Roosevelt High School
INDIANAPOLIS | A street running through the heart of Gary soon could be renamed to honor a late mayor whose heart pulsed with the rhythm of the city he loved.
New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon was shivering alongside team broadcaster Rick Rizzs and general manager Jack Zduriencik during last month's FanFest at Safeco Field.
Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz has hired outreach coordinators to help struggling school districts instead of taking over failing schools. That outreach must be forceful, however, to make sure improvements do happen.
HOBART | Charles Murray, a Gary Indiana native and Roosevelt High School alumnus, is the writer/director of the independent film "Things Never Said" that will debut locally Friday.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
It’s 1961, and I’m walking toward the front entrance of Roosevelt High School, Gary. What a beautiful structure and park-like setting, with manicured lawn and trees giving testimony that this school has pride!
Attendance has been a big problem for Roosevelt College and Career Academy during the school's first year under EdisonLearning's control, just as it was when the Gary school district was in charge.
INDIANAPOLIS | Quentin Smith was a Tuskegee Airman, a former Gary city councilman and a living legend when he died Tuesday at age 94.
Indiana isn't a completely red state. Look at races down the ballot, and you'd call it purple.
The battle lines are clearly drawn in the race for Indiana's superintendent of public instruction. It's not just Republican vs. Democrat, but also the status quo vs. rapid change. We support reforms.
Students gather outside the venue to get a glimpse and possible photo of Gabrielle Douglas as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.
Peter Smith of Foundations of East Chicago and Natalie Hawkins, mother of gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, look on as she shows off one of her gold medals as the Olympian visits the Indiana University Northwest campus.
Gabrielle Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins listen to speakers at a luncheon as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.
Gabrielle Douglas has a laugh as Robert Brown, a Calumet High School senior and event MC, straightens his tie for a photo with the Olympic gold medalist.
GARY | Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas greeted Gary high schoolers Monday with words of advice.
It was a pact among six young men. A pact made long before they could probably fully grasp the challenge that would await them.
GARY | EdisonLearning Inc. unveiled an ambitious plan Thursday night to turn around academics at Roosevelt Career and Technical Academy, creating a culture of students who want to learn.
HOBART | The winners in Gary's Good Deeds Campaign provided food and clothing to the needy, cleaned up trash-filled vacant lots, restored parks and taught kids how to play basketball.
Roosevelt High School students enrolled in the Barden Gary Foundation scholarship program gather around foundation board members and Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, standing in center, and foundation President Chareice White, seated with presentation check. The group honored Brigette Kelly,…
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