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School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

School officials reviewing new federal breakfast, lunch program

Some region school food service directors are looking at new federal guidelines allowing more students to eat free school breakfasts and lunches.

July 06, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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Lake Ridge School Board tables raise request

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board tabled the superintendent's request for a raise Monday night.

June 30, 2014 9:15 pm
Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge School Board has completed evaluating Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley and will hold a meeting June 30 to vote on a raise.

June 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Lake Ridge teachers, parents protest $20,000-plus raise for superintendent

Lake Ridge teachers, parents protest $20,000-plus raise for superintendent

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board held a public hearing on whether to extend the superintendent's contract to June 30, 2019, with a salary of $150,000 plus other perks and benefits. Dozens of people crowded the board's meeting room waiting for an opportunity to speak. School Board P…

June 09, 2014 5:33 pm Photos

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High school to host health fair Friday

GARY | Lake Ridge Schools will host its annual free health fair Friday at Calumet High School, 3900 Calhoun St.

April 23, 2014 4:00 pm

3 local after-school programs earn grants

Three region after-school programs are among 53 in the state to win 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.

March 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Lake Ridge teachers press School Board with picketing

Lake Ridge teachers press School Board with picketing

CALUMET TWP. | A Hosford Park Elementary School teacher told the Lake Ridge Community Schools board she continues to live at home with her parents because she doesn't earn enough money to support herself.

October 14, 2013 7:16 pm Video Photos

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Lake Ridge teachers fighting over pay, retirement issues

Lake Ridge teachers fighting over pay, retirement issues

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Members of the Lake Ridge teacher's union held up signs Thursday as parents dropped off students at different school buildings to show their displeasure with continued cuts in the district.

October 10, 2013 11:15 am Video Photos

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Student beaten while waiting for school bus

Student beaten while waiting for school bus

GARY | A female student was beaten when four adults attempted to rob a group of school children at the bus stop in Gary at 7 a.m. Wednesday, police said.

August 21, 2013 6:30 pm Video Photos

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Former Lake Ridge schools official facing additional $10,000 charge in audit, inquiry

CALUMET TWP. | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released its final report Tuesday regarding an investigation into the activities of the former Lake Ridge Community Schools business manager who allegedly stole more than $133,000 from the district.

July 03, 2013 6:49 pm

Ex-Lake Ridge Schools business manager accused of stealing $133K

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A judge has frozen the assets of the former business manager of Lake Ridge Schools amid allegations he pocketed more than $130,000 of school funds, officials said.

May 07, 2013 4:01 pm

Lake Ridge to close Grissom Elementary

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | There was hardly a dry eye in the building when the Lake Ridge School Board voted 4-1 on Monday to close Grissom Elementary School.

March 25, 2013 10:05 pm

Hoosiers cheer public schools at Statehouse rally

INDIANAPOLIS | Migdalia Romero and Emily Romero, the mother and aunt of students attending Lake Ridge Schools, joined nearly 300 parents, teachers and school leaders from across Indiana at the Statehouse Tuesday for a rally celebrating public education.

March 19, 2013 6:00 pm

Lake Ridge parents resolve to cope with school closing

GARY | Grissom Elementary School parent Robyn Probus has attended all three community forums regarding the Lake Ridge Schools' finances and the last three School Board meetings.

March 14, 2013 10:05 pm
Lake Ridge Superintendent: Stand together to weather storm

Lake Ridge Superintendent: Stand together to weather storm

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Officials at Lake Ridge Schools are looking for a long-term fix to a $1.7 million budget deficit the district is facing next year.

March 02, 2013 12:02 am

Lake Ridge mulls privatizing custodial services

CALUMET TWP. | Proposals from two companies who bid to take over custodial services at Lake Ridge Community Schools drew the ire of more than two dozen school workers and residents.

December 10, 2012 9:11 pm

Gary, Lake Ridge districts to host High Ability Parent Fair

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. and Lake Ridge Schools will host a High Ability Parent Fair for students and parents interested in learning more about the gifted and talented program and the Advanced Placement courses.

November 30, 2012 12:00 am
Lake Ridge Schools

Lake Ridge Schools

Lake Ridge Schools School Board will meet May 29.

May 25, 2012 3:04 pm
Lake Ridge expands New Tech to middle school

Lake Ridge expands New Tech to middle school

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Lake Ridge Community Schools will expand its successful New Tech model at Calumet High School to the middle school this fall and eventually to the three elementary schools.

May 22, 2012 7:25 pm Photos

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