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2017 Haunted Houses in NWI

Dominic Companiott, Sports Editor

October 25, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

As Halloween approaches many haunted houses have begun to open. Reaper’s Realm (Hammond,IN) is a popular one around in the area. The haunted house setting is in a 1920s stone mansion with three floors of scary monsters and creatures....

iLearn to replace ISTEP after this school year

Alexander Romo, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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After this school year, Indiana will replace the ISTEP standardized test with the iLearn.   With the new test coming out, there will be major improvement coming.   “I hope that the test will be less stressful...

Noll renovates several rooms

Nicholas Trinidad, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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  Bishop Noll underwent several physical renovations over the summer, including the first floor student restrooms, media center, writing center, and mass media room.   “Students will see significant changes in the media cent...

Eris Harris

Nicole Garcia, Staff reporter

September 27, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Bishop Noll’s Eris Harris is not only a state qualifying track high jumper but is also a star basketball player. Eris is a junior and has been making a name for herself since freshman year. She made varsity for basketbal...

New Bishop Noll Writing Center to open in October

Angel Barreto, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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The Bishop Noll English department is ready to launch the new Writing Center this fall. The BNI Writing Center is one of the many big projects BNI is working on this year. The main purpose of this center is to help students in...

8th graders introduced to STEM

Moira Deel, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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Last spring, principal Lorenza Jara-Pastrick devised a curriculum for a STEM class for 8th graders, which would allow them to receive high school credits in math and science.  On Sept. 11, 20 8th grade students from St. John t...

Junior Alexis Carrasco finds calling in forensics at National Student Leadership Conference

Caitlyn Grcich, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

It is not without her sincere thanks and gratitude.

New Lunch Provider

Nicole Garcia, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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Bishop Noll changed lunch providers this year in an effort to improve the quality of the food.   “Our previous company could no longer serve us so it seemed like an opportune moment to make a change,” said Mrs. Loren...

New schedule change to improve student productivity

Tyler Robinson, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2017

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      A new academic schedule, which eliminates College and Career Planning, and adds two morning Student Resource Time periods, went into effect this school year.  Bishop Noll's new schedule is to help students utilize ti...

A new year, a new role

Caitlyn Grcich, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

I love teaching, but I felt I was ready to try something new and challenging.

Noll adopts ‘Lead Me, Lord’ theme

Dominic Companiott, Sports Editor

September 27, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories

The theme for this school year is “Lead Me, Lord”, and Bishop Noll principal Mrs. Lorenza-Jara Pastrick is very excited to start the year off with this new theme as it ties into all of the innovative changes the school is making. “I was driving in my...

Bishop Noll to offer intro STEM program for 8th graders

Moira Deel, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under News, Student Life

Starting next fall 2017, Bishop Noll will be offering an introductory STEM program and Algebra 1 to 8th graders in local Catholic grade schools. Bishop Noll principal Mrs. Lorenza Pastrick has chosen 30 8th graders from the following...

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