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#1StudentNWI: Lake Station Eagles Fly for Sports

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Upcoming Events: Eagles in Snow

The fall sports season came to an exciting end. Now, it is on to the longest season of the year, winter. The men’s high school basketball team is coached by Robert Burke. This team has high hopes for a phenomenal season with the amount of talent and dedication the players possess. Players to watch out for are Jared Jones, Dominque Smith, Angelo Guerra, and Sean Gooch.

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#1StudentNWI: A Sigh of Relief for the Area Career Center

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Teacher Spotlight

Gerald Childers is a Math teacher at the Area Career Center University. He teaches Algebra II and the advanced or college level classes. The college-level classes include Pre-calculus, Trigonometry, and College Algebra, with a couple more likely to come in the future. Childers has been working in this district for more than 10 years. He has worked at other schools including Morton High in the early 2000’s.

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#1StudentNWI: Michigan City Dances at Sadies and Looks Forward to Winter Sports

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What’s Happened? Sadies/Food drive

Last weekend, the student council at MCHS hosted the annual Sadies Hawkins Dance. Traditionally speaking, Sadies means that the girls ask their dates to the dance rather than the social norm of vice versa. This tradition at MCHS always provides creative proposals and a fun night for all.

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#1StudentNWI: Lake Central Calls Attention to Veterans and Future Service Members

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What's Going On:

Lake Central celebrated Veterans Day in a very patriotic fashion. On Thursday November 9 Lake Central invited veterans from all across the area to attend a special breakfast and assembly. Breakfast was served for an hour and over 200 veterans attended. Students who knew a veteran were dismissed early from class to join their veterans at the breakfast. Once breakfast had concluded students from the remainder of the building were dismissed and sent to the main gym where they eagerly awaited for the veterans to arrive.

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#1StudentNWI: Porter County Career and Tech Center Ties Itself to Winter Prep and Fun

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What’s Happening?

The Porter County Career and Technical Center has about 400 students on campus during both morning and afternoon classes. All of these students work hard in their classes and are famished and parched during and afterwards, but how can these students continue their days?

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#1StudentNWI: Slicers Promote Positivity in November

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Student Spotlight: Jaden Millard

Jaden Millard, a sophomore at La Porte High School, uses his love for art and botany to express himself and maintain a positive outlook on life.

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#1StudentNWI: Fall in Full Swing at Kouts High School

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The Leave Are Changing, but Tradition Continues

October has been a busy month at Kouts High School. The jazz band and Kouts Singers performed for the first time at the Fall Fling concert on October 20.

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#1StudentNWI: Griffith Theatre Company Shines With "30 Reasons Not to Be in a Play"

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What’s Happening:

For drama students at Griffith High School, November means one thing: theatre season. Each school year, Griffith Theatre Company (GTC), puts on a fall and spring show in November and April. This fall, GTC presented “30 Reasons Not To Be In A Play” from Friday, November 10 through Sunday, November 12.

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#1StudentNWI: Valparaiso's Winter Musical and Renovation Recap

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Teacher Spotlight

Mr. El-Naggar is one of those teachers, you know the one. The kind of teacher that students have one semester and all tell their friends about how fun and awesome his classes are. It’s an almost impossible feat to appeal to all of these different subsections of students, and yet no complaints have been heard about Mr. E’s teaching.

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#1StudentNWI: Unknown Spirits that Roam the Halls of Hammond High

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Outstanding commitment of Mr. Craig

What do you call a teacher that sometimes comes off as a little misunderstood. Well, the students at Hammond High call him Mr.Craig. He is the type of teacher that wants to build and create new things that will improve Hammond High.

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#1StudentNWI: Westville Highlights Careers, Halloween, and Libraries

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Trick or Treat Around the Track

On October 27th, Westville High School’s Athletic Council put on their third annual Trick or Treat Around the Track. The evening was packed with fun from beginning to end. Walking onto the track, students, parents, and community members were greeted by the many Athletic Council members dressed up in their weird and wacky costumes. Some of the school’s faculty were there dressed up in their Halloween best as well. The Westville Fire Department even came to support and help out throughout the night.

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