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CPHS National Art Honor Society volunteers at St. Anthony’s Hospital

CPHS National Art Honor Society volunteers at St. Anthony’s Hospital

CROWN POINT | Members of Crown Point High School’s National Art Honor Society -- Gaby Richmond, Alex Baloski and Hannah Earl -- enthusiastically volunteered on Sept. 7 at St. Anthony Hospital’s NICU Reunion for all the babies born in 2013. They volunteered their time painting faces for this …

September 13, 2014 1:05 am

Indiana Dept. of Education gives CPHS Gold Star School Counseling Award for 2014

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Department of Education has Crown Point High School as one of the Indiana schools to receive the Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award in 2014. Gold Star schools undergo a rigorous process to raise student achievement by creating local community advisory groups …

August 27, 2014 3:18 pm
CPHS Social Studies teacher Bernacky nominated as D1 Educator of the Year

CPHS Social Studies teacher Bernacky nominated as D1 Educator of the Year

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School Social Studies teacher, Don Bernacky, was nominated as the District 1 and Indiana High School Educator of the Year at The American Legion, Department of Indiana 96th Annual State Convention, in Indianapolis this past July.

August 27, 2014 3:03 pm
CPHS athletes making the grade

CPHS athletes making the grade

Crown Point High School athletes have big shoes to fill this fall, after spring athletes broke records in academic achievement as well as on the field, courts and courses. Of 278 athletes, 159, or 57 percent, earned a 3.5 or higher grade point average on a scale of 4.0. For the school year, …

August 13, 2014 12:00 am
Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Foundation partners with high school clubs to support charities

Partnering this past school year to help local charities were, front row from left, Susie Szymanski, Amanda Burge, Athena Train, Katie Dillon, Lily Kapitan, Thano Liodos, second row National Honor Society sponsor Amanda Campos, Morgan Stepnoski, Lynn Kholoki, Emily Wirick, April Przyborski, …

July 06, 2014 12:00 am
C.P. Community Foundation partners with CPHS Clubs to support various charities

C.P. Community Foundation partners with CPHS Clubs to support various charities

CROWN POINT | Throughout the 2013-14 school year, Crown Point High School students and faculty members partnered with the Crown Point Community Foundation to raise money and volunteer for local charities/non-profit groups. Students and faculty sponsors from six different CPHS clubs and organ…

June 04, 2014 12:22 pm
Student staff wins state title for Best News Broadcast

Student staff wins state title for Best News Broadcast

Crown Point High School's CPTV staff brings home a state championship from the Indiana Association of Student Broadcasters Conference, front row from left, Megan Fernandez, Ashlyn Stiener, Raquelle Majors, middle row, Shelby Kiger, Rachel Bukowski, Valerie Jones, Maggie Robinson, Tobey Schmi…

May 23, 2014 12:00 am
Sign up for summer theater camp and hit the stage

Sign up for summer theater camp and hit the stage

Aspiring actors and actresses and camp counselors share an exercise on stage at last summer's Crown Point High School Theatre Camp.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am
CPHS duo capture journalism awards

CPHS duo capture journalism awards

Inklings sports editor Alaa Abdeldaiem, adviser Julie Elston, and co-editor-in-chief Maggie Gelon celebrate being honored at the State Capitol during the Indiana High School Press Association’s First Amendment Symposium. Abdeldaiem earned first place in the sports writing competition and Gel…

May 11, 2014 12:00 am
CPHS VEX Robotics reaches quarterfinals at world championship

CPHS VEX Robotics reaches quarterfinals at world championship

The Crown Point High School VEX Robotics Team 1233E Underdogs scored the school's highest finish in five years of competition at the VEX Robotics World Championship, from left, Robert Ponziano, Zack Otano, Josh Kelly, Michael Shields and Nathan McNally.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am

C.P. Community Foundation awards Crown Point High School AP scholarships

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School has once again benefited from a strong relationship with the Crown Point Community Foundation. For the fourth year in a row, the CPCF has generously awarded a grant to fund Advanced Placement end-of-course tests to students who demonstrate a financial need.

April 14, 2014 12:22 pm
Crown Point dance team repeats as state champs in two events

Crown Point dance team repeats as state champs in two events

The Crown Point High School dance team repeated as double state champions at the Indiana High School Dance Team Association State Championships on March 15. The varsity team competed and placed first in both Division 1 Varsity Pom and Kick categories. Division 1 is the Elite category in the …

April 02, 2014 12:00 am
UnderDogs headed to world championships for fifth straight year

UnderDogs headed to world championships for fifth straight year

Headed to the VEX Robotics World Championships is Crown Point High School's Team 1233E, from left, Nathan McNally, Michael Shields, Zachary Otano and Robert Panziano.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
UnderDogs headed to world championships for fifth straight year

UnderDogs headed to world championships for fifth straight year

Members of the Crown Point High School VEX 1233 UnderDogs robotics team watches as its robot competes at its own VEX Robotics State Qualifying Tournament in January, the first the school has hosted.

March 26, 2014 12:00 am
Awards pile up for Crown Point student newspaper

Awards pile up for Crown Point student newspaper

Crown Point High School newspapers staffers tour the Tea Party Museum while at the National Scholastic Press Association/Journalism Education Association Convention in Boston, Mass., front, Jack Snedden, middle row, Evi Lovin, Amy Schuch, Alaa Abdeldaiem, Yazzmyne Lopez, Katie Sherman, Tina …

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
CPHS Dance Team hailed as state champs

CPHS Dance Team hailed as state champs

CROWN POINT | On Saturday, March 15, the Crown Point High School Dance team competed at the Indiana High School Dance Team Association State Championship. The Varsity team competed in both the Division 1 Varsity Pom and Kick categories. Division 1 is the Elite category in the state for dance…

March 21, 2014 12:54 pm
Carnival held for a cause

Carnival held for a cause

The Crown Point High School National Honor Society hosted a Mardi Gras-themed carnival in the school cafeteria last month to benefit St. Jude House in Crown Point. More than 100 elementary school children participated in games to win prizes, and close to $500 was raised for the shelter for v…

March 19, 2014 12:00 am
CPHS CPTV wins state championship

CPHS CPTV wins state championship

CROWN POINT | On March 10, students on staff of CPTV (Technical Communication course) traveled to the University of Indianapolis for the 2014 Indiana Association of Student Broadcasters conference and competition.

March 12, 2014 3:18 pm
Crown Point students bring "Bye Bye Birdie" to the stage

Crown Point students bring "Bye Bye Birdie" to the stage

The cast of "Bye, Bye Birdie" rehearses the song "Healthy, Normal, American Boy" for their upcoming production at Crown Point High School, opening Friday.

March 12, 2014 12:00 am

CPHS presents Dog Tale Affair March 14

CROWN POINT | The annual Crown Point High School Dog Tale Affair will be held at St. Elijah Serbian Hall this Friday, March 14 at 7 p.m.  The annual athletic department fundraiser will feature several auction items including (sports memorabilia, washer and dryer, Youche Country club membersh…

March 11, 2014 3:43 pm
Crown Point Bulldogs headed to BPA state contest

Crown Point Bulldogs headed to BPA state contest

Crown Point High School Business Professionals of America chapter members headed to BPA State Leadership Conference competition next week are, front row from left, Madison McKendry, Shelby Kiger, Bayan Fares, Rhythm Dhillon, Nick Grothaus, Freddie Nino, Zachary Gordon, and Claire Olah, back …

March 09, 2014 12:00 am
Excalibur staff honored at state journalism convention

Excalibur staff honored at state journalism convention

The Excalibur yearbook staff from Crown Point High School earned the Division III Harvey Award at the Indiana High School Press Association convention, front row from left, Janelle Brumfield, Olivia Pillar, Nick Mahaffey, Collin Smith, Alexis Wilson, Evi Lovin, Lisa Keene, Alyssa Setlak, Jac…

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
State Superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks about educational issues

State Superintendent Glenda Ritz speaks about educational issues

CROWN POINT | State Superintendent, Glenda Ritz, was the guest speaker at the IASP Roundtable at Crown Point High School on Friday, January 31. After a brief reception, the principals and other guests gathered in the auditorium to listen to Glenda Ritz speak on different educational issues. …

February 21, 2014 3:15 am
Crown Point High School National Honor Society raises $500 for St. Jude House

Crown Point High School National Honor Society raises $500 for St. Jude House

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School National Honor Society held a Mardi Gras themed carnival to raise money to benefit St. Jude House. The event was on Friday, February 7 in the CPHS cafeteria. Over 100 elementary aged children came and participated in games to win prizes. Close to $50…

February 13, 2014 3:01 pm
Crown Point students meet the challenge by collecting peanut butter

Crown Point students meet the challenge by collecting peanut butter

Crown Point High School students from Student Union, National Honor Art Society and Helping Hands display the traveling trophy they received as winners of the Spread the Love Peanut Butter Food Drive sponsored by the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
CPHS Katija Tarailo headed south to play for University of Montevallo

CPHS Katija Tarailo headed south to play for University of Montevallo

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Senior Basketball student-athlete Katija Tarailo has accepted an athletic scholarship to attend University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama and will play basketball for the Falcons in the 2014-15 season.

January 30, 2014 7:13 pm
Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Crown Point sophomore Grant Gelon has hit 34-of-70 3-pointers so far this season for a remarkable 48.6 shooting percentage from beyond the arc. He is averaging 12 points a game for the charging Bulldogs, who have won three straight heading into tonight's game at LaPorte.

January 30, 2014 11:54 am
Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Crown Point sophomore Grant Gelon is on a hot streak for the Bulldogs who are on the same kind of streak. Gelon is shooting 34-of-70 from beyond the arc and has a 12 points a game average. 

January 30, 2014 11:56 am
Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Crown Point sophomore Grant Gelon has hit 34-of-70 3-pointers so far this season and is averaging 12 points a game. The Bulldogs take a three-game winning streak into tonight's game at LaPorte.

January 30, 2014 11:51 am
Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Crown Point sophomore Grant Gelon shoots a 3 against Chesterton on Saturday. He is averaging 12 points a game and has helped open up C.P.'s offense with the perimeter threat.

January 30, 2014 11:48 am
Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Grant Gelon, Crown Point

Crown Point sophomore Grant Gelon drives to the basket against Chesterton on Saturday. The long-range shooter is heating up. He is averaging 12 points a game for C.P., winners of three straight.

January 30, 2014 11:46 am
Cheers lead to state honors

Cheers lead to state honors

The Crown Point High School cheerleaders traveled to Southport High School in Indianapolis last month to compete in the State Cheerleading Competition. They won awards in two divisions. In the Varsity A Division, the squad was a state finalist, and in the Time-Out Division, they placed third…

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
Crown Point High School Cheerleaders win at State

Crown Point High School Cheerleaders win at State

CROWN POINT | Recently, the Crown Point High School cheerleaders traveled to Southport High School in Indianapolis to compete in the State Cheerleading Competition. They won awards in two divisions. In the Varsity A Division, they were State Finalists. And in the Time-Out Division they won S…

December 17, 2013 11:34 am
Key Club sponsors Breakfast and a Movie with Santa

Key Club sponsors Breakfast and a Movie with Santa

CROWN POINT | Though six inches of snow had fallen throughout the morning, Key Club prevailed! 35 members showed up early on Dec. 14 to ready their event for elementary school aged children in Crown Point.

December 17, 2013 8:22 am
School drives donations to food pantries

School drives donations to food pantries

Crown Point High School senior Hannah Maxwell packs groceries following a Thanksgiving food drive at the school last month. The Crown Point High School FCCLA and Word of Life Clubs collected 1,337 food items, plus cash donations, from students and teachers for three local food pantries. Stud…

December 13, 2013 12:00 am

Crown Point High School to host holiday concert series

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Performing Arts Department proudly presents their Holiday Concert Series 2013. The band will kick off the series with a concert Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. The orchestra concerts will take place Dec. 15 at 2, 4 and 7 p.m. The choir will close out the series wi…

December 09, 2013 12:18 pm
CPHS introduces college, career platform to students

CPHS introduces college, career platform to students

CROWN POINT | This fall, Crown Point High School introduced the Naviance program for all students grades 9-12.

December 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Crown Point High School Performing Arts announces Holiday Concert Series

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Performing Arts Department proudly presents their Holiday Concert Series. The Band will kick off the series with a concert on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. Orchestra concerts will take place on Sunday, Dec. 15 at 2, 4 and 7 p.m. The Choir will close o…

December 04, 2013 9:42 am
Crown Point High School students donate more than 1,000 food items

Crown Point High School students donate more than 1,000 food items

CROWN POINT | In the season of being thankful, the Crown Point High School FCCLA and Word of Life clubs recognize the needs of those less fortunate.

December 01, 2013 12:00 am
Secretary of State Connie Lawson visits Crown Point High School

Secretary of State Connie Lawson visits Crown Point High School

CROWN POINT | On Wednesday, Nov. 20, Secretary of State Connie Lawson spoke with the Crown Point High School Senior class students about financial literacy and the importance of being financially fit.

November 25, 2013 10:00 pm
C.P.'s Bukowski accepts swimming scholarship to Michigan State

C.P.'s Bukowski accepts swimming scholarship to Michigan State

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Senior Swimming Athlete Racheal Bukowski has accepted an athletic scholarship to attend Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan and will swim for the Spartans. Racheal has been a member of the girls’ swim team for four years and had appeared in the State…

November 21, 2013 10:57 am Photos

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Crown Point production introduces "Twelve Angry Men"

Crown Point production introduces "Twelve Angry Men"

Jurors deliberate, and tempers flare, in a scene from the Crown Point High School production of "Twelve Angry Men," opening at 7 p.m. Friday.

November 13, 2013 12:00 am
Soph's poster wins Red Ribbon Week contest

Soph's poster wins Red Ribbon Week contest

This is the artwork submitted by Crown Point High School sophomore Alexandra Baloski that won the Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest sponsored by the Lake County Substance Abuse Council.

November 01, 2013 12:00 am
CPHS Students set the bar high for Academic Success

CPHS Students set the bar high for Academic Success

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School senior Matt Lippy has been named a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist. Over one and a half million students, in roughly 22,000 high schools throughout the United States, entered the National Merit Scholarship program competition. Matt is one of only 16,…

October 22, 2013 3:11 pm
Red Ribbon Poster Contest Winner

Red Ribbon Poster Contest Winner

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School sophomore Alexandra Baloski won the Red Ribbon Week Poster Contest sponsored by the Lake County Substance Abuse Council. Her work is displayed on an electronic billboard near the corner of I-65 and Route 30 in Merrillville. Baloski also won an iPad mini …

October 21, 2013 5:27 pm
Crown Point High School Earns Safety Award

Crown Point High School Earns Safety Award

CROWN POINT | The Lake County, Indiana Local Emergency Planning Committee presented The Community Safety Award to Crown Point High School under the direction of Crown Point High School Director of Safety and Security Milan Damjanovic to recognize advanced efforts in Emergency Preparedness an…

October 04, 2013 11:39 am

CPHS students break records for AP exam success rate

CROWN POINT | Students reached record breaking AP success rates with 111 Crown Point High School students earning the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program Exams.

July 23, 2013 2:53 pm
Indiana Department of Education recognizes high advanced placement student achievement

Indiana Department of Education recognizes high advanced placement student achievement

CROWN POINT | “Crown Point High School continues to set the bar for AP student achievement very high in Indiana with 25 percent of its graduates passing at least one AP exam during high school,” Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz wrote in her invitation.

July 09, 2013 11:38 am
Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

The National Honor Society at Crown Point High School sponsored St. Jude House for its share of philanthropy funds, from left, Crown Point Community Foundation board member Ben Ballou, CPCF Executive Director Pat Huber, students Megan Henry, Rebecca Kazdoy, Madison DeGoey and Melissa Davis, …

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

Foundation and clubs team up to support charities

Crown Point High School Interact Club members chose to use its share of funds raised to benefit the Northwest Indiana Cancer Kids Foundation, front row from left, Drew Perschon and his brother, Ben Perschon, middle row, Crown Point Community Foundation board member Ben Ballou, CPCF Executive…

June 30, 2013 12:00 am
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