High school students can meet graduation requirements through tutoring

The state of Indiana is offering high school juniors and seniors a new opportunity to fulfill graduation requirements by tutoring younger students, State Rep. Jim Pressel reminds local ... Continue Reading →

La Porte schools receive $362,500 as part of state grants to assist in remote learning

The La Porte Community School Corp. is to receive $362,500 from the state’s $61 million grant program designed to boost connectivity and provide devices and educational resources ... Continue Reading →

Apply online now for Lilly Endowment scholarships

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship application is now available on Unity Foundation of La Porte County’s website at www.uflc.net. The deadline to apply is Sept. 6. Through ... Continue Reading →

Applications now open for PNW’s Leadership Institute

    The Leadership Institute at Purdue Northwest is looking for people who want to accept the leadership challenge and grow the skills that will help them become better leaders. ... Continue Reading →

Holcomb seeks assurance that schools will receive full funding

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced Wednesday that he will ask the Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) to take action to ensure that Indiana’s K-12 schools receive 100 percent of ... Continue Reading →

PNW to feature lecture-discussion series on race issues

Faculty members from Purdue University Northwest will offer a series of interdisciplinary lectures and discussions about race relations and racism in America during the academic year ... Continue Reading →

Online resources open to Hoosier students

The Indiana Department of Education is offering a number of online resources to help young Hoosiers begin the school year, whether students are returning to school for in-person instruction, ... Continue Reading →

PNW exploring alternatives to traditional lab work for engineering, tech students

Purdue University Northwest has been exploring ways to offer its engineering and technology students alternatives to traditional lab coursework, now that a global pandemic has forced ... Continue Reading →

Results from the 4-H “virtual exhibition” released (part 1)

The 2020 La Porte County Fair may have been canceled, but 4-Hers this year nonetheless had the opportunity to show their projects recently at a virtual exhibition. The Purdue Extension ... Continue Reading →

Results from the 4-H “virtual exhibition” released (part 2)

Below are the remaining results from this year’s 4-H “virtual exhibition.” Also included is a listing of La Porte County’s 59 ten-year 4-H members for 2020. Ten-year ... Continue Reading →