Carol Estes moved to Northwest Indiana from Kansas City in 1982 where she ended up marrying her husband who grew up in LaPorte County. She’s been a resident of New Durham ever since and spent 28 ½ of her years here running an antique store in downtown La Porte. Now, a widow of 11 years and retiree for two, Estes spends her life immersed in her passion for art photography.
We're settling into March now, and St Patty's Day shall soon be here! This weekend there is much to do from trivia nights to parades, movies, shows, bowling, and more! Check out all the fun things to do in Northwest Indiana this weekend!
Teacher Spotlight - Parker
English teacher Miss Parker is the epitome of positivity. She encourages courage, kindness, and emotional control within her classes due to that same inspiration throughout her childhood. She has made her mark not only on her students, but on the community of La Porte. The kind of positivity she radiates shines through her work as a teacher and a writer, and that is why she was named ‘Teacher of the Month’ for February.
Abigailjane Morelli loves the arts. She is currently a freshman at Marquette and is very passionate about the arts. She takes painting class with the infamous Mr. Shelton and is also a member of Art in Action.
Breaking Legs...and Everything Else
The La Lumiere High School Drama program recently put on their two-night production of the play “Parlor Games” by James Wall. This was a two-act play written by the director in the group of ten students. It was a comical farce centered on hijinks taking place in one of the most unusual places: a funeral parlor.
Teacher Spotlight: Rebecca Galloway
Rebecca Galloway is the Spanish teacher at South Central High School. She studied at Indiana University for a semester and finished college at Ball State University. Galloway’s biggest inspiration was her high school Spanish teacher.
For those who have lived in the area long enough, or conducted business in and around Michigan City, many are familiar with Reprographic Arts, Inc. location at 1017 Franklin Street. Reprographic Arts is the place to call when you are in need of custom t-shirts for a school function, printed signs for a promotion, or banners to advertise sponsors at a fundraising event. Most recently though, you may have noticed the “We have moved” sign outside of the Franklin Street building. Reprographic Arts is happy to announce their new location at 2824 East Michigan Boulevard, and still located in Michigan City.
This week in Northwest Indiana, there is a cornucopia of things to do as the Region begins to feel the sunny embrace of springtime! From magic shows and musical performances to a market for homeowners, there is sure to be a little something for everyone to enjoy!
Joe Ruiz teaches with a twist. An educator at La Porte High school, Ruiz keeps it interesting in the classroom in an effective and innovative way - by rapping. Also known as the “Rhymer Educator,” Ruiz educates by day and rhymes by night.
What’s Happened: Spirit Week
Recently, Michigan City High School students participated in the last Spirit Week of the school year, and for the seniors, it was the last one of their high school career.
Being at Marquette Catholic High School means sharing in the faith of Jesus Christ and teaching His message. It also means recognizing the school’s Catholic heritage during Catholic Schools Week.