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  • Dedication for Buddy Bench - 4/17

    Earlier this year, Yost Elementary School Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 30154 enlisted the help of their classmates to collect plastic lids and caps to be melted into one buddy bench for the playground. The Yost students collected so many caps...

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  • Young Citizenship Award - 4/17

    The Duneland Exchange Club recently presented Yost Elementary fourth grade student Dylan Glines, center front, with the Young Citizenship Award....

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  • Jump Rope for Heart - 3/17

    Students at Newton Yost Elementary jumped at the chance to fight heart disease and stroke, our nation’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. During the month of February, students hosted their annual Jump Rope...

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  • 2nd Grade Economics Project - 2/17

    Second grade students at Yost Elementary in Chesterton have been learning about economics by studying about wants, goods, services, consumers, producers and resources. As a way to apply these learned skills, second grade teachers have created the “Yosties’ Candy Crunchies Company”...

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  • Working the Assembly Line - 2/17

    ost second grader Hannah Welch takes a moment from her duties to smile while her classmate Zoey Pollard works dilligently placing candy toppings onto the white chocolate dipped pretzels in the assembly line to create "Crunchy the...

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  • Yost Builds 4 Buddy Benches - 12/16

    Yost Elementary fourth grade Girl Scout Juniors from Troop 30154 enlisted the help of their Yostie classmates to collect plastic lids and caps from Sept.-Dec. The collected caps will be melted into buddy benches for the Yost playground to encourage friendship and kindness. The original school goal was 400 lbs. but...

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  • Foundation Grant for Library Materials - 10/16

    The Yost Elementary School Media Center recently received a $500 matching grant from the Duneland Education Foundation (DEF) to purchase encyclopedias and audiobooks after receiving a $500 monetary donation from local residents Bruce and Judith Chelf. The World Book...

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  • Yost Celebrates One Book, One School - 9/16

    Yost Elementary School kicked off their first One School, One Book event recently. Their book for the year is The World According to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney. Students were invited to the gym for a surprise event..

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