As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall behind in their studies and receive poor grades.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest’s One Book…One Campus…One Community reading initiative kicks into high gear Saturday, Oct. 4 with the screening of a highly anticipated documentary that will fuel the discussion of themes in the latest book selection for the 2014-15 academic year, The New …
PORTAGE | Portage Township Schools Superintendent Richard Weigel is inviting residents to have a chat over a cup of coffee.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville Intermediate School teacher Stephanie Flaris’s sixth grade Science Students didn’t realize but they were being instructed in a new curriculum STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math). The Marshmallow Challenge activity incorporates all.
RIVERDALE | New Dolton West Elementary District 148 teachers received some helpful tips and information during a two-day orientation program held prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year.
ST. JOHN | Several Lake Central School Corp. teachers came away with a little cash from a recent School Board meeting.
CHICAGO | A school safety program beefed up after dozens of Chicago schools were closed last year will get a $10 million infusion from the state of Illinois for further expansion, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday.
Induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst of Dolton West Elementary District 148 speaks to new teachers during the two-day orientation program earlier this month.
Dolton West School District 148 welcomes its new teachers to the 2014-15 school year. The district hosted a new teacher orientation for incoming teachers on Aug. 11 and 12. The sessions were led by the district's induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst. Pictured front row from left, are: …
CROWN POINT | The Indiana Department of Education has Crown Point High School as one of the Indiana schools to receive the Indiana Gold Star School Counseling Award in 2014. Gold Star schools undergo a rigorous process to raise student achievement by creating local community advisory groups …
CROWN POINT | Crown Point High School Social Studies teacher, Don Bernacky, was nominated as the District 1 and Indiana High School Educator of the Year at The American Legion, Department of Indiana 96th Annual State Convention, in Indianapolis this past July.
CROWN POINT | Come join St. Mary Catholic Community School's Home and School Association at Youche Country Club for the school's annual golf outing. The outing will take place on September 6 at noon. Your $100 registration fee includes 18 holes of golf at a beautiful private club, lunch, ref…
LOWELL | Despite unanswered jurisdiction concerns, the Town Council approved a memo of understanding Monday with Tri-Creek Schools that will put a Lowell police officer in the schools 20 hours a week.
EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana State Board of Accounts cites numerous issues in its latest audit of the School City of East Chicago, including saying the teacher contract signed in 2011 appears to run afoul of a state law prohibiting school corporations from entering into contracts for which the…
CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 students can benefit from a Back To School Clerk Day taking place from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday in the City Hall parking lot, 204 Pulaski Road.
HOBART | River Forest Community Schools Corp. will continue its Virtual Academy for the 2014-15 school year.
CALUMET CITY | Almost 200 eighth-grade graduates from Districts 171, 158, 157, 156, 155, and 154.5 participated in District 215’s inaugural “Summer Academy Transition to High School” program this summer, according to a news release.
LANSING | Boundary lines in Lansing Elementary District 158 will be examined this year to avoid overcrowding in district schools.
CEDAR LAKE | The sole bidder for three major projects has been awarded contracts on all of them.
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