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The World's First Baby LIFER!

baby-shoesJust about everyone knows that Ideas in Motion Media is about sharing GOOD news. We are the positive-only news source that anyone can go to for great news about local people and local happenings.

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Firehouse Subs' Jeff Walsworth Chronicles Journey to Boston Marathon

Back Story
journey-to-boston-14In 2008, when Jeff turned 40 he fulfilled his goal to do the Chicago Marathon. It was a hot year, and the run didn’t go as well as he had planned. He decided to redeem himself in his own mind, and he completed the First Monumental Marathon in Indy a few weeks later. This time he felt as if his hard summer training paid off.—That was the beginning, he caught the “marathon bug” and decided over the next couple of years he would do more distance running in hopes of qualifying for the Boston Marathon.

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The Glass is Half Full: Celebrating Earth Day

glasshalffull“Glass Half-Full” is a new weekly segment you can hear on our Ideas in Motion Media sites that looks at the side of a story that’s rarely reported or focused on - the good news.

In the latest “Glass Half-Full” episode, AM 1420’s Brian Brophy covers this weekend's Earth Day Expo at the Porter County Expo Center, which encouraged folks of all ages to think "green" and get up to speed with all the latest tools to improve our global footprint.

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Indiana College and Career Readiness Standards: PTSC Weekly Update

porter-township-schools-logoAs you may have read in the newspaper, Indiana has been working on College and Career Readiness Standards and by law has until July 1, 2014 to adopt such standards.

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PTSC Accepting Applications for Student Transfers

porter-township-schools-logoPTSC will be accepting applications for transfer students for the 2014-2015 school year until May 30, 2014. To be eligible for transfer, the family must provide 18 months of disciplinary documentation to the school at the time the application is made. An application will be considered incomplete without this information from the previous school. Incomplete applications will not be considered for acceptance. This criteria will be used to determine if the student meets the requirements for attendance. According to criteria established by the law, the building principal and superintendent shall deny a transfer request based on one or more of the following criteria:

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Boone Grove High School Named 4 Star School for 2012-2013

bghs-courtWe are pleased to announce that Boone Grove High School has been named a 4 Star School for the 2012-2013 school year according to information released from the Indiana Department of Education. According to the Department of Education, to achieve this distinction BGHS had to meet the following criteria:

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Random Acts of Kindness: 90-100

Scatter-KindnessIt’s hard to believe the 100 day challenge is over.

First I want to thank all the participants from the bottom of my heart for helping me scatter kindness. It was fun, interesting and far less a challenge than I first thought it would be.

I hope you enjoyed and please keep the ripple effect going.

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