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PNC Bookstore “The Dog and the Dolphin” Book Signing

The-Dog-and-the-DolphinPurdue University North Central Chancellor Dr. James B. Dworkin will host a signing of his children’s book, “The Dog and The Dolphin” on Thursday, Dec. 18 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.in the lower level of the PNC Library-Student-Faculty Building, just outside the at the PNC Campus Shop. Light refreshments will be served.

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Portage High School Health and PE Weekly Good News, December 12, 2014

PHSCrestThe first semester of the school is quickly coming to the end in Freshmen P.E.. Fitness Gram testing has been done twice and the final Fitness Gram Test for this group will occur just before the Holiday Break. Badminton, Tennis, Volleyball and Swimming have all been successful. Despite losing a couple of students to medical and No Dress situations, this group of Freshmen continue to do a pretty good job. I still believe that the number of PL 1’s, Parent calls and No dresses are down from last year.

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Proud Athletes at Portage High School

Proud-Athletes-Portage-High-SchoolHere are some of my proud Portage High Scbool athletes sharing a holiday moment with their Spanish teacher Profesora Snemis. They were all dressed up and ready for tonight's event! Go Big Red!

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Former Fegely Student to Appear in Disney Christmas Parade

Former-Fegely-Student-Disney-ChearingA couple of weeks ago, Jen Willis (Asst. Cheerleading Coach and Computer Coordinator) sent out an email for a fundraiser for one of her cheerleaders to go down to Disney World to perform in the Christmas Parade. Alexis Pena is a former Fegely Middle School student and still part of our Fegely family. We are proud to say that out of 836 girls and boys, Alexis tried out and made the front row of the parade. The parade will air on Christmas Day. It is the Walt Disney Christmas Parade! Fegely Middle School would like to wish her good luck and say how proud we are of her.

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Portage High School's Work Based Learning Students Participate in "The Hour of Code"

Portage_High_Schools_Work_Based_Learnin-1Portage High Schools Work Based Learning Class participated in the largest learning event in history this week. This global movement taking place during Computer Education Week, which is December 8-14, is designed to fix the diversity gap in computer science. Last year half of the participants were girls, 8% black and 14% Hispanic. President Obama kicked off the activity in the GQE lab with a video message.

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IU Northwest Marketing Professor to Educate Seniors about Online Fraud, Scams

rot1Senior citizens and the general public are invited to learn more about protecting themselves against online fraud and Internet scams at a presentation by Indiana University Northwest Professor of Marketing Subir Bandyopadhyay, Ph.D. Bandyopadhyay’s discussion is planned for 10 a.m. to noon, Friday, Dec. 19 at the Maria Reiner Center, 705 East 4th Street in Hobart. He will be assisted by his student, Paul Ficker.

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Kyle Elementary 2nd Graders Visit Sunset Hill Farm

Kyle-Elementary-Second-Graders-Sunset-HillSecond graders fromKyle Elementary were engaged in learning at Sunset Hills Farm in Valparaiso. The students explored the pond and fished with nets. Some students caught tiny fish and tadpoles! They also learned about the water cycle and visited the animals that live on the farm.

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