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Schools

  • Marching bands
    Northrop, East Noble, Bishop Dwenger, Concordia, Adams Central and Heritage took home honors Saturday following a high school marching band contest at DeKalb High School.
  • Northcrest students get vision tests
    Nearly 200 first-, third- and fifth-graders at Northcrest Elementary got their eyes checked with the flash of a laser wand Wednesday.
  • Enrollments rising at private colleges
    With an aggressive and new array of offerings and programs, local private universities and colleges are boosting enrollments this year, while public schools are in a slump.
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CANstruction event nets 62,000 pounds

Students from 11 high schools built super-sized sculptures out of canned goods this month at Community Harvest Food Bank’s annual CANstruction event, raising 62,848 pounds of food to be donated to pantries.

Winning entries included: most cans/food items in structure, Blackhawk Christian School; most excess cans, Central Noble High School; best meal, Canterbury High School; best use of labels, New Haven High School; structural ingenuity, Northrop High School; juror’s favorite, Blackhawk Christian School; best use of theme, Canterbury High School and Blackhawk Christian School; first honorable mention, DeKalb High School; second honorable mention, Central Noble High School; people’s choice, Leo Junior/Senior High School.

A $1,000 scholarship was presented to the following seniors: Collin Hoagland, Leo; Paul Steele, North Side; Kelsey Wehr, DeKalb; and Keegan Holle, New Haven.

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