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Reunions | Lake County News | nwitimes.com  nwitimes.com

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Reunions: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School  nwitimes.com

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Reunions: River Forest High School, Thornton Fractional North  nwitimes.com

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River Forest's first girls golfer has defied expectations since her premature birth  nwitimes.com

River Forest's Rachel Pratchett, who was born three months premature, continues to defy expectations: She is the school's first girls golfer.



River Forest grad returns to paint wall mural in honor of late teacher: 'She was like a saint to me'  Chicago Tribune

Diego Gonzalez, 32, who graduated in 2005, once promised a former librarian, Peggy Hunt, that he would return someday to his high school to paint a new wall ...



River Forest leaders looking to improve high school grade  nwitimes.com

HOBART — For three consecutive years, the Indiana Department of Education has rated River Forest Jr-Sr High School a D.



Find your school's 2018 graduation rate  Chalkbeat Indiana

Across the state, 88 percent of students graduated, compared to 87 percent in 2017.



Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...



State Board of Education releases annual school grades. Here's how Northwest districts compare.  nwitimes.com

Editor's note: A story in Thursday's edition contained incorrect school grade information based on federal grades. The story should have reflected state grades.



David Clary  nwitimes.com

HOBART, IN - David Clary, age 74, of Hobart, passed away on February 18, 2019. He attended River Forest High School. Dave served for the U.S. Army during ...



Video captures teen attacked after HS football game in NW Indiana  WLS-TV

A 14-year-old boy was seriously injured Friday night when he was brutally beaten after a high school football game.



State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS — Student performance on the Spring 2018 ISTEP standardized exam dipped slightly for both elementary and high school test takers compared ...



2 juveniles charged in beating of teen after football game in NW Indiana  WLS-TV

Lake Station police said two juveniles, aged 13 and 14, have been charged in the beating of a 14-year-old boy who was seriously injured in an attack after a ...



Lake Station teen killed in ATV accident recalled as cheerful, kind  nwitimes.com

LAKE STATION | Lake Station on Monday was mourning the death of a River Forest High School cheerleader who was seriously injured in an ATV accident last ...



River Forest offers virtual academy  nwitimes.com

HOBART | The River Forest School Corp. has created a virtual online academy to retain students and attract new ones.



14-year old student brutally beaten at high school football game  WILX-TV

Charges are expected after a 14-year old boy is beaten at a high school football game in Northwestern Indiana. The brutal attack happened in Lake Station, ...



Schererville school banned from state voucher program after students not given ISTEP exam  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS — A Schererville school that failed to administer the 2018 ISTEP exam no longer can enroll pupils through Indiana's voucher program that ...



SPORTS BRIEFS: Purdue Northwest baseball to hold camp  nwitimes.com

Purdue Northwest baseball to hold camp: Purdue Northwest baseball will hold a baseball ID camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 4 at Hammond Sportsplex.



Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983  nwitimes.com

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Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968  nwitimes.com

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Reunions: Horace Mann Class of 1968  nwitimes.com

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Find your school's 2017 graduation rate  Chalkbeat Indiana

This week Indiana released data on how many students graduated from high school in 2017. Across the state, 87.2 percent of students graduated, compared to ...



Testing irregularities lead Indiana to invalidate ISTEP results at Gary elementary school  nwitimes.com

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education has invalidated the 2017 ISTEP standardized test scores of every student at a Gary elementary school ...



4th of July fireworks 2018 displays in Chicago area  WLS-TV

ABC7 Eyewitness News compiles a yearly list of Chicago-area 4th of July fireworks displays and offers its list for the city and suburbs for 2018.



Lake Central leader named District 1 Superintendent of the Year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

ST. JOHN — Lake Central School Corp. Superintendent Larry Veracco was chosen by members of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents as ...



Lake Station teen honored as Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year  nwitimes.com

HOBART — Meranda Bailey joined the Lake Station Boys & Clubs Club 10 years ago to make a difference in the lives of those around her, and the experience ...



Where to watch fireworks in the Chicago suburbs and Northwest Indiana  Chicago Tribune

Check out our list of suburban and Northwest Indiana fireworks displays to plan your Fourth of July.



Cadet teachers earn high school credit, get hands-on experience  nwitimes.com

Boone Grove High School senior Ryleigh Pierce and Lake Central High School senior Hope Ciarrocchi both yearn to become teachers. Both have heard about ...



Snubbed Birthday Kid Has Rebounded, Thanks To Basketball  CBS Chicago

(CBS) – CBS 2's story last year about an Indiana boy stood up by his peers on his birthday was seen by a lot of people – more than 1 million. That included Jim ...



ICYMI: SBOE approves school grades  nwitimes.com

After five years of being in danger of state intervention, West Side Leadership Academy has climbed to a C from an F for the 2014-15 school year.



Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life  nwitimes.com

HOBART | Hola, ¿Cómo estás? ¿Vienes preparado? Vamos a repasar los verbos en el pasado con el iPad.



Clown threats reported at schools throughout Chicago area  WLS-TV

Many parents who are worried about creepy clown threats in the Chicago area took their children to class Wednesday morning.



Education Roundup  nwitimes.com

Heritage Excellence award winners. LANSING — The Heritage Excellence Awards for October and November have been held at Heritage Middle School in ...



IU Northwest Women's Basketball Season Preview  IU Northwest

Coming off a record-breaking 25-7 record, an A.I.I. championship game appearance, NAIA national tournament appearance and rising to as high as No.



New Chicago packs it in in 1 square mile  nwitimes.com

NEW CHICAGO — Paul Leon Wolek was serving as the first town marshal in 1953 when Julie Wolek first met her future husband.



Top Indiana teachers union tells governor that Hoosier educators need pay raises now  The Times of Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The state's leading teachers union is not on board with Gov. Eric Holcomb's plan to delay teacher pay hikes up to four years to give the ...



Crown Point educator named Indiana's Teacher of the Year  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CROWN POINT — Jerome Flewelling has been a role model for his students at Crown Point High School.



Community celebrates woman's 'bold, beautiful' life as police investigate  Chicago Tribune

Pamela Vargas strung purple lights on the front of her red golf cart around a poster board that read, "Rest in paradise Aimee!," the exclamation point dotted with ...



US Marine who graduated early barred from high school's June commencement. Because of his uniform.  TheBlaze.com

A U.S. Marine who graduated early was barred from participating in his Indiana high school's commencement ceremony Tuesday because he was wearing his ...



Chicago area 4th of July 2017 fireworks displays  WLS-TV

ABC7 Eyewitness News compiles a yearly list of Chicago-area 4th of July fireworks displays and offers its list for the city and suburbs for 2017.



Sinister Threats By People Dressed As Clowns Appearing Locally  CBS Local

(CBS) — Creepy clowns are popping up all over the country and locally, from Oswego to Hobart, Ind. But it's not just a scare, it's a security threat that's caused at ...



2015 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station  LaPorteCountyLife.com

We've captured tons of great 2015 graduation and commencement photos from high school graduations across the Northwest Indiana region, including La Porte ...



Murals add color, inspiration to Lake Station's Edison school  nwitimes.com

LAKE STATION | A colorful owl with the message "Where Are You Going?" decorates the wall outside the counselors' offices.



Hobart police officer heading to FBI National Academy  nwitimes.com

HOBART | Hobart police Lt. David Grissom had to turn down two previous opportunities to attend the FBI National Academy.



2017 Fourth Of July Fireworks Across Chicago Area  CBS Chicago

Here is a list of fireworks shows around Chicago, celebrating the Fourth Of July. Much of this information comes courtesy of Fireworks in Illinois. Antioch



Fourth of July 2017 fireworks displays in Chicago area — see the full list  WGN-TV

CHICAGO — Don't forget to book plans to see fireworks this Fourth of July! Check out the detailed listing below for fireworks displays across the Chicago area.



Hospital volunteers share reasons and rewards for serving  nwitimes.com

Every day they greet the worried, the troubled, the anxious. They hear heartbreaking stories. They field dozens of questions and tote flowers and push ...



Northwest Indiana students receive Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships  nwitimes.com

The James W. and Betty Dye Foundation presented Scholarships to 122 seniors from Lake, Newton, Porter and Jasper County High Schools. Jim and Betty Dye ...



Full list of Chicago area Fourth of July 2016 fireworks displays  WGN-TV

CHICAGO — Trying to make plans for the Fourth of July? Check out our interactive map or the detailed listing below for fireworks displays across the Chicago ...



Hobart police Lt. David Grissom completes FBI National Academy  nwitimes.com

HOBART | The 11 weeks he spent at the FBI National Academy earlier this month proved life-changing, police Lt. David Grissom said.



MLB Draft 2014: Phillies complete draft class at a glance  The Bridgeton News - NJ.com

The Phillies focused on pitching prospects throughout the 2014 MLB Draft.



Pittsburgh synagogue shooting: Suspect appears in court, victims mourned around country  WLS-TV

The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 ...



Anti-Semitic incidents on the rise even before Pittsburgh shooting  WLS-TV

Jews make up only about 2 percent of the U.S. population, but in annual FBI data they repeatedly account for more than half of the Americans targeted by hate ...



Washington Post: Amazon in 'advanced talks' to open its 2nd HQ in Washington, D.C. area  WLS-TV

Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported ...



US Top 50 Senior Boys Indoor Returnees By Event  milesplit.com

Check out the nation\'s top 50 boys returnees among the class of 2017 (seniors) for the upcoming indoor season.



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