On February 17, the WISE Club at Lake Central High School visited Kahler Middle School for a day full of fun science experiments. There were eight different experiments all performed by the WISE members and some were interactive while others simply awed their audience.
Bishop Noll Institute has announced its Graduates with Distinction for the class of 2017. These 26 top academic seniors all earned a 4.0 or above GPA. These grades also determine the valedictorian and salutatorian.
Duneland native, Pat Gland, who served as a bus driver for the Duneland School Corporation for 35 years, lost more than half of her house in a catastrophic fire on January 13, 2017. Thankfully, Pat escaped without injury but now she needs the community’s help.
St. Mary Catholic Community School hosted the Diocese of Gary CYO Spelling Bee on Thursday, February 16, 2017. This is the school’s fifth year hosting this event and the 45th year CYO will held a Spelling Bee competition. Participants from 14 local Catholic schools in Northwest Indiana competed in a fun and friendly spelling competition.
Around 175 young girls filled NIPSCO and NiSource's Merrillville Headquarters in celebration of Engineering Week, with dozens of teams of NIPSCO engineers and Girl Scouts working together to create their own bridges.
Congrats Patrick and Ajeyo!
Grimmer's fifth grade is cooking the afternoons away with cooking club. Every Monday and Wednesday students gather to learn new recipes that they can take home to share with their families.
We are fast approaching this year’s National Rebuilding Work Day and your local organization, Rebuilding Together – Duneland (RTD) and it’s now time to register as a volunteer to help out your neighbors in need. With multiple homes and community projects seeking assistance this year, sign up now and mark your calendars to be part of RTD’s 20th Anniversary work day on April 29th, 2017. In just one Saturday, you can make a lasting difference for your neighbors in the Duneland community while connecting with other local volunteers. We provide your lunch and t-shirt.
Students learn how to get organized
Wendy Taddeucci, certified professional organizer from Simply Organized, LLC is pictured presenting a program to students in the Bridges Program and other classes on how to get and stay organized. The program covered locker organization, how to turn assignments in on time, how to set-up and effectively use a planner, organizing a backpack, how to file-paper and electronic, and reviewing a wrapping up the school year. This program and another event similar for the community was hosted at CHS this month as a cooperative effort between the CHS Media Center and the Westchester Public Library in a effort to reach both students and the public. It was made possible by generous donations from both the Westchester Public Library and the Duneland Education...
Albert’s Diamond Jewelers Donates $171,000 to Indiana State Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society
It was a trade of good news on Monday at the Albert’s Diamond Jewelers store in Schererville. The staff presented a check of $171,000 to the Indiana State Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and in return, the employees received a glass trophy, honoring the business into the MS Circle of Distinction for surpassing the $1 million mark of lifetime donations.