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School News

February 11, 2014

MEET THE TEACHER

Lana Koontz

School:  Tri – West Middle School

Grade/subject taught:  8th grade Math

Years Teaching:  19 years (20 at the end of this year)

Family information:  Married to Travis, Daughter Piper – 5 years, Grade K at North Salem

Favorite part of the job:  When a student’s light bulb comes on and they finally get something they have been struggling with or didn’t understand.

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  • Local students make freshman honor rolls Officials at University of Wyoming have announced the Spring Semester Dean’s and Dean’s Freshman Honor Rolls. The honor rolls consist of regularly enrolled undergraduates above freshman standing who earned a 3.4 or better grade point average, and fre

    July 14, 2014

  • Mill Creek East honor roll Officials at Mill Creek East Elementary School have announced the names of students who made honor roll for the fourth nine weeks.Making the cut were:Fifth grade, all As — Halle Cansdale, Laney Collier, Dane DuBois, Isabella Eaton, Gage Franklin, Car

    July 14, 2014

  • Brownsburg student receives $1,000 Kohl's scholarship The Kohl’s Department Stores’ (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program honors nearly 200 volunteers with $1,000 scholarships toward higher education. Three youths from the Indianapolis-area were chosen from more than 37,000 nominees nationwide fo

    July 14, 2014

  • Danville library offers beginner genealogy The Danville Public Library’s genealogy experts are offering a Genealogy for Beginners class for students in grades six to 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. July 23.The program is for students going into or leaving grades six through 12 who want to learn more a

    July 14, 2014

  • Bondy graduates from Indiana St. Cynthia Bondy of North Salem graduated Summa Cum Laude from Indiana State University in May.She plans to begin her teaching career at Pittsboro Primary School in August.

    July 14, 2014

  • Avon resident makes Hope list Miriam Thomas, daughter of Ravi Thomas and Kavitha Gunaseelan of Avon, has been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2013-14 school year at Hope College, Michigan.To be named to the dean’s list, students must have a minimum 3.5 gra

    July 14, 2014

  • Brownsburg resident joins honor society Brownsburg resident Marie Hughes, daughter of Lori and Gary Hughes, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society at Indiana University.Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academ

    July 14, 2014

  • Area students graduate Several area students recently graduated from Anderson University.Among them were Alannah J. Bartee, Lauren N. Fiscus, Lindsey Erin Hill, Emily Caroline Miser, Jamie Lynn Saunders, Casey Catherine Thomas and Margaret Ellen Torbeck, all of Avon; Karr

    July 14, 2014

  • Area students make Illinois honor lists Lincoln Trail College in Robinson, Ill., has released its academic honor lists for the spring 2014 semester. Three lists have been established by Illinois Eastern Community Colleges to indicate students who have achieved academic excellence. They are

    July 14, 2014

  • Indy resident graduates from Augustana College Augustana College of Rock Island, Ill., held its spring commencement ceremony on May 25. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos delivered the commencement speech and more than 600 students participated in the ceremony.Among the graduates was Britton Dallas of In

    July 9, 2014

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