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Let's celebrate Region teachers like Westville High School teacher Emily Wagner  Winchester News Gazette

The school year has officially begun, and we want to kick it off by honoring your favorite Region teachers! Access our Teacher Appreciation form and nominate ...

SPORTS BRIEFS: Portage High School to hold baseball camp

Portage High School to hold baseball camp: Portage High School will hold a baseball camp for Kindergarten through fourth grade from 8 to 9:25 a.m. and for fifth ...

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

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

SPORTS BRIEFS: Purdue Northwest baseball to hold camp

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.

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 ...

Reunions: Thornton Fractional South, River Forest High School

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River Forest leaders looking to improve high school grade

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

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 ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year

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

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

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.

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.

River Forest offers virtual academy

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

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

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

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 ...

Reunions: Emerson class of 1968

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

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

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

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

Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983

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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

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.

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.

Northwest Indiana students receive Jim and Betty Dye Scholarships

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 ...

2017 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station

Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work ...

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 ...

Find your school's 2017 ISTEP scores here  Chalkbeat Indiana

Use Chalkbeat's database to search for your school's individual results on Indiana's 2017 ISTEP for English, math and both tests. For more information about the ...

High school students mentored by sorority women

GARY | The Xinos Club for female high school students sponsored by the local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. national sorority recently held its induction at the ...

Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968

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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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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.

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

Hobart High Spanish teacher brings language to life

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

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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.

2015 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station  PortageLife

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

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

New Chicago packs it in in 1 square mile

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

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

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

US Top 50 Senior Boys Indoor Returnees By Event

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

Hobart police officer heading to FBI National Academy

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

Hobart police Lt. David Grissom completes FBI National Academy

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

Hospital volunteers share reasons and rewards for serving

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

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