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#1StudentNWI: Prom and Theater Round Out Spring at Boone Grove

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Student Spotlight

Mac Magiera is a senior at Boone Grove High School. He is involved in track, soccer, baseball and wrestling. His favorite sport is wrestling because it helps him control his temper and to be physically and mentally tough.

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A Valpo Life In the Spotlight: Terri Dickus

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Terri Dickus works in a demanding field; adult day services. She is the Activity Director at St. Agnes Adult Day Services, which provides day care, socialization, and a variety of other services for adults with disabilities. Dickus plans out and participates in the day-to-day schedule, and despite its challenges, she is thankful for her role and sees it as a huge privilege.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for May 4 - 6, 2018

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The weather is warm and the Region is abuzz with activity as the realization that spring is truly here dawns on us! From the educational to the purely recreational, there is plenty to do this weekend all across Northwest Indiana! Check out our 10 Fun Things to do this weekend and get out there and soak up some sun! 

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#1StudentNWI: April Antics and Spring Excitement at VHS

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What’s Going On?

For the students of VHS, the month of April has been a packed month. Amid all of the normal stressors that come with school, extracurriculars, and out of school responsibilities, the pressure of the end of the school year is coming down hard. You’d be hard pressed to find a senior not talking about their plans for the fall, and all of the planning and what if’s that come with them.

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A Valpo Life In the Spotlight: Tracy Corneil

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Students of Valparaiso High School have had coach and teacher Tracy Corneil as a force of constant support for over two decades now. With 25 years of experience as a teacher and 16 as a coach, many students who have passed through VHS over the years have had an experience with Corneil that has shaped them.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for April 27 - 29, 2018

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What is going on in Northwest Indiana this weekend? Shopping, crime-fighting superheroes & evil galactic villains, golfing, dinner in the 19th century, charity runs, and much much more! There is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy! 

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Expanding the #1StudentNWI Program for the Upcoming School Year

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Northwest Indiana is bursting with good news! With over 40 high schools across the region, it almost seems impossible to share it all. The #1StudentNWI program was created to make that possible. The program showcases high school journalists from Hammond to La Porte, stretching all across Northwest Indiana.

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A Valpo Life In the Spotlight: Todd Wooten

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In life, our goals vary from person to person. Whether it be to land that dream job, purchase a new home, or to hang glide over the plush forests of the Amazon.

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler Showcases Academics in April

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Showcasing Academics

On April 12th, four students at Wheeler were invited to participate in the first round of Making the Grade. This is a trivia-type competition where two panels of students face each other. The announcer asks a questions about science, math, english, or history. Any student on the panel can ‘buzz-in’ to attempt an answer. Each correct answer is awarded with 5 points.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for April 20 - 22, 2018

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Plays, performances, shopping, movies, environmental consciousness...all of these things and more are happening this weekend and there is sure to be something for all types and ages to enjoy! Check out this week's 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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#1StudentNWI: Good Things Sprouting in Kouts

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Visiting Our Nation’s Capital

The senior class took to the streets of Washington D.C. on the annual class trip from March 17 to 21. They departed Saturday evening on a charter bus, travelled through the night, and woke up at Mount Vernon. History buff or not, all students enjoyed the tour of George Washington’s home and the view of the Potomac. Next, the fast-paced trip took the seniors to Arlington National Cemetery. Here, Maggie Osterhout, Drew Saulsgiver, Emma Tharp, and Trenton VanVuren laid the wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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