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Trail dedication Saturday for man who discovered Hobart prairie  Chicago Tribune

A trail at Hobart's Cressmore Prairie Nature Preserve will be named Saturday for Keith Board, who discovered its existence.

Gary NAACP represented at the National Conference | The Crusader Newspaper Group  The Chicago Cusader

July was a busy month for the Gary NAACP Branch. It was capped off with a delegation of over 35 of its members attending the 110th National Convention of the ...

Hanover, River Forest schools asking voters to fund capital projects, avoid transportation cuts

Two Lake County school districts will seek public support this May, each for different reasons.

Senior At Oak Park And River Forest High School Dies In Car Accident  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)–An 18-year-old Oak Park student died Saturday afternoon after a car accident, police said. Thomas Hunt, a senior at Oak Park River and River ...

EDITORIAL: Don't let River Forest schools plunge off fiscal cliff  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Most school districts that seek additional funding support through a property tax referendum aren't asking for gold-studded frills.

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.

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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Another Chicago-area high school will reprint yearbooks because of 'OK' sign photo controversy  Chicago Tribune

The “circle game” has turned into an end-of-year headache for Chicago's Walter Payton College Prep, which is paying more than $22,000 to reprint yearbooks ...

High school reunions planned | News |

Bishop Noll Class of 1974. The Bishop Noll Class of 1974 will have its reunion the weekend of Sept. 27. Start out with a casual gettogether Sept. 27 at White ...

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.

EWIN names three new Education-Workforce Planning Grant recipients  UIndy News

The Education Workforce Innovation Network (EWIN) has announced three new Education-Workforce Planning Grant recipients for $7,000 each. They include ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Your Chicagoland fireworks finder for Fourth of July 2019  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Trying to find the best fireworks in your area? Check out our interactive map or the detailed listing below for fireworks displays across the Chicago ...

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 ...

River Forest offers virtual academy | Hobart News |

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, ...

When And Where To Watch 2019 4th Of July Fireworks In And Around Chicago  WBBM NewsRadio

Independence Day is almost here and what better represents the holiday than fireworks?! With the Fourth of July falling on a Thursday and different areas ...

PE Teacher of the Year: OPRF's Carlson receives SHAPE America honor  Chicago Tribune

Linda Carlson, who has been teaching at Oak Park and River Forest High School for 23 years, has been named SHAPE America's National High School PE ...

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 ...

Here’s where to watch Fourth of July fireworks in the Chicago area  Chicago Tribune

If a big, bombastic fireworks display is on your bucket list for this Fourth of July holiday week, we've got you covered. Find a display in Chicago and the suburbs ...

Former Post-Tribune editor, River Forest teacher dead at 45  Chicago Tribune

Tara Kingston, a former editor at the Post-Tribune and teacher at River Forest High School died Tuesday after a long illness. She was 45.

Dutch Farms Athletes of the Week for Week of 2/4/19  Region Sports Network

River Forest High School announced the hiring of two new varsity coaches on Monday evening.Taking over the girls basketball program is Kristy Hite. Hite had ...

Red Cross urges donors to help blood shortage

The American Red Cross has a critical shortage of type O blood and urges eligible donors to give now to help patients facing trauma and other life-threatening ...

Crown Point's Chip Pettit to join Duneland Schools as new superintendent

CHESTERTON — The Duneland School Board has named Crown Point High School Principal Chip Pettit as its next superintendent.

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 ...

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 ...

As protests during anthem reach high schools, a 'teaching moment' for some coaches  Chicago Tribune

In Oak Park and Evanston this week, high school student-athletes knelt to protest social injustice in demonstrations during the national anthem.

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 ...

Community comes together for injured Lake Station girl

LAKE STATION | Chris Barnes was among the crowd that gathered Friday night at the northwest corner of Columbus Park to pray and show support for River ...

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.

Rev. Robert Botthof, ex-Fenwick High principal, dies  Chicago Tribune

The Rev. Robert Botthof was a high school principal who became a priest after his wife died, then.

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 ...

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

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

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 | Lake County News |

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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.

Reunions: East Chicago Roosevelt Class of 1968 | Lake County News |

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Let's celebrate the amazing teachers in the Region | Education

With the school year already underway for some in the Region, we want to honor your favorite local teachers!

In Northwest Indiana, school safety starts well before the bell rings

The new school year is just around the corner, and a large number of students will be traveling back and forth on a big yellow bus. So it's a good.

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.

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 ...

Reunions: Horace Mann Class of 1968 | Lake County News

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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.

ICYMI: SBOE approves school grades | News |

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.

Dutch Farms Athletes of the Week - 12/5/18  Region Sports Network

WRESTLING: AJ FOWLER – CALUMET WARRIORS. Video Player. Media error: Format(s) not ...

New Chicago packs it in in 1 square mile | Then & Now |

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

After 34 years as educator, Lake Central's Al Gandolfi starting new career

ST. JOHN — By the time he was a junior in high school in Calumet City, Al Gandolfi said he knew he wanted to do something that involved helping others,

Fourth of July 2018: Fireworks displays in Chicago area — see the full list  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Book your plans now to see fireworks this Fourth of July! We've compiled a list of the best fireworks displays across the Chicago area. If your town ...

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 ...

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 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

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.

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.

Iman Shumpert uses headphones to help deliver daughter  Chicago Tribune

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert used a pair of red headphones to help deliver his daughter Wednesday, Shumpert's fiancee Teyana Taylor posted ...

Clout no use to Julian Sergi, son of Mayor Daley's boss  Chicago Tribune

When your dad is former Mayor Rich Daley's boss, you might expect a little suction with the Northwestern University admissions board.

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.

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

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

Education Roundup | |

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

Years After Helmet Safety Study, High School Equipment Still Mixed  NBC Chicago

It's a hallmark of autumn in America: high school football, played under Friday-night lights on crisp fall evenings, the smack of shoulder pads mingling with the ...

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 ...

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

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

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