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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 ...

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.

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 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

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

Appeals on Wheels: COA heads north, south for handgun possession cases  Indiana Lawyer

The Indiana Court of Appeals will travel both north and south this week to hear oral arguments in two cases involving handgun possession without a license.

Bishop: Andrean High School to stay in Merrillville  Chicago Tribune

Andrean High School will remain in Merrillville, Bishop Donald Hying confirmed in a statement on Monday. After a 10-month study, the diocese concluded a ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Breakdown of the 2019 IU Football Recruiting Class  IndianaHQ

The 2019 class is the highest rated class in Indiana football history based on 247sports rankings. The staff has put together a very balanced class that will be ...

Financial analysis for Andrean move expected by end of month  Chicago Tribune

The outcome of a financial feasibility plan for Andrean High School is expected to be completed by the end of the month, officials say.

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.

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.

Gary's Bishop Hying says $50 million-plus price tag was main factor against new Andrean school  Chicago Tribune

Cost estimates were a main factor leading the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gary to drop plans to build a new Andrean High School, Bishop Donald Hying said.

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 ...

'We just need to be heard': Teens open up about mental health, social media pressures in first '13 Reasons Why Not' conference

HAMMOND — It was standing-room-only when East Chicago Central Senior Julian Torres shared his story of bullying, drug abuse and suicide.

Andrean High School principal on leave | Merrillville |

MERRILLVILLE | The principal at Andrean High School is on a leave of absence.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 freshman suspended following threat to shoot other students

MERRILLVILLE — A freshman at Andrean High School has been suspended pending a possible expulsion following a threat to shoot fellow students at the ...

Gary Diocese, school officials investigate racially charged Trump chants  Chicago Tribune

Officials from the Diocese of Gary, Andrean High School and Bishop Noll Institute are investigating racially charged chants and signs that emerged from the ...

'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 ...

Andrean alumni and students share the dance floor at reunion

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean High School alumni gathered in the school gym last month for the class of 1965's 50-year reunion, but few imagined that the gold ...

The Times Photos of the Week

Crown Point reacts after defeating Penn 54-47 in overtime Saturday during a Class 4A regional final at LaPorte High School. Kale Wilk, The Times. Ford press ...

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 ...

Andrean students face the Shark Tank

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

Mary Ann Meyer (nee Caravana)

MONTICELLO, IN - Mary Ann Meyer (nee Caravana), age 71, of Monticello, formerly of Merrillville, IN, passed away on September 16, 2018. She was a graduate ...

Former Andrean principal sues, claims discrimination | Local News

GARY | Former Andrean High School Principal Mary Beth Ginalski filed a wrongful termination lawsuit in federal court Thursday against the school and the ...

Rumors swirl around Andrean leadership | Porter County News

MERRILLVILLE | The superintendent of the Catholic Diocese of Gary said a group of parents of Andrean High School students met with the bishop last week.

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.

Andrean senior receives full ride to Yale  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 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 ...

Local students win National Merit Scholarship awards

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

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 ...

Chicago ADL meets with Andrean staff

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean High School administrators met recently with the Anti-Defamation League of Chicago to assist with growing concerns about racism ...

Andrean Theatre Company represents at thespian conference

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

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 ...

Andrean principal resigns | Valparaiso News |

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean Principal Benjamin Potts has resigned effective Thursday.

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 ...

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 ...

Schools, businesses, services closures, delays and early dismissals  Kokomo Perspective

The following schools, businesses and services will be closed, will open late or will be closing early. Check back frequently for updates as we learn of more ...

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 ...

Lake schools getting facelifts, tech upgrades

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

Andrean principal stepping down

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

Potts named Andrean's new principal | Lake County News

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean High School didn't have to go far to find a new principal.

Andrean unrest continues with president's resignation  Chicago Tribune

Turmoil is continuing at Andrean High School in Merrillville as parents learned Thursday that school president Harry J. Vande Velde III submitted his resignation ...

Tracking Arizona football’s latest 2019 and 2020 offers  Arizona Desert Swarm

See who Kevin Sumlin and company have expressed interest in.

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

Bill Mueller is no longer the athletic director at Andrean.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Minorities growing in traditionally white local schools

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 ...

State releases school grades; some improve, some maintain  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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Sorority inducts high school members

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

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 ...

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.

Wheeler stuns turnover-plagued Andrean in Sectional 25 shocker

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

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

For the first time in more than 20 years, Dave Sutkowski has a new summer routine, and it's been a bit of an adjustment. "It's been a lot less stressful this summer ...

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 ...

Tadeusz Krzepinski

HOBART, IN - Tadeusz Krzepinski, age 89 of Hobart, passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Tekla (nee Komenda) of 69 years; ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

High schooler headed to Russia for summer studies

While many students are relaxing this summer, Ian Markham will embark on a fast-paced educational adventure.

Celtics’ Brad Stevens, other notable coaches praise Incarnate Word hire  San Antonio Express-News

Brad Stevens, Jeff Van Gundy and Matt Painter were among a plethora of high-profile names on Carson Cunningham's reference list. Success at Carroll College ...

Vouchers becoming a way of life in Indiana

More than 29000 students across Indiana are using a Choice Scholarship to attend a private or parochial school in Indiana.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Rob Caldwell has seen the world

Rob Caldwell has seen the world. And from different perspective than most people. The 2003 Andrean and 2007 U.S. Naval Academy grad was an officer in the ...

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.

Latest state numbers show use of vouchers for private schools up

Enrollment in Indiana's voucher program more than doubled in its second year, with 9324 families signing up to participate in 2012-13.

Andrean's Barajas is a one-of-a-kind football player

MERRILLVILLE | The sidewalk was mostly empty. Almost barren. The cold, wintery wind swept over the hills of Fort Thomas, Ky.

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 ...

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.

High school students mentored by sorority women

GARY | The Xinos Club for female high school students sponsored by the local chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Inc. national sorority recently held its induction at the ...

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 ...

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.

Police investigating Merrillville slaying arrest five on unrelated charges  Chicago Tribune

Police target area around two apartment complexes for leads in shooting death of 55-year-old who was leaving for work.

Apartment complexes in line for $17 million renovation  Chicago Tribune

An official with Equity Property Management LLC has announced a $17 million renovation and enhanced safety project planned at three of its aging north ...

8th annual Dream Big Walk honors memory of Cedar Lake native, Dawn Brancheau, who was killed at Sea World

CROWN POINT — Last year in eighth grade, Col. John Wheeler Middle School student Julia Betts was pondering whom to select for her school's annual Wax ...

Four Aurora Catholic grade schools to consolidate  Chicago Tribune

Four Aurora Catholic grade schools are set to be consolidated into one school. Next school year, Our Lady of Good Counsel, St. Joseph, St. Peter and St.

Education roundup: Open house and pancake breakfast

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

St. Thomas More sets precedent with president

MUNSTER | St. Thomas More School in Munster has become the first elementary school in the Catholic Diocese of Gary to adopt the president/principal form of ...

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.

The humble hero: Former SEAL Tom Hruby plays for a cause bigger than himself  Inside NU

The former Navy SEAL's impact on his family, his team and his country cannot be overstated.

2018 in Review: Election snafu, county lease, school angst, CHS student success  Chesterton Tribune

By KEVIN NEVERS. Call 2018 the Year of Magical Thinking. The year when Porter County Clerk of Courts Karen Martin looked the County Council in the eye ...

Rail safety officials complain motorists often ignore crossing danger  Chicago Tribune

The most common cause of accidents at rail crossings in Northwest Indiana is motorists ignoring warning signs.

Northwest Indiana educators to Betsy DeVos: Visit our schools  Chicago Tribune

Public, charter, private educators say they would extend an invitation to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

Gary/Chicago International Airport sputtered for decades, now poised for growth  Chicago Tribune

Editor's note: This is the first in a three-part series chronicling the growing pains of the Gary/Chicago International Airport. Headwinds promising progress have ...

Valparaiso High School juniors, Calumet College professor design experiment to ride on International Space Station

VALPARAISO — A small box, filled with wires and lights, a battery and tubes soon will be making its way into outer space.

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 ...

100 Best Private High Schools in the Chicago Area

Naperville, IL -'s list of the top private high schools includes institutions in Lake Forest, Winnetka, Downers Grove, Evanston and other suburbs.

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