Prospective students and parents/guardians are invited to participate in Discovery's Spring Open House. Join us for a tour of the school on Tuesday, March 9th from 4:30 - 6:30 PM. Please enter the main doors. Masks are required for all visitors entering the building. To stay up to date on all things Discovery, follow us on social media! Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Kindergarten Lottery Application Deadline Approaching Discovery Charter School is accepting applications for inclusion in the kindergarten 2021-2022 lottery for one more week only, through March 10th, 2021. The application is available online at: https://www.discoverycharter.org/how-to-apply Discovery Charter School, located near the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in Porter, IN, is a tuition-free public charter school that takes education beyond the classroom. Our approach to learning is
NORTHWEST INDIANA – United Way of Porter County is working with the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network and State of Indiana to provide mortgage assistance to Northwest Indiana residents.“The Hardest Hit Fund can change people’s lives for the better,” said Kim Olesker, President & CEO of United Way of Porter County. “Nobody should lose their home because of COIVD. We’ve seen too many cases of residents losing their jobs, then their homes. For many, this program could be a lifeline.”Indiana homeowners who
DYER, Indiana | Orthopedic surgeon Nitin Khanna, MD, who has used cutting-edge technology to treat the back pain of patients at Franciscan Health Dyer, has been recognized with several patient care awards for 2020. The awards from Vitals, a New Jersey-based healthcare database company, included the Compassionate Doctor Award, the On-Time Doctor Award and the Patients’ Choice Award. He also is a five-year honoree for Compassionate Doctor Award and Patients’ Choice Award. The awards, based on patient
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana celebrated outgoing Board members and introduced new Board Officers during its annual awards ceremony, held virtually during the last week of January. Among those whose Board terms ended was Christopher Campbell, who served as the organization’s Board president in 2019. Boys & Girls Clubs president and CEO Ryan Smiley thanked Campbell and outgoing Board members Luke Miller of Applied Technology Services and Dana Neer of Culver Academies for their guidance
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. – Northern Indiana Public Service Company LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), announced today plans to retire two coal-fired units representing half of its R.M. Schahfer Generating Station capacity in Wheatfield, Ind. by the end of 2021. The retirements are part of NIPSCO’s broader, long-term electric generation strategy and customer-centric plan referred to as “Your Energy, Your Future.” The strategy outlines the company’s plans to become 100 percent coal-free by
Due to hazardous road and weather conditions, the Valparaiso Compost Site is CLOSED Tuesday, February 16th, 2021. The Office of the Recycling and Waste Reduction District is also CLOSED on Tuesday, February 16th, 2021.
The Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) is announcing that the Lowery Family has established a fund in memory of the late Don Lowery to support the Duneland Schools trades program. “The family hopes the fund will, in a small way, continue Don’s legacy of hard work and dedication to using his hands and mind as a cement mason to raise a family and make a positive impact in the world,” DEF said.Those who wish to make a donation to the fund may send checks to The Duneland Education Foundation, 411 S. Fifth
Michael R. Anton, Jr and Julie A. Mendoza of Anton Insurance Agency, Chesterton, IN were recently honored by Certified Risk Managers for leadership and professionalism in the field of risk management. Michael R. Anton, Jr. and Julie A. Mendoza were both awarded a certificate of achievement recognizing fifteen consecutive years of active affiliation with Certified Risk Managers. The CRM designation is more than a one-time achievement; keeping it requires an annual continuing education update. Michael R.
La Porte, IN -- Northwest Health announced it is opening registration for its Diabetes Prevention Program. The program was developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which has partnered with organizations like Northwest Health with the goal of preventing type 2 diabetes. This yearlong program, which will be held at Northwest Health – La Porte, will begin in April. The organization hopes to attract individuals who are at risk for type 2 diabetes and have not yet been successful
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana recently welcomed Wendy Mang as the organization’s new director of community outreach. Mang comes to Boys & Girls Clubs from the American Cancer Society (ACS), where she worked for nine years as the senior community development manager. While at ACS, Mang managed a portfolio of events, including Relay for Life, Gears of Hope and Real Men Wear Pink, and coordinated over a thousand of the organization’s volunteers. Citing her extensive experience, Boys &