March Madness in PNN!

The 3rd trimester has begun and PNN students are looking forward to finishing out an "unprecedented" school year with their own creative style! Stay tuned!

Watch a Special Finals Edition of
"The PNN Friday Show!"

PNN combined stories that were completed by 2nd and 3rd hour students throughout the month of February into a special edition "Friday Show" that aired during Finals week.


*March, 2021*
All Merrillville High School CTE classes , including PNN 1st, 2nd and 3rd hours will continue with
in-person learning during
the 3rd trimester.

The Pirate News Network is a student run television station, broadcast at Merrillville High School in Merrillville, Indiana and on the web. Established in 1994, "PNN" trains high school students in basic skills of television production, such as writing, editing, shooting and reporting. 

About Us...

Girls' Basketball Wins Sectionals!

Congratulations to the girls' basketball team on capturing another sectional championship during the month of February! The Lady Pirates knocked off Morton, Gary West Side and Lake Central en route to their amazing victory!

PNN cameras were there to catch all the action!

PNN is a proud member school of
the Indiana Association of
School Broadcasters.

PNN is also proud to be a CTE college ready course, associated with Ivy Tech Community College.

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