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#1StudentNWI: Wheeler Runs Into the Fall



The 2018 ‘A Night in the Secret Garden’ Homecoming was a major success, with students enjoying every minute of the event.

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Michelle Andres


“You shouldn’t have to choose between being a mom and building a great career,” said Michelle Andres, President of Group 7even. “Any time I’m not at work, I try to spend with my husband and three kids. They’re the center of my world. Our philosophy at Group 7even is ‘Family First.’”

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 19 - October 21, 2018


Time to start getting in the mood for Halloween this weekend! Look for an array of events to enjoy this weekend like the classic Flashback Cinema: Beetlejuice at the Portage 16 IMAX + GDX, spooky Boo at the Zoo, yummy Addison Pointe Health & Rehabilitation Center Trunk or Treat, musical City of Hammond hosts Monster Mash, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 19th - 21st!

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#1StudentNWI: October Activities at VHS


What’s happened?

Valparaiso High School recently celebrated Homecoming Week which included many dress up days like neon day, decade day, school spirit day, and ended with the homecoming dance. The theme was Up in Space.

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A Valparaiso Life in the Spotlight: Stacey Kellogg


Stacey Kellogg is a lover of good news, fresh air, writing, and local community, and she seamlessly blends them together in both her personal and professional life.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 12 - October 14, 2018


Enjoy the changing of the leaves and coolness of autumn this weekend with some fun events. There are great events to make the weekend memorable like the naturalistic Festival of the Owls, colorful Portage Township YMCA Trick-or-Treat Trail Walk, delicious Westville United Methodist Church Fish Fry, energetic Hammond Sportsplex Host Men's Soccer Tournament, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 12th - 14th!

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A Valpo Life In The Spotlight: Polly Pozzo


Polly Pozzo, an upcoming artist at the tender age of nine, faces serious daily challenges. Polly has a rare genetic disorder called muscle-eye-brain disease, or MEB, which is a form of Muscular Dystrophy.

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10 Fun Things to Do in NWI October 5 - October 7, 2018


It is October so time for fall festivals and getting into the Halloween mindset! So many ways to enjoy this weekend like the gory Evil Dead: The Musical, delightful Crisman 5th Grade Carnival, scrumptious Oktoberfest, heroic CASA Superhero Race, and more. Check out our 10 Fun Things to Do in Northwest Indiana for October 5th - 7th!

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#1StudentNWI: Washington Township Sports Shine


The Finish Line Awaits

Adrenaline is pumping, heart is thumping; three, two, one - POP! Over 4,000 runners trampled the ground beneath their feet as cross country students near and far participated in the 37th Annual Culver Academies Cross Country Invitational on Saturday September 22nd.

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#1StudentNWI: Homecoming and Engaging Education at Chesterton


What has happened?

Chesterton High School hosted their annual homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 21st at 7pm at the Chesterton High School football field and the homecoming dance on Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7-10pm in the Chesterton High School cafeteria.

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A Valpo Life in the Spotlight: Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano


Lisa Formosa-Parmingiano is an important member of the community as she continues to inspire others with her incredible knowledge of the theater while providing a space to master various acting techniques. She believes there are aspects of the theater that can contribute to the journey of self discovery and lead to active self awareness. She acts as the Director of Education at Chicago Street Theatre, where she administers the Teen Ensemble, the Great Teen Festival, and takes on many other duties that involve the theatre, such as writing grants.

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