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#1StudentNWI: River Forest Brings Smiles This Spring

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National Honor Society Spring Pictures

River Forest has always been able to bring smiles to people in our small community and our honor society chapter brought many smiles to Evans Elementary School recenlty. Completely student led, with some help along the way from their advisor, Andy Ervin, honor society members put together a spring picture session complete with a visit from the Easter bunny.

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#1StudentNWI: Lowell Welcomes Spring

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Student Spotlight:

With baseball season in full swing, there’s a new lineup of varsity players ready to step-up for their team. Since it’s early in the season, the players are still working to find their niche as a unit. Still, there’s already been a stand-out player, junior Logan Missal.

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Erica Fizer

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It’s not every day that you meet someone who is not only great at what they do, but is also deeply passionate about the difference she makes. Currently the Director of Marketing and Communications for the Legacy Foundation, Erica Fizer has always been involved in her community.

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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: Niners Get Active in Spring

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WHAT’S HAPPENING? — Fifty-Niners Shine at Hoosier State Relays

Andrean High School is well-known within the Region for having highly competitive athletic programs. In the past four years alone, the school has brought home state titles in three separate sports. This year, all eyes are on the track and field team after the Fifty-Niners brought home five medals from the Hoosier State Relays.

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Hobart: Although Our City Is Not Perfect, It's Wonderful

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Hobart has one of the best police departments around and our fire department is second to none. Members of our public works department bust their rears to get things done! We have one of the most progressive city governments with a progressive Mayor and council that works well together. We have a wonderful downtown with events constantly going on. The lake front is on its way to being more beautiful than it was already and our special events are getting bigger and better every year. Finally, our school system is one of the best around with new facilities and state of the art technology.

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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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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for April 13 - 15, 2018

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What do giant rampaging gorillas, indoor garage sales, art exhibitions, and a woodcarver show have in common? They are all happening in Northwest Indiana this weekend! With some warmer temperatures forecast to finally appear this weekend, it is the perfect opportunity to get out and finally feel some spring sunshine! Check out this week's 10 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana! 

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A Northwest Indiana Life in the Spotlight: Russell W. Brown Jr.

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On our television sets we watch in awe as fictional lawyers like Annalise Keating, Saul Goodman, and Atticus Finch fight tooth and nail for their clients.

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#1StudentNWI: LaCrosse Prepares to Wrap Up the School Year


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The year is winding down for Lacrosse students as May is quickly approaching. On the same note, a lot of important testing and events are being crammed into these last few months. It seems like every day now has an air of importance.

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