Lake Ridge 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.
CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board voted against giving its superintendent a raise.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | An East Chicago man wanted on several warrants was captured Wednesday following a foot chase that led to the lockdown of an elementary school, police said.
GARY | Teachers in Lake Ridge Schools and Gary Community School Corp. were fired up Monday, a couple of days before school starts, as keynote speakers addressed teachers in those respective districts.
CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge Community Schools board has again tabled the issue of whether Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley gets a salary increase and a contract extension.
Some region school food service directors are looking at new federal guidelines allowing more students to eat free school breakfasts and lunches.
CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board tabled the superintendent's request for a raise Monday night.
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.
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…
GARY | Lake Ridge Schools will host its annual free health fair Friday at Calumet High School, 3900 Calhoun St.
Three region after-school programs are among 53 in the state to win 21st Century Community Learning Center grants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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