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Chesterton, IN 46304

Phone: 219-983-3600

  • Visit to the Museum - 6/16

    The Duneland Summer School High Ability class consisting of first, second, and third grade students visited the Chicago Field Museum as part of their unit on Ancient Egypt...

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  • Ancient Egypt Presentations - 6/16

    Many first, second, and third grade High Ability students attended Duneland Summer School to study Ancient Egypt. Students researched and gave presentations on topics such as...

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  • Camp Invention Inspires Students - 6/16

    This summer, Liberty Intermediate hosted their second annual Camp Invention, a one-week long summer enrichment experience for students going into grades 1-6. The science camp exposed students to the fields...

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  • Camp Invention Hosted at Liberty Intermediate - 6/16

    Duneland Elementary School students, left to right, Caden Koedyker, Will Roberson and Wolfgang Lutterman participated in the week-long science camp hosted at Liberty Intermediate exposing them to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. During...

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  • Perfect Attendance 2015-2016

    Several Duneland School students were recognized for achieving perfect attendance at their school for the 2015-2016 school year. Those students are...

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  • Graduation DVD's - 6/16

    Chesterton High School graduation will be on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 7 pm. If you can’t go to the graduation, there are two options: the graduation ceremony will stream live on the internet on graduation night only or you can purchase a DVD copy of the entire ceremony...

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  • DSC Retirees - 5/16

    The Duneland School Corporation honored retiring teachers and support staff this past Wednesday at a special reception celebration at the Administration Center. Retiring Duneland teachers and support staff will have a combined total of 314 years of service at the end of this school year. The following...

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  • Guidance Counselors Honored - 5/16

    All Duneland School guidance counselors were honored at the Duneland Exchange Club 2016 Youth Recognition Breakfast on April 28. Those in attendance to be honored for their help and support of the youth in local schools were...

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  • Administrators Honored - 5/16

    The Duneland Exchange Club honored all Duneland School and St. Patrick School Administrators at their annual Youth Recognition Breakfast on April 28 at the Water Bird Banquet Center. Those in attendance were, left to right...

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  • School Support Professional of the Year - 5/16

    The Indiana Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) recognized Mary Jo Brust, Duneland School Corporation business manager, right, as the 2015-16 School Support Professional of the Year for Region 1. Also pictured, left...

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  • Education Foundation Scholarship Winner - 5/16

    Bailly Elementary Kindergarten student Ambria Flick was this year's winner of the 2016 Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) 10,000 Gift of Education Scholarship Raffle drawing at the 5th annual gala on April 22. Joining in on the presentation of the check for her...

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  • Art Work on Display at Chesterton Art Center- 5/16

    Representative student art work is now on display at the Duneland School Corporation’s annual exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th Street in Chesterton. The first exhibit, on display through May 13, features artwork...

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  • DSC Students in Tri-County Jr/Sr HS Art Exhibition Win Awards

    Several Chesterton High School and Middle School students have their work on display at South Shore Arts, 1040 Ridge Rd., Munster, Indiana for the 42nd annual Tri-County Jr./Sr. High School Art Exhibition. The exhibit will be on display through May 22. Students participating are...

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  • Art Show on Display - 5/16

    Representative student art work is now on display at the Duneland School Corporation’s annual exhibit at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th Street in Chesterton. The first exhibit, on display through May 13...

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  • CHS to Present All That Jazz Opus XLIII - 5/16

    Each year the Chesterton High School Jazz Ensemble concludes their school year by presenting their annual spring jazz concert entitled, “All That Jazz.” This year’s concert marks the 43rd year that noted professional musicians have been asked to perform as guest artists for the event. The guest artists serve as clinicians for the group by rehearsing with...

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  • WDSO Radiothon April 25-29

    Chesterton High School’s Radio Station, WDSO-FM 88.3 will be hosting its 26th Annual Radiothon the week of April 25-29 from 6 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Music requests will be taken all day long. You can make a request by calling 983-3777 or using the request form available on WDSO’s website...

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  • Author Visit at Duneland Schools - 4/15

    Author and Illustrator Troy Cummings visited the five Duneland elementary schools over the past two weeks. Cummings is responsible for the very popular Notebook of Doom series, among other great books. He spent time at each school talking...

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  • Elementary Book Bowl - 4/16

    Recently students from Bailly, Brummitt, Jackson, Liberty and Yost Elementary competed in a Duneland Schools District Book Bowl. Each of the five elementary schools hosted an individual Book Bowl where students answered questions about certain books that they read from the Young Hoosier Books list. The winning team from each...

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  • Duneland Elementary Spelling Bee Winners - 4/16

    Ten Duneland Elementary winners and their alternates gathered at Chesterton Middle School for a district wide spelling bee recently. Pictured, front, left to right, are elementary school spelling bee winners Corinne duMont of Bailly, Manal Salahuddin of Brummitt, Adrian Dooley of Jackson, Kylie Campbell...

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  • "Something from Nothing" Art Exhibitors - 4/16

    Chesterton High School IB Advanced Art Students exhibiting their artwork at the exhibit entitled “Something From Nothing” are front row, left to right, Autum Nelson – grade 11, Madelyn Jones -12, Serena Estrada -12, Jade Kaurich -12 and Liberty Eiden -12. Row 2, Kaili Burton -11, Castulo Perez -11...

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  • CHS Spring Muscial, Into the Woods - 4/16

    The Chesterton High School Music and Drama departments will present their spring musical, Into The Woods, on Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7 and 7:00 p.m.; and Sunday, May 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the CHS Auditorium. There will be an additional children’s matinee performance...

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  • Art Exhibit Celebrates Creative Achievements of CHS IB Advanced Art students - 3/16

    The eighth annual International Baccalaureate (IB) Advanced Art Exhibit will open on Tuesday, April 12 from 5:30-8:00 p.m. in Chesterton High School’s Upper Gymnasium, 2125 S. 11th Street in Chesterton. The exhibit continues on Wednesday, April 13 from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Teachers will bring their classes through the exhibit on both Wednesday and Thursday...

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  • Free Winter Guard Community Performances Night March 31 - 3/16

    The Chesterton Junior Varsity Winter Guard and the Chesterton High School Open Winter Guard will present their 2016 season community performance on Thursday, March 31 at 7:00 p.m. in the CHS Main Gym, 2125 S. 11th Street in Chesterton. Please use Entrance 31. The performances are FREE...

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  • National Breakfast Week - 3/16

    The Duneland School Corporation celebrated National Breakfast week this past week serving free smoothie samples every morning and a special daily breakfast menu each day. It also served as a great...

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  • ISSMA State Piano/Vocal/Instrumental Solo & Ensemble Contest Results - 3/16

    A total of 16 soloists and four ensembles received Gold medals; and six solos and one ensemble received silver in the ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble contest. ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble for Vocal & Piano was held on Saturday, February 20 at Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis. ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble...

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  • Students Selected for Arts a Budding - 3/16

    The 41st annual Porter County Arts-A-Budding student art show will be on display through March 8 at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University Campus. This exhibit is organized through volunteer efforts of teachers and is sponsored by the Porter County Arts Commission in cooperation with the Bauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso University. Visiting hours are Monday...

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  • CHS Art Department Attends Workshops - 2/16

    Seven CHS/DSC art faculty and 12 students went to Fort Wayne recently to attend six different art workshops. Students ended the day with individual student portfolio reviews giving them new insight and perspective to their work. Students made new friends and were familiarized...

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  • ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest Results for Duneland Schools - 2/16

    A total of 142 soloists and 56 ensembles from Duneland Schools received gold (G) medals; and 13 soloists and one ensemble silver (S) medals in the ISSMA District Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest at Kankakee Valley Middle School on Saturday, February 6. Any student who...

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  • ISSMA Piano/Vocal Solo & Ensemble Contest Results - 2/16

    A total of 47 soloists and 13 ensembles received gold medals; and 10 soloists and one ensemble received a silver medal in the ISSMA District Vocal/Piano Solo and Ensemble Contest at Kankakee Valley Middle School on Saturday, January 30. Any student who performed in Group I and earned a Gold Division Rating...

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  • CHS to Present Big Band Bash January 29 and 30

    The Chesterton High School Music Department will once again present the "Big Band Bash." An evening of music and dancing that showcases the students of the Chesterton High School Jazz Ensemble. The “Big Band Bash” offers the public a nostalgic dance reminiscent of those held during the 1930’s and 40’s. The music selections will include melodies from the “American Song Book” arranged in the style...

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  • Duneland Media Specialists Present at ILF Annual Conferance - 1/16

    Duneland Schools media specialists and members of The Association of Indiana School Library Educators (AISLE), Janna Carney Moran, Michelle Ward and Karla Wilson were presenters at this year’s annual Indiana Library Federation conference in Indianapolis this past November. This year’s conference...

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  • Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Jan. 15 - 1/16

    The Chesterton High School Boys’ Basketball Backers are sponsoring an All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 15 from 4:30-7 p.m. in the CHS Cafeteria before the Boys/Girls Varsity Basketball game against LaPorte. Tickets are...

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  • Life Changer of the Year Program - 1/16

    CMS teachers Tina Clindaniel and Kimberly Marshall have both been nominated for the 2015-2016 LifeChanger of the Year program that recognizes and rewards K-12 school employees and educators who make a positive difference in the lives of students. You can view these nominees profiles at www.lifechangeroftheyear.com...

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  • CHS Winter Guard Coupon Booklets - 1/16

    The CHS Winter Guard is selling their NEW 2016 Coupon Book full of valuable money savings at the following locations: New this year - Culver’s. & Long Horn Steakhouse...Returning Winter Guard Supporters Gelsosomos, Round the Clock, Sunrise,Quaker Steak & Lube, Red Cup, El Cantarito Mexican Resturant, Rosewood in...

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  • Jordan Nelson Receives Rising Star Award - 11/15

    Chesterton High School and Chesterton Middle School French teacher, Jordan Nelson, was awarded the Rising Star Award by the Indiana chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French this past weekend at the Indiana...

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  • Trojan Guard to Host Community Night Performance on Thursday, November 5 - 11/15

    The Chesterton High School Trojan Guard Marching Band will host a season-end community performance of their 2015 show this Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 p.m. in the CHS Football Stadium...

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  • Veterans Day Programs at Duneland Schools - 10/15

    Several of our schools will be observing Veterans Day by holding special programs in their buildings...

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  • CHS Show Choirs to Sell Nelson's for Homecoming - 9/15

    The Chesterton High School Show Choirs will again be selling Nelson's Chicken and Pit-tatoes outside of the CHS Field House door, 2125 S. 11th Street in Chesterton prior to this Friday's Homecoming Football game...

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  • Quinlan and Fabish supports Debut Concerts - 9/15

    Quinlan and Fabish supports Debut Concerts: Quinlan and Fabish Music Company donated $1000 to the Steinway Debut concerts hosted at Chesterton High School on Wednesday, Sept. 30 and Thursday, Oct. 1 at Chesterton High School at 7 p.m...

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  • Ruge-Harris Display Cases to be Dedicated at CHS on Oct. 1 - 9/15

    In honor of the 125th Anniversary of Chesterton High School, the families of Mox Ruge and Mike Harris have made donations to enable the building of three display cases inside Entrance# 31 at Chesterton High School, 2125 S.11th Street in Chesterton...

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  • Two Schools, One Book - 9/15

    Bailly and Liberty Elementary Schools in Chesterton are sharing the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, as their One School, One Book selection this year. The two schools banded this year in an attempt to build a larger, unified community...

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  • Steinway Concert Donation - 9/15

    The Duneland Music Dept. is sponsoring the Steinway Debut concerts on Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 at Chesterton High School at 7 p.m. The Porter County Community Foundation has generously donated $500 to defray the cost of the event. Pictured, left to right, Tom Schnabel, Duneland School Corp...

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  • Homecoming Block Party - 9/15

    The Duneland School community is invited to participate in a Homecoming Block Party sponsored by the Chesterton High School Student Government on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at the CHS Soccer Parking Lot. Visitors should enter...

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  • Community Invited to Attend Two-Night Debut of Donated Concert Grand Piano - 9/15

    The generous donation of a Steinway Concert Grand Piano by local businessman Bob Urschel has prompted a two-night debut of the piano to the Duneland community. It was Urschel’s wish that the piano serve as an inspiration for students...

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  • Invitation from the Indiana Coalition for Public Education - 9/15

    The Indiana Coalition for Public Education (ICPE) invites all to join them for a meeting of northwest Indiana members and friends on Thursday, September 10, 2015. Guests will include State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz...

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  • CHS Homecoming Parade seeking community participation - 9/15

    Any local community groups and organizations interested in participating in the annual CHS Homecoming parade on Friday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. should contact the CHS Assistant Principal’s Office by Friday, Sept. 18 by...

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  • Mr. Campbell Honored for 45 Years - 9/16

    Bailly Elementary School Principal Kevin Zeck presents Teacher Jack Campbell with a Duneland School jersey with "Campbell 45" honoring his 45 years of service to the Duneland School Corporation as staff members...

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  • "Favorite Teacher" Named at Centier - 9/15

    Each month, the Centier Bank Branch on South Calumet in Chesterton holds different monthly drawings for their customers. For the month of August, Back-to-School time, parents and students were invited to put the name of their favorite teacher into a drawing...

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  • Calling all Community and Service Organizations! - 9/15

    Chesterton High School Student Government is looking for community and service organizations to participate in their Trick or Treat event on Wednesday, Oct. 28 at Chesterton High School from 6-7:30 p.m. Due to the overwhelming attendance...

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  • Duneland School Corporation to host job fair Sept. 16

    Hoping to find a fresh start, a different job, or a new career direction? Job seekers can find exciting part-time opportunities at this free in-house job fair being hosted by the Duneland School Corporation on Wednesday, Sept. 16....

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  • Kindergarten Eye Screenings - 8/15

    The local Lions Club will conduct free eye screenings for kindergarten students in all Duneland Elementary Schools. Parents should watch for a letter and consent form to come home with their child(ren). The screenings will be conducted...

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  • School Registration Begins - 8/15

    Elementary and Intermediate registration continues on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 1-3 p.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Chesterton Middle School on Aug. 10 for seventh grade and on Aug. 11 for eighth graders, both days...

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