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La Porte High School Winter Guard Wins in 2018

laporte-slicersThe La Porte High School Winter Color Guard won the Scholastic Open Class at their contest Sunday, March 4th. The contest was sponsored by the Midwest Color Guard Circuit and held at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, IL. Complete results of the Scholastic Open Class were as follows:

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Solid Waste District Mobilizing Volunteers and Local Donations for Clean It Up Day

Solid-Waste-District-Mobilizing-Volunteers-and-Local-Donations-for-Clean-It-Up-DayPitch in to clean up your neighborhood, county road, or any public space of your choice with the La Porte County Solid Waste District – and get everything you need to do it! The District is expanding its annual Clean It Up Day litter cleanup event this year into a Clean It Up program. Instead of just one day, groups will now be able to choose any date in April or May that is most convenient for them or their organization.

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Michigan City Area Schools Seeks Nominations for Wall of Fame

mcasMichigan City Area Schools is seeking nominations for the 2018 Michigan City Area Schools Wall of Fame.

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South Shore Line Expands Kids Ride Free Program to Make Spring Break Play-Cation Travel More Affordable


With spring break right around the corner, the South Shore Line (SSL) is expanding its Kids Ride Free program for spring break to include 3 children under the age of 14 to ride free with a paying adult on ALL trains (not just off-peak and weekend) from March 24 – April 7, 2018.

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NIPSCO Executive Vice President Violet Sistovaris Returns to IUN to Inspire Students and Offer Thoughts on Hot Social Topics


NIPSCO Executive Vice President Violet Sistovaris returned to her Alma Mater on Tuesday evening to deliver her speech, titled “Empowering and Inspiring the Region: A Female Executive’s Journey,” to Indiana University Northwest's campus.

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Michigan City High School MCJROTC Drill Team Earns Awards at Indianapolis Competition

Michigan-City-High-School-MCJROTC-Drill-Team-Earns-Awards-at-Indianapolis-CompetitionThe Michigan City High School (MCHS) Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (MCJROTC) military drill team earned awards at the Pike High School Drill Meet in Indianapolis on Saturday, March 3, 2018. 16 schools participated, many of whom have enrollments twice the size of MCHS. The Unarmed Platoon, commanded by Cadet Major James Steinhagen, earned a second-place trophy. Cadet First Lieutenant Tyler Stockley commanded the Armed Platoon, which earned a third-place trophy. Also performing well were the Color Guard commanded by Cadet Gunnery Sergeant Griffin Wyatt, finishing 5th, and the Armed Exhibition Platoon, also commanded by Stockley, which also finished fifth. The competition was judged by midshipmen...

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Michigan City High School Teams Finish Among Top 5 in Japanese Olympiad

MCHS-Teams-Finish-Among-Top-5-in-Japanese-Olympiad-2018_01Students from Michigan City High School showcased their Japanese language skills and knowledge at the recent Japanese Olympiad of Indiana, with all teams finishing among the top five in the State.

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Music Program at La Lu Brings Home Gold and Silver Ratings from State

Music-Program-at-La-Lu-Brings-Home-Gold-and-Silver-Ratings-from-State-2018_01La Lumiere School music students participated in the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Solo & Ensemble contest on both the district and state levels this past January and February. ISSMA offers school music ensembles the opportunity to be adjudicated on several aspects of musical performance at a group level chosen by the school, which also receives an adjudication rating by a third-party music educator, based on the performance of the ensemble at the district contest.

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Michigan City High School Wolves Wire, March 2018

MC Wolves logoWe have several successes to celebrate this month!
We want to congratulate our Restoration Team for the Governor’s Award they received for locally working in our Michigan City Parks! Congratulations to our JROTC for their recognition to compete at Nationals!

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Sand Creek Hosts Fun Experience for Brides-to-Be


Wedding planning can be a very fun and chaotic time for couples. The Bridal Experience at Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton offered an excellent opportunity for couples to jump in and begin their planning process while eliminating the stress. On that Sunday morning, soon to be brides and grooms came with their supportive families to enjoy in a day of wedding planning fun!

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La Porte County Career & Tech Ed Student, Counselor Honored

La-Porte-County-Career-and-Tech-Ed-Student-Counselor-Honored_01A La Porte County Career and Technical Education (CTE) student and an area guidance counselor have been honored with Indiana’s highest award for CTE, the “Award for Excellence.”

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