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#1StudentNWI: Hammond Clark Recaps Arts, Athletics, and Scarecrows

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Teacher Spotlight

As far as teachers go, Mrs. Price is definitely one to be respected, loved, and looked up to as a role model. She currently teaches art classes such as intro to 2D art, drawing, painting, and fiber arts. However, her flexibility and creative mind go far beyond the classes she teaches. Not only is she a delight to be around and encourages students to try their best in any situation, but she also is the head of clubs like Art Club and Webmasters Club, in which students come together to learn website coding and everything in between when it comes to computers.

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#1StudentNWI: Lake Central Highlights Sports, Coaches, and Athletes

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What's going on:

Boys cross country competed in Sectionals on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Riverside Park in Hammond. The boys ran their top seven runners at the meet hoping to secure a major victory. The team’s biggest competitor that day was Highland.

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#1StudentNWI: Michigan City Inspires Community Involvement and Growth

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What’s Happened:

Over the past month, students have questioned the animated bumblebees that were hung up around the MCHS hallways, and they were recently informed by administration that the bees were in celebration of MCHS becoming a “B” rated school on Indiana’s A to F scale.

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#1StudentNWI: Griffith Highlights Homecoming, SoccerRama, and Student Council

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What's Going On?

Homecoming week at Griffith High School is not to be taken lightly. Students at “The G” go all out for the week that is anticipated for months, and take it very seriously. This year, Griffith’s football team has had a nearly perfect record, and school spirit is through the roof.

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#1StudentNWI: South Central Highlights Philanthropists and Fundraisers

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What’s Coming Up?

South Central’s cheer teams are hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser at the Applebee’s in Valparaiso.

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#1StudentNWI: Hobart Takes Heed for Homecoming

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What’s Happened

Homecoming week has just wrapped up at Hobart High School, taking place the week of October 2nd through the 7th.

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#1StudentNWI: Hammond Gavit Encourages Success

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What has recently happened?

Just last year, the Indiana Department of Education named Donald E. Gavit as this year's National Title 1 Distinguished School for Growth and Closing the Achievement Gap. The school was given this award for its creative approaches to motivate students, and the teamwork of the administration throughout the school.

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#1StudentNWI: Lake Station Chases Their Dreams

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Aspiring Dreams

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination, and hard work.” - Colin Powell.

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#1StudentNWI: Porter County Career and Tech Center Celebrates Fall

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Student Spotlight

The Porter County Career Center is filled with outstanding students, and there are many who have accomplished amazing feats out of school and in school. At this school, students come with fantastic knowledge and fascinating attitudes.

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#1StudentNWI: Boone Grove Gives Back

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Teacher Spotlight:

Boone Grove High School is home to two very inspirational women who serve as so much more than just staff members. The dynamic duo, Jamie Coffin, the school nurse, and Mallory Horvat, one of the guidance counselors, shape the lives of Boone Grove’s student body every day.

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler Bearcats Showcase Fall Athletes and School Spirit

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Midnight Masquerade: A Masterpiece

Wheeler’s 2017 Homecoming Dance, sponsored by the student council, was a success. Students were a bit skeptical at first since this year’s dance was hosted outside under a tent, but they quickly realized they liked the change. The weather was perfect, and there were no bugs. Students also had good reviews on the DJ. Over 300 students out of a school population of under 600 students attended the dance.

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