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Munster High School theater program earns chance to compete at state  Chicago Tribune

The Munster High School theater program competed at the Indiana Thespians Regional competition on Nov. 10 and placed second.

Vocal Trash brings show aimed at saving the planet to Munster  Chicago Tribune

Blending education with entertainment, or “edu-tainment” as Vocal Trash calls it, does not mean there are not plenty of entertaining features to the production.

Munster native writes book about the 'illness' of health care  The Times of Northwest Indiana

The health care system has changed. Munster native Dr. Michael Young has been there to see it happen.

Munster native was first-responder physician to Pittsburgh synagogue killings: 'What do we do now?'  Chicago Tribune

At first, Dr. Lenny Weiss thought normal construction noises in his bustling neighborhood woke him up that Saturday morning in late October.

Gallery: The Times prep sports photos of the week  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Our favorite photos from another photogenic week of prep sports in the Region.

Munster High School honors alumni with Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Munster High School would like to announce the celebration and induction of the newest alumni and staff into the Munster High School Alumni/Faculty and Staff ...

Munster Garden Club supports STEM opportunities at Munster High School

Munster High School received a donation of $1000 from the members of the Munster Garden Club in support of a school STEM initiative called project GREEN.

Munster High School band hosts annual Moonlit March 5K Glow Run/Walk

The Munster High School Marching Mustangs is once again hosting the Moonlit March 5K Glow Run/Walk at the high school football field and Community Park.

A 25-year-old political newcomer in Indiana: 'I'm used to being the only Asian person in the room'  Chicago Tribune

On more than one occasion, Chris Chyung had a front door slammed in his face while campaigning against state Rep. Hal Slager. “They told me, 'Go back to ...

Munster High School Chorale to perform at Carnegie Hall

The Munster High School Chorale, under the direction of Andrew Robinson, has been honored by the Distinguished Concerts International New York ...

Munster High School graduates set sights on the road ahead  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Another round of graduates from Munster High School convened inside the school's fieldhouse Sunday, eager to officially accept their diplomas and make a final ...

Munster High School band heads to state finals Saturday in Indianapolis

MUNSTER — The Marching Mustangs are headed to state competition Saturday having secured their spot as a finalist at semi-state last weekend.

Davich: Despite your doubts about first impressions, strangers probably like you  Chicago Tribune

Have you ever met someone for the first time, chatted informally for a few minutes, and left the conversation wondering what that person truly thought of you?

Munster High School thespians headed to international conference, debate team headed to national tournament in Florida

MUNSTER — The play's the thing, to quote William Shakespeare — and the film screen, too, for Munster High School students who recently took part at the ...

Extra police presence at Munster HS Tuesday after 'inappropriate' social media post; student disciplined

Parents of Munster High School students received a robocall Monday night to inform them of an increased police presence at the school Tuesday.

Unique concert supports St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

MUNSTER — Touched by the TV commercials featuring kids and their families fighting cancer at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a 16-year-old Munster ...

Munster High School Esports sets the standard for rapid growth and development  invenglobal

The idea of Esports in high school seemed so foreign to Nate Thompson that when he first approached the administrators at Munster High School he suggested ...

Munster High School qualifies 5 for final round of National MathCON Competition

Munster High School has recognized those students who participated in the national MatchCON competition. MathCON is a nonprofit organization that hosts a ...

Extra police at Munster High after social media threat, officials say  Chicago Tribune

A social media post where a student threatened to harm another individual inside Munster High School led to a request for additional police Tuesday.

Maureen McGovern celebrates 'The Morning After' and more in Munster  Chicago Tribune

Maureen McGovern was virtually unknown when she recorded “The Morning After” from the film “The Poseidon Adventure.” Now the singer is celebrating the ...

EYE ON THE ARTS: Northwest Indiana Symphony Holiday Pops concert

Celebrate the holidays, as the Northwest Indiana Symphony and conductor Kirk Muspratt present the annual Holiday Pops in two concert performances, Dec.

Munster High school speech team crowned state champ again

Munster High School defeated more than 90 high schools at the 2018 IHSFA State Speech Finals held earlier this month.

WEDNESDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Emma Nolan leads Blazers to win

Marquette Catholic senior Emma Nolan scored a career-high 36 points Wednesday in the Times No. 1 Blazers' 74-14 win over Illiana Christian.

Munster Marching Mustangs sponsor mattress sale fundraiser July 22

The Munster High School Marching Band is hosting its second annual mattress sale fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 22.

Munster head football coach Leroy Marsh announces retirement: 'I guess if you wanted a career, 45 years is a pretty good one'

MUNSTER — “I didn't sleep a wink last night.” Those were some of the words Leroy Marsh, head football coach at Munster High School, used to describe the ...

Tarzan swings onto Munster stage  Chicago Tribune

Munster High School will perform "Tarzan" for its spring musical.

Munster selects Jason Grunewald as Mustangs interim football coach  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Jason Grunewald has been hired as the interim head football coach at Munster and will succeed the coach he has known most of his life.

Multi-faceted Maureen McGovern comes to Munster

Veteran vocalist Maureen McGovern has cast a wide musical net over the course of her four decades-plus career.

Munster High School senior receives Lilly scholarship

Munster High School senior Khavand Peddi was selected as one of Lake County's six Lilly scholarship winners.

FRIDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Kouts boys remain unbeaten

Cale Wireman scored a game-high 21 points and added six steals to lead Times No. 4 Kouts to a 63-40 PCC boys basketball win over South Central.

Munster High School speech team wins Bradley University tournament for first time

Munster High School speech and debate director Jordan Mayer and assistant coach Jill Wichert led the team to Peoria, Illinois, with the help of parents Patti ...

STEVE HANLON: Munster's Madison Horin wins gold in Mexico

When Madison Horin returns for her senior year at Munster High School this August, she will have quite a tale to write when she's asked to pen a paper on.

Munster students host second annual Improv Nights

MUNSTER — A group of Munster High School students is busy during the day with English and calculus classes, but it will be all fun and games when that ...

Potempa: Gingerbread creations and decorated trees welcome holidays in Northwest Indiana  Chicago Tribune

Local gingerbread decorating other holiday events recall the White House traditions of Nancy Reagan.

Munster theater program nurtures talent

The Munster High School theater program is buzzing with energy as both the high school and middle school theater programs prepare for their contest plays.

Holiday concerts set to fill the Southland with music  Chicago Tribune

Madrigals, jazz groups, pipe organ concerts and Handel's "Messiah" are just a few of the holiday musical celebrations this season.

Local students win National Merit Scholarship awards

Ten local students have won awards through the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Munster High debate team wins district championship

The Munster High School speech and debate team competed at the Northwest Indiana NSDA Debate Qualifier on Jan 19-20 at Penn High School in Mishawaka.

Munster High School First School to Offer Varsity Letters for Esports  invenglobal

High Schools throughout the years have had the tradition to hand out school Varsity letters to students who have exceeded in a sport for the school that they ...

State ISTEP scores dip for elementary and high school students compared to last year

INDIANAPOLIS — Student performance on the Spring 2018 ISTEP standardized exam dipped slightly for both elementary and high school test takers compared ...

Forbes' '30 Under 30' salutes 15-year-old Munster inventor, scientist, Annie Ostojic

MUNSTER — Annie Ostojic began winning state and national recognition for her scientific projects and inventions as a 9-year-old student at Frank Hammond ...

Car enthusiasts rev their engines for Munster boy, 12, who died at Sunnyside Park

MUNSTER — Dawn Twardak-Jurgens stood in awe as a fleet of muscle cars lined up outside her Hohman Avenue home Saturday, revving their engines in her ...

Munster High School Science Olympiad places 17th nationally  The Times of Northwest Indiana

After taking back the state title this year, the Munster High School Science Olympiad team finished among the best of the elite nationally.

NWI students step out in memory of Parkland victims

Hundreds of Region students stepped away from their studies Wednesday morning in memory of the victims in last month's Parkland, Florida, high school ...

Munster native among doctors who tended to patients after deadly synagogue shooting

In the Tree of Life Synagogue's darkest hour Saturday, Munster native Dr. Leonard Weiss provided a ray of light.

Singer pays tribute to Hank Williams and honky-tonk in Munster  Chicago Tribune

Lakeshore Community Concerts present "Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes" March 22 at Munster High School Auditorium.

5K Run/Walk & Nerf War honors Chance Jurgens, 12, Munster boy who died May 23  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MUNSTER – With the blare of an air horn, some 280 individuals of all ages, and several canines on leashes, dashed through an arch of green and pink balloons ...

Alumni and Faculty and Staff Hall of Fame 2017 for Munster High School

MUNSTER — The 2017 Alumni and Faculty/Staff Hall of Fame was announced at the April school board meeting. The Munster High School induction ceremony ...

The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra presents 'Holiday Pops'

MUNSTER — Celebrate the holidays symphony style as the Northwest Indiana Symphony and conductor Kirk Muspratt present their annual “Holiday Pops,” at ...

5K race for young boy who died at Sunnyside Park will help Munster police buy comfort K-9

MUNSTER — A young autistic boy who died this past spring is being honored later this month during the Orthopaedic Specialists of Northwest Indiana's fourth ...

Munster native Joe Mansueto acquires 49 percent stake in Chicago Fire soccer team  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Munster native Joseph Mansueto, the founder of Morningstar, has purchased a 49 percent stake in the Chicago Fire soccer team for an undisclosed sum.

Munster native joins U.S. Public Health Service

A Munster native has joined the U.S. Public Health *Service* as a pharmacist at a Native American hospital in Arizona.

Munster High School marching band places 4th at state finals

The Munster High School Marching Mustangs placed fourth on Nov. 4 in Indianapolis at the Indiana State School Music Association Open Class B state finals at ...

Prank call places Munster High School temporarily on lock down

MUNSTER — Munster school officials temporarily placed the high school on lockdown Wednesday morning after prank 911 call.

Teacher pay in Indiana continues its downward slide  The Times of Northwest Indiana

As a national and local teacher shortage continues, many are blaming a corresponding decline in teacher pay for part of the problem across Northwest Indiana ...

Munster High School student stuck, pinned by school bus  WLS-TV

A Munster High School student was struck by a school bus and dragged a short distance as the driver made a turn onto school property Friday morning.

Lake Central and Munster victorious in first round and face off Friday night  Medill Reports: Chicago

Erik Alcantar Medill Reports Lake Central High School (St. John) defeated Crown Point High School (Crown Point) 42-29 in the first sectional game Wednesday.

Munster HS band hosts mattress fundraiser July 22 | Munster News

Get a better night's sleep and support the Munster High School Marching Mustangs at a one-day mattress sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 22.

PREP TRACK: Lowell Boys, Munster girls win Northwest Crossroads Conference meet

MUNSTER — Winning isn't everything. It's a phrase said time and time again to console athletes after a loss. It's supposed to be comforting. Andrean senior ...

Portage students protest firing of high school auditorium director  The Times of Northwest Indiana

PORTAGE — More than 50 present and former Portage High School students stood holding signs protesting the apparent firing of the school's auditorium ...

Referendum to ask Munster voters for $48M in school repairs  The Times of Northwest Indiana

MUNSTER — School officials will ask town voters this spring to raise taxes to repair several school buildings.

UPDATE: Hammond Gavit sophomore detained Monday, accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school

HAMMOND — A Gavit High School sophomore was detained Monday after making threats last week to a group of friends, saying he was going to "shoot up the ...

CHS Debaters compete at Munster novice tournament  Chesterton Tribune

The newest wave of high school debaters began their competition season at the Munster High School novice debate tournament. This event serves as a unique ...

Community Healthcare System Treats the Athlete in All Through Sports Medicine Program  PortageLife

Those with an active lifestyle or have children involved in athletic programs know the risks involved with sports and strenuous movement. Avoiding all the risks ...

Munster boy, 12, who died after accident at Sunnyside Park remembered as witty, brilliant kid who loved Legos, books and Chevy cars

MUNSTER — Twelve-year-old Chance Jurgens' latest Lego creation is still spread out across his family's kitchen table, unfinished.

STEVE HANLON: Get a ticket for Munster football coach Leroy Marsh's retirement party

Leroy Marsh, a Munster High School football coach for 45 years, and his wife Jamie will be honored June 15 at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts.

Alumni and Faculty and Staff Hall of Fame 2017 for Munster High

MUNSTER — The 2017 Alumni and Faculty/Staff Hall of Fame was announced at the April school board meeting. The Hall of Fame Munster High School ...

Munster officer remembered as 'kind soul'  Chicago Tribune

A school resource officer who died earlier this week was remembered as a devoted family man and dedicated professional.

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 ...

Munster High School earns STEM certification  Chicago Tribune

Munster High School recently received certification in AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). "There are a lot of good things ...

Munster High wins speech state championship

The Munster High School Speech Team competed at Fishers High School in the 2017 IHSFA State Speech Tournament. For the eighth consecutive year the ...

Munster High band hosts annual 5K Moonlit March

The Munster High School band hosts its second annual Moonlit March on Oct. 22.

Lake Central has the big water for swimmers of all ages and occasions  The Times of Northwest Indiana

ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School's pool is designed to maintain a glassy surface to smooth its swimmer to faster times.

Community unites to support family following 12-year-old boy's tragic death after Munster playground accident

MUNSTER — Pink bows and pinwheels fluttered from trees and sign posts in a north Munster neighborhood as families and friends gathered to remember ...

Munster High School 2016 Speech State Champions

Munster High School returned as the Ralph Lawson Award Winners and overall State Champions from the 2016 Indiana High School Forensic Association State ...

Munster High School wins Academic Super Bowl State Championship

State finals for the Hoosier Academic Super Bowl took place on Saturday at Purdue University. The competition is made up of five subject matter rounds (English ...

Munster High gets STEM certification

MUNSTER — Munster High School has been awarded STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Certification through AdvanceED.

Munster High School Winterguard takes first place

MUNSTER — The Munster High School Winterguard competed in the Mid-West Color Guard Circuit's Championships on April 2-3. The team placed first in ...

Munster students hosting night of comedy | Indiana | Journal Gazette  Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

MUNSTER – A number of Munster High School students are busy during the day with English and calculus classes, but it will be all fun and games w ...

Master violinists perform for Munster orchestra

MUNSTER — Members of the Munster High School orchestra sat enthralled Monday as four master violinists from the Western Galilee region in Israel conducted ...

Munster taxpayers wary of schools pursuing a second referendum  Chicago Tribune

For more than an hour, Munster school administrators and consultants presented the dry details of facilities needs, the district's financial situation and a possible ...

Munster teen makes Forbes '30 Under 30' list  Chicago Tribune

Forbes Magazine in November named Annie Ostojic as one of the "30 Under 30" to watch in its energy category.

Craft shows, tree lightings and other events to fill your holiday dance card

Here is a sampling of the holiday events on tap in the Region.

Too Juul for school: FDA considers regulations as teen vaping rises  Indiana Daily Student

High schoolers hotbox their moms' cars with mango-flavored clouds, working up the energy to face the first bell. Discarded flavor pods litter parking lots.

Munster mourns death of officer Joe Pacheco

MUNSTER — A police officer who served as a school resource officer at Munster High School and led a program for young people interested in law enforcement ...

Munster, Lake Station pass referendum; East Chicago's fails

Voters in the School Town of Munster and Lake Station schools passed referendum votes while the referendum question failed miserably in East Chicago.

Munster Marching Mustangs headed to state contest this weekend

The 45th annual ISSMA state finals for high school marching bands will be Saturday in Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis.

School officials: Routine, communication, positive messages keys to kicking off a great school year

There's more to getting ready for the new school year than registering for class and shopping for school supplies.

Local teachers talk about referendums, school finance

A Munster High School teacher says school referendums have changed the way public schools operate.

A new flock of E.C. Central High School Cardinals taking flight

EAST CHICAGO — East Chicago Central High School graduates weren't the only ones bidding goodbye Sunday.

Not too late to sign up for 5K Moonlit March in Munster

It's not too late to register for the Munster High School band's second annual Moonlit March on Oct. 22.

Munster High grad pens book about becoming an adult  The Times of Northwest Indiana

At 27, Cristina Vanko began to feel herself metamorphosing into adulthood — at least in some ways.

Munster cops respond to social media threat at MHS

MUNSTER | Munster police and school officials on Monday investigated a threat on social media against Munster High School, officials said.

Students warned to watch what they say following Thursday lockdown at Hebron High School  The Times of Northwest Indiana

Police took two students out of Hebron High School on Thursday morning for health evaluations after they allegedly made comments about self-harm that grew ...

Schools in communities with aging water systems miss deadline for free lead testing  The Times of Northwest Indiana

A growing number of Northwest Indiana school districts have signed up for a free lead-in-water testing program, but several schools in communities with aging ...

Northwest Indiana students named as 2019 National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists  Chicago Tribune

More than two dozen Northwest Indiana high school students were named as National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists this week. The designation goes to elite ...

Education roundup

Spaghetti supper success. CROWN POINT — Another Spaghetti Supper has come and gone at St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point. “It was ...

Munster High School Chess Team honored

The Munster High School Chess Team placed 7th place out of 28 teams at the state level. The tournament took place at Morton High School in Hammond.

'Pirates' come ashore for Munster Theatre Co.  Chicago Tribune

The Munster Theatre Company raises the curtain on its production of the popular musical, "The Pirates of Penzance," on Thursday at the Munster High School ...

Gallery: The Tamburitzans "Jubilee" show at Munster High School

The Tamburitzans, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, performed their "Jubilee" show on Sunday at Munster High School's auditorium. The group performs ...

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