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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Living in a world filled with bullies

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Living in a world filled with bullies

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…

August 10, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Education in region grit behind some school names

MARC CHASE: Education in region grit behind some school names

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.

August 10, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Jump start into kindergarten

Jump start into kindergarten

PORTAGE | Pairs of students took turns rolling a die Tuesday morning.

July 22, 2014 4:35 pm Photos

Photos

Glenda Ritz

Glenda Ritz

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.

May 11, 2014 6:00 pm
Teaching Garden

Teaching Garden

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.

April 03, 2014 7:30 am
Dr. Seuss makes academy call

Dr. Seuss makes academy call

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.

March 03, 2014 3:23 pm
Dr. Seuss makes academy call

Dr. Seuss makes academy call

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…

March 03, 2014 3:24 pm
Dr. Seuss makes academy call

Dr. Seuss makes academy call

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.

March 03, 2014 3:24 pm
Dr. Seuss makes academy call

Dr. Seuss makes academy call

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,…

March 03, 2014 3:24 pm
Dr. Seuss makes academy call

Dr. Seuss makes academy call

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.

March 03, 2014 3:23 pm
Times Columnist Philip Potempa with St. Paul Catholic Elementary School Second Grade Class for Reading Event

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.

March 02, 2014 12:00 am
South Haven kindergarten students mark educational milestone

South Haven kindergarten students mark educational milestone

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…

February 04, 2014 12:50 pm
South Haven kindergarten students mark educational milestone

South Haven kindergarten students mark educational milestone

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.

February 04, 2014 12:50 pm
state super visits school

state super visits 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.

January 31, 2014 4:11 pm
state super visits school

state super visits 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.

January 31, 2014 11:53 am
state super visits Morgan Twp

state super visits Morgan Twp

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.

January 31, 2014 11:53 am
Santa visits South Haven

Santa visits South Haven

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.

December 13, 2013 7:03 pm
Santa visits South Haven

Santa visits South Haven

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.

December 13, 2013 7:03 pm
Santa visits South Haven

Santa visits South Haven

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.

December 13, 2013 7:03 pm

Tri-Creek schools consider levy increase

LOWELL | Tri-Creek schools is proposing a $14.8 million levy to cover a proposed $37.8 million budget.

September 27, 2013 1:45 pm
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