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Chesterton, IN 46304

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  • Circle the State With Song - 3/17

    The statewide children’s choral festival, Circle the State With Song, is sponsored by the Indiana Music Educators Association and includes over 300 school vocalists from Area 1, including Lake and Porter Counties in Indiana. With the help of their music teacher Dawn Flasch,...

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  • Second Quarter Honor Roll - 1/17

    Westchester Intermediate School has recognized 322 students on the honor roll for earning at least 3.0 grade point average for the second nine weeks’. Of those, 150 students are listed on the...

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  • Science Bowl Team Places 7th in the State! - 1/17

    Congratulations to our Science Bowl Team for placing 7th in Indiana!

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  • Donuts with Dads - 12/16

    Westchester Intermediate School hosted their annual Donuts with Mr. Longacre this week before school. The event was an opportunity for the positive male role models in students’ lives to visit school to...

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  • Students Learn from Guest Speaker - 11/16

    Prior to Thanksgiving, Mrs. Benson from the Porter County Soil & Water Conservation District spoke with the students about seeds and foods that the Natives and settlers...

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  • Spell Bowl Team - 11/16

    These Westchester Intermediate School students participated in the Purdue 2016 Elementary Spell Bowl competition hosted at Washington Township School. The team competed in the blue class and ended with a final score...

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  • Holiday Food Drive - 11/16

    Westchester Intermediate School students and staff participated in a community service project collecting can goods and non-perishable food items to donate this holiday season to the local Westchester Neighbors Food Pantry....

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  • First Nine Weeks Honor Roll - 11/16

    Westchester Intermediate School has recognized 328 students on the honor roll for earning at least 3.0 grade point average for the first nine weeks’. Of those, 147 students are listed on the Principal’s Honor Roll for earning a grade point average of...

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  • 2016 Veterans Day Program

    Westchester's Veterans Day Program was held on November 11, 2016

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  • Former Principals Attend WIS 50th Celebration - 10/16

    Attending the celebration last week in honor of the opening of Westchester School 50 years ago were former Westchester Middle School Principals, left to right, James Ton, Dr. Don Deller, Terry Levenda and current Principal of Westchester Intermediate Shawn Longacre. Unable to attend the event were former principals...

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  • Seniors Donate Shoes to WIS - 10/16

    Seniors from the Duneland Senior Center have donated over 231 pairs of shoes to the Westchester Intermediate School Shoe Drive. Pictured are Duneland seniors with their grandchildren who are...

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  • 50th Year Celebration

    Westchester Intermediate School will celebrate 50 years of Westchester at a short convocation for students and staff on Friday, Oct. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in the Gym. This school event will also be open to the community. Community visitors please use Entrance 6 (Gym). This event will...

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  • 6th Grade Scary Writing - 10/16

    To add a little holiday fun to their writing lesson, 6th grade students were given "scary" writing prompts to work on in a scary location!

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  • Author Visits Westchester - 10/16

    Mark Marimen, author of the Haunted Indiana series, recently made his annual visit to Westchester Intermediate to support the school’s goal of improving students' writing skills, and to help instill a love of reading and writing in the fifth grade students. He spoke...

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  • Fifth Grade Visits Challenger Learning Center - 10/16

    Fifth grade students recently took a field trip to The Challenger Learning Center on the Purdue University Calument Campus. Students participated in a simulated space mission called “Voyage to Mars” in which each student became a mission specialist...

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