorial program available to students at no charge.

February 29, 2012 8:13 am
Khan Academy | Hobart Schools

Khan Academy | Hobart Schools

School City of Hobart Director of Technology Chris Kings instructs parents during a workshop regarding free homework tutorials.

February 29, 2012 8:15 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Set expectations, monitor teens using social media

While none of us would want to turn the clock back on what technology has to offer, serious ethical and moral issues have risen with technology use in society. Everyone is scrambling on how to handle the misuse of technology.

January 29, 2012 12:00 am
Joan Martin celebrates literacy

Joan Martin celebrates literacy

HOBART | Joan Martin School was recognized by the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition for an amazing video to promote "Time Out for Reading" by "Putting Your Nose in a Book."

November 17, 2011 3:53 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Being ready for school paves way for success

Parents are "ready" for their children to go back to school as summer winds down. At school registration everywhere, students are excited and "ready" to go back to school.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: NWI collaborating to create world-class workers

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: NWI collaborating to create world-class workers

Leaders from Northwest Indiana are taking a unique approach to produce world-class workers by collaborating on an action plan. The goal is to educate and equip a work force with the skills the region needs to compete and thrive in a global economy.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am
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