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#1StudentNWI: October Activities at VHS


What’s happened?

Valparaiso High School recently celebrated Homecoming Week which included many dress up days like neon day, decade day, school spirit day, and ended with the homecoming dance. The theme was Up in Space.

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#1StudentNWI: MQT Digs Pink and Rehearses for the Fall Play


Student Spotlight

Grace Murphy is gearing up to act in her 13th production, Our Town. She has “been in two other plays at Marquette, and at least ten other plays at La Porte Little Theatre.”

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#1StudentNWI: Dancing Into October at La Porte


Teacher Spotlight

Jessica Tenbusch, one of La Porte High School’s new teachers, does not just teach an ordinary class; she teaches with a twist.

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#1StudentNWI: Big Wins and Unforgettable Memories at River Forest


Protecting the Frank Chester Traveling Trophy on Senior Night

The cross town rivalry between River Forest and Edison could be one the most underrated rivalries in The Region. The classic clash of the town has been going on since 1949. But, since the two schools are only two and a half miles apart and both represent the small community of Lake Station, it is not like the average big-school rivalry that is seen on the front of every newspaper. At the end of the game, both teams know everyone on the opposing sideline.

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#1StudentNWI: Happy Homecoming at Lowell


Staff Spotlight:

One of the things that Lowell High School is best known for is its football program. This is because of years of hardwork and success consistently generated by the team. Over the past nine years, the team has been led by Coach Keith Kilmer. Coach Kilmer has been both teaching and coaching for 24 years.

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#1StudentNWI: La Lu Celebrates Arts, Adventurers, and School Spirit!


Mitchell Willis: An Avid Adventurer

Mitchell Willis is a senior at La Lumiere and this year’s Activities Prefect. Mitchell oversees student life in the forms of Head’s Cup games, athletics, and school spirit. From Chesterton, Mitchell lives with his parents and has an older brother, an older sister, and a half sister. Mitchell also has a 2 year old nephew.

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#1StudentNWI: Washington Township Sports Shine


The Finish Line Awaits

Adrenaline is pumping, heart is thumping; three, two, one - POP! Over 4,000 runners trampled the ground beneath their feet as cross country students near and far participated in the 37th Annual Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational on Saturday September 22nd.

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#1StudentNWI: Griffith Gears Up for Homecoming


What’s happening:

GHS Girls Soccer hosted the second annual Best Buddies/Life Skills SoccerRama event on Saturday, September 15 at the turf field. This event gives the students involved in Best Buddies/Life Skills a chance to be included in team sports such as soccer, which is something they don’t have many opportunities to participate in. Participants are taught the basics of shooting, dribbling, passing, and more, all in a supportive, exciting environment.

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#1StudentNWI: Munster's Sprint for Spirit


What’s Happened?

Festive is an understatement when describing the halls of Munster during Homecoming week. Starting September 17th, student government organized the annual spirit week for Munster students. Each day had its very own theme with the seniors having their own special days. Similar to previous years, MHS seniors had a Hawaiian Monday, Nerdy Tuesday, Random Costume Wednesday, the iconic 80s workout day on Thursday, and topped the week off with some Munster gear on Friday.

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#1StudentNWI: Michigan City High School's Newest Production, Urinetown


What’s Happening?

The Michigan City High School Theatre Department is kicking off the year with their first show, “Urinetown,” originally written by Mark Hollmann. This oddly-titled show is a musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself. Winning three Tony Awards and producing over 1,000 premiers in two years, this show is the perfect start to the theatre department’s success for this year.

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#1StudentNWI: Homecoming and Engaging Education at Chesterton


What has happened?

Chesterton High School hosted their annual homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 21st at 7pm at the Chesterton High School football field and the homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7-10pm in the Chesterton High School cafeteria.

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