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Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

Longtime teacher retires with memories and satisfaction

After 22 years of teaching math and science to seventh- and eighth-graders at Trinity Lutheran School in Crown Point, Laura Sauerman began this school year without the sounds of school bells ringing in her ears. That's because she has retired from the classroom, but that doesn't mean she won…

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

Former astronaut Jerry Ross talks to kids at museum about his lifelong love of space

CHICAGO | More than 3,000 students, including some from Northwest Indiana classrooms, mingled Friday with Museum of Science and Industry scholars and officials who offered insight into growing fields in science.

October 04, 2013 10:00 pm Photos

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YOUNG VOICES: Math helped me solve for more than X

YOUNG VOICES: Math helped me solve for more than X

Through my years of struggling with proofs, solving for “x,” and anything math related, I have learned the idea of asking for help.

December 24, 2012 12:00 am

Some Indiana students, teachers will get paid for passing scores on AP tests

INDIANAPOLIS | Students at nine Hoosier high schools — none in Northwest Indiana — will be paid $100 for passing Advanced Placement exams in math, science or English, in addition to earning college credit.

April 12, 2012 1:45 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Nancy Packovski leads students in an exercise about various angles Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Nancy Packovski leads students in an exercise Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School fourth-graders Brittany Esquiveo, right, and Alexis Miller use masking tape on the classroom floor while solving perimeter and area assignments Wednesday.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Educator panel says navigating excellence a complex process

Meister Elementary School teacher Jennifer Connell, center, high-fives Paul Schultz and congratulates Alexis Miller, left, and Brittany Esquiveo while working on area and perimeter problems using masking tape on the classroom floor.

February 29, 2012 4:40 pm
Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

Work Keys certificates show students have needed job skills

MERRILLVILLE | As part of a special Senior Career Day, seniors at Merrillville High School recently were awarded Work Force Readiness Certificates that document reading for information and math application skills needed for entry-level jobs in business and industry.

November 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Court not swayed by math error claim

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals will not adjust the monetary damages awarded in a LaPorte County case after a juror claimed the jury got its math wrong.

September 12, 2011 3:30 pm

District 171 to offer algebra to Heritage students

LANSING | Sunnybrook Elementary District 171 soon will offer algebra classes to all of its eighth-grade students.

June 23, 2011 10:23 am
NASA astronaut talks to kids about science

NASA astronaut talks to kids about science

Discoveries Unlimited and the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana brought NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence to their Reaching for the Stars Expo, encouraging kids to pursue science and math fields.

April 12, 2011 8:19 pm
It adds up

It adds up

Local students participated in the 15th annual Math Bowl on Thursday at Col. John Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 8:20 pm
It adds up

It adds up

Lake Street Elementary School students Molly Hannah, Karlye Sopczak and Zach Matijevich work on a problem Thursday during the Math Bowl in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 8:20 pm
It adds up

It adds up

MacArthur Elementary School fifth-grader Darren Cicero changes the score for Solon Robinson Elementary School during the Math Bowl on Thursday at Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 8:20 pm
It adds up

It adds up

Bailey Elementary School students Matthew Whisenant, Maverick Custin and Emmani Ellis work on a problem Thursday as they participate in the 15th annual Math Bowl at Col. Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 8:20 pm
It adds up

It adds up

Jacob Keaveney cheers on Jerry Ross Elementary School students Thursday in the 15th annual Math Bowl at Col. John Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 8:20 pm
It adds up

It adds up

Merrillville Intermediate School students Gerald Akujobi, Dakota Sampson and Kameron Flowers work on a problem as they participate in the 15th annual Indiana Academic Math Bowl on Thursday at Col. Wheeler Middle School in Crown Point.

March 10, 2011 7:50 pm
Adding up some math fun

Adding up some math fun

John Holland Sr., and his 7-year-old son John Holland Jr., play a card game that help kids understand the order of numbers Thursday night at Saylor Elementary School in South Haven.

October 07, 2010 7:04 pm
Adding up some math fun

Adding up some math fun

Emily Engle, 4, practices geometry Thursday at one of the stations at Saylor Elementary in South Haven.

October 07, 2010 7:06 pm
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