Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) classes have been presented in Munster schools for over 30 years, and will begin for the fifth grade students at the public and parochial schools this month. The fifth grade curriculum includes lessons on drug prevention, bullying prevention, choosing positive associations, using help networks, and more. The fifth graders will receive D.A.R.E. t-shirts and other items upon their completion of the program in May
The Munster Police Department and Choice Community Council of Munster were recently notified that Munster’s 25th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Celebration, which was held this past October 6th, was ranked by the National Association of Town Watch as the #1 National Night Out event in the United States among communities with populations in between 15,000 and 50,000 people.
A Bishop Noll sophomore found a modern way to express her passion for an ancient practice by designing a 3D printed zodiac sign chart. Nyree Ruiz is a member of the school’s Workshop Club, which began last fall and meets in the new STREAM Lab. Ruiz began working on the chart in September by drawing her vision on paper.