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Westville School Honor Roll, 1st Semester of 2016-17


westville_schoolThe students at Westville Middle School and High School completed the third quarter of the 2016-17 School Year. See below for the students who achieved the honor roll of the third quarter.

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Michigan City Comes Together, Eyes Prosperity with Promise Scholarship

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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.

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Worth Waiting for! Commencement 1st, Then a Personally-delivered Diploma 18 Years Later


Valerie-Gonzalez-2017Valerie 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.

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Westville Science Olympiad Ends Season on a Good Note

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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.

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Minority Health Coalition Brings Diabetes Lessons to Future Medical Professionals

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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?”

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Michigan City High School Wolves Wire, April 2017


Wolves_Wire_April_2017We 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.

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A Celebration of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character: Michigan City High School Inducts 51 into National Honor Society


MCHS-National-Honor-Society-2017_01 Parents, friends, teachers, and other supporters filled the Michigan City High School auditorium on Tuesday, March 21, as 51 juniors and seniors were inducted into the National Honor Society.

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Join the IKORCC for 2017 Career & Technical Education Open Houses


IKORCC-2017-Career-Technical-Education-Open-HousesWatch competitors battle in our Craft Skill Competitions, take a tour of the training center, visit vendor displays, meet elected officials, enjoy refreshments and much more!

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La Lumiere School Seniors Receive Evans Scholarships for Golf Caddies


La-Lumiere-School-Seniors-Receive-Evans-Scholarships-for-Golf-CaddiesLa 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.

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Annual Project Lead The Way Teaches First Generation College Students Importance of Team Work

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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.

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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Earns Awards at Fort Wayne Drill Competition


Michigan-City-High-School-MCJROTC-Earns-Awards-at-Fort-Wayne-Drill-CompetitionThe 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.

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