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Kick off projections: A look at Bloomington area high school girls soccer teams

2021 record: 7-8-1 (1-3-1 Conference Indiana) North faces a tough Center Grove team on the road just three games into the season. After that, the Conference Indiana slate will be challenging in September. North has a 10-day stretch with three out of four games against expected Top 20 teams in the state (Columbus North, Bloomington South, and a non-conference game against Bishop Chatard). The North-South game on September 14 should be a good matchup, as both teams are eyeing big seasons.
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Hornet Highroad entrance complete at Springville Community Academy

Just one week after Springville Community Academy’s board of trustees approved a plan to construct a new entry way for the building’s north parking lot, the project is complete and the “Hornet Highroad” is ready to go before the school’s first student day Monday.  The project was approved by the board because part of the original access road, located on School Drive, falls on land still belonging to North Lawrence Community Schools. ...

Bedford North Lawrence quarterback room a 'Louden' and proud one

BEDFORD − As Bedford North Lawrence heads into the 2022 IHSAA football season, it finds itself with a clear-cut starter at quarterback. Junior Memphis Louden has retained the job he landed last year, showing enough promise as a sophomore that first-year head coach Derrick Barker was comfortable moving incumbent senior signal caller Brye Lewis to defense primarily.

IU Bloomington increases minimum stipends and waives mandatory fees for student academic appointees

BLOOMINGTON – Acting on recommendations from the Task Force on Graduate Education, which reflected input from faculty and graduate students, Indiana University President Pamela Whitten and IU Bloomington Provost Rahul Shrivastav have announced that IU Bloomington will enact significant improvements in minimum stipend pay and relief from mandatory fees for its student academic appointees, graduate students who hold part-time teaching or research appointments.

St. Vincent School is fully staffed and still accepting new students

BEDFORD – With the 2022-2023 academic school year quickly approaching for many local schools, there is still time to register your child at St. Vincent de Paul School (SVS). With the difficult decision of finding the best opportunity for your student and the uncertainty of what schools can offer, the fully staffed SVS offers these five facts about what they can offer you and your child for the upcoming year.
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IU details stipend increase for student academic appointees

Indiana University is implementing changes to its compensation for student academic appointees, the university announced Tuesday. The SAAs, graduate students who hold part-time teaching or research appointments, will receive a minimum stipend of $22,000, and their mandatory fees will be waived. The decision is based on recommendations from the Task...

IU cybersecurity researchers awarded multi-institutional NSF grants to protect data, user privacy

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Indiana University researchers are working on two new cybersecurity projects, recently funded by the National Science Foundation, to ensure trustworthy cloud computing and increase computing privacy for marginalized and vulnerable populations. These research projects are part of the NSF's Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace program, which seeks ambitious...

Springville Community Academy announce construction of “Hornet Highway”

SPRINGVILLE – Construction for the “Hornet Highway” for Springville Community Academy is currently underway in anticipation of their first school year. During their regular meeting on Thursday, July 28th, the SCA School Board approved up to $15,000 to create the roadway, for families to drop their children off and pick them up for school on the north side of the building.

IU Bloomington grad workers will be paid more, charged less

In an unprecedented move from Indiana University, graduate workers at the Bloomington campus will see a 46% increase of the minimum stipend and are no longer expected to pay university and program-specific fees. While these demands have been floated for several years now, echoed by campus-wide protests and even a recent labor strike, IU administrators point to the university's specialized task force as being a catalyst for the change. Late last week, the task force's associated committees...

President Whitten keynotes Women of IU Conference

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, women from across Indiana University gathered in person for a day of networking and professional development at the Women of IU Conference. Held in the historic Madam Walker Legacy Center in Indianapolis, the day of learning kicked off with a keynote address...

Ernie Pyle biopic to be developed by Media School film students

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Students in The Media School at Indiana University this fall will develop a feature film biopic based on the life of IU alumnus and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ernie Pyle. Students taking the IU Stories course will work collaboratively as they research, write and learn the filmmaking process in a hands-on experience.

St. Vincent De Paul School is still accepting enrollment for 2022-2023 school year

BEDFORD – The 2022-2023 Academic school year is quickly approaching, and parents have an important decision to make when it comes to the education of their child. St. Vincent de Paul School is still accepting enrollment for the start of the school year on August 10th, and with a fully staffed faculty, they can provide a learning environment in which every student feels safe, loved, and motivated to succeed.

Bailey, young Stars face uphill climb in 2022

BEDFORD – Runners hate hills. Flat ground is paradise, smooth and cruising, while hills are hard work, zapping strength and energy. Bedford North Lawrence faces a tough uphill climb as it prepares for the 2022 season. With the unexpected departure of two regional qualifiers from last season, the Stars...