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Saint Paul 6th Graders Relive the Mediterranean Empires

Saint-Paul-6th-Graders-Relive-the-Mediterranean-EmpiresOn Friday, April 10, the Saint Paul Catholic School gymnasium was buzzing with activity as the 6th grade presented their "Welcome to the Mediterranean Empires" project. The students had been studying the ancient Roman and Greek empires in their Social Studies classes. Each student was assigned a person from this era (from Archimedes to Julius Caesar), and spent two weeks researching: using both the rolling computer lab and books from our library.

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The Valparaiso YMCA Announces the Return of Valpo Skates

ValpoSkates-V1The Valparaiso YMCA is excited to announce the return of Valpo Skates, an event that provides great exercise and fun for kids of all interests.

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VU Sorority Helps Girl Scouts Earn Journey

Troop-148-Journey-with-VU-sororityJunior Girl Scouts from Valparaiso recently completed their “aMuse Journey” with help from the Kappa Delta sorority at Valparaiso University.

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Valparaiso Community Schools' 2015 Scratch Day to Focus on STEAM Activities

scratchposterValparaiso Community Schools will host the 2015 Scratch Day on May 9, 2015 from 8:00am to 12:00pm at Benjamin Franklin Middle School.

Students will hear speakers from Valparaiso University, Purdue University and Valparaiso Community Schools. They will also participate in STEAM (Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) projects like coding, music/art/creativity, and robotics.

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Harlem Wizards Delight Fans While Helping Valpo Schools Foundation

Harlem-Wizards-Valpo-Schools-3The Harlem Wizards nearly blew the roof off the Valparaiso High School gymnasium Friday night! They faced the Valpo All-Stars in a game to raise money for the Valpo Schools Foundation and the great work they do throughout the city’s elementary, middle, and high schools.

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2015 United Way Reading Buddies Drive

STAND-AOK-United-Way-Porter-County-04-24-15The STAND (Socially Together And Naturally Diverse) and AOK (Acts of Kindness) clubs at Valparaiso High School engaged their peers in a school-wide stuffed animal drive and competition for the United Way Reading Buddies program. Each 7th hour class competed for the most “Reading Buddies” raised and for a chance to earn one of two pizza parities donated by Hungry Howie’s Valparaiso. All in all these students collect 143 Reading Buddies that will be used in 1st and 2nd grade classrooms across Northwest Indiana.

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Girls on the Run of NWI Helps Young Girls Stay on the Right Path

GOTR 1Young ladies from all over the region are lacing up their shoes and getting in on Girls on the Run. We women like to move, and getting moving early on in life is a super smart decision.

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