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Forest Ridge Academy 5K Run/Walk features Hawaiian theme

Forest Ridge Academy 5K Run/Walk features Hawaiian theme

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy will host its annual Hawaiian-themed 5K Trail Run and Walk, and three-quarter-mile Kids Fun Run on Saturday at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St, Griffith. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m. and the non-competitive walk and Hawaii 5K Run, a…

September 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Stories galore at Forest Ridge Academy

SCHERERVILLE | There were "stories galore" when children's author Judy Fradin came to Forest Ridge Academy.

May 11, 2014 12:00 am

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

Munster Science Olympiad teams sweep regional at PUC

HAMMOND | Munster High School swept the Division C Science Olympiad regional competition Saturday at Purdue University Calumet.

February 18, 2014 8:45 pm
Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy has a special tradition of service learning and community service projects. The last day of school before the holiday break in December is set aside for service initiatives that range from visiting the elderly to making blankets for St. Joseph Carmelite Ho…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

SCHERERVILLE | At a time of year when most children 3 and 4 are thinking only of Santa Claus and what gifts he will leave under their tree, preschoolers at Forest Ridge Academy have been thinking of others.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

SCHERERVILLE | The Young Scholars preschool class at Forest Ridge Academy spent a week learning about pilgrims, Native Americans and a big boat called the Mayflower.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Students salute veterans with special programs

Students salute veterans with special programs

First-graders at St. Michael School in Schererville sing "America" to veterans during the school's celebration honoring those who served.

November 12, 2013 12:00 am
Students salute veterans with special programs

Students salute veterans with special programs

Forest Ridge second-grader Ashtyn Payne gives her grandfather, Leonard Jones, a hug after a program and presentation by second-graders Monday honoring military veterans.

November 12, 2013 12:00 am
Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

If planet Earth makes it through another millennium, it just may be because of Chance Troksa.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy will host its annual Hawaiian-themed 5K Trail Run, noncompetitive walk, and three-quarter-mile Kids Fun Run on Sept. 28 at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St., Griffith. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m., while the walk and Hawaii 5K, a CRS…

September 18, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

SCHERERVILLE | About 375 teachers from across the country attended a seminar Monday at Forest Ridge Academy focusing on how to better engage challenging students.

August 05, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

Chris Biffle, director of Whole Brain Teaching, leads teachers in a session Monday during the Midwest Whole Brain Teaching Conference at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

August 05, 2013 5:23 pm
Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

Teachers come from across the country for brain-training conference

Chris Biffle, director of Whole Brain Teaching, leads teachers in a session Monday during the Midwest Whole Brain Teaching Conference at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

August 05, 2013 5:23 pm
Kindergartners celebrate Read Across America with Dr. Seuss fun

Kindergartners celebrate Read Across America with Dr. Seuss fun

SCHERERVILLE | In honor of the Read Across America program, kindergartners at Forest Ridge Academy spent a week learning about the popular children’s author, Theodor Seuss Geisel.

June 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy is home to an abundance of "mathletes" - at least that's what coaches found out when they put out a call last December for Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers Bowl team members.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

SCHERERVILLE | At the beginning of the school year, Kelly Rodriguez and Kristy Sliger promised their kindergarten classes at Forest Ridge Academy that there would be a celebration on the 100th Day of School.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

'Echt' of an effort earns spelling bee title

UNION TOWNSHIP | After spelling "echt" in an earlier round Saturday, Sean Ives had no trouble dealing with "efficacy," handling it with efficacy, to earn the title and the trip to Washington, D.C., for the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.

March 09, 2013 8:15 pm
Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy fifth-grade teachers Chris Osika and Thespena Panos had their students begin their recent study unit on Medieval Times from the ground up, by building castles out of clay.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Children’s author shares stories with Forest Ridge students

Children’s author shares stories with Forest Ridge students

SCHERERVILLE | Listening to stories is nothing new at Forest Ridge Academy, but hearing them from the actual author is.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
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