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CTE Diesel Students Begin on Diesel Engine Tear Down

CTE_diesel_students_begin_on_Diesel_engi-1CTE diesel 1 students began tear down of the cummins big cam and l-series Diesel engines on October 27. This is a 9 week process of understanding all the functions of a four stroke Diesel engine works and how to measure precision parts a long with the components.

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It’s Fall in First Grade!

Myers-Fall-In-First-Grade-01Last week first gade took their annual fall field trip to Buckley Homestead. We had a great time learning about what life was like long ago. While we were there we also hiked along trails and we able to see lots of fall colors in the trees around us.

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IU Northwest Kicks off 2014 Homecoming with Alumni Awards

JessicaPalfiSandyBecker 10 14A University’s Homecoming is a time for connecting old and new friends. For expressing gratitude. For showing pride. This time-honored tradition has taken root at Indiana University Northwest and seems to grow more momentous with each passing celebration.

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Crisman Elementary School: Leaves & Seeds

Crisman-Leaves-and-SeedsMichelle Benson from the Porter County Soil & Water Conservation District came to visit Crisman Elementary School. The first grade students were presented with the “S” is for Seeds (Fall Program). This is a great end of the summer program to show children how to find seeds that stick and sail and settle in new places as snacks for squirrels. The kindergarten students learned about the Lot of Leaves (Fall Program). The kindergarteners used their senses as they took a nature hike around the school learning about the leaves. All of the students received a magnifying glass so they can continue to explore nature close up.

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Portage High School English Class Uses iPads

PHS-English-Class-iPadsStudents in several English classes have begun using iPads in class. All English classes will have iPads soon.

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Outstanding Willowcreek Students Recognized for Values

Outstanding_Willowcreek_Students-1The Five Critical Values of Honesty, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness and Compassion are important to practice in students everyday lives in the Willowcreek Middle School family. Each week, students that practice these values are nominated by their team leaders and then awarded a small award and a certificate. This week the 'Creek display case will honor:

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First Presbyterian Church of Portage to Host Craft Show/Bake Sale

Craft-Fair-Bake-SaleAnnual Kandy Kane Lane Craft Show/Bake Sale to be held at First Presbyterian Church of Portage, 6225 Lute Road, on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 9 am-2 pm. Lots of homemade crafts to start your holiday shopping. Lunch available from the kitchen. Frozen pierogis available year round. $6 per dozen or 2 pkg. for $10. Table rentals still available-$25 per 6 ft. table, $30 per table with electricity. Contact Dennise at 219-759-1548

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