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Click here to listen to the latest monthly episode of Super Chat, with host Gary Puckett and Superintendent Dr. Jeff Hendrix. Super Chat is an informative monthly conversation on a variety of important school topics and is available 12 months a year.


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Ernest R. Elliott
219.838.5250
Frank H. Hammond
219.838.2060
James B. Eads
219.836.8635
Munster High School
219.836.3200
Wilbur Wright Middle School
219.836.6260

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Munster High School was recognized as the #1 High School in Lake County and the #6 school in the State by U.S News & World Report!

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Welcome to the School Town of Munster!
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the School Town of Munster website.  As you visit each of our school pages and the district page, you will notice very quickly that our schools are recognized for their highly qualified staff and the high performance of our outstanding students.   Our schools have been honored for excellence at the state and national levels.   From an elementary school that is a National Blue Ribbon School to the high school that has an exemplary Advanced Placement program, our students are provided with numerous opportunities to grow, learn and find success in their academic careers in the School Town of Munster.   It is our belief that every student will be educated to develop a global view of our world, and the opportunities that they will have are limitless. 

The School Town of Munster provides many extracurricular opportunities for students to participate at an academic level and an athletic level.  We believe that students should develop leadership skills and be actively involved in our global community.  Students take part in many clubs offered at the high school and middle school.  We provide after school programs in music for our elementary students.  Our student athletes are highly competitive on the sporting fields, but more importantly, in the classroom.  It is our belief that students should be provided a well-rounded education that helps them cultivate their interests.

 I hope that you will check out our Munster Advantage comparison chart and use it when you are looking for a new school home and a new community to live.  I believe that the Munster schools are second to none when it comes to academic and extracurricular opportunities for our students.  I am also very proud to state that our community is one of the most supportive in the State of Indiana when it comes to its schools.  We have a strong group of community and parent volunteers who serve on the Munster Education Foundation, Booster Clubs, PTOs, and in the classrooms.  The support and commitment to have world class schools by our community, administration, teachers and staff sets Munster apart and above other schools.  We are very proud that are focus will always be on helping our students succeed by “Teaching Today for Tomorrow”.

Thank you for visiting the School Town of Munster.

Dr. Jeff Hendrix

 

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Blarney Blast

Financial Meetings

The School Town of Munster will be conducting parent and community meetings to discuss the district's current financial situation.  These meetings will be held on five different dates.  Interested parties or individuals may attend any meeting of their choosing.  All meetings will be held at 6:00 pm at the following locations:

Feb 23rd at Eads Elementary Cafeteria
Feb 24th at Elliott Elementary Cafeteria
Feb 25th at Frank Hammond Elementary Cafeteria
March 2nd at Wilbur Wright Middle School Cafeteria
March 3rd at Munster High School in the Auditorium 

Kindergarten Roundup

Kindergarten Registration and Sign-up For Kindergarten Baseline Assessment

The School Town of Munster will be conducting kindergarten registration on March 11, 2015 for all students who plan to attend during the 2015-2016 school year.  You must register in your home school between the hours of 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.  Students do not need to attend registration on March 11; however, they will be required to attend on a later date for the Kindergarten Baseline Assessment.

At the time of registration, parents must present a certified/original birth certificate for the child, and a valid driver’s license with the current address. Baptismal and hospital records are not acceptable as proof of birth. At registration, parents will be asked to complete a student information sheet for their child.  Parents will receive information on how to complete registration, residency and health/physical requirements.

New this year, parents will also sign up for an appointment for the Kindergarten Baseline Assessment which will be held on a separate date.  Having accurate registration numbers helps us to plan the best Kindergarten experience for your child.  Additionally, when kindergarten classes are filled in one building, children may have to attend at a different building other than their home school.  It is important to Register Early!!  In order to be eligible to register for Kindergarten, a child must be five years old on or before August 1, 2015.  To register for first grade, a child must be six years old on or before August 1, 2015.


Date:  Wednesday, March 11, 2015
10-12 and 1-3


School Information:

Eads Elementary School – 8000 Jackson Ave.  836-8635

Elliott Elementary School – 8718 White Oak Ave.   838-5250

Frank Hammond Elementary School – 1301 Fran-Lin Parkway   838-2060

If you are unable to attend, please call the school office listed above to make arrangements to pick up the necessary registration information.



Revised Terra Nova and CogAT Dates

In order to provide more flexibility in the testing window for the Terra Nova and CogAT tests, the following revised dates will be in place for the January/February testing:

8th grade Terra Nova-January 13 & 14, 2015

Kindergarten CogAT-February 9-20, 2015

2nd grade Terra Nova- February 9-20, 2015

5th grade Terra Nova-January 14-28, 2015


Frank Hammond named National Blue Ribbon School

 

Frank H. Hammond Elementary was named when Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized 337 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2014 based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. These schools demonstrate that all students can achieve to high levels.  

Event Calendar
Mar 6th - 7:00pm
Mar 9th - 7:00pm
Mar 19th - 9:15am
Mar 23rd - 29th All Day
Apr 3rd - All Day
Apr 13th - 7:00pm
Apr 16th - 9:00am
May 11th - 7:00pm
May 21st - 9:00am
May 31st - 1:00pm
Jun 8th - 7:00pm
Jun 18th - 9:00am