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Hammond Academy Of Science And Technology

Local schools continue to focus on improving schools

While school grades have not been officially released by the Indiana Department of Education, school districts have known their preliminary grades for about a month.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm
South Shore Arts thinks "everykid" deserves a chance to be an artist

South Shore Arts thinks "everykid" deserves a chance to be an artist

South Shore Arts' everykid program served 7000 kids in early 2000. Today the program serves 30,000 kids in Lake and Porter counties.

September 21, 2014 11:06 am Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: My grandfather helped shape me, this region

YOUNG VOICES: My grandfather helped shape me, this region

On July 9, my grandfather, Louis F. Anderson, passed away quietly in his sleep. On that day I lost the greatest mentor I have ever had — a man who, though never holding political office or working for a major corporation, helped make this region what it is today.

August 11, 2014 12:00 am
Sea lab study trip brings teen closer to her career goal

Sea lab study trip brings teen closer to her career goal

Many young people dream of becoming a marine biologist, but Hammond resident Attia Gray is putting in the work to ensure her dream becomes a reality.

June 25, 2014 12:00 am

HAST graduates its first class and it was worth the wait

In 2005, the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology was merely a dream of Mayor Tom McDermott Jr. as he convened a task force to explore options and measures that would potentially result in a new learning center for the city.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am
HAST students showcase projects

HAST students showcase projects

HAMMOND | Eight Hammond Academy of Science and Technology seniors showcased STEM-related projects Tuesday at the Purdue University Calumet Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation.

April 29, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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HAST students partner with PUC to present projects

HAMMOND | Eight seniors at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology are showcasing STEM-related learning projects they have developed over the past academic year at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation.

April 26, 2014 12:00 am

HAST students partner with Purdue Calumet CIVS to present projects April 29

HAMMOND | Eight senior students of the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology (HAST) are showcasing STEM-related learning projects they have developed over the past academic year at Purdue University Calumet’s Center for Innovation through Visualization and Simulation (CIVS).

April 24, 2014 4:10 pm

Hammond chess tournament Saturday to benefit academy

HAMMOND | The fourth annual Hammond Open Chess Tournament will be Saturday at the Jean Shepherd Center, 3031 J.F. Mahoney Drive.

April 21, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond partnership gives back to community

Hammond partnership gives back to community

HAMMOND | United Neighborhoods Inc., Havmack Construction and students from Hammond Academy of Science and Technology worked together Saturday to make their city a better place.

April 05, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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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

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
New state ed board member visits HAST

New state ed board member visits HAST

HAMMOND | The newest member of the Indiana State Board of Education stopped in Northwest Indiana Wednesday and toured the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology charter school.

November 20, 2013 5:00 pm Photos

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DOUG ROSS: It's harder to sing Bennett's praises now

DOUG ROSS: It's harder to sing Bennett's praises now

Tony Bennett did some good work when he was Indiana's superintendent of public instruction. But it's becoming apparent he did some really embarrassing things, too.

August 02, 2013 12:05 am
YOUNG VOICES: Charter school HAST exceeded expectations

YOUNG VOICES: Charter school HAST exceeded expectations

If you've read any of my previous columns, you'll know I'm no friend of public education. I used to have the same attitude toward charter schools.

March 11, 2013 12:00 am

The Week Ahead - Lake County

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December 31, 2012 12:00 am

Applications being accepted for Hammond science school

HAMMOND | Applications are being accepted for the sixth-grade lottery at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology for next school year.

December 31, 2012 12:00 am
Building outlay skews HAST per-student cost

Building outlay skews HAST per-student cost

A list of school expenditures of every school in Indiana has prompted a political blogger to post them online and present them as though they are actual and accurate per-student costs for each school. Local principals, superintendents and others said those calculations are misleading because…

December 22, 2012 7:30 pm Photos

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Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

HAMMOND | As astronauts aboard the International Space Station floated on the screen, an Avicenna Academy seventh-grader was among a small number of students across the country to pose a question up to space.

November 15, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Students pose questions to International Space Station astronauts

Avicenna Academy seventh-grader Maria Khan waits for the connection with the International Space Station during a video conference Thursday at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology.

November 15, 2012 4:55 pm
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