Showing: 1-20 of 33

Sharon Johnson-shirley

Local schools continue to focus on improving schools

While school grades have not been officially released by the Indiana Department of Education, school districts have known their preliminary grades for about a month.

October 15, 2014 8:00 pm
It is not new money

It is not new money

I would like to clarify some facts in response to the article written in this newspaper regarding the contract of Dr. Sharon Johnson-Shirley of the Lake Ridge School Corporation. It is not new money.

September 25, 2014 12:00 am

No raise for Lake Ridge superintendent Johnson-Shirley

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board voted against giving its superintendent a raise.

September 10, 2014 3:03 pm

Lake Ridge board again tables salary increase

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge Community Schools board has again tabled the issue of whether Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley gets a salary increase and a contract extension.

August 11, 2014 9:38 pm

Lake Ridge School Board to talk more about salary increase

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board will further negotiate a salary increase for Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley.

July 14, 2014 8:30 pm

Lake Ridge Board fills vacancy

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board has appointed Kenneth Buckley to fill a vacant seat on the board.

July 11, 2014 12:22 pm

Lake Ridge superintendent's salary dispute escalates into tiff

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The community's displeasure with a salary increase for the Lake Ridge superintendent escalated into a disagreement Monday night between her husband and some residents.

July 01, 2014 1:25 pm

Lake Ridge School Board tables raise request

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board tabled the superintendent's request for a raise Monday night.

June 30, 2014 9:15 pm
Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

Lake Ridge super defends pay-hike request

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge School Board has completed evaluating Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley and will hold a meeting June 30 to vote on a raise.

June 12, 2014 6:00 pm
Lake Ridge Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley

Lake Ridge Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley

Lake Ridge Schools Superintendent Sharon Johnson-Shirley

June 12, 2014 1:03 pm
Lake Ridge teachers, parents protest $20,000-plus raise for superintendent

Lake Ridge teachers, parents protest $20,000-plus raise for superintendent

CALUMET TWP. | The Lake Ridge School Board held a public hearing on whether to extend the superintendent's contract to June 30, 2019, with a salary of $150,000 plus other perks and benefits. Dozens of people crowded the board's meeting room waiting for an opportunity to speak. School Board P…

June 09, 2014 5:33 pm Photos

Photos

Mental health center marks 40 years in Northwest Indiana

Mental health center marks 40 years in Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE | A community mental health center that initially opened for patients transitioning out of state-run hospitals is celebrating its 40th year in Northwest Indiana.

May 14, 2014 4:15 pm Photos

Photos

Lake Ridge teachers fighting over pay, retirement issues

Lake Ridge teachers fighting over pay, retirement issues

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Members of the Lake Ridge teacher's union held up signs Thursday as parents dropped off students at different school buildings to show their displeasure with continued cuts in the district.

October 10, 2013 11:15 am Video Photos

Photos

Former Lake Ridge schools official facing additional $10,000 charge in audit, inquiry

CALUMET TWP. | The Indiana State Board of Accounts released its final report Tuesday regarding an investigation into the activities of the former Lake Ridge Community Schools business manager who allegedly stole more than $133,000 from the district.

July 03, 2013 6:49 pm

Lake Ridge to close Grissom Elementary

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | There was hardly a dry eye in the building when the Lake Ridge School Board voted 4-1 on Monday to close Grissom Elementary School.

March 25, 2013 10:05 pm

Lake Ridge parents resolve to cope with school closing

GARY | Grissom Elementary School parent Robyn Probus has attended all three community forums regarding the Lake Ridge Schools' finances and the last three School Board meetings.

March 14, 2013 10:05 pm
Lake Ridge Superintendent: Stand together to weather storm

Lake Ridge Superintendent: Stand together to weather storm

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Officials at Lake Ridge Schools are looking for a long-term fix to a $1.7 million budget deficit the district is facing next year.

March 02, 2013 12:02 am
Lake Ridge superintendent named tops in District 1

Lake Ridge superintendent named tops in District 1

INDIANAPOLIS | Sharon Johnson-Shirley, superintendent of Lake Ridge Schools, has been chosen by members of the Indiana Association of Public School Superintendents as the 2013 District I Superintendent of the Year.

September 19, 2012 6:55 pm

Lake Ridge School Board extends principal's contract

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge School Board has reversed its position and decided to retain its high school principal.

February 01, 2012 7:30 pm
Lake Ridge notifies Calumet principal it will not renew his contract

Lake Ridge notifies Calumet principal it will not renew his contract

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake Ridge Schools board voted unanimously not to renew the contract for Calumet High School's principal.

January 16, 2012 5:30 pm
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who do you support for Porter County commissioner?

View Results