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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

21 NWI schools checkmate their way to state chess tourney

HAMMOND | Northwest Indiana schools will be sending more than 35 teams of young chess players to next month's state tournament.

February 24, 2014 6:00 pm
Gavit's Great Gladiators recognized

Gavit's Great Gladiators recognized

HAMMOND | The teachers at Gavit Middle/High School recently recognized their “Great Gladiator” students in grades 6-12 for demonstrating outstanding skills in the areas of respect, responsibility, engagement, and caring as part of Gavit’s PBIS program encouraging positive behaviors.

December 06, 2013 3:29 pm
Gavit Middle School students read

Gavit Middle School students read

HAMMOND | Gavit Middle School students have made tremendous progress in their reading comprehension this past school year.

July 25, 2013 2:25 pm Photos

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Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

Middle schoolers learn about careers at PUC program

HAMMOND | Seventh- and eighth-grade students from Hammond Gavit Middle School recently visited Purdue University Calumet to explore engineering technology and engineering disciplines.

June 28, 2013 12:00 am
Gavit middle schoolers learn about engineering technology at Purdue Calumet

Gavit middle schoolers learn about engineering technology at Purdue Calumet

HAMMOND | Seventh and eighth grade students from Hammond Gavit Middle School recently visited Purdue University Calumet to explore engineering technology and engineering disciplines.

June 24, 2013 12:08 pm
Gavit band, choir see success at competion in Lowell

Gavit band, choir see success at competion in Lowell

HAMMOND | There have been some very exciting things happening within the Performing Arts department at Donald E. Gavit Middle/High School. This past weekend was the Indiana State School Music Association Festival where the Gavit’s Band and Choir both competed.

April 24, 2013 4:49 pm
Local sixth graders design dream homes

Local sixth graders design dream homes

HAMMOND | During the month of March, sixth grade students from the Planets Community at Gavit Middle School worked on a “Dream Home” project. This project gave the students an opportunity to let their imaginations run wild. The students designed and drew their dream home and also wrote a des…

April 24, 2013 4:29 pm Photos

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Gavit Middle School students are on the move

Gavit Middle School students are on the move

HAMMOND | America is on the move to raise a healthier generation of kids. According to the website www.letsmove.gov, Let's Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation so that children born today will grow up…

March 20, 2013 3:03 pm
Gavit Middle School students learn about ancient civilizations

Gavit Middle School students learn about ancient civilizations

HAMMOND | Seventh graders in the Stars Community at Gavit Middle School recently studied ancient civilizations in their reading, language arts and social studies classes.

March 12, 2013 6:04 pm
Gavit Middle School Students Learn About Ancient Civilizations

Gavit Middle School Students Learn About Ancient Civilizations

HAMMOND | Seventh graders in the Stars Community at Gavit Middle School recently studied ancient civilizations in their reading, language arts, and social studies classes. In reading class, students read different Roman and Greek myths and wrote their own myths about a variety of different topics.

March 11, 2013 6:33 pm
Traveling World of Reptiles slivers its way into Gavit Middle School

Traveling World of Reptiles slivers its way into Gavit Middle School

HAMMOND | The Traveling World of Reptiles slithered its way into Gavit Middle School in February. Sixth and seventh grade students in the Constellation and Planet communities were able to hold, pet, and sometimes even wear a variety of creepy crawlies.

March 06, 2013 6:08 pm Photos

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The Challenger's challenge

The Challenger's challenge

HAMMOND | On Feb. 8-12, sixth graders from the Planets Community at Gavit Middle School and Gavit High School went to Purdue Calumet to go to the Challenger Learning Center. Everyone that attended said they had fun.

February 25, 2013 1:26 pm Photos

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Gavit wins fifth-straight city title, goes undefeated -- again

Gavit wins fifth-straight city title, goes undefeated -- again

HAMMOND | Spartacus would have been proud of these Gladiators.

November 16, 2012 10:00 pm
Gavit students focus on engineering at PUC

Gavit students focus on engineering at PUC

Purdue Calumet University engineering student Mike Stam on Thursday shows Gavit Middle School student Charles Epps a vehicle designed by PUC students for the Baja SAE contest. Epps and other Gavit students toured the university's classrooms and labs to learn about careers in engineering.

May 10, 2012 3:44 pm
Hammond students excel at chess tournament

Hammond students excel at chess tournament

HAMMOND | During the Columbus Day holiday weekend, 138 students gathered in Oak Brook, Ill.  to compete in the 2011 Susan Polgar Boys and Girls World Open chess tournament.

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
Gavit Middle School students learn about engineering and technology careers

Gavit Middle School students learn about engineering and technology careers

Gavit Middle School students from Hammond learned about career opportunities in engineering and engineering technology during a recent visit to Purdue University Calumet.

July 08, 2011 12:00 am
Gavit Middle School students learn about engineering and technology careers

Gavit Middle School students learn about engineering and technology careers

HAMMOND | A total of 30 students from Hammond's Gavit Middle School have a better understanding about career opportunities in engineering and engineering technology following a recent visit to Purdue University Calumet.

July 08, 2011 12:00 am
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