Gary Education News

State: 60 days is up for Roosevelt fixes

GARY | Today marks the deadline for Gary Community School Corp. to complete mold remediation and improve indoor air quality at Gary Roosevelt …

April 14, 2014 9:00 pm

Three Gary schools shine

Three Gary schools shine

GARY | Although 13 of 16 Gary schools have been graded D or F by the Indiana Department of Education, three elementary schools are shining stars.

April 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free showings of "Rise Above the Mark" slated for April 30 at Chesterton and Hobart High Schools

HOBART | FREE SHOWING!!!

April 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

GRIFFITH | The tale of Willy Wonka's magical candy factory comes to life in Griffith, Indiana this weekend. A full cast performs the character…

April 10, 2014 11:49 am Related

Ritz pledges to work with Gary schools

Ritz pledges to work with Gary schools

GARY | Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz made a stop in Northwest Indiana on Wednesday to repeat the department is not …

April 02, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

Veterans, friends and family celebrate life

HAMMOND | Celebration of Life, a dinner by Webbhouse Inc., was held at The Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2…

April 02, 2014 11:46 am

New collaborations to help students experience positive outcomes

New collaborations to help students experience positive outcomes

GARY | State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz will visit the Gary Community School Corporation on Wednesday, April 2.

April 01, 2014 3:42 pm

Community leaders focus on student discipline

Community leaders focus on student discipline

GARY | An assistant professor of public and environmental affairs contends less money is being dedicated to public schools causing schools to …

March 30, 2014 10:52 pm Photos

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Gary schools superintendent highlights accomplishments

Gary schools superintendent highlights accomplishments

GARY | On the heels of the state's designating the Gary Community School Corp. a "high risk" district and taking over its federal funds, Super…

March 26, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Panel focuses on 'school-to-prison pipeline'

Panel focuses on 'school-to-prison pipeline'

GARY | Fred Green contends he understands the "school-to-prison pipeline" firsthand.

March 25, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

Indiana Teacher Receives National Award

KANSAS CITY | The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. (VFW) is pleased to announce Tom Clark, a history teacher at Lake Central High School i…

March 25, 2014 4:42 pm

3 local after-school programs earn grants

Three region after-school programs are among 53 in the state to win 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.

March 24, 2014 7:30 pm

Next step for failing Gary schools is assessing needs

Next step for failing Gary schools is assessing needs

GARY | A needs assessment will be the next step in the process of turning around the failing Gary school district.

March 23, 2014 7:33 pm

St. Mary Catholic School hosting CYO Spelling Bee April 29

CROWN POINT | St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point is hosting the CYO Spelling Bee on Tuesday, April 29 at 6:30 PM.  This is thei…

March 21, 2014 12:59 pm

IDOE to partner with Gary schools

IDOE to partner with Gary schools

GARY | The Indiana Department of Education has labeled the Gary Community School Corp. a high risk district, paving the way to take over its f…

March 17, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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30 young scientists move on to state finals

GARY | Thirty local students learned Sunday they will advance to the state science fair following their presentations Saturday at Indiana Univ…

March 16, 2014 7:30 pm

State releases audit report on Lighthouse schools

GARY | No glaring errors were reported in a state audit of three Lake County schools operated by Lighthouse Academies of Indiana Inc.

March 15, 2014 5:45 pm

Gary, other cities target education initiatives

Gary, other cities target education initiatives

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is one of 14 mayors across the country who will partner with the National League of Cities and the U.S.…

March 10, 2014 6:09 pm Photos

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IUN to host Spring Preview Night on campus Tuesday

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host its Spring Preview Night beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Savannah Center at 3400 Broadway.

March 10, 2014 12:00 am

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted a pai…

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

State audit board says Dunes charter school had excessive cash

GARY | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released an audit report for Charter School of the Dunes showing that in 2009-10, it had excessive …

March 06, 2014 6:15 pm

Hobart High School hosts College Fair March 11

HOBART | Hobart High School will be host a College Fair on Tuesday, March 11 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the gymnasium, 2211 E. 10th Street.

March 06, 2014 5:07 pm

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

Former NASA team leader and Brickie returns to inspire students

HOBART | Former NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) team member Michelle Ham has a great passion for education. She is even mo…

March 06, 2014 12:39 pm Photos

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Sheriff Buncich announces college scholarship program

CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich announced the Lake County Sheriff’s Department is providing two $500 college scholarships to local students…

February 27, 2014 1:20 pm

Gary school principals present improvement plans

GARY | Several Gary principals outlined school improvement plans, which included increasing English and math ISTEP+ scores, improving parent i…

February 25, 2014 10:00 pm

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

Students and parents learn the benefits of healthy meals

HAMMOND | Centier Bank's Hammond Community Advisory Panel, along with Purdue University Calumet's Hospitality and Tourism Center, hosted an in…

February 25, 2014 4:05 pm

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

Ice hockey returns to Bishop Noll

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute (BNI) is bringing back its ice hockey program for the 2014-15 school year, Principal Craig Stafford announced today.

February 25, 2014 3:49 pm

Report: Student injured in Gary school bus accident

GARY | Gary Police are investigating a Gary school bus accident in which a youngster was hit.

February 21, 2014 12:45 pm

State health department cites mold, air quality problems at Gary Roosevelt

GARY | An Indiana State Department of Heath inspection at Roosevelt College & Career Academy cited mold, air quality problems and standing…

February 20, 2014 6:45 pm

Gary schools review dismal budget prospects

GARY | Gary school leaders mulled the district's dismal financial picture, declining student enrollment and need to cut staff. 

February 17, 2014 7:15 pm

School leaders mull what happens after takeover

School leaders mull what happens after takeover

GARY | The verdict is still out on whether a private management company is operating Gary Roosevelt any better than the Gary Community School …

February 16, 2014 7:45 pm

Technology giveaway computes for Gary students

Technology giveaway computes for Gary students

GARY | About 50 parents and children gathered Saturday morning in the vestibule at Glen Park Academy to pick up a free computer.

February 15, 2014 8:30 pm

Gary schools behind on retirement payments

GARY | Gary Teachers Union President Joe Zimmerman said he believes the Gary Community School Corp. payments to its teacher and other pension …

February 14, 2014 7:02 pm

The Clothesline Project returns to IU Northwest

GARY | Indiana University Northwest invites the campus and public to view The Clothesline Project Exhibit to be featured in the Moraine Studen…

February 14, 2014 3:59 pm

IDOE offers options to make up snow days

The state is giving local school districts a variety of options for snow makeup days.

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

UNCF exec: Education the best form of economic development

UNCF exec: Education the best form of economic development

GARY | Michael Lomax, CEO of the United Negro College Fund, believes investing in students and their education is the best form of economic de…

February 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

Crown Point One of Seven Northwest Indiana School Corporations to Share Major STEM Grant

CROWN POINT | Crown Point Community School Corporation is one of seven Northwest Indiana school corporations that will share a $450,000 federa…

February 12, 2014 1:56 am

Lake County Master Gardener announce 2014-15 scholarship program

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Master Gardeners are pleased to announce that they are continuing their scholarship program for the 2014-15 acad…

February 04, 2014 2:39 pm

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

BNI entrance exams slated for Saturday

HAMMOND | Bishop Noll Institute will conduct its second entrance exam for the Class of 2018 this Saturday, Feb. 1, at 8 a.m. at the school, 15…

January 31, 2014 12:08 pm

EdisonLearning mulling Gary offer of West Side building

GARY | The Gary school district has offered its West Side high school building to temporarily house students of Roosevelt College and Career A…

January 30, 2014 8:00 pm

EdisonLearning, Gary schools reach maintenance agreement

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. has reached an agreement with EdisonLearning to resolve continuing heating and building problems at Gar…

January 28, 2014 7:15 pm

Seven area schools to share grant

Seven Northwest Indiana school districts will share a $450,000 federal Mathematics and Science Partnership grant administered by the Indiana D…

January 22, 2014 6:45 pm

Robots teach students professionalism in competition at IUN

Robots teach students professionalism in competition at IUN

GARY | Students from St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point joined whiz kids from four other states Sunday at a regional qualifying…

January 19, 2014 8:20 pm Photos

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River Forest offers virtual academy

River Forest offers virtual academy

HOBART | The River Forest School Corp. has created a virtual online academy to retain students and attract new ones.

January 19, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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College students adopt different racial identities

College students adopt different racial identities

GARY | Business students at Indiana University Northwest participated in a race experiment Friday when they had an opportunity to change the c…

January 17, 2014 9:07 pm Video Photos

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New administrator joins Ivy Tech's Gary campus

GARY | A former top administrator at Indiana Wesleyan University has joined Ivy Tech Community College.

January 15, 2014 9:00 pm

School Holds Kindergarten Enrollment Meeting Jan. 29

GARY | Aspire Charter Academy is holding an enrollment information meeting for parents of future kindergartners at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2…

January 15, 2014 4:50 pm

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

Former Latin King member on a mission to save youth

HAMMOND | Former Latin King member Patrick Sabaitis still walks the streets of Maywood Avenue and Indiana Street just east of the Calumet Brid…

January 12, 2014 7:45 am Video Photos

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M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

M & M Ross Productions presents "Spamalot" Jan. 10-18

MERRILLVILLE | M & M Ross Production proudly presents "Spamalot," the obnoxiously fun tale of King Arthur and his entourage of valiant, an…

January 10, 2014 2:00 pm Video Photos

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Some Gary schools still closed due to lack of heat

GARY | While all schools across Northwest Indiana reopened Thursday following piles of snow and frigid temperatures, the Gary Community School…

January 09, 2014 6:30 pm


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