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'The future is bright': Andrean High School announces new administrative team. Here's who's taking the lead.

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean High School celebrated Ash Wednesday with an announcement reshaping its administrative leadership.

Bishop gives his blessings for Andrean High School's future move

Bishop Donald Hying, of the Diocese of Gary, gave his blessings to Andrean High School in finding a new location in Northwest Indiana.

Andrean to build new school, bishop says  Chicago Tribune

Andrean High School's future will now be in a new building, according to a letter from Bishop Donald Hying on Friday.

Andrean graduate, instructor named new principal  Chicago Tribune

Jaycob Knazur, 32, of Cedar Lake, is the new principal at Andrean High School, where he has been a social studies teacher since 2013.

Andrean leaders expect to send report on the high school's future in November  Chicago Tribune

A report on the future of Andrean High School is expected to be sent to the Gary Diocese in November.

New Andrean location could still become reality | Education

MERRILLVILLE — A new building at a new location could be in the future for Andrean High School.

Andrean hosts state appeals court debate: individual rights vs. police safety

MERRILLVILLE — When Indianapolis resident Gary Tindall was pulled over by an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer in August 2017, he told ...

Graduate of Andrean's first senior class returns 59 years after school — home of the 59ers — opened in 1959  Chicago Tribune

Patricia Binkley, one of Andrean High School's first freshmen in 1959, returned to the Merrillville school to celebrate its 59th anniversary.

Bishop: Andrean High School to stay in Merrillville  Chicago Tribune

A Gary Diocese study started last year also addressed costs associated with going to the school.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Munster defeats Andrean, again, for NCC title  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Times No. 4 Munster proved to be the class of the NCC in beating No. 5 Andrean 52-33 on the 59ers' home floor.

Fatal stabbing on Crown Point square strengthens father's love  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The thrust of a switchblade knife robbed Kevin Huseman of his oldest son, Brandon, and would have been enough to cut the heart and soul from any parent.

Best Private High School | Best Education And Instruction in Northwest Indiana

5959 Broadway. Merrillville. 219-887-5959. The four pillars of its mission — faith, leadership, learning, and *service* —define the principles that ...

Diocese of Gary examining plan to build new Andrean High School  Chicago Tribune

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary is examining plans to potentially move Andrean High School to Crown Point, Bishop Donald Hying confirmed.

Andrean teacher marks 50 years in the classroom: 'This isn't a job. It's a hobby'  Chicago Tribune

For 50 years, Anne Weiss has been teaching "loudly" at Andrean High School in Merrillville, so I paid her a visit on the ceremonious 50th day of this school year.

School voucher growth in Northwest Indiana continues to slow, report says  Chicago Tribune

More Northwest Indiana students are attending private schools through vouchers, although the program's once explosive growth has slowed in recent years.

NWI Business Ins and Outs: Gastropub coming to Michigan City, video game store open in Griffith, vape shop coming to Crown Point, Dollar General open in Portage  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Times business reporter Joseph S. Pete provides the details on what's coming and going in the Region retail and restaurant world.

Andrean High School students give back, spend day with residents of St. Anthony Village

MERRILLVILLE — As important as it is to be in the classroom learning math, English and computer programming, Andrean High School leaders believe it's also ...

Community news  Chicago Tribune

The Gary Commission on the Social Status of Black Males in collaboration with the East Chicago and Gary Housing Authorities will host the Juvenile Reentry ...

STEVE HANLON: Andrean's Cameron Williams and 'The Dandy Dozen'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE -- It would seem logical that the Big Ten Network had a studio at 5959 Broadway right now.

Indiana Football Lands 4-Star Linebacker Cam Williams  The Daily Hoosier

The 4-star talent keeps rolling in for Indiana in this unprecedented 2019 recruiting class orchestrated by head coach Tom Allen and his staff. The latest addition ...

Andrean High School closed for cleaning after H1N1 diagnoses

MERRILLVILLE | Classes were cancelled at Andrean High School Monday to allow cleaning crews to scour the building after two students were diagnosed with ...

After racist graffiti discovered, Andrean parents want answers  Chicago Tribune

One week after racist graffiti was discovered in an Andrean High School boys bathroom, parents met with administrators seeking reassurance it would be ...

Across NWI, schools will wait and see on weather closures this week  Chicago Tribune

As dangerous and potentially life-threatening weather is expected beginning Tuesday, many school officials across Northwest Indiana say they will wait and see ...

Andrean High School Quiz Bowl teams win conference tournament

MERRILLVILLE — The Andrean High School varsity and junior varsity Quiz Bowl teams captured the Duneland Academic Conference title on Feb. 20.

'Trump' as anti-Latino epithet: Ugly incidents at high school games  CNN

In high school basketball games 400 miles apart, spirited rivalry gave way to racial strife when some students chanted "Trump" as an epithet directed at Latino ...

Inspiring dreams: This Andrean sophomore spent her spring break learning from the stars at the Disney Dreamers Academy  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Fifteen-year-old Yvette Cabrera's dream is to open her own dance academy. The Andrean High School sophomore has danced for nearly 10 years and hopes ...

Search for new Andrean principal to begin in 2017

MERRILLVILLE — The acting administrator at Andrean High School will remain in place for the 2016-17 school year, with the search for a new, permanent ...

Andrean students face the Shark Tank | Making The Grade

MERRILLVILLE — Like an episode of TV's "Shark Tank," groups of Andrean High School student entrepreneurial hopefuls walked into the tank recently to sell ...

Indiana principal says school regrets 'Trump' taunts  Indianapolis Star

The principal at Andrean High (Merrillville, Ind.) said he has met with officials from the Diocese in Gary, Ind.

Andrean Academic Super Bowl Interdisciplinary team wins State

MERRILLVILLE — The Andrean High School Interdisciplinary Team won state on May 5. The state competition took place at Purdue University.

Andrean focuses on diversity for its February Formation Day  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean High School celebrated its diversity last week by stressing the school's mission of fostering positive ideals in the wake of some ...

Andrean High School celebrates 50th anniversary with Mass, reception

MERRILLVILLE | Bright red and shimmering gold banners are in place as Andrean High School gets ready to welcome alumni back to campus, 50 years after ...

State Board of Education releases annual school grades. Here's how Northwest districts compare.

Editor's note: A story in Thursday's edition contained incorrect school grade information based on federal grades. The story should have reflected state grades.

Andrean senior receives full ride to Yale | Education |  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE — An Andrean High School senior who applied to a dozen different colleges and universities, has been accepted by three of them, and by ...

Andrean thespians entering beauty, beast mode  Chicago Tribune

The Andrean High School Theatre Company has chosen to highlight the classic musical romance "Beauty and the Beast," with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by ...

April Boland (nee Basista) | Local Obituaries |

NEW LENOX, IL - April Boland (nee Basista), age 55 of New Lenox, IL passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. She is survived by her son Rob, and ...

State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year

INDIANAPOLIS — Student performance on the Spring 2018 ISTEP standardized exam dipped slightly for both elementary and high school test takers compared ...

Here are Region's 29 Four Star Schools for 2017-2018 | Education  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The Indiana Department of Education released its 2017-2018 list of Four Star Schools, naming 29 Northwest Indiana schools in Lake and Porter counties.

Joseph "Joe" William Kristoff | Local Obituaries |

Joseph "Joe" William Kristoff. CROWN POINT, IN - Joseph "Joe" William Kristoff, age 67, of Crown Point (LOFS) passed away on March 26, 2019. He was born ...

Chicago-Area Schools Close Amid Dangerous Cold Weather  NBC Chicago

Several schools in the Chicago area announced closings, early dismissals or canceled activities on Tuesday as life-threatening cold began to descend on the ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Which local teams will advance at Regionals?  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Sports reporters Robbie Weinstein and James Boyd breakdown each regional matchup featuring boys basketball teams from the Region.

Perfect 36: This Michigan City teen not only tests well, she encourages others to perform their best  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MICHIGAN CITY — Julia Miller is smart. The Michigan City High School senior scored a perfect 5 on her five advanced placement tests last school year, is a ...

2019 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station

Caps off to these new graduates! Our coverage team has traveled across the Region to capture the culmination of these students' hard work. Celebrate with us ...

Andrean High School remains closed after H1N1 diagnosis  WLS-TV

Officials have decided to keep Andrean High School in Merrillville, Ind., closed until next week after two students became sick with the H1N1 virus.

Some Chicago-Area and Northwest Indiana Schools Close, Delay Starts  NBC Chicago

Multiple schools across the Chicago area and northwest Indiana announced delayed starts and even closures Wednesday after snow blanketed the region ...

Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...

Andrean Theatre Company represents at thespian conference | Lake County News

MERRILLVILLE — Members of the Andrean Theatre Company attended the Indiana State Thespian Conference at Franklin Central High School last month.

Lakeshore History  Lakeshore Public Media

In the mid-1980′s, a group of concerned citizens began looking for a way to give Northwest Indiana a televised broadcast voice. When the Lake Central School ...

President of Andrean resigns | News |

MERRILLVILLE | The president of Andrean High School resigned Thursday, a little more than a week after the school's principal resigned.

Andrean students and charity host party for Chicago adults

CHICAGO | The cross country teams at Andrean High School in Merrillville wanted to do a community *service* project and, partnering with a local charitable ...

Local students win National Merit Scholarship awards | Education

Ten local students have won awards through the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

UPDATE: Bishop Hying leaving Gary; replacement will be up to pope  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE — The Most Rev. Bishop Donald Hying is returning to Wisconsin after shepherding the Diocese of Gary for four years.

Andrean principal resigns | Valparaiso News |

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean Principal Benjamin Potts has resigned effective Thursday.

New Conference Records, Sportsmanship Highlight NCC Boys/Girls Track & Field Championships

Hobart High School senior Elena Polizotto set a new Northwest Crossroads Conference record Tuesday evening with her first place, 11'3” pole vault. She and ...

Andrean principal stepping down | Merrillville |

MERRILLVILLE | The longtime principal at Andrean High School has resigned his position effective June 30 to become a diocesan priest with the Catholic ...

Andrean theater students win accolades  Chicago Tribune

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean Theatre Company has had a banner year, winning accolades at a state competition and selected to represent Indiana at a national ...

Former Andrean student-athlete prevails in 23-year-old IHSAA fight

INDIANAPOLIS | In a case stretching back 23 years, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled that a former Andrean High School basketball player, whose ...

Several local students named among Indiana Association of School Principals Academic All-Stars  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Seven local students from Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties are among 40 students who have been named Indiana Academic All-Stars through a program of ...

Nicholas Devin Pacific | Local Obituaries |

CROWN POINT, IN - Nicholas Devin Pacific, age 37, saw the face of God and heard His voice on Saturday, January 12, 2019, after a failed heart transplant at ...

Andrean looking for replacement of athletic director Bill Mueller  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Bill Mueller is no longer the athletic director at Andrean.

Minorities growing in traditionally white local schools | Lake County News

There are a growing number of minorities in traditionally majority-white school corporations in Lake and Porter counties, in line with the growing number of ...

Arkansas State adds to women’s basketball roster with 2 transfers  KAIT

Jada Stinson and Talia Roldan will be eligible to play in the 2020-2021 season.

Court Fight Involving Player's High School Eligibility Still Going After 22 Years  Forbes

Shane Schafer of Andrean High School in Merrillville, Ind., missed much of his junior year of high school and basketball because of a severe sinus illness, so he ...

Schererville school banned from state voucher program after students not given ISTEP exam

INDIANAPOLIS — A Schererville school that failed to administer the 2018 ISTEP exam no longer can enroll pupils through Indiana's voucher program that ...

The Region's top 10 prep basketball gymnasiums | NWI Preps Boys Basketball  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The Times sports staff voted on the best high school gymnasiums in Northwest Indiana, and here's how the votes shook out. (All photos taken by Times ...

State releases school grades; some improve, some maintain | Local News  The Times of Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education on Wednesday released the 2016-17 School Accountability Grades showing that nearly 25 percent of ...

NWI Business Ins and Outs: NutriHub coming to gym near you, Mexican restaurant opens in Griffith, Mason Jar opens in Lowell, Crew Carwash coming to Valpo, Harbor Freight Tools opening in Portage

NutriHub opened in a new Merrillville strip mall on U.S. 30 about six months ago, and aims to expand near gyms across Northwest Indiana.

Stacey L. Granger | Local Obituaries |

CROWN POINT, IN - Stacey L. Granger, age 48, of Crown Point, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. She was born in Gary, IN on June 18, 1970.

Andrean picks Stangel as new boys basketball coach

Bradley Stangel grew up in Monroe, Wisconsin, and has only lived in Northwest Indiana for a couple years. But he bleeds Andrean red and gold, nonetheless.

Hammond lakefront data center developer to address Lakeshore Chamber  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The developer of the planned 105000-square-foot, $40 million data center on Lake Michigan in Hammond will give an update on the project to the Lakeshore ...

Andrean's Interact Club raises money for American Heart Month

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean's Interact Club looks at different ways it can give back to the community. Each month, President Lauren Moberley tries to find new ...

Elizabeth A. "Betty" Yurechko (nee Sohovich) | Local Obituaries |

MERRILLVILLE, IN - Elizabeth A. "Betty" Yurechko (nee Sohovich) age 88 of Merrillville, went to spend eternity with our Lord and Savior on March 11, 2019.

Lake schools getting facelifts, tech upgrades | Education

The Lake Ridge School District is one of several in the Region to invest millions of dollars in its infrastructure.

Wheeler stuns turnover-plagued Andrean in Sectional 25 shocker

MERRILLVILLE | It was Wheeler against the world Friday at Fr. Vincent Eckert Field.

Notre Dame LB Josh Barajas to transfer to Illinois State  Notre Dame Insider

After two uneventful, enigmatic seasons at Notre Dame, linebacker Josh Barajas will try to reboot his college football career at Illinois State, the school ...

Munster Theater earns second place at Regionals, advances to State

The Munster High School theater program competed at the Indiana Thespians Regional competition on Nov. 10 and placed second, allowing them to advance to ...

Slideshow: 50 famous athletes from the Region | Sports |  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A list of some of the most famous athletes to have ever called Northwest Indiana home.

Andrean picks Chris Skinner as new 59ers football coach

From 1995 through Monday, Andrean has had seven head football coaches. The job became sort of a revolving door of young coaches using the boys on ...

Vandy fires coach Bryce Drew after 9-23 year, winless in SEC  The Times of Northwest Indiana

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The worst season in the history of Vanderbilt men's basketball has cost coach Bryce Drew his job.

Portage students protest firing of high school auditorium director  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — More than 50 present and former Portage High School students stood holding signs protesting the apparent firing of the school's auditorium ...

Education roundup: Open house and pancake breakfast | Lake County News

Open house and pancake breakfast. CROWN POINT — St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point will host two open house events in January.

Former Andrean principal sues over firing  Chicago Tribune

A former principal of Andrean High School is suing the school and the Diocese of Gary, claiming she was improperly fired.

Four Aurora Catholic grade schools to consolidate  Chicago Tribune

Next school year, Our Lady of Good Counsel, St. Joseph, St. Peter and St. Therese of Jesus schools will become one new school, officials said.

Gamba Ristorante in Merrillville geared for all kinds of guests  Chicago Tribune

Gamba Ristorante is owned by Dyer residents Benito and Hilda Gamba, former owners of Venezia Bar & Grill and Cafe Venezia in Merrillville.

Sorority inducts high school members | Gary News |

GARY | The Xinos youth guidance group, consisting of high school females from Northwest Indiana high schools sponsored by Phi Delta Kappa Inc. sorority's ...

East Chicago school board names new assistant superintendent, high school principal

The East Chicago School Board appointed Central High School principal Shaunna Finley as the new assistant superintendent for the school corporation.

House of Bianco salon owner of 50 years: 'It's time to close'  Chicago Tribune

After nearly 50 years in business, House of Bianco hair salon closes for good, leaving behind clippings of fond memories and bittersweet emotions.

Explore: Indiana private schools' policies on LGBT students  Chalkbeat Tennessee

How do schools in Indiana's voucher program deal with LGBT students? Search for a school, city, or county to see their policies.

Memories tumble with bricks as old church is razed  Chicago Tribune

It's been a bittersweet week for parishioners at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Merrillville as many stopped for one last look at the old church as it is razed ...

Region's ethnic diversity well preserved, Merrillville native learns  Chicago Tribune

Dialects spoken in Northwest Indiana reflect the area's melting-pot character, Jim Kaminski says.

Local blessing of Lake Michigan seen as significant for the entire nation

HAMMOND — A chilly wind blew across the empty boat slips Sunday afternoon at the Hammond Marina as a group of more than 100 believers of the Eastern ...

Chicago-Area Schools Announce Closures Amid Snowstorm  NBC Chicago

Multiple schools across the Chicago area and northwest Indiana announced closures Thursday and Friday as the biggest snowstorm of the season so far ...

Where Are They Now? Andrean football star Matt Prusiecki

Matthew Prusiecki draws on his experience in the classroom and on the football field in his office as a school superintendent.

Dispute with Hammond forces team's move to Merrillville  Chicago Tribune

The Hammond Chiefs, a longtime staple in the summer at Hammond's Riverside Park, have been forced to move to Andrean High School after a dispute with ...

Merrillville junior crowned Ms. Xinos 2014 at scholarship event

HOBART | Avalon Manor was the site of the 45th annual Xinos Scholarship Ball sponsored by the Gary/Merrillville chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. sorority for its ...

Celebrating the Class of 2017: Dia Brown  IU Northwest

Dia Brown, 23, of Merrillville, graduates this May with a bachelor's degree in computer information systems and graphic design. Brown originally went away to ...

Meet Your NWI Educators: Charles Ciastko, Hanover Central High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Check back every other week as The Times education reporter Carmen McCollum profiles teachers and school administrators from around the Region as part of ...

What's the 'Trump Effect' in schools? Here's how 2,000 teachers explain it.  PRI

The Southern Poverty Law Center collected 4796 comments. We made it easy for you to explore what some of America's teachers are saying.

Merrillville's STAND hosts workshops commemorating King's life, legacy

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean High School junior Elizabeth Cornejo thinks it's important to discuss issues like respecting other people's religion, race and gender.

2018 Northwest Indiana Graduation Station  PortageLife

Of all the events we see throughout the year, graduations and commencements are the ones that most embody our good news mission. To see all the hard work ...

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