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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Kari Brockway


Preschoolers and kindergartners are massive bundles of energy and curiosity. The teachers that undertake the challenge of educating those kids help lay down a foundation for their future schooling and personal growth. Kari Brockway of Montessori Academy of Valparaiso is one such teacher and loves being able to work with kids.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for February 23rd – 25th, 2018


February is coming to a close and that means Mardi Gras, Lent and soon Easter! In the meantime, we scoured the area looking for some fun things to do this weekend. Check out what we found below!

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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler Rivalries and ISSMA Competition



Although choir does not have a traditional state tournament to compete against other schools in, they do have a district competition to qualify for a separate state competition. Each year, the Wheeler choirs perform an array of music that’s judged by musicians from local high school directors to college professors at ISSMA.

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#1StudentNWI: Valpo Seniors Look to the Future


Student Spotlight

Student talents are always a hot point of discussion at VHS. So many students manage to be incredibly busy and involved, while also nursing otherworldly talents and abilities. One such student is senior Emma Adams, an artist who is driven to put herself on the map and make something of her talent.

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#1StudentNWI: Love is in the Air at Kouts High School


Students Serving America

Every student’s senior year means something different to them, but the common thread throughout is the question of what to do next. For five Kouts seniors, their answer is to join the military.

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Kellie Pierce Newton


Philanthropic spirits like Kellie Pierce Newton are the people that keep communities going. Born and raised in Washington Township, Newton is a supporter of the YMCA, office manager of her husband’s real estate appraisal company, and former manager of the case management team at Porter-Starke Services.

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#1StudentNWI: Boone Grove's Dance Success and Mr. BGHS


Current Events

This past week the Boone Grove Dance Team had PCC at Washington Township. PCC was held over the course of 2 days (4 teams performed each day), making a total of 8 teams. Each school had their own theme and their routine, costumes, and music all had to be related to it. Boone’s theme was western rodeo.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI for February 16th - 18th, 2018


The winter isn't stopping Regioners! With all the fun things coming up this weekend, its clear that a little snow won't bother us. Check out what's going on!

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My Great Grandma's 100th Birthday


On Saturday, Feb. 17, lifetime Valparaiso resident Alice Flitter will be surrounded by five generations of family coming together to celebrate a century of life, mere days before her 100th birthday.

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#1StudentNWI: Senators' Yearbook Staff Calls the Shots


Halfway There

The Senators are halfway through the school year, and the Washington Township Yearbook Staff is keeping up with recording the year’s events.

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#1StudentNWI: Trojans Take on Second Semester


Teacher Spotlight: Chris Lowery

For the past 15 years, social studies teacher and debate coach Chris Lowery has been working at Chesterton High School. He began working with the debate program, of which he used to be a member, when he began working at CHS.

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