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Excalibur Yearbook Staff earns honors

Excalibur Yearbook Staff earns honors

CROWN POINT | The Excalibur Yearbook Staff won the 2013 Division III Harvey Award, the highest honor in the state given by the Indiana High School Press Association. Other awards received at the state convention include the following Harvey Awards:

December 12, 2013 3:42 pm

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

Deputy Superintendent Danielle Shockey poses for a photo with CPHS AP teachers John Lambersie, Brian Elston, Jacob Adams and Jason McGee.

July 09, 2013 11:47 am
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
Crown Point resident enters university honors program early

Crown Point resident enters university honors program early

CROWN POINT | Abigail Eineman, daughter of Teresa Eineman of Crown Point and a junior at Crown Point High School, has been selected to participate in the Resident Honors Program at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. This fall, Eineman will become one of 24 students chosen …

June 18, 2013 1:18 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Pictured is a group photo featuring Principal Chip Pettit and Dean of Students Russ Marcinek with all of the above participants.

June 06, 2013 4:45 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Pictured are CPCF Board Member Ben Ballou, CPCF Director Pat Huber, Megan Henry, Rebecca Kazdoy, Madison DeGoey, Melissa Davis, St. Jude House representative Joy Heminger and National Honor Society sponsor Amanda Campos.

June 06, 2013 4:44 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Pictured are Trinity Klein, Rhythm Dhillon, Hannah Maxwell, Madi McGuckin, Student Council Sponsor Chloe Pugh, Alexis Hesser, Tiffany Dewes, Courtney Farrell, Kathy Cacorski, CPCF Director Pat Huber, CPCF Board Member Ben Ballou and Riley’s Childrens’ Hospital Representative Doug DeLaughter.…

June 06, 2013 4:46 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Crown Point Community Foundation partners with Crown Point High School clubs to support charities

Pictured are Key Club Sponsor Andrew Shih, April Przyborski, Paige Buelow, Rebekah Embry, Rhythm Dhillon, Athena Tran, Athanasios Liodos, Brianna Oliver, Lily Kapitan, Tristan Moehl, CPCF Board Member Ben Ballou, Meals on Wheels Representative Sandra Noe and CPCF Director Pat Huber. Chrissy …

June 06, 2013 4:42 pm
French and Spanish students tour the Chicago Art Institute

French and Spanish students tour the Chicago Art Institute

CROWN POINT | Thirty students from Linda Atwood's Spanish and French classes and French Club members toured the Art Institute of to see the Picasso exhibit and Impressionistic art which originated in France. The miniature room in the basement was the highlight for many students.

May 29, 2013 5:24 pm
CPHS honors top academic achievers, their most influential teachers

CPHS honors top academic achievers, their most influential teachers

CROWN POINT | “Good parents give their children roots and wings. Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what’s been taught them,” Jonas Salk said.

May 16, 2013 10:22 am

Crown Point High School to host 2.0 device meeting

CROWN POINT | As Crown Point High School prepares to implement a bring-your-own-device computer initiative, the parents of current eighth grade students are invited to attend an important informational meeting at Crown Point High School on May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the Crown Point High School Au…

May 03, 2013 11:50 am
CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

Justin Vandergriff, Grace Wylie and Sara Utterback who are two of the competitors at the Purdue Fashion Show.

April 26, 2013 9:09 am
CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

Jan Rattazzi poses with her Presidential Award from the American Culinary Federation.

April 26, 2013 9:07 am
CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

Mrs. Rattazzi, Lindsey Unger, Meagan Pethos, Lindsey Krowiarz, Bethany Kearns, Samantha Orndorff, Dakota Hamilton, Will Somerton, Alicia Scheidt and Desi Blastic make up the ProStart Culinary Team.

April 26, 2013 9:04 am
CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

CPHS Family and Consumer Science Department chair and students win multiple awards

CROWN POINT | The American Culinary Federation honored Crown Point High School Family and Consumer Science Department Chair Jan Rattazzi with the Presidential Award.

April 26, 2013 8:55 am Photos

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CPHS senior Brandi Collins selected as 2013 Indiana Academic All-star

CPHS senior Brandi Collins selected as 2013 Indiana Academic All-star

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School senior Brandi Collins was selected as an Academic All-Star by the Indiana Association of School Principals. Collins was nominated because of her leadership, involvement in the community and in academic activities.

April 18, 2013 12:44 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

Alex McLean is one of the 44 students awarded a scholarship. He will take three tests including AP Statistics, AP Latin, and AP Language and Composition. McLean will attend Indiana University Bloomington in the fall and pursue a major in astrophysics.

March 27, 2013 12:04 pm
Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

Crown Point Community Foundation grants scholarships to AP students

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School has once again benefited from a strong relationship with the Crown Point Community Foundation. For the third 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.

March 27, 2013 11:59 am
CPHS to showcase 'Guys and Dolls'

CPHS to showcase 'Guys and Dolls'

March 06, 2013 1:55 pm
CPHS to showcase 'Guys and Dolls'

CPHS to showcase 'Guys and Dolls'

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Theatre Department is gearing up to showcase its musical performance of "Guys and Dolls!" The show is directed by Kit Degenhart.

March 06, 2013 1:42 pm
CPHS Certamen earn first place

CPHS Certamen earn first place

February 26, 2013 12:51 pm
CPHS Certamen earn first place

CPHS Certamen earn first place

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Latin Club Certamen teams competed at the Indiana Certamen Invitational at Homestead High School in Fort Wayne on Feb. 23. Four schools from around the state brought 20 teams to compete in this event.

February 26, 2013 12:43 pm
CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 qualifies for world tournament

CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 qualifies for world tournament

A photo entitled “VEX World Qualifiers” is attached and features Team 1233A during a qualifying match. Pictured left to right are Eddie Biggart, Asst. Driver’s Coach; Ben Haczynski, Driver; and Aaron John, Driver’s Coach.

February 11, 2013 6:07 pm
CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 qualifies for world tournament

CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 qualifies for world tournament

CROWN POINT | On Feb. 2, the Crown Point High School VEX Robotics Team 1233 Underdogs competed at the “Great Lakes, Midwest, Illinois VEX Robotics Championship” in Batavia, Ill.

February 11, 2013 5:55 pm
Bulldog workshop students sell more than 1,000 cards

Bulldog workshop students sell more than 1,000 cards

CROWN POINT | Have you ever gone to the store to buy a Valentine’s Day card and thought to yourself, “Five dollars for a card?” So then you don’t buy the card and end up in the dog house on V-Day.

February 08, 2013 2:42 pm
Crown Point Business Professionals 'bull dogged' their way to state

Crown Point Business Professionals 'bull dogged' their way to state

CROWN POINT | Once again, the Business Professionals of America chapter at Crown Point High School has qualified to compete in the State Leadership Conference to be held in Indianapolis from March 10 through 12.

February 06, 2013 12:05 pm
CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 dominates at Grandville tournament

CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 dominates at Grandville tournament

Teams 1233A and 1233C stand on the left and Teams 1233B and 1233D stand on the right at the Championship Match at the Grandville, Mich. VEX Robotics Tournament.

January 30, 2013 5:44 pm
CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 dominates at Grandville tournament

CPHS VEX Robotics Team 1233 dominates at Grandville tournament

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School VEX Robotics Team competed Jan. 26 at the Granville, Mich. VEX Robotics Tournament featuring teams 1233A, 1233B, 1233C, and 1233D.

January 30, 2013 5:37 pm
Two Crown Point musicians perform in All-State Orchestra

Two Crown Point musicians perform in All-State Orchestra

This photo features the All-State Orchestra performing Saturday, Jan. 19 in the Embassy Theatre at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne.

January 29, 2013 11:21 am
Two Crown Point musicians perform in All-State Orchestra

Two Crown Point musicians perform in All-State Orchestra

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School orchestra students, senior Rayne Kim and junior Abigail Eineman, performed in the All-State Orchestra at the Indiana Music Educators' Association Professional Development Conference at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne.

January 29, 2013 11:10 am
National Honor Society to sponsor Mardi Gras fundraiser to benefit St. Jude

National Honor Society to sponsor Mardi Gras fundraiser to benefit St. Jude

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School National Honor Society will sponsor a Mardi Gras themed fundraiser to benefit St. Jude in Crown Point.

January 28, 2013 2:29 pm

ACT awards the Red Quill Legacy Award to CPHS

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School was one of just six high schools in Indiana recognized by ACT with The Red Quill Award.

January 24, 2013 12:33 pm
Academic All-Star Award winner announced

Academic All-Star Award winner announced

January 17, 2013 12:40 pm
Academic All-Star Award winner announced

Academic All-Star Award winner announced

CROWN POINT | Austin Qualizza was named a Region Sports Network and Indiana University Northwest Academic All-Star Award winner. Qualizza is a senior at Crown Point High School with a 3.7 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. He is also a member of Best Buddies, Latin Club and German Club. He …

January 17, 2013 12:36 pm

Christmas clothing drive to benefit the Salvation Army

Looking for a way to give back this holiday season? The Crown Point High School's Lead Council is partnering with the Salvation Army in the annual "Christmas Clothing Drive," in which members of the community can donate gently used or new clothing. Clothes may be deposited on Dec. 19, 20 and…

December 13, 2012 11:40 am
CPHS Theatre Department Presents Arsenic & Old Lace

CPHS Theatre Department Presents Arsenic & Old Lace

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School Theatre Department will be performing 'Arsenic & Old Lace', a play by Joseph Kesselring and directed by Kit Degenhart.

November 02, 2012 8:35 am
CPHS welcomes Purdue Glee Club and Purduettes Oct. 18

CPHS welcomes Purdue Glee Club and Purduettes Oct. 18

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Performing Arts Department proudly presents the Purdue University Varsity Glee Club and Purduettes in Concert at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the CPHS Auditorium, 1500 S. Main Street.

October 01, 2012 3:33 pm Photos

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Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program

CROWN POINT | Principal Chip Pettit of Crown Point High School announced that Cole Cartwright, Christopher Dietrich, Tyler Hendrickson, Jacob Hulen, Nicholas Huls, Nina Rettig and Liberty Stratton have been named Commended Students in the 2013 National Merit Scholarship Program.

September 27, 2012 9:17 am
CPHS Yearbook Distribution Dates

CPHS Yearbook Distribution Dates

CROWN POINT | The Excalibur yearbook staff will distribute 2011-2012 yearbooks in the high school cafeteria on Thursday, Aug. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m. and on Friday, Aug. 24 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

August 08, 2012 4:36 pm
Spirit of Optimism Program Recognizes Outstanding Seniors

Spirit of Optimism Program Recognizes Outstanding Seniors

CROWN POINT | The Optimist Club of Crown Point introduced the “Spirit of Optimism” program in 2003 to recognize 10 outstanding Crown Point High School seniors. Selected students must demonstrate outstanding citizenship at Crown Point High School and the following traits: positive attitude, r…

May 22, 2012 1:22 pm
CPHS Theatre Department Presents The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue

CPHS Theatre Department Presents The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School Theatre Department presents musical comedy The Will Rogers Follies: A Life in Revue.

February 19, 2012 11:27 pm
Basketball Fans Support Coaches vs. Cancer Event

Basketball Fans Support Coaches vs. Cancer Event

CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School basketball fans continue to show their support for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer event.

February 16, 2012 9:04 am
Crown Point Parent Ambassadors help fund student scholarships

Crown Point Parent Ambassadors help fund student scholarships

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Parent Ambassadors (CPHS Parent Leadership Group) provided the Crown Point High School Alumni Association a check to help fund student scholarships at the Crown Point, Merrillville boys basketball game on Friday, Feb. 3.

February 06, 2012 3:40 pm
Crown Point Business Professionals of America “Bull Dogged Their Way to State”

Crown Point Business Professionals of America “Bull Dogged Their Way to State”

CROWN POINT | Once again, the Business Professionals of America chapter at Crown Point High School has qualified to compete in the State Leadership Conference, to be held in Indianapolis, on March 18 through 20.

January 23, 2012 3:51 pm
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