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Jerry Ross Elementary School

Jerry Ross students graduate from DARE

Jerry Ross students graduate from DARE

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross had a wonderful DARE Culmination ceremony on April 24 in which 183 students were honored for their completion of the elementary DARE curriculum.

April 30, 2014 1:58 pm

Poetry awards recognize creativity of elementary students

CROWN POINT | Students, their families, and educators gathered recently for the fourth annual Power of Poetry Project Awards at Jerry Ross Elementary School. The Indiana Writers’ Consortium annually partners with elementary schools to recognize young poets’ creativity and talent. Generously …

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
Jerry Ross Students Recognized for Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service

Jerry Ross Students Recognized for Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service

CROWN POINT | Twenty-seven fourth and fifth grade students at Jerry Ross Elementary School were inducted into the National Elementary Honor Society on Feb. 20. These students all represent excellent examples of the four tenants of the honor society – scholarship, leadership, character, and s…

February 25, 2014 2:54 pm
Jerry Ross Elementary celebrates educational excellence with staff vs. student hoops

Jerry Ross Elementary celebrates educational excellence with staff vs. student hoops

CROWN POINT | Work Hard, Play Hard, but Work always before Play. This is one of the mottos at Jerry Ross Elementary.

February 12, 2014 2:07 am
Jerry Ross participates in National Geography Bee

Jerry Ross participates in National Geography Bee

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross is one of the only elementary schools in Lake County to participate in the National Geography Bee.

January 28, 2014 3:27 am
MARC CHASE: Slipping the surly bonds of negativity

MARC CHASE: Slipping the surly bonds of negativity

I learned an important lesson about community last week while visiting about the farthest place I could go from Northwest Indiana while still being within U.S. borders.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am

Jerry Ross Elementary students send messages to Mars

CROWN POINT | Mrs. Sherman’s fourth grade class at Jerry Ross Elementary participated in the “Going to Mars with MAVEN” contest. Students wrote messages as short poems in haiku style about Mars and outer space.

August 07, 2013 11:48 am
Indiana Department of Education gives highest award to several CP schools

Indiana Department of Education gives highest award to several CP schools

CROWN POINT | “Another academic record is broken as more schools than ever in our history earn the Indiana Four Star School Award,” Dr. Teresa A. Eineman, Superintendent of Schools said.

June 10, 2013 11:48 am
Two local schools hold DARE graduations

Two local schools hold DARE graduations

CROWN POINT | Two Crown Point schools recently held D.A.R.E. graduations.

May 15, 2013 5:54 pm Photos

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Jerry Ross fourth graders go back to past

Jerry Ross fourth graders go back to past

CROWN POINT | The fourth grade class at Jerry Ross Elementary School visited Buckley Homestead in Lowell on April 22. Students spent the day in the past experiencing the culture and heritage of farming life during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

April 25, 2013 12:23 pm
Junior Board of Trustees conducts features kindergarten student

Junior Board of Trustees conducts features kindergarten student

CROWN POINT | The youngest school board member is six-years-old and a kindergarten student at Winfield Elementary. Dressed for success, Junior Board Members conducted business with decorum and efficiency.

March 13, 2013 12:01 pm
Native astronaut comes home

Native astronaut comes home

Crown Point astronaut Col. Jerry Ross hasn’t lived here in decades, but he keeps his Region roots strong nonetheless.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am Related
Crash in Winfield cuts power to Jerry Ross Elementary School

Crash in Winfield cuts power to Jerry Ross Elementary School

WINFIELD | A single-vehicle crash Wednesday morning into a Kankakee Valley REMC electrical pole at Randolph Street and 121st Avenue cut power to some customers in that area, including Jerry Ross Elementary School.

January 09, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Jerry Ross students now able to check out e-books

Jerry Ross students now able to check out e-books

The Jerry Ross Elementary School library is the first Crown Point elementary school to provide students with an opportunity to check out books on their personal e-readers. Mrs. Muir, the school media specialist, provides training on designated Wednesday mornings for students.

December 07, 2012 12:16 pm
Jerry Ross Veterans Day program recognizes heroes

Jerry Ross Veterans Day program recognizes heroes

CROWN POINT | The 3rd graders at Jerry Ross presented a Veterans Day program for the whole school in the morning and for their grandparents in the afternoon. The first picture shows 3rd grade students singing “America the Beautiful” and the second picture shows Jerry Ross Boy Scouts saluting…

November 13, 2012 5:21 pm Photos

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Check out the new library at today's grand opening

Beginning at 2 p.m. today with a ribbon cutting ceremony, the Crown Point Community Library will celebrate its grand opening at 122 N. Main St.

October 28, 2012 12:00 am

Winfield cuts speed limit along Randolph Street near Jerry Ross Elementary

WINFIELD | The official speed limit along Randolph Street going past Jerry Ross Elementary School is now 30 mph.

September 26, 2012 6:05 pm
Winfield Elementary School March 2012 Students of the Month honored for Justice

Winfield Elementary School March 2012 Students of the Month honored for Justice

CROWN POINT | The Winfield/Jerry Ross Elementary School PTO has announced the Winfield Elementary Students of the Month. Each month, students are nominated by their teachers based on the Crown Point Life Skills Program.

March 26, 2012 11:14 am

23 area schools named Four Star Schools

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Education named 23 region schools Four Star Schools on Wednesday for their superior student achievement in math and English.

December 22, 2011 11:00 am
Jerry Ross Elementary November Students of the Month honored for Gratitude

Jerry Ross Elementary November Students of the Month honored for Gratitude

CROWN POINT | Jerry Ross Elementary School PTO has announced the Elementary Students of the Month. Each month, students are nominated by their teachers based on the Crown Point Life Skills Program.

December 01, 2011 3:55 pm
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