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Griffith Public Schools

Former Griffith school treasurer must repay $34,000

GRIFFITH | A former Ready Elementary School extracurricular treasurer has been accused of misappropriating $17,050 from the Griffith Public Schools.

July 11, 2014 6:00 pm

Griffith kindergarten roundup planned today; bring student

GRIFFITH | Kindergarten roundup for Griffith Public Schools is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today.

April 24, 2014 12:05 am

State auditors investigating Griffith elementary school

GRIFFITH | The Indiana State Board of Accounts has not released an audit of Eldon Ready Elementary School in the Griffith Public Schools pending further investigation.

April 07, 2014 8:45 pm

State Board of Accounts cites issues with Griffith teachers union contract

GRIFFITH | The Indiana State Board of Accounts noted errors in the contract between the Griffith Federation of Teachers Local 761 and Griffith Public Schools.

April 07, 2014 8:30 pm

Griffith police investigating school hit list

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Police Department confirmed Wednesday it is investigating a threatening letter that was discovered Friday at Wadsworth Elementary School.

April 02, 2014 5:00 pm

Griffith officials warn about 'hit list' found in elementary school

GRIFFITH | School officials warned parents Tuesday of a "hit list" that was found at Wadsworth Elementary School.

April 01, 2014 8:30 pm

Lawsuit accuses Griffith schools of forcing out older teachers

HAMMOND | The Griffith Federation of Teachers and six of its members filed an amended complaint in federal court Wednesday accusing Griffith Public Schools of discrimination by replacing older teachers with younger ones with less pay.

March 26, 2014 4:45 pm

Griffith administrators give failing marks to some school test scores

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Public Schools board Thursday acknowledged the high and middle school test scores need improvement and said it will unveil a plan to remedy the problem at a public meeting later this month.

January 10, 2014 5:54 pm

Settlement in works in lawsuit over Griffith students' Facebook comments

HAMMOND | A settlement appears close in the federal court case dealing with Facebook comments made by three Griffith Middle School girls.

February 27, 2013 9:30 pm
School officials: Griffith students' Facebook comments posed a 'true threat'

School officials: Griffith students' Facebook comments posed a 'true threat'

HAMMOND | Three Griffith Middle School girls' Facebook comments about killing several classmates and teachers were not jokes, the school district said in federal court documents filed Tuesday.

June 12, 2012 10:01 am Related

ACLU: 3 Griffith girls expelled over Facebook jokes

HAMMOND | The American Civil Liberties Union is suing Griffith Public Schools after it expelled three eighth-graders for posting on Facebook about whom they would kill — a conversation the ACLU and parents say was sarcastic humor.

April 26, 2012 1:00 pm

Griffith school lunch costs to increase slightly next year

GRIFFITH | Public school students will pay almost the same meal prices during the next school year.

April 15, 2012 7:45 pm

Griffith School Board reduces total credits needed to graduate high school

GRIFFITH | It now takes fewer credits to graduate from Griffith High School.

February 12, 2012 6:50 pm
Bullying: One girl's story

Bullying: One girl's story

GRIFFITH | Marisa Simmons said she had a great group of friends as a seventh-grader at Griffith Middle School.

January 09, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Griffith Public Schools sued over alleged bullying

GRIFFITH | A lawsuit has been filed against another local school system over the alleged bullying of a student.

December 20, 2011 5:45 pm

Griffith school district drafts $25.3M budget for 2012

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Public Schools board is looking at a $25.3 million budget for next year.

July 31, 2011 10:10 pm
Griffith students take on Hammond Rollin' Hoosiers

Griffith students take on Hammond Rollin' Hoosiers

GRIFFITH | Griffith high school and middle school students took on the Hammond Rollin' Hoosiers basketball team recently in an effort to raise awareness about the abilities of persons with disabilities.

April 22, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Beiriger Elementary School project a wrap

GRIFFITH | Renovations at Beiriger Elementary School nearly are finished.

February 19, 2011 12:00 am

House GOP budget hits local school funding hard

INDIANAPOLIS | Many Northwest Indiana schools would receive less state funding over the next two years under a Republican budget plan expected to be approved by a House committee Friday.

February 18, 2011 12:00 am

Assistant superintendent leaving Griffith schools

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Public Schools board announced Thursday that Assistant Superintendent Gary Sutton will leave the district next month to work with Highland schools.

July 23, 2010 12:00 am
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