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Aspire Charter Academy

Gary ASpire Charter Academy School

Gary ASpire Charter Academy School

Kindergarten teacher Karri Frost works with student Khatia Kelly, 6, and Kenneth Mosley, 5, Wednesday at Aspire Charter Academy in Gary. The school offers classes from kindergarten through 8th grade, and has a current enrollment of over 700 students.

January 29, 2014 3:51 pm
Gary ASpire Charter Academy School

Gary ASpire Charter Academy School

Destiny Williams, 6 works on a project in Karri Frost's kindergarten class at Aspire Charter Academy in Gary.

January 29, 2014 3:51 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. 29, at Aspire Charter Academy, 4900 W. 15th Avenue. The school’s kindergarten teachers will be on hand to discuss what students will be learning, how t…

January 15, 2014 4:50 pm
Aspire Charter Academy Wins Eagle Award from National Heritage Academies

Aspire Charter Academy Wins Eagle Award from National Heritage Academies

GARY | National Heritage Academies (NHA), one of the nation’s largest charter school management companies, awarded Aspire Charter Academy with an Eagle Award at its annual awards ceremony on Monday, Nov. 18.

November 21, 2013 1:24 pm
K-12 education's future appears uncertain

K-12 education's future appears uncertain

Julia King, an Aspire Charter Academy eighth-grader, looks at an exhibit at Shedd Aquarium on Dec. 15. More than 100 of the students and families at the school visited the museum to vote on the best recycled wreaths made by students.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am

Keeping the dream alive

GARY | In correlation with Black History Month, Aspire Charter Academy is co-sponsoring a youth rally with guest speaker Dr. Bernice A. King on Feb. 23. Nearly 2,500 Gary-area students are expected to join together at Van Buren Baptist Church at 9 a.m. to hear Dr. King speak. The event is ti…

February 22, 2013 11:13 am
Aspire students participate in Shedd wreath contest

Aspire students participate in Shedd wreath contest

GARY | Nearly 100 middle school students at Aspire Charter Academy in Gary participated in the Shedd Aquarium Wreath-Cycled Classroom Challenge. The contest was sponsored by the McDonald's Owner Operators of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

December 25, 2012 3:55 pm Photos

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Math team reaches the top

Math team reaches the top

June 08, 2012 12:00 am

Aspire Charter Academy hosts high school, college night

GARY | Suzanna Clark and her daughter walked from table to table Wednesday, talking to charter high school and local college representatives about what they had to offer.

May 23, 2012 6:30 pm
Local High Schools and Colleges Recruit Aspire Charter Academy Students

Local High Schools and Colleges Recruit Aspire Charter Academy Students

GARY, | Aspire Charter Academy is hosting a High School and College Night on Wednesday, May 23, from 4-6 p.m. The event provides middle school students and parents the chance to better understand the opportunities for students at local high schools and colleges. Aspire Charter Academy is a k…

May 21, 2012 3:57 pm
Aspire Charter Academy Hosts Enrollment Information Meeting

Aspire Charter Academy Hosts Enrollment Information Meeting

GARY | Aspire Charter Academy will host an enrollment information meeting on Wednesday, Apr. 18 at 6 p.m. for prospective parents interested in enrolling their child for the 2012-2013 school year. The meeting will be held at the school, located at 4900 W. 15th Ave., Gary. Aspire Charter Acad…

April 17, 2012 11:12 am
Aspire Charter places first in Math Bowl

Aspire Charter places first in Math Bowl

GARY | Aspire Charter Academy's 4-5th grade Math Bowl team recently placed first place in this year's competition. The Math Bowl competition was held on March 1st in St. John, Indiana at Clark Middle School.

March 12, 2012 10:51 am
Rallying for school choice

Rallying for school choice

 

February 26, 2012 12:00 am
Watch D.O.G.S. welcome

Watch D.O.G.S. welcome

GARY | Aspire Charter Academy, 4900 W. 15th Ave.  recently held a kick-off party for its 2011-12 Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) program. Watch D.O.G.S. is a national initiative created by the National Center for Fathering. The program strives to inspire children by reducing bullying…

November 18, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Back to school

Back to school

Parents wrote the virtues of Aspire Charter Academy on their car windows Wednesday before a welcome back pep rally at the Gary school.

August 17, 2011 12:20 pm
Back to school

Back to school

The Aspire Charter Academy cheerleaders cheer Wednesday at the opening of a pep rally prior to the first day of classes at the Gary school.

August 17, 2011 12:20 pm
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081711ASPIRE8

Over 500 students and staff fill the Aspire Charter Academy driveway sidewalk at the first day of class pep rally in August of 2011.

August 17, 2011 12:20 pm
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