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On the Go: Bishop Noll Science Students Learn Lessons During Wolf Lake Field Trip


Bishop-Noll-Science-Students-Learn-Lessons-During-Wolf-Lake-Field-Trip-2018Bishop Noll environmental science took their science lessons to go during a special field trip last week at Wolf Lake. The students had the opportunity to learn to canoe and assist with planting trees.

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New Classroom Technology Revealed By Experts For Merrillville High School Staff


New-Classroom-Technology-Revealed-By-Experts-For-Merrillville-High-School-Staff_01 Merrillville High School hosted a Technology Boot Camp on Saturday, October 13th. The Technology Boot Camp was a great success, and we were very excited to have this opportunity open for all our staff to have the chance to participate. We had 60+ teachers and administrators from Merrillville Intermediate, Pierce Middle, and Merrillville High School, as well as Superintendent Nick Brown in attendance during each session from 8-12.

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IU Northwest Professors Develop NW Indiana’s First Regional Business Confidence Index


IU-Northwest-Professors-Develop-NW-Indianas-First-Regional-Business-Confidence-IndexTwo professors of the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics have developed a tool that measures the degree of confidence of Northwest Indiana business owners and executives on their companies’ prospects.

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Open House Will Showcase BNI to Prospective Families


Open-House-Will-Showcase-BNI-to-Prospective-FamiliesFamilies considering a Bishop Noll Institute education can attend an upcoming open house to see the school in action.

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Future Students Invited to “Explore Your Roar” at Preview PNW


Future-Students-Invited-to-Explore-Your-Roar-at-Preview-PNW-2018Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites future students and their families interested in learning more about the university to attend Preview PNW starting at 8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Student Union and Library Building, 2233 173rd Street, at the Hammond Campus.

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St. Mary's Students Travel from Crown Point to Nation's Capital


St-Marys-Students-Travel-from-Crown-Point-to-Nations-CapitalStudents from St. Mary Catholic Community School recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to experience our nation’s capital. The fifty-nine students and chaperones toured the Capitol building, visited monuments and memorials, and learned how paper money is made at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. The students had time to experience the Smithsonian Institute Museums, International Spy Museum, and the Holocaust Museum.

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Chicago Flood and Northwest Indiana Industries Discussed in New Book by Purdue Northwest Professor

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The effects of miscommunication within organizational communications is the focus of a new book by Purdue University Northwest Professor of English Carolyn Boiarsky, Ph.D.

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Munster High School Sophomore Honored by the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists


Munster-High-School-Sophomore-National-Academy-of-Future-Scientists-and-Technologists-2018_01 Munster High School Sophomore, Juan Olivencia, has been honored the National Academy of Future Scientists and Technologists, following his appearance at the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders 2018, which took place near Boston, Massachusetts.

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New Look Trojan Guard Off to Strong Start

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A great deal of changes have taken place since the Chesterton High School Trojan Guard Marching Band took the competitive field last season. Graduating a class of over one-third of the band last spring, the Trojan Guard also had major staffing changes, with the retirements of Director of Bands Michael Scheiber and Color Guard Director Lisa Scheiber. Those departures brought new staff into the mix, with Adam Bess being hired as the new CHS Director of Bands, Kayla Hestermann and Haley Thoreson as the new Color Guard Co-Directors, as well as Elliot Borg as the Percussion Instructor.

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Chesterton High School Orchestra Concertmaster and Assistant Concertmaster Named for 2018-2019

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CHS Orchestras have selected senior Sarah Harmon as Concertmaster, and senior Sarah Schimpf as Assistant Concertmaster for the CHS Orchestras 2018-2019 season.

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St. Mary's 7th Graders Learn Life Saving Techniques

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St. Mary Catholic Community School 7th grade students were recently certified in CPR/AED. St. Mary School fathers and firefighters/paramedics Mr. Jake Gettler and Mr. Cory Federico, along with school nurse Patti Miskus, were instructors. The students were required to pass a written exam as well as a skills assessment. “The children did a nice job & have learned a very important skill,” said Nurse Miskus.

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