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School administrator guides children and helps save animals

School administrator guides children and helps save animals

Crown Point resident Amanda Arceo is one of 40 volunteers working to find homes for animals as a part of rescue group All Breed Rescue Angels Inc.

October 31, 2013 12:00 am
Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

CHICAGO | More than 3,000 students, including some from Northwest Indiana classrooms, mingled Friday with Museum of Science and Industry scholars and officials who offered insight into growing fields in science.

October 04, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross speaks to Chicago area students, including those from Avicenna Academy in Crown Point, about his time in the space program at an event Friday at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. 

October 04, 2013 12:00 am
Students celebrate with field day

Students celebrate with field day

July 10, 2013 12:00 am
Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

HAMMOND | As astronauts aboard the International Space Station floated on the screen, an Avicenna Academy seventh-grader was among a small number of students across the country to pose a question up to space.

November 15, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Avicenna Academy seventh-grader Maria Khan waits for the connection with the International Space Station during a video conference Thursday at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.

November 15, 2012 4:55 pm
Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Avicenna Academy seventh-grader Maria Khan sits in front of the screen showing International Space Station Commander Sunita Williams and astronaut Kevin Ford as they answer her question during a video conference Thursday at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.

November 15, 2012 4:55 pm
Into space and beyond

Into space and beyond

Today's scheduled launch of SpaceX Dragon will feature student experiments designed by teams from two local schools.

May 07, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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M'ville school's garden plans unveiled

MERRILLVILLE | Building a community garden at Avicenna Academy could provide multiple benefits to students.

February 07, 2012 8:15 pm
Area students eye second space mission

Area students eye second space mission

CROWN POINT | The scientific minds at Avicenna Academy are looking up for an encore.

January 06, 2012 12:00 am

Student scientists need funding to pursue space goal

CROWN POINT | Avicenna Academy, a small, private school, is reaching for the stars again.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Adoptable children's portraits exhibited at school

CROWN POINT | A compelling exhibit of photographic portraits of children in need of adoptive families will be on display Thursday through Sept. 20 at Avicenna Academy, 9803 Colorado St.

September 06, 2011 12:00 am

Correction

Name misspelled: A story in Thursday editions about the involvement of Avicenna Academy students in an Atlantis space shuttle experiment misspelled the name of student Sarah Suleiman.

July 07, 2011 7:00 pm
Crown Point's Avicenna Academy develops space shuttle experiment

Crown Point's Avicenna Academy develops space shuttle experiment

CROWN POINT | When Atlantis takes off on the last U.S. space shuttle mission Friday, there will be a few local paramecium on board, thanks to students at tiny Avicenna Academy.

July 07, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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