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Scholarship Surfin' at Michigan City High School

MCHS-Scholarship-SurfinMichigan City High School guidance counselor Theresa Galloway helps MCHS seniors Edgar Arteaga (front) and Tristan Gaston research scholarship opportunities Friday afternoon at the high school. Artega has been accepted at Valparaiso University, Ball State, and I.U.P.U.I. and plans to major in Physical Therapy; Gaston has been accepted at Indiana State University and Ball State and plans to major in Accounting.

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Marquette Catholic High School 2013 Homecoming Queen and Mr. Marquette Nominees

marquette-catholic-logoThe Homecoming Queen, Mr. Marquette and their court will be announced in between the JV and Varsity basketball game on Saturday, February 2nd. Approximate time is 1:00 p.m.

Marquette Catholic congratulates all of her nominees as they have been selected by their peers. Qualities they might possess are those of faith, honestly, leadership, respect and service.

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2013 Barker STEM Fair Round 2 Results

Barker-Science-Fair-2013-1Why study Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics? Why complete a STEM Fair project? Fortune 500 magazine’s 9 out of the top 10 companies in 2012 are from the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. President Barack Obama stated: “Maintaining our leadership in research and technology is crucial to America’s success. But if we want to win the future…then we also have to win the race to educate our kids.” We must encourage and inspire students to study in the STEM fields and connect them with educational and career opportunities. Our students are our inventors, scientists, technicians, engineers, and mathematicians of the future.

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We Love You, Michigan City!

MC-Boat-Race-2012-1Michigan City, Indiana is a place that has a long, rich history. People have many positive things to say about the city and it's landmarks, beaches, restaurants, and all around goodness. A good idea was had: to share the first good person, place or thing that came to mind when one thought of Michigan City. The idea was posted on Facebook and the response was positively overwhelming.

Read on below to see the long list of positive responses that people posted on Facebook!

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Marquette Catholic High School Students Attend the Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders

symposium-3The Richard G. Lugar Symposium for Tomorrow's Leaders at the University of Indianapolis brings together top high school juniors from around the state for a day of expert discussion on pressing public issues and world events. More than 15,000 promising students have participated over the past 36 years, gaining wisdom, insight and access to some of the finest minds available.

Senator Lugar attends the symposium each year, serves as the keynote speaker and provides students a generous amount of time at the end of his message to ask questions on issues that are important to them. The day also includes a photo of Senator Lugar with students from each of the Indiana counties represented and student sessions featuring speakers debating critical current events.

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Mary Katherine Slattery '11 Travels to Panama with a Global Brigade Program

release-1Mary Katherine Slattery ’11, via University of Dayton and their Pre Med program, is participating in a Global Medical/Dental Brigade program which provides medical services to needy children and families throughout the world.

This program will bring doctors, dentists, nurses and med/pre-med students to Panama-to the cities of Ya Viza and Aqua Fria, in the Darien Province.

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La Lumiere School’s Academic Decathlon Team Heads to State!

13 academic decathlon regionalsLa Lumiere School’s Academic Decathlon team placed second in the small school division and third overall at the state regional competition held this past Saturday at Kankakee Valley High School in Wheatfield. The win qualifies the Lakers to compete in the 28th Annual Indiana Academic Decathlon State Finals, February 8-9 on the Purdue University, West Lafayette Campus.

Students compete in the Academic Decathlon in three divisions determined by GPA; Honors Division, Scholastic Division and Varsity Division. The following students won medals:

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New "Back Pack" Program from Salvation Army in La Porte

salvation-army-logoThe Salvation Army of LaPorte is pleased to announce its new back pack food program which will be a cooperative effort between the The Salvation Army of LaPorte, the Food Bank of Northern Indiana, The United Way of LaPorte County (who will provide a large portion of the funding), and the LaPorte School System (who will target children with the greatest need). It is designed to provide backpacks filled with nutritional food items for needy students in the LaPorte Community School District, distributed every Friday during the school year. There are six complete meals along with two nutritional snacks that will be sent home with the child. This will provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the child each weekend through the entire school year. It is a program that is...

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Lakeshore PAWS Featured Pet: Parker

Parker-1Parker is a six-month-old Shepherd mix available for adoption through Lakeshore PAWS. This friendly guy gets along well with other dogs, cats, and children. He is a fun-loving pup who is very curious.

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PNC Participates in Interns for Indiana Program

Interns-IndianaPurdue University North Central is now recruiting high-tech startup companies to participate in the Purdue-wide Interns for Indiana program.

Interns for Indiana matches startup companies with high-quality undergraduate student interns. Interns are paired with companies based on the potential for a quality experience for students, the opportunity for student on-the-job growth and future employment and the company's needs.

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Save the Date for the 2013 Listen To Your Mother

MOHPlease join us for live readings by local writers in honor of Mother’s Day:

Friday, May 10th, 2013
Memorial Opera House
Valparaiso, IN

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