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Parkview’s Stacy Schmidt Named VCS’ New Director of Elementary Education


Valparaiso Community Schools has named Stacy Schmidt the director of Elementary Education. Schmidt, the principal of Parkview Elementary, is excited to be coming to the new position.

“I have been thrilled to serve the students and parents in the Valparaiso Community School Corporation for the past ten years,” she said. “I loved the years I spent teaching in the district. I love working as an administrator in the district. I am now excited to begin a new adventure serving the families and staff of the entire district.”

Schmidt is currently enrolled in an educational leadership program with Purdue University, collaborating with...

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Director of Elementary Education Stacey Schmidt - What I Love About Valpo


I love all the great things happening in the Valparaiso Community Schools.

Here's a letter I received today after the student council at Parkview Elementary School had a food drive and donated the collected goods to Banta Feeds

The letter is as follows:

Dear Ms. Schmidt:

Hello, my name is Christine Hisick, and I want to send a humongous thank you to the student council at your elementary school. Today, Banta Feeds received 23 boxes filled with donations from your student council, and I have to be honest---I am speechless.

This doesn't happen...

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Porter County Career and Technical Education News Vol 15 Issue 10


PCCTE NewsVolume 15, Issue 10
March 17, 2009


The newest Porter County Career and Technical Education Newsletter is now available.  Articles include:
  • Local Businessman Shares Video Display with TV/Media Studies Students
  • Ashley Thompson - Dental Health Careers Award Winner
  • EMT...

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Morgan Student Wins IASB Awards


David Sheets and Instructor Bob PhelpsDavid Sheets, from Morgan Township, recently won several awards at the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters competition at the University of Indianapolis.

In early February, Mr. Bob Phelps, Instructor of Video Production and Media Studies at the Porter County Career Center, and his students submitted eleven videos for various categories. On March 9, Phelps and his group attended the event.

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Porter County Career and Technical Education News Vol 15 Issue 9


PCCTE NewsVolume 15, Issue 9
March 6, 2009


The newest Porter County Career and Technical Education Newsletter is now available.  Articles include:
  • Ashley Thompson - Dental Health Careers (PHS) – 2009 Indiana
    Award for Excellence Winner
  • EMT Program Highlighted at Hobart City Council Meeting
  • Law Enforcement Careers Academy (LECA)...

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Porter County Career and Technical Education News Vol 15 Issue 8


PCCTE NewsVolume 15, Issue 8
February 19, 2009


The newest Porter County Career and Technical Education Newsletter is now available.  Articles include:
  • Dr. Rees Served Students for 38 Years
  • Ed Herron Announces Retirement
  • Counselor Appreciation Week
  • Letter...

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