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#1StudentNWI: Discovery Charter School Dance and Spotlight


The Spring Dance
Discovery Charter School’s Spring Dance was held May fifth from 6:00 - 8:30 PM. It was the first dance the new cafeteria, and it was also the first time that the students from the fifth grade were invited to a dance.

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#1StudentNWI: Whiting High School with the 2017 Senior Send-off and Sports


And just like that, another year is at a wrap. Nine long months of studying, working, acting, singing, playing ball, and living eventful lives. This final month was no exception to that.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana May 26 - 29, 2017


With a long weekend, comes more fun! Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a day at the ballgame, watching the Gary Southshore RailCats open a new season. Sample the gourmet food offered at Michigan City’s first Food Truck festival and finish the Saturday night with a laugh, listening to standup comedian Ralphie May take down the Blue Chip Casino stage. Have fun, but remember what this extra weekend day means. Head to Chesterton high School’s new Memorial monument dedication ceremony or watch the Memorial Day parade take over Portage and thank those who have fought for our country. Have a great Memorial Day!

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"Protect Your Children from Online Predators" by Kris Pate


Youth constitute one of the fastest growing Internet populations and it strongly influences how children discover and interact with the world around them. Cyberspace can open up a world of wonderful information and learning opportunities; however, it is not always a safe place. It is vitally important that parents understand the potential dangers and educate their children about safe online behaviors.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Steve Kellogg

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Lieutenant Steve Kellogg is the Public Information Officer and the Training Coordinator for the Hammond Police Department. Northwest Indiana native serving his community, a great father to his son, Cal, and a magician on the side.

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#1StudentNWI: Keeping Success and Serenity at Kouts


While hosting the Kouts Invite, the Fillies finished in second place.

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#1StudentNWI: Student and Sports Spotlight and a Sparkling City of Lake Station


Lake Station’s Finest
Students who work the hardest in the present tend to be the the ones who make it the furthest in the future. Among those restless students lies Robert “Rock” Ashby. Robert is one of the most involved students at Thomas Edison Jr. Sr. High School.

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Charbonneau: Water Supplies and Infrastructure


Since the drought in 2012 Indiana has been developing water policy that insures clean, safe and affordable drinking water for all Hoosiers while protecting our manufacturing and agricultural economy.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Molly Dunne


Molly Dunne, the marketing and events coordinator of the Humane Society of the Calumet Area, grew up in Lansing, Illinois, but currently lives in Dyer with her boyfriend and dog, Anthony and Walter. She attended college at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame where she studied and obtained a degree in humanistic studies with a minor in business administration.

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10 Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Northwest Indiana May 19 - 21, 2017

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The cities throughout Northwest Indiana are prepping for summer. With summer break just around the corner, this weekend is full of fun activities for the entire family to enjoy outside and what says summer more than ice cream? The Schererville Party in the Park event is all about Dairy! From cows to goats, a Friday night full of milkshakes and ice cream is the perfect start to a great weekend. Saturday support local organizations with a 5k Run and dog walk, watch City of Whiting play softball, and then have join the Bonner Senior Center residents for dinner. The Valpo theaters, Memorial Opera House and Chicago Street, are opening their new shows, and the entire family are welcome to learn what it takes to be an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s fire crew! Let’s start the countdown to...

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#1StudentNWI: Hobart High School with TEDx ‘Generation Z’ and a Prom Recap


TEDx Hobart High School
Hobart High School’s TEDx club has been in the process of making something amazing happen: their very own TEDx Talk event. The HHS TEDx event will feature a combination of TEDTalks videos and live speakers meant to spark deep discussion and connection in an intimate group setting.

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