On Thursday, Calumet College of St. Joseph (CCSJ) celebrated some of its graduating students during an awards banquet. CCSJ, a small, private four-year institution located in Whiting, Indiana that offers associate’s, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees hosted the banquet celebration for some of the college’s high-achieving graduates across different departments and degrees. Among the awards were those of academia, leadership, and spirit.
This Thursday night, Ideas in Motion Media gathered women from across the Region to hold one of its favorite events of the year, the Fourth Annual All About the Girls! Hosted and organized by Jenny Craig-Brown, the event comes around once a year to inspire and empower women from all walks of life.
The Duneland School Corporation honored retiring teachers and support staff this past Wednesday at a special reception celebration at its Administration Center.
Safe Harbor at Lake Hills Elementary School celebrated nine talented fourth graders on Wednesday as the students unveiled a mural they created through the after-school program, which provides educational, artistic, and other developmental opportunities to elementary, middle, and high school students within Michigan City Area Schools.
Washington Township Middle School Academic Teams had an outstanding performance at the LaPorte Area Competition of the Indiana Academic Super Bowl-Jr. Division. Team Senator won three subject areas (Science, Social Studies, Interdisciplinary) in Class 4 with two of the subject areas (Science, Social Studies) defeating all schools in Classes 1, 2, 3 and 4 competing at LaPorte. After comparing scores throughout the state, Washington Township Middle School was named the 2018 Class 4 Science State Champions.
Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work put in and out of the classroom by students, parents, teachers, coaches, families and friends culminate in one event, with everyone across the school celebrating the same thing; it's just awesome.
McColly Real Estate, care of McColly Charities, is sponsoring a peanut butter and jelly drive. Peanut butter and jelly is a great staple for families in need. Peanut butter is one of the most needed items for all food banks due to its popularity, long shelf life and high protein amount.
Chesterton Middle School hosted its annual Honors Award Ceremony for eighth grade students at the school this past Thursday evening. Receiving the Presidential Academic Achievement Award are eighth grade students who received a cumulative 3.5 grade point or higher as well as receiving high achievement on state or nationally normed reading or mathematics exams. Those students with an asterisk (*) were also honored for achieving the Principal’s Honor Roll for six out of eight terms while in seventh and eighth grade at CMS.