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Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

GARY | Students at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy joined millions of young people across the nation to become scientists for the day during the sixth annual 4-H National Youth Science Day.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Knee injury steers senior toward physiucal therapy career

Knee injury steers senior toward physiucal therapy career

A sports injury helped Gary resident Alisha Hayes solidify her career choice as a physical therapist.

August 30, 2013 12:00 am

M'ville T.G.I. Friday's suit alleges racial bias

HAMMOND | Twenty-seven people are suing the T.G.I. Friday's restaurant in Merrillville, claiming they were denied the ability to eat there because they are black, according to federal court complaint filed Tuesday.

June 11, 2013 5:20 pm
Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Three Lake County schools have created new science clubs with funding from Cargill Inc. and the National 4-H Council.

May 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Breakfast with the Mayor kicks off at Gary school

Breakfast with the Mayor kicks off at Gary school

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson officially launched “Breakfast with the Mayor” this month at  Thea Bowman Leadership Academy. Students from the Boys to Men Club, Honor Society and Recycling Club joined Freeman-Wilson at the inaugural event April 12.

April 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Bowman's Journey through the Tourney

Bowman's Journey through the Tourney

GARY | Thea Bowman Leadership Academy's journey from the IHSAA Tournament that would end with an 86-73 Class 2A Boys Basketball State Championship win over Linton-Stockton at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, IN.

March 25, 2013 1:36 pm Photos

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STEM education at the root of science project

STEM education at the root of science project

GARY | Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education is a reality at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy.

March 07, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

Friends and relatives of students of Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Elementary School listen Tuesday to students in kindergarten through third grade perform during their annual music program.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

Third-grade students take the stage Tuesday at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Elementary School in preparation for their performance of the songs "Hey Dum Diddley Dum" and "Turn the Glasses Over." Each grade chose different songs to sing, some with musical accompaniment and some with a skit …

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

Musical review hits a high note at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy

First-grade students at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy Elementary School perform Tuesday during their annual music program See What We've Learned. Music teacher Linda Murphy directed the performance.

February 14, 2013 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, January 10, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, January 10, 2013

Unusual self-portraits of artist Lauren Levato opening at Packer Schopf Gallery tomorrow; Timothy T. from Buchanan has a happy start to 2013 and invests his $700K penny-slot winnings; a camera phone class at Fernwood, an outstanding Irish band and a plea for risers.---Pat Colander, Associate…

January 09, 2013 9:00 am
Exploring their own backyard

Exploring their own backyard

GARY | Thea Bowman Leadership Academy's Eagles 4-H Club took advantage of the mild weather in December to hike the trails at the Douglas Center for Environmental Education at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

Snowflakes for Sandy Hook

December 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Thea Bowman students raise more than $2,100 for Angel Tree project

Thea Bowman students raise more than $2,100 for Angel Tree project

GARY | Thea Bowman Leadership Academy senior Keyera Lige said she feels good knowing the money she and her classmates raised mean other students will be able to unwrap a gift on Christmas morning. 

December 14, 2012 7:45 pm Photos

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Grandparents Visit Thea Bowman Elementary

Grandparents Visit Thea Bowman Elementary

GARY | Judging from the smiles of all the visitors and students, Grandparent’s Day was a smashing success! Over 170 grandparents flocked to Thea Bowman Elementary school on November 29 to visit classrooms and tell the students how life was for them when they were the students’ age. (No cell …

December 07, 2012 1:18 pm Photos

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Thea Bowman student attends summer MIT program

Thea Bowman student attends summer MIT program

A 16-year-old Thea Bowman Leadership Academy senior participated in the Minority Introduction to Engineering and Science program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology summer program.

December 03, 2012 12:00 am
Student vote a sweet one

Student vote a sweet one

November 07, 2012 12:00 am

Police: Mental health patient found wandering halls of Gary charter school

GARY | A man found wandering the halls at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy's elementary school was directed out by school security and eventually admitted to Methodist Hospital Northlake Campus earlier this week, police said.

October 23, 2012 3:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Gary schools must compete for students

Gary Community School Corp.'s enrollment figures are evidence that Gary's parents want choices in the types of schools their children attend.

September 02, 2012 12:00 am
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