School’s 2018 Trail Bound trip was approved by the Duneland School Board at
its meeting Monday night.
unanimously to authorize the 19th annual Trail Bound trip, which will be led
as always by CHS social studies teacher Bob DeRuntz. On this edition of
Trail Bound, students will venture to New York City, camping in New Jersey
and commuting by car and train to the city each morning. Sites on their
itinerary will include Central Park, Ellis Island, and the Lower East Side
Tenement Museum. The students will also take in a Broadway Show.
In other business,
the board made the following personnel moves:
* Chesterton Middle
School Principal Mike Megyesi has been appointed 7th grade Boys B Basketball
Coach at Chesterton Middle School.
* Michael Kellems
has been appointed Manager of Safety and Security for Duneland School
Corporation, effective Jan. 2018.
* David Ross has
resigned from his position as Technology Technician for Duneland School
* Bus driver Carol
Campbell will retire in January.
in support staff: Benjamin Armstrong, route coordinator; Rebecca Boyd, cafe
and recess aid, Brummitt Elementary; Judy Hensley-Rochon, kitchen helper;
Anna Rinchak, kitchen helper; Sandra LeBlanc, bus driver; Peggy Nowicki,
in support staff: Tony Aimutis, custodian; and Amber Cruz, kitchen helper.
In other business,
the board approved the 2018 marine biology SCUBA program, which will take
students to Key West, and renewed an agreement with the Duneland Swim Club
to continue using CHS facilities with set fees.
Middle School Veterans Day program is open to the public at 1:30 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 10, and all are welcome to join staff and students in honoring
those who have served.
Speech and Debate
Ginger Bolinger took a moment at the end of the meeting to praise the
performance of the CHS Speech and Debate team, which was recognized as one
of the Top 100 in the nation for academic year 2016-17.
congratulated senior Jakob Kintzele on receiving All-State honors in cross
country, and she encouraged the community to come out in support of winter