MUNSTER | A Munster High School teacher is bringing her experience at NASA into the classroom, taking her students on an armchair trip to outer space.
VALPARAISO | The Indiana Commissioner of Higher Education appreciates the work local businesses, educators and community leaders in Northwest Indiana are doing to promote student success in high school and entrance into the workforce or college.
HAMMOND | The newest member of the Indiana State Board of Education stopped in Northwest Indiana Wednesday and toured the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology charter school.
HAMMOND | About 80 Hammond High School students on Tuesday showcased what they learned about the immortalized cell line known as "HeLa."
CROWN POINT | A court hearing has been continued for a former Hanover Central High School teacher accused of taking students to a strip club and giving them alcohol.
HAMMOND | The Hammond School Board put off approving a policy that would guide the use of electronic devices such as audio and video recording equipment.
HEBRON | A Hebron man feel more than 14 feet Saturday while deer hunting near the town.
HAMMOND | Clark High School senior Mariela Cortes was moved by a speech by a Colombia native during a one-day conference at Purdue University Calumet, and she believes everyone felt the same way.
HOBART | Indiana University Northwest Chancellor William Lowe celebrated student scholarship and bestowed his highest honor — The Chancellor's Medallion — on four couples who have rendered distinguished service to the university as well as the community.
PORTAGE | Dozens of people streamed in and out of Neighbors' New Vistas High School in Portage Thursday night during an open house to showcase the charter school.
SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge second-graders A.J. Betustak and Ashtyn Payne weren't born during the Vietnam War era, and didn't know much about our nation's veterans.
HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond board approved new safety and security guidelines Monday with the exception of a policy that calls for certain authorized school employees to carry and use recording equipment, including wearing monitoring equipment while on duty.
HAMMOND | The Board of Trustees for the School City of Hammond is considering a policy to allow some personnel carry and use recording equipment, including wearing monitoring equipment while on duty.
HIGHLAND | Larry Vassar, a veteran Highland School Board member and strong community supporter, died Thursday morning.
GARY | Williams Elementary School students learned the ABCs of fruits and vegetables Tuesday.
WESTVILLE | Purdue University President Mitch Daniels commended faculty and staff at the Purdue University North Central regional campus Monday, saying they were doing a "tremendous" job.
School districts in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties will share in more than $9 million to improve school security, the governor's office announced Friday.
GARY | Randi Weingarten, president of the National American Federation of Teachers, encouraged Gary teachers Thursday to fight for the heart and soul of public education.
HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond is the most recent region district to settle its teacher contract, giving "effective teachers" a 3.5 percent salary increase.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago School Superintendent Mike Harding retired effective Wednesday.
GARY | The president of the Gary Community School Corp.'s District Parent Advisory Council is concerned students at Gary New Tech High School do not have laptops to work on.
Neither Breanna Prater, 12, nor Seth Shirey, 17, are surrounded by other students when they study; no brick or mortar.
WHITING | The Whiting High School band marched along 119th Street Saturday morning, leading a trail of ghosts, goblins, monsters and princesses.
GARY | As a result of a budding relationship between the Gary Community School Corp., the Confucius Institute at Valparaiso University and China, students at Wirt/Emerson Visual and Performing Arts will learn more about Chinese music and will visit the country in April.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago school Superintendent Michael Harding returned to work Friday.
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