Last time I wrote about how much of the violence and bullying we see in the world can be directly attributed to the school environment. I also wrote just a little on the prevalence of violence among and from the law enforcement officers responsible for keeping the peace and keeping our commu…
Back-to-school time in Northwest Indiana is a prime opportunity for reflection on that good old-fashioned grit which so thoroughly characterizes our region and the people who built it.
PORTAGE | Pairs of students took turns rolling a die Tuesday morning.
Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, right, visited Susan Nadratwoski and her first grade students during a tour of Morgan Township Elementary School earlier this year. The school celebrated being one of 286 National Blue Ribbon Schools across the country.
Milka Atchley, from ArcelorMittal's Burns Harbor, plants celery with South Haven Elementary School kindergarten student, Hunter Reid, 6, last spring as part of the school's Teaching Garden.
Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs reads Dr. Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" to Thea Bowman Leadership Academy kindergarten students in Richelle Marve's class Monday in celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, representatives from the Gary Literacy Coalition visited Thea Bowman Leadership Academy on Monday to read to students in honor of Dr. Seuss birthday, which was Sunday. Drexel Foundation board member Ann Thomas reads from Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" in Nikki…
In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, representatives from the Gary Literacy Coalition visited Thea Bowman Leadership Academy on Monday to read to students. Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs reads from Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" to kindergartners in Richelle Marve's classroom.
In celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday, representatives from the Gary Literacy Coalition, Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs and Drexel board member Ann Thompson visited Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Monday to read to students. On Friday, the students also created "One Fish, Two Fish" handprints,…
Thea Bowman Leadership Academy kindergartners listen to Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs read from Dr. Seuss' "Cat in the Hat" book Monday in Richelle Marve's classroom as part of the school's celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Times Columnist Philip Potempa with St. Paul Catholic Elementary School Second Grade Class for Reading Event
Times Columnist Philip Potempa joined a St. Paul Catholic Elementary School second grade class for a reading event last week in honor of Dr. Seuss' birthday.
Kindergarten student Jasmine Shultz demonstrates her "happy dance" Tuesday while teacher's assistant Charity Sorrells helps her make a 100-day crown at South Haven Elementary School. Kindergarten students celebrated the 100th day of school. The celebration included various activities such as…
Kindergarten teacher Kristin Michalski talks with students about counting snacks in amounts of 10 up to one hundred as they celebrate the 100th day of school Tuesday at South Haven Elementary School.
Morgan Elementary School Principal Michelle Friesen-Carper, top left, and Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, sit with fifth-grade students for a portrait Friday as Ritz toured the school.
Morgan Township Elementary School Physical Education Instructor Donna Schumacher, left, talks with Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz during a tour Friday of Morgan Township Elementary School.
Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz visits Susan Nadratwoski and her first grade students earlier this year during a tour of Morgan Twp. Elementary School. The school was named a blue ribbon school, one of about 286 across the country.
South Haven Elementary School teacher Dujon Guzek helps Isabella Pancer, 5, decorate a Christmas tree ornament with her thumbprint Friday during the second Cookie with Santa event. The South Haven PTO hosted the evening that included crafts for kids to make, cookies and milk -- and Santa.
Logan Hedgepath, 5, visits Friday night with Santa, portrayed by Frank Wiatrowski, during the South Haven PTO's Cookies With Santa event at South Haven Elementary School.
Justine Poe, 5, left, and Avarie Hart, 5, talk with Mrs. Claus, portrayed by Paula Wasiele, of Valparaiso, on Friday night during South Haven PTO's Cookies with Santa at South Haven Elementary School.
LOWELL | Tri-Creek schools is proposing a $14.8 million levy to cover a proposed $37.8 million budget.
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