What’s Going On?
For the students of VHS, the month of April has been a packed month. Amid all of the normal stressors that come with school, extracurriculars, and out of school responsibilities, the pressure of the end of the school year is coming down hard. You’d be hard pressed to find a senior not talking about their plans for the fall, and all of the planning and what if’s that come with them.
Many people take years to figure out what they want to do. For Munster High School junior, Maya Radjenovich, most of her time is spent involved with literature and performing.
What's Going On:
Excitement is beginning to build and senioritis is in full swing for all graduating seniors. With the 2017-2018 school quickly coming to an end, students are preparing for their final tests and dances.
What is going on in Northwest Indiana this weekend? Shopping, crime-fighting superheroes & evil galactic villains, golfing, dinner in the 19th century, charity runs, and much much more! There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy!
On Wednesday, April 11, the senior banquet for GHS was held at the Knights of Columbus in Griffith. Seniors enjoyed food, music, and praise as they prepared to embark on their last quarter of high school. Superlatives such as best laugh, worst driver, best hair, teacher’s pet, best to take home to mom and dad, and more were awarded. Two people were awarded each superlative: one boy and one girl.
Jake Ciesielski is only a freshman in high school, but already making a difference on the planet. Ciesielski is the “founder” of the inaugural environmental club at Marquette.
Northwest Indiana is bursting with good news! With over 40 high schools across the region, it almost seems impossible to share it all. The #1StudentNWI program was created to make that possible. The program showcases high school journalists from Hammond to La Porte, stretching all across Northwest Indiana.
On April 9th, a select group of Westville’s Quizbowl team went to Lakeshore Public Media to compete on “Making the Grade,” a local game show where school teams from the area compete in an academic tournament for scholarship money. The show consists of four rounds including a question and answer round, a pop quiz round, a class project round, and a final exam round. Each round is timed and has different parameters such as how much each question is worth and whether or not contestants are able to confer with their teammates.
Glimpse of Hammond High
Hammond High has been semi-busy during the month of March. There was a series of mock exams for AP students to prepare for exams coming up in May.
What’s Happening - LPHS participates in National School Walkouts
Students at the La Porte High School participated in the nationwide walkout on March 14th. The walkout was mainly to remember the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School Shooting in Parkland, Florida, but was also a protest against the lack of attention paid to school safety. The walkout lasted 17 minutes; one minute for each victim. Over 70 students stood in silence at the flagpole outside of the school while one student read out the names. One of the main students who led the protest was junior Delaney Bluhm.
National Honor Society Spring Pictures
River Forest has always been able to bring smiles to people in our small community and our honor society chapter brought many smiles to Evans Elementary School recenlty. Completely student led, with some help along the way from their advisor, Andy Ervin, honor society members put together a spring picture session complete with a visit from the Easter bunny.