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Crown Point Latin Club Achievements at National Convention 2018

Crown-Point-Latin-Club-Achievements-at-National-Convention-2018_01 Twenty-one Crown Point High School students, eleven Senior Classical League former Crown Point graduates, and one Crown Point High School Latin Club sponsor recently gathered together with approximately 1300 students and teachers from across the United States at the 65th annual National Junior Classical League Convention held at Miami University in Oxford, OH. Students competed in academic, graphic art, creative art, and athletic events. Additionally, students participated in daily spirit competitions.

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IU Northwest Students Turn Class Project Into Business Venture


Three women who graduated with their Indiana University Northwest business degrees in 2018 officially launched their online beverage business, Truly Teas, in the presence of their School of Business and Economics (SOBE) peers, mentors, and supporters at an event in August.

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St. Mary School's Annual Yearbook Signing Party Fun


St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point’s annual Back-to-School Ice Cream Social and Yearbook Signing Party was an enjoyable time for all! Students look forward to the annual tradition that takes place at the end of the day on the first Friday back to school.

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Duneland Schools to Organize an Alumni Association

Duneland-School-CorporationDuneland: Great Community, Great Schools. The Duneland School Corporation believes in the strength of our community and schools. It is because of that strong community and commitment to education that we would like to create an active Alumni Association to further foster a spirit of loyalty and to promote the general welfare of our school community.

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Marram Health Center HealthFest: The Power of Educating Families in their Journey to Health and Wellness


In celebration of Health Week, the Marram Health Center put on an event this Saturday for the residents of Gary to empower families in their journey to be healthy and happy. The HealthFest was packed with fun activities for everyone, from a clown with a bright red nose painting children's faces to physical activities like jump rope contests, tug of war, fishing games, hula hoops, and sack racing.

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IU Alumni in Northwest Indiana to Hold Book Drive

rot1Indiana University alumni will launch a book drive to benefit organizations in Northwest Indiana beginning Monday, Sept. 10 and ending Monday, Sept. 24. Individuals may deposit gently used books in the blue collection bins conveniently available at Strack and Van Til supermarkets and Centier Banks in Lake and Porter County.

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Duneland School Corporation Plans to Celebrate Its 50th Anniversary of Its Incorporation

Duneland-School-CorporationOn January 1, 1969, Duneland School District was formed after voters from Westchester Township, Jackson Township, Liberty Township and parts of Pine Township agreed to the Incorporation of the new school district. January 1, 2019 will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Duneland School District.

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Northwest Indiana Region Adult Education Programs Receive Recognition for High Performance


According to the American Community Survey in 2016, 82,413 individuals in Northwest Indiana 18 years of age and older do not have a high school diploma. Northwest Indiana region adult education programs have stepped up to the challenge to help more individuals attain their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma by offering free HSE preparation classes. Over the last year, area adult education programs have had over 60% achieve HSE and/or significant increases in academic performance.

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Creative Teacher at St. Mary's School Uses Toothpaste to Teach Important Lesson


At St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point, third grade teacher, Miss Rachel Skinner, began the school year with creative ideas, sticky toothpaste, and happy students. She organized a team building activity that was enjoyable and “hands-on” where the students squeezed out an entire tube of toothpaste as fast as they could. Next, the students used toothpicks to get as much toothpaste as possible back into the tube.

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Munster High School Honors Alumni with Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Munster High SchoolMunster High School would like to announce the celebration and induction of the newest alumni and staff into the Munster High School Alumni/Faculty and Staff Hall of Fame. On Friday, August 24th beginning at 3:30 pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, the Munster High School Alumni Association will host a Munster High School Alumni & Faculty Hall of Fame Recognition ceremony led by Master of Ceremonies Hal Lusk. The inductees include:

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Calumet College of St. Joseph Invites Blair Milo to Speak on "The Employment Picture"


As the world continues to embrace technological advances in the workforce such as 3D- printing and robot-maintained restaurants, it is safe to say that these advancements have slowly started to take the place of the human that previously held that position. Simply put, the workforce is transforming as we speak. Students in high school as well as college are being prepared for the workforce as it simultaneously evolves. Now more than ever, it is crucial that professors and teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools know exactly where it is evolving to guide students to their next step.

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