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Local students head to state competitions

Science Olympians and chess enthusiasts from Northwest Indiana schools are preparing for state tournaments this weekend.

March 21, 2014 12:00 am
Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary schools add credit recovery program

Gary Community School Corp. is the latest district to implement an online credit recovery program to improve its graduation rate.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The Week Ahead — Lake County

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February 16, 2014 12:00 am
More local schools open school-based health centers

More local schools open school-based health centers

Merrillville and Hobart high schools are the latest schools to join the trend of school-based health clinics.

December 15, 2013 11:15 pm Photos

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Cardinals in Regional action tonight

Cardinals in Regional action tonight

EAST CHICAGO | As the East Chicago Central Cardinals play for the Regional title, www.EastChicagoCommunity.com celebrates a magical season with a photo collage of some of this year's captivating moments.

November 15, 2013 1:54 pm Video

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Arch McKinlay with East Chicago Hall of Fame Honorees and Contributors

Arch McKinlay with East Chicago Hall of Fame Honorees and Contributors

Archibald McKinlay, seated, is seen with East Chicago Sports Hall of Fame founder Jim Platis (left) and John Dull and Ardash Daronatsy in September 2012 at East Chicago Central High School honored with a display for being "individuals who for decades have promoted the East Chicago Sports Hal…

November 07, 2013 12:00 am

Rensselaer-Bowman football sectional moved to E.C. Central field

Friday night’s Class 2A Sectional 33 championship game between Rensselaer and host team Bowman Academy will be played at E.C. Central High School, the Indiana High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday.

November 06, 2013 8:13 am

IHSAA moves West Side, Bowman games

The Indiana High School Athletic Association was quite busy Tuesday afternoon.

November 05, 2013 3:23 pm
East Chicago students learn about Gates Millennium Scholars Program

East Chicago students learn about Gates Millennium Scholars Program

EAST CHICAGO | Dr. Chandra Gill had a variety of pointed messages for high school students in their quest for academic excellence when she met with a highly receptive audience at a first-of-its kind presentation recently at East Chicago Central High School.

October 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Martayveus Carter, East Chicago Central running back

Martayveus Carter, East Chicago Central running back

Martayveus Carter talks about the Cardinals rolling over Gavit, 55-0. Video by Joseph Pete.

September 13, 2013 11:04 pm

Calumet neighborhood teens make good use of scholarships

Winning a college scholarship from the Concerned Calumet Citizens Committee positively affects their lives, say young adults who have grown up in the Calumet area of East Chicago.

July 16, 2013 4:35 pm
Creating a sense of community in E.C. neighborhood

Creating a sense of community in E.C. neighborhood

EAST CHICAGO | Individual neighborhoods make up a city. Creating a true community spirit within a neighborhood takes residents’ involvement.

July 16, 2013 4:22 pm
Education the key for young immigrant on her way to becoming lawyer

Education the key for young immigrant on her way to becoming lawyer

When Yolanda Ruiz arrived in the U.S. from rural Guanajuato, Mexico at 10, she quickly found herself in another world.

July 03, 2013 12:00 am
E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for annual skills camp

E'Twaun Moore returns to E.C. Central for annual skills camp

EAST CHICAGO | Former East Chicago Central basketball coach Robert Miles posed a question to a group of youngsters.

June 28, 2013 5:30 pm Photos

Photos

Samatha Hernandez named Tri-Ciy Games 'Athlete of the Year'

Samatha Hernandez named Tri-Ciy Games 'Athlete of the Year'

HAMMOND | Samantha Hernandez landed her first job in the showbiz industry.

June 28, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

Photos

Early College program gets high marks from state

EAST CHICAGO | The Early College program at East Chicago Central High School recently received an endorsement from the University of Indianapolis-based Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning.

June 08, 2013 11:30 pm
Dillinger project earns teen state history contest honors

Dillinger project earns teen state history contest honors

Diana Silva, 15, recently advanced to the state level of the National History Day Competition after taking first place locally for her solo performance about infamous Public Enemy No. 1 John Dillinger.

June 03, 2013 12:00 am
E.C. Central Senior recognized at Tri-county Regional Jr./Sr. Art Show

E.C. Central Senior recognized at Tri-county Regional Jr./Sr. Art Show

EAST CHICAGO | Demetris Cousins, a Senior at EC Central High School, won the highest art award possible at this year's "Tri-County Regional Jr/Sr Art Show" at 'The Visual and Performing Arts Center' in Munster, IN.

May 28, 2013 1:29 pm
Students pitch in to clean up Jeorse Park Beach

Students pitch in to clean up Jeorse Park Beach

EAST CHICAGO | Students from East Chicago Central High School gathered last month to tackle a major problem on Jeorse Park Beach - litter. 

May 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Students keep history alive with competition projects

I have written extensively about the work of Tom Clark’s students at Lake Central High School and the Gold Star Memorial project. They were in the national spotlight with a segment on the CBS Evening News recently, and the feedback has been positive.

March 03, 2013 12:00 am
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