The idea was based around a promise. A promise to help Michigan City High School graduates better afford and continue their education after high school, while becoming more connected and invested in their city. The idea is simple but the complexity behind how much of an impact the Promise Scholarship can have on every public and private sector in the city is anything but simple.
Valerie Gonzalez didn’t give much thought initially to the fact her diploma failed to arrive in her home mailbox after she had participated in Purdue University Calumet Commencement Exercises back in the spring of 1999.
I asked Westville teacher and Science Olympiad mentor Samantha Joll what a “good note” meant after an email was sent to me about their placings in the Science Olympiad State Tournament on March 18.
Mario Rosa, Program Coordinator for the Minority Health Coalition of La Porte County, began his presentation with a simple question: “How many of you know someone with diabetes?”
We are into to the last quarter of the 2016-17 school year and the students and staff are looking forward to spring break. Spring break is the time to recharge and come back refreshed and ready to finish the year strong. More than ever, we need for the students to be in school every day and on time. Teachers are delivering rigorous course content in every class preparing them for their summative assessments and final exams. These assessments and final exam grades have a significant impact on their final semester grades.
La Lumiere School seniors Bella Kaplan and Jack Ruszkowski, both from Michigan, City, Ind., have been awarded the Evans Scholarship for caddies following a final selection meeting held at Long Beach Country Club in Long Beach, Ind. They are among 14 seniors who were selected from the state of Indiana who will each receive a full, four-year housing and tuition college grant; Bella for Purdue University in West Lafayette and Jack for Indiana University Bloomington.
The first impression of Project Lead the Way is that it's a program for teenagers who are eager to become leaders. But it's much more than that; it's a collaboration between different generations, both striving for success.
The Michigan City High School (MCHS) Wolves Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) earned awards at the Concordia High School Military Drill Meet held at Indiana University/Purdue University at Fort Wayne. The competition involved 15 teams. MCHS finished second in Color Guard, third in Unarmed Platoon and fifth in both unarmed exhibition platoon and squad. All but the Unarmed Platoon were commanded by Cadet First Lieutenant Ana Nowatzke. The Unarmed Platoon was commanded by Cadet Second Lieutenant James Steinhagen.