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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Dr. Tony Bonta


Dr. Tony Bonta has been an educator all his life. As the principal of Andrean High School, Bonta is proud to be back at his alma mater. He has been principal for almost two years and says he was blessed to be in the right place at the right time.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for March 2nd – 4th, 2018


As we catch the first glimpses of Spring’s pending arrival, Northwest Indiana is starting to heat up and get back on the move again. Check out all the events to do this weekend!

As always, if you have an event going on, let us know with an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we'll be sure to add it to our calendar!

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#1StudentNWI: February Brings Hard Work and Motivation to the ACCU


What is Happening at the ACCU

February at the Area Career Center University (ACCU) is filled with progress reports and the smell of hard work; nevertheless, we celebrate Valentine’s Day through various fundraisers. These fundraisers include Crush for You Crush, flowers, and stuffed animals bought by students.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for February 23rd – 25th, 2018


February is coming to a close and that means Mardi Gras, Lent and soon Easter! In the meantime, we scoured the area looking for some fun things to do this weekend. Check out what we found below!

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Subbayamma Nagubadi


Just about everybody gives back to their community in some way, be it through picking up litter on the street, donating to charity, or volunteering at local organizations. For others, giving back is in their blood, they might found a nonprofit or two, join local community organizations, and more. Subbayamma Nagubadi is one of those kinds of givers. 

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#1StudentNWI: Westville Dances and Partakes in the Polar Plunge


What’s Happening

On February 3rd, Westville’s cheer and pom-poms teams had the amazing opportunity to perform at half-time during a Pacers game. When the opportunity arose, they had to seize it. Preparations started when the teams were sent videos of the routines. All of the girls had to individually learn the routine from the video so that they would be ready for the performance.

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler Rivalries and ISSMA Competition



Although choir does not have a traditional state tournament to compete against other schools in, they do have a district competition to qualify for a separate state competition. Each year, the Wheeler choirs perform an array of music that’s judged by musicians from local high school directors to college professors at ISSMA.

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#1StudentNWI: Valpo Seniors Look to the Future


Student Spotlight

Student talents are always a hot point of discussion at VHS. So many students manage to be incredibly busy and involved, while also nursing otherworldly talents and abilities. One such student is senior Emma Adams, an artist who is driven to put herself on the map and make something of her talent.

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#1StudentNWI: Love is in the Air at Kouts High School


Students Serving America

Every student’s senior year means something different to them, but the common thread throughout is the question of what to do next. For five Kouts seniors, their answer is to join the military.

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#1StudentNWI: Adventures and Achievements Happening at River Forest


Winter Athletes in the Spotlight

The winter sports season is coming to an end with senior night right around the corner. It's been a very successful season to reflect on and Ingot athletics has a lot to be proud of.

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#1StudentNWI: February Brings Basketball Success and More to Gary WestSide


Student Spotlight

There are few people with the drive, determination, motivation, and leadership skills of Lashon Patterson.

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