Open Enrollment and HAPA Auditions
Recently, news got out that Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts Academy was closing its doors for the 2018-2019 school year. This leaves many aspiring performers without a performing arts school. Although the Hammond Academy for the Performing Arts had closed down open enrollment (a policy that allowed students from outside of the district to audition into the Academy), they have recently reopened enrollment.
What’s Happening? — Celebrating Diversity
This year, Andrean High School added a new program to its curriculum - formation days. Once a month, students spend the school day participating in nontraditional education experiences, including college preparation, solidarity, and service. The most recent formation day, held on February 28, focused on celebrating diversity.
Despite the chilling temperatures, a bit of bad weather never stopped the Munster Mustangs from having fun. On February 17 Munster held its annual Turnabout dance. Turnabout is the second dance of the year and is inclusive of all grade levels.
What’s Been Going On: Senior Night
On February 23, 2018, the James W. Dold Gymnasium would house one of the biggest crowds of the season. Including Senator fans ranging from parents, friends, and community members, the stands were filled with support for this year’s senior athletes. Along with the nostalgia of Senior Night, the game played on February 23 was a big one for the Washington Township Boys Varsity Basketball Team; the team was set to play the Morgan Township Cherokees.
This week in Northwest Indiana, there is a cornucopia of things to do as the Region begins to feel the sunny embrace of springtime! From magic shows and musical performances to a market for homeowners, there is sure to be a little something for everyone to enjoy!
Clarence Webb, Director of Operations at Prime Real Estate, knows that everyone needs a role model. Be it personally or professionally, having someone to learn from is an indispensable part of life. As both a parent and director, Webb strives to be the best leader he can.
What’s Happened: Spirit Week
Recently, Michigan City High School students participated in the last Spirit Week of the school year, and for the seniors, it was the last one of their high school career.
Winter sports are winding down for the season, and the Griffith High School bowling team was just one of the teams representing their town at sectionals, regionals, semi-state, and state tournaments. Seniors Garrett Zambo, John Lawson, and John Thomas, juniors Jake Collins and Chris Albanese, and freshman Nathan Ward attended the state tournament, representing GHS. The boys were regional and semi-state champions, and ended up placing sixth at the state tournament. They ended their season with a 12-0 record, and were conference champs. Ward placed twelfth in the state for individual boys.
Being at Marquette Catholic High School means sharing in the faith of Jesus Christ and teaching His message. It also means recognizing the school’s Catholic heritage during Catholic Schools Week.
What’s Been Happening
February was a successful month for Lake Central sports and academics. The month started off with the girls’ basketball team taking first place in the Class 4A Sectional Championship that was held at Crown Point. The girls went on to regionals where they lost to Penn.
Student in the Spotlight: Diamond Moore
Diamond Moore overcomes obstacles gracefully and is a prominent leader at Hammond High. She is involved in almost every student organization and club. Moore is in the top percentage of her senior class and is on track to maintain that GPA until graduation.