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School City Of Hammond

Alumni group plans two benefits for Hammond students

HAMMOND | Alumni & Friends of Hammond Schools invites residents to think Christmas and Catch the B.U.S. to help School City of Hammond students in grades kindergarten through 12 succeed.

October 21, 2014 6:15 pm

PUC students to promote literacy at Hammond elementary schools

HAMMOND | Nearly 400 Purdue University Calumet students are partnering with the Lake Area United Way on Friday to advance literacy by mentoring and reading to students in more than 110 School City of Hammond elementary classrooms.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

GUEST COMMENTARY: United We Read engages children, volunteers, parents

Imagine for a moment that you lacked the ability to read. How would you find employment that provided a living wage for you and your family if you could not complete a simple job application? How would you be able to drive a car if you could not read directional or street signs? How would yo…

September 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Company accuses Hammond schools of collusion in boiler bid

HAMMOND | An Illinois company is steamed it wasn't awarded a contract for a boiler replacement project at Morton Senior High School and is suing both the School City of Hammond and the winning bidder, Stevens Engineers & Constructors Inc.

September 22, 2014 6:42 pm
Kramer & Leonard donates school supplies to School City of Hammond

Kramer & Leonard donates school supplies to School City of Hammond

HAMMOND | Kramer & Leonard, an office supply store in Chesterton, Indiana, donated 70 school supply kits to the School City of Hammond. Each kit contained about 25 school supply items, including construction paper, colored pencils, crayons, folders, a composition book, pens, mechanical p…

September 18, 2014 2:11 pm

Hammond High teacher accused of throwing chair

HAMMOND | A substitute teacher at Hammond High School is accused of throwing a chair at a student in the classroom.

September 10, 2014 7:58 pm
Horseshow Casino employees donate school supplies

Horseshow Casino employees donate school supplies

HAMMOND | Employees of Horseshoe Casino collected a variety of school supplies, which included glue, crayons, pencils, pens, erasers, notebooks and other items. The items were sorted and packed in three boxes and will be distributed to homeless students that attend Hammond Public Schools.

August 19, 2014 3:39 pm

Special ed can begin before school

Parents need not wait until the start of their child's first school year to start receiving special education services, said Indiana Youth Institute President Bill Stanczykiewicz.

August 17, 2014 6:30 pm
Beaten Hammond schools chief continuing recovery

Beaten Hammond schools chief continuing recovery

HAMMOND | Hammond schools Superintendent Walter Watkins is continuing to recover.

July 30, 2014 7:30 pm
Hammond school superintendent listed in fair condition

Hammond school superintendent listed in fair condition

HAMMOND | Walter Watkins, the School City of Hammond superintendent who was brutally beaten two weeks ago, has been upgraded to fair condition.

July 16, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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State audit finds some accounts overdrawn in Hammond schools

HAMMOND | The Indiana State Board of Accounts audit of the School City of Hammond shows some accounts are overdrawn.

July 14, 2014 5:49 pm

Hammond School Board names acting superintendent

HAMMOND | The chief administrator for academic services for the School City of Hammond has been named the acting superintendent while Superintendent Walter Watkins remains hospitalized.

July 08, 2014 7:34 pm

Watkins' condition improves

HAMMOND | The condition of Hammond Schools Superintendent Walter Watkins has been upgraded from critical to serious condition, a hospital spokesman said.

July 05, 2014 8:00 pm

Hammond police search for clues in school chief's case

HAMMOND | Hammond police continue to search for clues in the brutal beating of Walter Watkins, the School City of Hammond superintendent.

July 03, 2014 7:30 pm
Hammond school chief in critical condition

Hammond school chief in critical condition

HAMMOND | The superintendent for the School City of Hammond remains in critical condition in the intensive care unit at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

July 02, 2014 2:59 pm Photos

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Hammond school superintendent severely beaten in home invasion

Hammond school superintendent severely beaten in home invasion

HAMMOND | The superintendent for the School City of Hammond was severely beaten during a home invasion, police said.

July 01, 2014 4:18 pm Photos

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Hammond school district reassigns administrators, some teachers

Hammond school district reassigns administrators, some teachers

HAMMOND | In January, the School City of Hammond notified five administrators they would be lose their positions because their schools were failing.

June 16, 2014 1:00 am Related
Fifth-graders participate in Enviro Art Day

Fifth-graders participate in Enviro Art Day

HAMMOND | The second annual Enviro Art Day was held on April 22, 2014 at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Hammond. Enviro Art is a one day event with four fifth-graders from each School City of Hammond elementary school attending.

May 21, 2014 3:30 pm Photos

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Hammond may tap new fund source for College Bound

HAMMOND | An ordinance introduced during the City Council meeting Monday would extend the College Bound scholarship program for students in the class of 2026, but will cap the amount at current tuition rates.

April 28, 2014 7:50 pm

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
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