Indiana University alumni will launch a book drive to benefit organizations in Northwest Indiana beginning Monday, Sept. 10 and ending Monday, Sept. 24. Individuals may deposit gently used books in the blue collection bins conveniently available at Strack and Van Til supermarkets and Centier Banks in Lake and Porter County.
On January 1, 1969, Duneland School District was formed after voters from Westchester Township, Jackson Township, Liberty Township and parts of Pine Township agreed to the Incorporation of the new school district. January 1, 2019 will mark the 50th Anniversary of the Duneland School District.
According to the American Community Survey in 2016, 82,413 individuals in Northwest Indiana 18 years of age and older do not have a high school diploma. Northwest Indiana region adult education programs have stepped up to the challenge to help more individuals attain their High School Equivalency (HSE) diploma by offering free HSE preparation classes. Over the last year, area adult education programs have had over 60% achieve HSE and/or significant increases in academic performance.
At St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point, third grade teacher, Miss Rachel Skinner, began the school year with creative ideas, sticky toothpaste, and happy students. She organized a team building activity that was enjoyable and “hands-on” where the students squeezed out an entire tube of toothpaste as fast as they could. Next, the students used toothpicks to get as much toothpaste as possible back into the tube.
Munster High School would like to announce the celebration and induction of the newest alumni and staff into the Munster High School Alumni/Faculty and Staff Hall of Fame. On Friday, August 24th beginning at 3:30 pm at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts, the Munster High School Alumni Association will host a Munster High School Alumni & Faculty Hall of Fame Recognition ceremony led by Master of Ceremonies Hal Lusk. The inductees include:
As the world continues to embrace technological advances in the workforce such as 3D- printing and robot-maintained restaurants, it is safe to say that these advancements have slowly started to take the place of the human that previously held that position. Simply put, the workforce is transforming as we speak. Students in high school as well as college are being prepared for the workforce as it simultaneously evolves. Now more than ever, it is crucial that professors and teachers at universities, colleges, and high schools know exactly where it is evolving to guide students to their next step.
Teachers at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point gathered for a prayer at 6:55 AM. Shortly after, the doors were opened and a flood of students and parents eagerly poured into the building to start the first day of school.
The Duneland School Corporation (DSC) is excited to make technology an active part of teaching and learning in the district through a 1:1 digital device initiative. One-to-one computing, also referred to as "1:1", allows each enrolled student to use an electronic device in order to access the Internet, digital course materials, and digital textbooks. The devices will help schools engage the digital generation by nurturing individual 1:1 learning experiences and enhance opportunities for learning with individual portable computers.
Students in Gary and around the region headed back to school this week.