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School City Of Hammond

Hammond schools conduct kindergarten, PACT and Head Start registration

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond is holding a Kindergarten Round-Up through May 21.

March 31, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: State must turn around troubled schools

The Indiana Department of Education is stepping in at Gary Community School Corp., labeling it a high-risk district. That could allow the state to take control of the district's federal funds, including determining how they're spent.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
Develop solid goals, Hammond students advised

Develop solid goals, Hammond students advised

HAMMOND | A 1970 graduate of Morton High School encouraged students to develop good goals and surround themselves with friends who have solid goals so they can support one another.

March 20, 2014 8:04 pm Photos

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Hammond parents protest removing principals

HAMMOND | Parents packed a special School City of Hammond board meeting Thursday night to protest the removal of principals at several failing schools.

February 27, 2014 9:08 pm

Hammond schools schedules make-up time

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond, like districts across the state, is scheduling time to make up the days students were out of school due to bad weather this school year.

February 21, 2014 6:30 pm

Some Hammond schools present improvement plans

HAMMOND | Seven Hammond schools presented Student Achievement Plans on Tuesday to focus on how to improve the schools academically.

February 18, 2014 11:30 pm

Cops: Girl handed out morphine pills at school

HAMMOND | Three Gavit High School students were transported to the hospital Tuesday after taking pills that turned out to be morphine.

February 05, 2014 3:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Hold schools accountable, help students improve

Indiana's accountability grades for school districts are, not surprising, a mixed bag for Northwest Indiana.

January 29, 2014 12:00 am Related
Local businesses help raise funds for winter-wear items

Local businesses help raise funds for winter-wear items

HAMMOND | School City of Hammond students walk to school if they live within an approximate 1.5 mile radius of their school. One particularly blustery day, ACC University English teacher Meagan Stephens noted that all seven of the children walking to Eggers Middle School on Becker Street wer…

December 29, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond school system advances diversity program

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond is launching a diversity initiative, complete with student and parent assemblies and motivational speakers, a school official said.

November 26, 2013 8:15 pm
Hammond students prepare for Lego robotic tournament

Hammond students prepare for Lego robotic tournament

HAMMOND │ Students from 13 Hammond elementary and middle schools Saturday worked to overcome problems people face during a natural disaster.

November 16, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Hammond schools adopt safety, security policies

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond board approved new safety and security guidelines Monday with the exception of a policy that calls for certain authorized school employees to carry and use recording equipment, including wearing monitoring equipment while on duty.

November 11, 2013 8:31 pm

Hammond schools consider video, audio monitoring

HAMMOND | The Board of Trustees for the School City of Hammond is considering a policy to allow some personnel carry and use recording equipment, including wearing monitoring equipment while on duty.

November 09, 2013 6:45 pm

Hammond teachers settle contract

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond is the most recent region district to settle its teacher contract, giving "effective teachers" a 3.5 percent salary increase.

October 30, 2013 7:50 pm

Alumni & Friends of Hammond Schools hosting night at the theater

HAMMOND | Alumni & Friends of Hammond Schools is hosting a night at the theater Thursday in support of School City of Hammond .

October 23, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond schools readying online documents

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond is in the process of putting its school board documents online.

October 21, 2013 8:00 pm

Former Morton coach suing Hammond schools

HAMMOND | Former Morton High School teacher and coach Benjamin Chinn is suing the School City of Hammond and its School Board three months after being acquitted of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.

September 20, 2013 6:46 pm

Hammond schools implement new initiatives

HAMMOND | New initiatives implemented this fall by the School City of Hammond include a cultural diversity initiative, a JROTC program at Hammond High School, full-day kindergarten and a partnership between the Hammond Area Career Center and Vincennes University.

September 02, 2013 12:00 am
Hammond students return to the classroom

Hammond students return to the classroom

HAMMOND | Morton High School English teacher and department chair James Hoelzel greeted students who walked into his class, telling the group of nearly 30 teens their most important job is school.

August 21, 2013 5:35 pm Photos

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Hammond school leaders want to turn around Maywood Elementary

HAMMOND | The School City of Hammond wants to implement the turnaround model of school reform at Maywood Elementary School.

July 08, 2013 7:45 pm
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