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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Competes in 2018 Cyber Patriot

Michigan-City-High-School-MCJROTC-Competes-in-Cyber-Patriot-2018_0 News of computer security breaches are almost a daily occurrence. Local grocer Strack & Van Til experienced a ransomware attack that shut down approximately 20 of its stores right before Thanksgiving. Marriott Hotels recently revealed an information systems breach that could affect 500 million customers. The alleged cyber attacks on political campaigns from 2016 are still being investigated.

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To Purdue Northwest graduates: Paddle your canoe!


Advice from commencement speaker and PNW alumnus Stephen Turner

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Michigan City Education Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers

unity-foundation-lpc-2016The Michigan City Education Foundation recently awarded several small grants to teachers for innovative approaches in the classroom for the 2018-19 school year.

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Lake Hils STEM Elementary School Rewards Tops in Academics, Behavior, and Attendance

Lake-Hils-STEM-Elementary-School-Rewards-Tops-in-Academics-Behavior-and-Attendance-2018_01Lake Hils STEM Elementary School rewarded close to 150 students with a special field trip to see the movie, “Wreck-it Ralph 2” on November 27 and 28. The trip was part of a new school-wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program that recognizes good grades, discipline, and attendance each trimester.

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Michigan City High School Wolves Wire, December 2018

MC Wolves logoHappy Holidays my Fellow Wolves,
It is truly the most wonderful time of year. It is hard to believe 2018 is almost over! We’ve seen so many accomplishments this year, and there is more to do. Our staff and students are working hard to ensure that our vision and mission are meaningful and not just words on a poster hanging in the building. Our vision, Excellence for Everyone!, and mission, which ensures all students will graduate college and career ready, cannot be fulfilled without the support of our parents and community partners.

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Purdue Northwest Offers Free Robotics Camp Jan. 2-4, 2019

Purdue-Northwest-Offers-Free-Robotics-Camp-Jan-2-4-2019An exciting free three-day robotics camp is being offered to high school students over the winter recess, January 2-4, 2019 by Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) College of Technology.

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Purdue University Northwest Celebrates the 2018 Fall Graduating Class

Purdue-Northwest-colorPurdue University Northwest (PNW) honors its 2018 class of fall graduates with three Commencement Exercises on the Hammond and Westville campuses on Dec. 7 and 8.

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Optimistic and Thankful: Purdue Northwest Scholarship Winner

Optimistic-and-Thankful-Purdue-Northwest-Scholarship-WinnerPurdue University Northwest (PNW) student Sydney Valiska was drawn to the field of civil engineering from a very young age. “I was never a big fan of playing dress up or having tea parties, but instead loved building with Legos and doing puzzles.”

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Purdue University Northwest Among Top Colleges in Indiana for Teacher Licensing

Purdue-Northwest-colorFor the first time, Purdue University Northwest’s (PNW) School of Education & Counseling (SoEC) made the top 10 ranking of collegiate institutions issuing the most teaching licenses according to the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE), Office of Educator Effectiveness and Licensing.

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La Porte Community Schools Corporation Strengthening Relationships with Business Community


La Porte Community School Corporation hosted a Business and Community Engagement event Wednesday evening. The event deepened the relationships between La Porte Community Schools and local businesses in the effort to overcome all obstacles and create a better tomorrow.

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LP County Schools Team Up for Week of Code

LPC-Skill-Up-NetworkAll La Porte County public schools will partner to celebrate a Week of Code December 3rd - 7th. The Hour of Code started as a worldwide effort designed to introduce students to computer science and demystify "computer coding." For the past three years, talented teachers in each school corporation, have participated in some type of coding experience. This year, for the first time, all La Porte County public school corporations are coordinating efforts and resources for cool coding experiences during the week.

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