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Construction Technology class presents Local 599 with plaque

Construction Technology class presents Local 599 with plaque

HAMMOND |Students from the Construction Technology course at the Hammond Area Career Center recently presented Local 599 of the Indiana/Kentucky/Ohio Regional Council of Carpenters with a plaque to thank the carpenters for their continuous support.

July 10, 2014 12:00 am
Hammond students prepare for Lego robotic tournament

Hammond students prepare for Lego robotic tournament

HAMMOND │ Students from 13 Hammond elementary and middle schools Saturday worked to overcome problems people face during a natural disaster.

November 16, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable sent out a survey to Porter County business owners to see how its graduates fare after school.

October 18, 2013 11:26 am
Group laments too few students know about job, training choices

Group laments too few students know about job, training choices

Students wire a three-way switch to a ceiling fan during a construction technology class last year at the Hammond Area Career Center. The Indiana Youth Institute is encouraging local school counselors to help students learn about career alternatives to college.

July 12, 2013 1:30 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Lake Central High School student Sarah Jones last year practices sweating copper pipe in Scott Ciupak's construction technology class at the Hammond Area Career Center. The Indiana Youth Institute is encouraging local school counselors to help students learn about the building trades and oth…

July 12, 2013 1:30 pm
Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, left, watches dental assistant student Sami Pardinek, of Whiting, during a class Wednesday at the Area Career Center in Hammond.

May 08, 2013 10:45 pm
Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public instruction until state legislature changes

Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public instruction until state legislature changes

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, right, gets a tour of the Area Career Center in Hammond by Principal and Director of Career and Technical Education Mike Zimmerman on Wednesday.

May 08, 2013 10:46 pm
Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz, left, meets Hammond schools employees Heather Paskis and Mary Beth Nickolaou, right, before speaking Wednesday at the Area Career Center in Hammond.

May 08, 2013 10:45 pm
Latino students, adults stage protest at Hammond Area Career Center

Latino students, adults stage protest at Hammond Area Career Center

HAMMOND | A group of Latino students who left Clark High School during classes Wednesday morning staged a protest across Sohl Avenue from the Hammond Area Career Center, where Glenda Ritz, Indiana superintendent of public instruction, was talking with administrators and teachers.

May 08, 2013 7:00 pm
Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Ritz: Referendums needed to fund public education until state legislature changes

Referendums to add money to shrinking public school budgets, such as those held Tuesday in Lake and Porter counties, will be the wave of the future as long as the Indiana General Assembly controls funding.

May 08, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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Area Career Center Students compete in Take Off for SkillsUSA State Competition

Area Career Center Students compete in Take Off for SkillsUSA State Competition

HAMMOND | The Area Career Center students will have the chance to challenge their program and practical knowledge and abilities at State SkillsUSA, a Career & Technical Education competition in Indianapolis on April 19 & 20th. Students represent 11 local high schools, (Calumet, Clark…

March 06, 2013 9:13 am Photos

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13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

Students from Clark Middle School David Gill, left, and Nadine Williams compete in the First Lego League robotics competition Saturday at the Hammond Area Career Center.

November 03, 2012 6:50 pm
13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

Judges Rina Horgan, from left, Sarah Michna and Ryan Eckart get ready for the First Lego League robotics competition Saturday at the Hammond Area Career Center.

November 03, 2012 6:50 pm
13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

Students from St. John the Baptist School watch their team compete Saturday in the First Lego League robotics competition at the Hammond Area Career Center.

November 03, 2012 6:50 pm
13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

13 schools participate in 13th annual Lego competition in Hammond

Students from Whiting Middle School cheer for their team in the First Lego League robotics competition Saturday at the Hammond Area Career Center.

November 03, 2012 6:50 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Lake Central High School student Kyle VanHouten, 17, of St. John, practices an overhead angle weld Monday during his industrial maintenance welding class at the Hammond Area Career Center.

February 13, 2012 1:35 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Lake Central High School student Kyle Van Houten, 17, of St. John, practices an overhead angle weld Monday during an industrial maintenance welding class at the Hammond Area Career Center.

February 13, 2012 1:30 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Protective coveralls hang in the industrial maintenance and welding class Monday at the Hammond Area Career Center. Students use the gear when welding, grinding and using cutting torches to avoid burning their clothing.

February 13, 2012 1:30 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Students wire a three-way switch to a ceiling fan Monday during a construction technology class at the Hammond Area Career Center.

February 13, 2012 1:30 pm
Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Schools, trades strive to connect students with jobs

Lake Central High School student Sarah Jones practices sweating copper pipe Monday in Scott Ciupak's construction technology class at the Hammond Area Career Center. High school guidance counselors from Lake and Porter counties toured apprenticeship training centers Wednesday to learn more a…

February 13, 2012 1:30 pm
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