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Chesterton High School hosts 30th annual 5% Club Banquet

Chesterton-High-School-hosts-30th-annual-5-percent-Club-Banquet-2019_01 Chesterton High School hosted the 30th annual 5% Club Banquet for those 23 students in the top 5% of the senior class of 2019 at the Spa and Banquet and Event Center on Wednesday, May 8. This event is sponsored by the Duneland Education Foundation, Teachers Credit Union and the Duneland School Corporation.

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Work Ethic Certification Awards Ceremony at Chesterton High School

Work-Ethic-Certification-Awards-Ceremony-at-Chesterton-High-School-2019_01 Several Chesterton High School students in grades 9-11 earned the Center for Workforce One 2018-19 Work Ethic Certification on Thursday, May 2 at the school.

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Duneland School students in Tri-County Jr/Sr HS Art Exhibition win awards

Chesterton-High-SchoolSeveral Chesterton High School and Middle School students have their work on display at South Shore Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Munster, Indiana for the 45th annual Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display through May 19.

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Retired Thrivent CEO to Deliver Valparaiso University Commencement Address

rot1On Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, Valparaiso University will celebrate the class of 2019 through three commencement ceremonies, conferring degrees upon 707 undergraduate, 155 graduate and 76 law students.

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Volunteers planted 77 trees on IU Northwest campus for Arbor Day


Folks from every corner of Indiana University Northwest, and the region, gathered at the Community Garden on Thursday, April 25 for a lesson in tree planting.

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IU Northwest hosts free summer science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) camp for teens August 5 - 7


Indiana University Northwest invites teens to explore science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) at a free STEM Camp from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, August 5 through Wednesday, Aug. 7. Students from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Screening of “Shifting Sands” film celebrates Earth Day, Indiana Dunes National Park


Dozens of people gathered in Valparaiso University’s Harre Union on Wednesday evening for a free screening of the award-winning documentary “Shifting Sands: On the Path to Sustainability” as part of the university’s annual Earth Day celebrations.

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Ivy Tech to Celebrate Graduates at Commencement


Ivy Tech Community College will celebrate more than 1,800 graduates from its Lake County, Valparaiso and Michigan City campuses at commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11.

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Kankakee Valley REMC Honors Arbor Day by Donating 800 Trees


Above: Jeff Newburn, line superintendent for Kankakee Valley REMC, shows students a picture of an electrical box to help illustrate that electrical lines can be in the air or buried in the ground.

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Save Our Species: Earth Day 2019 and all about bees


Every Earth Day has a theme designed to spread awareness about a specific environmental issue. This year the message is “Protect Our Species,” calling attention to how human activity leads to the endangerment or extinction of plant and animal species worldwide. Locally, our bees need a little help.

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Communication expert Michael Angelo Caruso to headline IU Northwest Business Alliance Luncheon

rot1On Thursday, April 18, Michael Angelo Caruso, communication consultant, author, and motivational speaker, will present the keynote address at the Indiana University Northwest School of Business and Economics (SOBE) 2019 Business Alliance Luncheon at Avalon Manor, 3550 East U.S. Route 30 in Merrillville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served promptly at 11:30 a.m.

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