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Duneland Chamber Asking for Volunteers to Assist High School in Breaking World Record - WIMS AM 1420  WIMS AM 1420

The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is assisting Chesterton High School in attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the largest field trip on Tuesday ...

In brief | News  News Dispatch

CHS aiming to set world record. CHESTERTON – The Duneland Chamber of Commerce is assisting Chesterton High School in attempting to break the ...

Pavlovich tabbed to lead CHS Swim programs  Chesterton Tribune

By TR HARLAN. He just had to. Former Munster High School swim coach Matt Pavlovich was named head boys and girls swim coach at Chesterton High School ...

Chesterton grad credits accomplishments to 4-H | Porter County News |

CHESTERTON — Brooke Wilson is 18 years old, a new graduate from Chesterton High School and all set to head off to Iowa State University this fall.

Chesterton's OT header earns ISC Sports Network's top Play of the Year  Soc Takes

INDIANAPOLIS — The ISC Sports Network unveiled its Top 10 Plays of the Year list from the 2018-19 Indiana high school sports season, and some late-game ...

Chesterton High School Commencement will be outside today  Chesterton Tribune

UPDATE: The Chesterton High School graduation ceremony will be held OUTSIDE today (Thursday). The Duneland Schools made the announcement at 10 ...

'One chapter of many to come': Chesterton grads celebrate year of state, personal successes  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CHESTERTON — Dressed in Trojan maroon and gold, 441 Chesterton High School seniors walked their school's football field for the last time as students.

Rotary Babapaloosa to feature music and vendors August 24  Chesterton Tribune

The Chesterton-Porter Rotary Club will host Babapaloosa, an all-day music and vendor event, Saturday, Aug. 24 from noon to 10 p.m. at Sunset Hill Farm ...

CHS Football family picnic and volunteer night a success  Chesterton Tribune

Chesterton High School Football Family Picnic & Volunteer Night, hosted Tuesday, July 16, was a huge success, according to CHS Football Booster ...

CHS Class of 1970 to hold get together Saturday, August 10  Chesterton Tribune

The Chesterton High School Class of 1970 will hold a get together this Saturday, August 10, at Gelsosomo's, in the Pub. The gathering will begin at 6 p.m..

CHS Fall Sports season start Friday  Chesterton Tribune

The Fall Sports season at Chesterton High School will get underway on Friday when the Girls Golf team opens its season with practice at the Brassie Golf ...

Kevin Kinel Retires After 40+ Years With Chesterton High School  SwimSwam

Chesterton High School boys' and girls' head coach Kevin Kinel has announced his retirement after 40 years with the program.

Chesterton High School swim coach Kinel retires his stopwatch after 40 plus years  Chesterton Tribune

“It's just time.” After 40+ years of looking ahead to the next meet, team or season, Kevin Kinel can finally sit back and relax. The boys and girls head swim coach ...

Chesterton High School annual madrigal dinner gives guests royal treatment  Chicago Tribune

Chesterton High School's 46th Annual Madrigal Dinners are Nov. 30-Dec. 2 with five dinner events produced during the busy weekend to accommodate more ...

Schools tell registration dates and times for 2019-20 school year  Chesterton Tribune

Beginning on Monday, July 15, 2019, parents of all returning Duneland School students may register their children online using the Parent Access Portal. Online ...

1StudentNWI: March at Chesterton High

What has happened? The Chesterton High School band hosted their Annual Mattress Fundraiser on March 17th at the Chesterton High School gym from 4pm to ...

Chesterton High School Honor Rolls Recognize Students for Third Nine Weeks' Accomplishments of 2018-19 School Year

Chesterton High School has recognized 923 students on its three varying honor rolls for the third nine weeks'. Of those 923 students, 248 students are listed on ...

Sports Shorts: July 22 | Sports  News Dispatch

La Porte Post 83 eliminated from state tourney. La Porte Post 83 Hamon Gray, an American Legion Junior Division baseball team, knew it was in for a tough ...

MaxPreps Soccer Tour of Champions celebrates Chesterton High School  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Chesterton High School boys soccer team nationally ranked on the 2018-19 TOC.

'We need that support': Duneland schools looks to stay competitive, maintain programs in continued $41M referendum  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CHESTERTON — Duneland schools supporters made their case this week to continue the district's current $41 million referendum, looking to maintain ...

Education Roundup: Chesterton High School All State Orchestra

Chesterton High School All State Orchestra. Three Chesterton High School students Libby Gibson, Gavin Dooley and Sarah Harmon rehearsed and performed ...

Chesterton High School plans to expand construction program  Chicago Tribune

With its first prefabricated house installed and just weeks from being move-in ready, Chesterton High School is looking to ramp up its construction program.

Chesterton's Lynch finds early success in head coaching role  The Times of Northwest Indiana

New Chesterton softball coach Dan Lynch is off to a strong start. His team lost to top-ranked Crown Point 6-4 in nine innings Tuesday.

Ellias Hanna honored as 2019 ACE Award winner  Chesterton Tribune

The 19th Annual A.C.E. Award was presented to Chesterton High School senior Ellias Hanna recently, by Lorelei Weimer, of the Duneland Exchange Club.

Duneland names 2 new principals for coming school year

CHESTERTON — Students will be greeted by two new principals this August in the Duneland School Corp.

Chesterton, Valparaiso high schoolers to debate vegetarian diets

Chesterton and Valparaiso high schoolers will clash Monday in a healthy debate on maybe one of the longest debated questions in dietetics — which is better: a ...

Judith Malasto appointed interim Duneland school superintendent | Education

CHESTERTON — Judith Malasto has been appointed interim superintendent for the Duneland School Corp.

Voters back school referendums in Duneland, River Forest schools; deny Hanover plan  Chicago Tribune

Voters in River Forest and Chesterton appeared to approve their school tax votes on Tuesday, while Hanover's bid for a new school in Cedar Lake was ...

UPDATE: Investigation into Chesterton High School threat completed, student admits to causing incident  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CHESTERTON — The investigation into the unsubstantiated threat to "shoot up" Chesterton High School has been completed.

Chesterton High School class builds for the community  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CHESTERTON — If you walked onto the back lot at Chesterton High School, you might think you were on the set of HGTV's popular shows, "Property Brothers" ...

Crown Point's Chip Pettit to join Duneland Schools as new superintendent

CHESTERTON — The Duneland School Board has named Crown Point High School Principal Chip Pettit as its next superintendent.

CHS Seniors honored at 2019 Honors Night Monday  Chesterton Tribune

Chesterton High School hosted the annual Senior Honors Night on Monday, May 13, in the CHS Auditorium. Dozens of students were honored with a variety of ...

Duneland schools head to retire  Chicago Tribune

Duneland Schools Superintendent Ginger Bolinger announced her retirement, according to a release issued on Wednesday. She cited “family and health ...

Chesterton High School students light the spark for a love of science in minds of first-graders

PORTER — On one side of the Yost Elementary School cafeteria Wednesday morning, first-graders were throwing pickle slices at a board covered with honey, ...

Reunions: Chesterton High School Class of 1983 | Lake County News |

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The big CHS all-class minireunion set for Monday, July 8  Chesterton Tribune

The Chesterton High School Mini committee has announced the annual 2019 all-class reunion, known as the Mini, on Monday, July 8. This year's events will ...

Chesterton native beginning her broadcasting dream in Connecticut

Chesterton High School graduate Laura Hoover is spending her summer interning in Connecticut, working as the director of broadcast media for the Mystic ...

Duneland names interim schools leader  Chicago Tribune

Former Chesterton High School vice principal Judith Malasto has been tapped as the interim leader of Duneland schools, according to a release. She replaces ...

Duneland schools looks to continue its 2012 referendum in vote this spring

CHESTERTON — Duneland School Corp. will be seeking an extension of its $41 million 2012 referendum in a public vote this May.

2018 in Review: Election snafu, county lease, school angst, CHS student success  Chesterton Tribune

By KEVIN NEVERS. Call 2018 the Year of Magical Thinking. The year when Porter County Clerk of Courts Karen Martin looked the County Council in the eye ...

Here are Region's 29 Four Star Schools for 2017-2018 | Education  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The Indiana Department of Education released its 2017-2018 list of Four Star Schools, naming 29 Northwest Indiana schools in Lake and Porter counties.

Duneland Schools hire new principals for Jackson and CMS  Chesterton Tribune

The Duneland School Corporation has named new principals at Jackson Elementary and Chesterton Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year. Jackson ...

Chesterton takes home IHSAA Softball Sectionals Championship

It's been a long season of intense training and preparation for the region's high school softball teams. Athletes from all around the area have put in countless ...

Faces of the Region: Chesterton High School graduation

Chesterton High School hosted its commencement on Thursday.

Kinel retires after 40 years as Chesterton swimming coach

Kevin Kinel, who is retiring, built Chesterton into a state swimming power after he took over as head coach of both teams in 1980.

Munster places high in latest U.S. News and World Report school ranking; other districts also place well

Munster High School took high honors in a recent U.S. News and World Report ranking of traditional public, charter and magnet schools evaluated across the ...

Family: Chesterton High School student who died in tragic crash was a 'guiding light'  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — Even in death, Amera Abu-Hakmeh wanted to leave the world better than how she left it, according to her stepfather, Armando Gomez.

Chesterton teen to compete for Ireland national lacrosse team  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Miles McCready has been selected for Ireland's U20 National Lacrosse team, which will play in the World Cup in Prague this upcoming summer.

Chesterton police said they arrested teen at school after finding evidence of narcotics  The Times of Northwest Indiana

An 18-year-old Chesterton High School student was arrested at the high school when an electronic cigarette fell out of his pocket in the classroom and police ...

Chesterton High School graduation | Porter County News

CHESTERTON | More than 400 students graduated Thursday night from Chesterton High School on a night that marked the school's 125th commencement.

Duneland school board approves $500K in summer construction projects, new high school principal  Chicago Tribune

Assistant Principal Brent Martinson will be promoted to principal starting July 1.

Chesterton students to compete in Japanese speech contest finals  Chicago Tribune

Three Chesterton High School students will compete in the 33rd Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest on March 23.

Chesterton High School graduates enjoy one last laugh together

CHESTERTON – The sound of laughter echoing through the CHS Football Stadium brought unity to more than 440 Chesterton High School graduates during ...

Chesterton High School sexting incident investigated  WLS-TV

A new sexting investigation in underway involving students at Chesterton High School in northwest Indiana.

Latest batch of Duneland retirees includes high school principal

CHESTERTON — The Duneland School Board accepted three more retirements Monday, including that of Chesterton High School Principal Jeff Van Drie.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Chesterton's Jake Wadding leading while learning his own potential

Jake Wadding's redevelopment is an ongoing process that started in the middle of last season and continues with Times No. 7 Chesterton (13-4).

15 nominated as the Chesterton High School Football Homecoming royalty contestants

CHESTERTON — Chesterton High School Football Homecoming royalty includes 15 contestants. The four students nominated for queen are seniors Alexa ...

Teen killed in Portage crash was band member, honor roll student at Chesterton High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — Amera Abu-Hakmeh appeared to be the All-American girl.

School board hires athletic coaches  Chesterton Tribune

Correction: Sara Glazner continues as CHS World Language Club Sponsor. In the printed version of this Sept. 19, 2018, Chesterton Tribune article listing new ...

Chesterton High School Honor Rolls Recognize 996 Students for Fourth Nine Weeks' Accomplishments of 2017-18 School Year

Chesterton High School has recognized 996 students on its three varying honor rolls for the fourth nine weeks'. Of those 996 students, 268 students are listed on ...

Chesterton High School Honor Rolls Recognize 1000 Students for Third Nine Weeks' Accomplishments of 2017-18 School Year

Chesterton High School has recognized 1000 students on its three varying honor rolls for the third nine weeks'. Of those 1000 students, 303 students are listed ...

Chesterton High School | Porter County News |

CHS Honor Rolls recognize 1022 students for fourth nine weeks' accomplishments.

Chesterton High School honor roll | Chesterton News |

The 270 seniors cited on the varying honor rolls are . . .

Chesterton High tutor creates special night for classmate

Mike and Karla Love never expected to send their daughter off to prom.

Election board adds Duneland referendum to May 7 ballot  Chesterton Tribune

By LILY REX. The Porter County Election Board approved the inclusion of the Duneland School Corporation referendum question on the 2019 primary ballot at a ...

Girls on the Run 5Ks set for May 18 and May 19 in Highland and Chesterton  Chicago Tribune

Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization for girls in third through eighth grade which focuses on running as well as social and emotional learning.

Judith Malasto is Duneland interim superintendent  Chesterton Tribune

The Duneland School Board appointed Judith Malasto as interim superintendent of the Duneland School Corporation this morning at a short public meeting.

Chesterton High School Honor Rolls Recognize 1022 Students for Second Nine Weeks' Accomplishments of 2017-18 School Year

Chesterton High School has recognized 1022 students on its three varying honor rolls for the second nine weeks'. Of those 1022 students, 286 students are ...

GIRLS SWIMMING: Chesterton wins 27th DAC championship, continues historic streak  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Chesterton has now won 20 consecutive Duneland Athletic Conference championships.

Upcoming events: Local youth sports organizations holding registration, tryouts

View a list of youth and adult sporting events taking place in Northwest Indiana in the next few months.

Jack Eaton named Gatorade Indiana Boys Soccer Player of the Year  Chesterton Tribune

In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Jack Eaton of Chesterton High School as its 2018-19 ...

Final year of ISTEP sees stable scores Saint Pats excels  Chesterton Tribune

By LILY REX. The Indiana Department of Education (DOE) today released scores for the 2018 ISTEP+ tests Indiana students took in spring--and the last round of ...

No state champions, but Region track athletes dot the podium  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Crown Point's Matt Hanlon, Lowell's Gabriel Sanchez, Portage's Trey Sebben and Michigan City's Justin Wozniak placed second at the state track meet.

Chesterton student arrested after allegedly offering drugs on Snapchat  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A Chesterton High School student was arrested this week after he allegedly offered drugs for sale on Snapchat.

GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY: Chesterton's Bullock known for dedication to her sport

Cross country runner Shelby Bullock "represents Chesterton High School as well as any student-athlete we have," according to the Trojans athletic director.

'Hot Stuff:' One man's climb from Chesterton to the Rolling Stones

While growing up in the small town of Chesterton, Nicholas Keiser said he listened to the music of the Rolling Stones, but never dreamed he would one day ...

Chesterton High School lists honor roll | Chesterton News

CHS Honor Rolls recognize 969 students for fourth nine weeks' accomplishments.

Construction class: Chesterton students progress on house build  Chicago Tribune

Although he plans to go into science rather than construction, Joey Collins signed up for Chesterton High School's Building Trades class to round out his ...

Students bring ye olde England to 45th annual Madrigal Dinner in Chesterton  The Times of Northwest Indiana

CHESTERTON — Northwest Indiana “lordes” and “ladyes” were welcomed to an Elizabethan Christmas celebration at the 45th annual Madrigal Dinner on ...

Chesterton High School honors 5% Club recipients | |

CHESTERTON — Chesterton High School hosted the 27th annual 5% Club Banquet for those 22 students in the top 5% of the senior class of 2016 at the Spa ...

CHS Class of 1984 reunion set for Saturday, July 13  Chesterton Tribune

The Chesterton High School Class of 1984 will celebrate their 35th reunion at The Craft House, 711-2 Plaza Drive, Chesterton, on Saturday, July 13, at 7:00 p.m. ...

2019 IASB High School Broadcasting Competition Awards announced  UIndy News

Porter County Career and Technical Center won Television School of the Year and Homestead High School won Radio School of the Year at the 2019 Indiana ...

Education roundup: International Day; CMS Science Olympiad team qualifies for state

International Day. CROWN POINT — Students in Rachel Skinner's third grade class at St. Mary Catholic Community School were treated to a variety of delicious ...

It's always been about teaching | News  News Dispatch

WESTVILLE – Westville Middle-High School Principal Alissa Schnick was born to teach.

Scout's honor: Chesterton High School senior creates 360-foot rosary at St. Patrick Church in Chesterton

Most Eagle Scouts take pride in their final project and try to choose something that will impact their community. Chesterton High School senior Jacob Waters ...

Prom royalty at Chesterton High School | Chesterton News

Chesterton High School candidates for junior/senior prom royalty are princess candidates, front, left to right, Carley Lowe, Shelby Snyder, Bethany Van Drie, and ...

NW Indiana students face detention, praise during walkout advocating gun reform  Chicago Tribune

Hundreds of Northwest Indiana students took park in walkout or school convocation Wednesday to mark the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Fla., school ...

CHS basketball standout Jake Wadding plays in Jr All-Star Games  Chesterton Tribune

Chesterton High School's Jake Wadding recently participated in two All Star games as a member of the Indiana Jr. All Stars selected by the IHSAA. On June 5 at ...

CHS Speech and Debate places 9 students at Nationals  Chesterton Tribune

The Chesterton High School Speech and Debate team returned from a week-long competition in Fort Lauderdale for the National Speech and Debate ...

West Point cadet from Chesterton High School died in Texas flooding  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A recent Chesterton High School graduate was one of nine soldiers from Fort Hood who died in flooding in Texas.

Duneland Schools honor teacher and staff retirees | Chesterton News |

The Duneland School Corporation honored retiring teachers and support staff at a special reception celebration at the Duneland Administration Center.

Show choirs bring home the awards  The Times

Wow, it has been an amazing year so far as a parent of a show-choir student at Noblesville East Middle School. Over the past three weekends, show choir ...

House suspended in air before being moved to Michigan City for low-income family

CHESTERTON — Chesterton High School building trades students watched Tuesday morning as the house they built spun in the air before being lowered onto ...

Students mixed on Crown Point's new graduation system. Other Region schools dropped traditional designations years ago.

CROWN POINT — Beginning in 2017, students graduating from Crown Point High School earned a distinction normally associated with colleges and ...

CHS Debate wins 5th State Championship in a row  Chesterton Tribune

On Saturday, Chesterton High School earned its fifth consecutive IHSFA State Debate title in dominating fashion, shattering its own high point and margin of ...

Deadline extended for CHS Class of 1979 Reunion  Chesterton Tribune

The reunion will be held on Saturday, August 3, from 6 to 10 p.m., at the Chesterton Moose Lodge, 602 Broadway, Chesterton. Tickets are $45 per person, which ...

2019 Academic Super Bowl Winners announced | LaPorte County News

Purdue Northwest hosted the 11th annual Senior Academic Super Bowl Invitational competition with students from throughout Northwest Indiana competing ...

Dozens of Schools Close, Delay Start Due to Dangerous Cold  NBC Chicago

Several Illinois and northwest Indiana schools closed or delayed start times on Friday as dangerously cold temperatures descended on the Chicago area.

Chesterton teen charged with battery of special needs student  Chicago Tribune

A Chesterton High School student was arrested Friday for battery after he and his brother allegedly knocked down a student with special needs so forcefully the ...

Chesterton High School to host drug prevention program

CHESTERTON — Chesterton High School will host a drug prevention and outreach program from 7 to 9 p.m. March 9 in the school auditorium.

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