Registration for the 7th Annual Indiana State High School Disc Golf Championships at Lemon Lake County Park is officially open. The Championship will take place on Sunday, July 24t at the Lemon Lake County Park and Flight Center. Team and individual competitors, ages 13 to 19, are welcome from across the nation.
Summer means it's Junior Golf Time at "The Junior Golf Capital of Indiana!" Our awesome junior program is offered four times each summer and we love seeing all of the youngsters swingin' away and having fun.
Music and Athletic Banquet Awards:
On May 21st, the annual Music Banquet handed out awards for musically talented students. Awarded the Sousa Award was Grant Hamstra and National Choral was awarded to Kyley Pittman.
Run, jump & throw yourself into summer with our Track & Field program for youth ages 4-12. This new program runs from June 16 to July 23. Children will have the opportunity to compete against a variety of youth programs from the area. Events include softball toss, javelin throw, long jump, frisbee toss and running events ranging from 30m to 1600m, depending on the age division.
The 2015-2016 school year is finally coming to a close at Wheeler High School, and students are excited to begin their summer vacations. I would like to congratulate everyone from Wheeler High School for a fantastic and memorable year, and look forward to what the next school year has to offer. To begin with some closing announcements, National Honor Society points will be due no later than May 31st. If you are a junior or senior and have not reached the 30 point mark once each year, you are ineligible wear the NHS stole at graduation; in order to be eligible for the National Honor Society scholarship, you must reach the 45 point mark each year.
The school year is winding down and it is about time to say goodbye to the seniors. Thursday is their last day of high school. Some of them are sad while others are happy.
Renovation of Tower Park is getting a jump start with a lead gift from Managed Health Systems and Purdue Cardinal Community Hoops to renovate a signature basketball court in the park at Franklin Street and Evans Avenue. The Valpo Parks Department and the Valpo Parks Foundation are proud to announce that the gift is the first in a series of public private partnerships that will begin to be announced in the coming weeks.
VHS was able to showcase their formal wear this past Friday for their 2016 Prom! Couples joined arm in arm for this year's grand march, and spectators were amazed.
The sport of golf is as complex as it is simple.
Check out this new special from Valpo Parks! On weekdays at Creekside Golf Course, starting Monday 5/16, enjoy the Lunch Bucket: a small bucket of balls, hot dog, drink and chips for $10!