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Aylesworth Elementary Learns What Pride Means

Aylesworth-Elementary-Larning-PrideMiss Detterline's class was learning about what pride means and how to show it at school this week with Mrs. Wyatt. The class was creating posters to hang around the school so the other kids would have ideas on how to school Aylesworth Pride.

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Challenger Learning Center Receives Grant Awards to Assist Local Teachers

Challenger-Learning-CenterThe Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana has received generous grant awards from BP America, Inc. of Whiting, and the Anderson Foundation of Valparaiso, to help fund STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) related field trips for local teachers and students.

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Portage High School Offers Advanced Physical Conditioning

PHS-LogoAt Portage High School, one of the Advanced Physical Education courses offered to our student’s is Advance Physical Conditioning (APC). The “APC” course is an advanced weight training class offered to members of our athletic teams. The class is focused upon athletic enhancement and the student’s follow a core strength program not centered on any one sport but on development of athleticism and power. During the course student’s focus on Olympic lifting as it applies to any and all sports. Workouts focus on functional strength and the development of balance and explosive power.

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A Portage Life That Matters: John Zack

John-ZackFor all but eight years of his life, when he was busy attending college and setting up his post-graduate career, John Zack has resided in Portage Township. He and his wife moved back to the Portage area when they decided to start their own family. Feeling they would be best served if they were near their families for this important milestone, they moved back to Portage after being gone for those eight years and have never left.

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Lights Up Sound Down: A Movie Experience for Kids with Autism/Sensory Issues

Lights_Up_Sound_Down_is_a_movie_experien-1First Merchants Bank is excited to partner with Portage 16 IMAX to present Lights Up, Sound Down Family Day. This is a special movie showing for sensory/special needs kids, with the lights up higher than normal and the sound turned down. After the movie, join us for lunch, crafts and activities for all ages.

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Help the Food Bank Win $60,000 by Voting Online

NEWfoodbank logoThe public can help the Food Bank of Northwest Indiana win a $60,000 grant from Walmart as part of “Fight Hunger. Spark Change.” a nationwide campaign that runs until October 5th.

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IU Northwest Plans Career-Focused Events for Alumni, Community

rot1The Office of Alumni Relations at Indiana University Northwest, together with the IU Alumni Association and the Office of Career Services, has planned two career-focused events designed to help professionals succeed.

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