The cadets of the Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) took advantage of having school on the federal holiday for Dr. Martine Luther King and studied the civil rights leader. Specifically, they analyzed Dr. King’s “I Have A Dream” speech, comparing and contrasting our nation in 1963 to the present.
The cadets of Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) overcame the absences of experienced cadets and earned awards at a military drill competition at East Aurora High School in Aurora, IL on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Due to a snow storm, some cadets could not make it to MCHS for the trip to Aurora. Still, the Color Guard finished second, the Armed Basic Platoon came in fourth, and the Armed Exhibition Platoon earned a fifth place finished out of the 19 schools. The Color Guard was commanded by Cadet Gunnery Sergeant Griffin Williams and both platoons were commanded by Cadet First Lieutenant Tyler Stockley.
Parents whose babies are patients in the Franciscan Health Crown Point Neonatal Intensive Care Unit recently received gift bags containing such items as toothpaste, toothbrushes, games, books, shampoo and premature infant clothing from the Crete, Ill.-based Cookie Link Club, a 17-year, 30-member group of friends who gather for fellowship during the holiday season and collect donations for community causes.
Indiana may seem like an average state to some, but we have a lot going on under the surface. Here are 10 facts about the Hoosier state you may not have known!
Join members of the Portage Rotary Club at their One Year Anniversary Celebration. The family friendly and FREE event will be held on Saturday, January 27th from 4 pm to 6 pm at Neighbor’s Educational Opportunities, 5201 US 6 in Portage and is open to the community. Included in the celebration are Laser Ball and other family games as well as a taco bar provided by Leroy’s Hot Stuff.
Purdue Northwest Invites High School Students to Embrace the Benefits and Challenges that College Life Brings
The Purdue University Northwest (PNW) Upward Bound Program is encouraging 9th, 10th, and 11th-grade students and their families to attend a spring 2018 open house on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The event will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in room 321 of the Student Union Library on the Hammond Campus, 2233 173rd Street.
“The Upward Bound Program has a fantastic track record for preparing students to be college ready. Participants benefit from a variety of services including SAT/ACT test preparation, admission application fee waivers, an introduction to college classes, seminars, workshops and more. They even experience living in campus housing for six-weeks,” said Roy Hamilton, assistant vice chancellor for Educational Opportunity Programs.
Students accompanied by their parent or guardian may be admitted into the program onsite at the event by...
From exotic animals to talented artists, Michigan City is a hub of unique attractions and creativity here on the South Shore. That’s why Michigan City community members have teamed up with a local media company to launch a website that would put a spotlight on what makes this community an intriguing gem in Northwest Indiana.
Visit Michigan City LaPorte to host the North American Ice Fishing Circuit and the Maple City Ice Fishing Classic
Visit Michigan City LaPorte (www.visitmichigancitylaporte.com) is pleased to be hosting the North American Ice Fishing Circuit (NAIFC) qualifying tournaments on February 9, 10 & 11, 2018. This will be the first year that the NAIFC will be coming to this part of Indiana and there will be no question that the ice will be plentiful! We encourage local teams to participate and have a chance at winning some significant prize money and invite spectators to come experience a great couple of days in our Winter paradise!