The importance of a poll workers’ role cannot be overstated. This job is vital to the voting process and essential to the well-being of our democracy. Ultimately, poll workers are charged with monitoring the polling place and the election process. Poll workers are often the only election officials with whom voters interact, so they play an important role in how voters experience and think about the voting process.
Teresa Cox, Highland resident and teacher at Willowcreek Middle School, has a sense of compassion that touches everyone she meets.
As we say goodbye to Old-man Winter this week, Northwest Indiana is here to spring us into fresh and new activities this weekend! What are you most excited for this weekend?
Mary Clancy is a trailblazer. As the youngest woman to be elected to the Portage Township School Board, Clancy, 21, is a shining example for her community, offering an important perspective by taking office at the youngest age possible on the board. Clancy shared that her role in helping students achieve their dreams is what drives her. After all, it was not long ago that she was chasing her own dreams.
Teachers often have different approaches on instructing their students. The tactics benefit students in different ways. All teachers can agree that they love to see their students succeed in and out of the classroom.
Looking for something fun to do this St. Patrick's Day weekend? We're back with 10 AWESOME things to do weekend! From parades to hikes and music concerts, find out what's in-store for the Region this weekend.
A devoted wife and working mother of three, Veronica Labonte is always lending a helping hand and a smile to the administrative staff and students of Portage High School.
Looking to stay active this weekend?! The Region is here to do just that! Kickoff the weekend with Yoga at the Civic or at the Lip Sync Battle at Blue Chip Casino Friday night. Find out what else is happening this weekend in #NWI this weekend below!
Overcoming the odds and becoming the new assistant principal at Portage High School has inspired Roberta Garcia to work hard to help make her community a better place. Garcia was born and raised in Hammond, where she attended George Rogers Clark High School. She later earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and a master’s degree in Education from Purdue University Northwest in Hammond. The roads were not paved with gold.
Northwest Indiana has another jam-packed weekend of awesome things to do this weekend! Friday night kicks off with Shrek the Musical at the Memorial Opera House, Bedtime Stories at Chicago Street Theater in Valpo. Blue Chip Casino hosts UFC 235 Saturday night and the #VUCrusaders face the Purple Aces. Sunday Funday Wacky Crafts returns to the Mascot Hall of Fame. Find out what else is going on this weekend!
As director of student achievement and innovation for Portage Township Schools, Robert Wilson dedicates his life to the success of Portage students. He is a liaison between students and the bountiful resources, community partners, and opportunities available to them. Wilson says his career is more than just a job.