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Andrean High School president resigns | Education |

MERRILLVILLE — Andrean High School President Tony Bonta is resigning effective Aug. 9, the school announced in a news release Wednesday.

Andrean officials pledge a smooth transition as President Tony Bonta announces resignation

MERRILLVILLE — The future of administrative leadership is strong, Andrean High School officials say after it was announced Wednesday night that President ...

'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.

Marquette rated among state's best | News  The Herald Argus

MICHIGAN CITY — Marquette High School is one of the top private and Catholic schools in Indiana, and one of the most diverse, according to an online ranking.

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.

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 ...

Upcoming events: Local youth sports organizations holding registration, tryouts

View a list of youth and adult sporting events taking place in Northwest Indiana in the next few months.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Back to class: Early August start dates revive debate of when is best to send students back to school

It's that time of year again. School supplies line store shelves, *fresh* layers of paint coat school walls. Back-to-school block parties are in full swing.

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.

Football's Cameron Williams embracing 'new wave' mentality  Indiana Daily Student

The 2019 IU football recruiting class has been nicknamed the "new wave." It is IU's best ever class in the rankings era. Ever since Head Coach Tom Allen took ...

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.

What do retired teachers do when students go back to school? In Hammond, they have a picnic.

On Wednesday morning, Andrea Ziemba slept in a little later. She walked her dog and enjoyed her second cup of coffee.

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.

8 NWI law enforcement agencies to benefit from school bus safety grants ahead of first days of school

Eight Northwest Indiana law enforcement agencies will receive grant funding for increased traffic enforcement near school bus stops.

These 5 Region high schools were recognized for high Advanced Placement pass rates  The Times of Northwest Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education recognized five Northwest Indiana high schools recently in an Advanced Placement Awards Ceremony ...

Wolves hold off Andrean comeback to win regional title

Nearly a year to the day of a heartbreaking regional loss to Andrean, Boone Grove got a little payback.

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 ...

Students use 'Trump' as anti-Latino taunt during basketball game  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 ...

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 ...

Countdown to 2019 IUFB Kickoff: 63 Days (Cam Williams)  Hoosier Huddle

Written by Evan McShane (@veryreasonable) #63 – Cameron Williams (Freshman) Height: 6'3” Weight: 215 Pounds Hometown: Merrillville, Indiana Position: ...

Merrillville man charged with selling heroin near elementary school

HAMMOND — The U.S. Attorney's office is charging a Merrillville man with selling heroin near a Merrillville elementary school.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Here's a look at when the last day of school and graduations will be for Region schools

Not sure of when your kids' schools will be out for the summer? Here's a breakdown of when they will be held by districts.

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 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 ...

Merrillville officials await Diocese of Gary decision on moving Andrean H.S.  Chicago Tribune

Merrillville officials are waiting for the Diocese of Gary to complete two feasibility studies on the possibility of moving Andrean High School from 5959 Broadway.

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.

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.

Valparaiso University, Andrean alum Chase Dawson stars in first two games with RailCats  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Valparaiso University and Andrean alumnus Chase Dawson is batting .800 with four hits, five RBIs, three runs and three walks through his first two games with ...

Andrean principal resigns | Valparaiso News |

MERRILLVILLE | Andrean Principal Benjamin Potts has resigned effective Thursday.

'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.

Video: Meet the Indiana Football Newcomers — Cam Williams  The Daily Hoosier

The highly touted Indiana football class of 2019 is now on campus and training for the upcoming season. We will have videos over the next several days of many ...

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 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 ...

Munster High School theater program earns chance to compete at state  Chicago Tribune

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

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Crown Point pulls away in second quarter to down Andrean

Big picture: It was only a matter of time. Eventually, Andrean was going to get tired. That was the point of Crown Point's press, after all. And when the 59ers did ...

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.

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.

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 ...

Merrillville School Closed For Disinfection After Students Contract Swine Flu  CBS Local

CHICAGO (CBS) — A high school in northwest Indiana was closed Monday, to be disinfected, after two students were diagnosed with the H1N1 virus, also ...

Boiler problems persist at Gary Roosevelt, students to continue classes at Gary Area Career Center in the fall

GARY — Theodore Roosevelt College and Career Academy will resume classes next school year at the Gary Area Career Center, Superintendent Marshall ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Bill Mueller is no longer the athletic director at Andrean.

Upcoming events: Local baseball organizations holding registration, tryouts

View a list of youth and adult sporting events taking place in Northwest Indiana in the next few months.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Wheeler stuns turnover-plagued Andrean in Sectional 25 shocker

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

Tri-Creek administrators set the record straight on false gun rumors at Lowell Middle School

LOWELL — Tri-Creek School Corp. administrators are dispelling rumors Thursday that a Lowell Middle School student was in possession of a gun Wednesday ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Local students win National Merit Scholarship awards | Education

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

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Jack Quade Jr. | Local Obituaries |

VALPARAISO, IN - Jack Quade Jr., age 71 of Valparaiso, passed away January 8, 2019. He was born September 19, 1947, in Gary, IN. Jack was lovingly raised ...

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.

Region recruiting notes: Stoddard, Ulis and Johnson draw DI interest

Division I schools have offered three Region prospects.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

Gary man charged with injuring former Andrean High School football star

PORTAGE | An 18-year-old Gary man has been charged with misdemeanor battery in the wake of a beating this summer outside the Portage 16 IMAX theater ...

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.

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.

SeaWorld whale kills Andrean graduate | Lake County News

Andrean High School graduate Dawn LoVerde Brancheau was remembered Wednesday as a radiant personality involved in everything from student ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Bishop Donald Hying says goodbye to Region during final Mass in Gary  The Times of Northwest Indiana

GARY — For Bishop Donald J. Hying, the place where it all started 4 ½ years ago is where it ended Sunday, as he bid farewell to the Catholic Diocese.

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.

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