Showing: 1-50 of 68

Search / Found (68)

FRA students get a Stock Market 101 lesson

FRA students get a Stock Market 101 lesson

Sanjay Bhasin, an employee of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, spent a day this winter teaching Forest Ridge Academy middle school students about stocks and investments.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

Students at Forest Ridge Academy participated in the school's annual Project Day. Instead of having holiday parties in the classrooms, students took part in activities to help local organizations. Jenny Abrinko, from left, Evangelia Panos, and Zivana Labovic clean and wrap toys for the St. J…

January 15, 2014 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

Forest Ridge Academy students host Projects Day

First-graders at Forest Ridge Academy, from left, Tre Wainwright, Johanna Eskew and Emma Stiener, mix ingredients to make snacks to aid the Westminster Presbyterian Church group that helps feed a local men's homeless shelter.

January 15, 2014 12:00 am
Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Forest Ridge Academy students filling bags for the Bags of Hope project are, from left, Micah Seddon, of Crown Point; Graham Dempsey, of St. John; Vivienne Castaneda, of Portage; Brianna Jacobs, of St. John; Julianna Castaneda, of Portage; Avrie Kwasny, of Crown Point; Lana Bruggeman, of St.…

January 03, 2014 12:00 am
Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Forest Ridge Academy students filling bags for the Bags of Hope project are, from left, Micah Seddon, of Crown Point; Graham Dempsey, of St. John; Vivienne Castaneda, of Portage; Brianna Jacobs, of St. John; Julianna Castaneda, of Portage; Avrie Kwasny, of Crown Point; Lana Bruggeman, of St.…

January 03, 2014 12:00 am
Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Young Scholars project gives hope to those in need

Kate Franks, of Crown Point, tells children in the Young Scholars preschool class at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville about the Bags of Hope project.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

Sharing a Thanksgiving meal of Friendship Soup at Forest Ridge Academy are preschoolers Tj Atkinson, of Gary, and Lana Bruggeman, of St. John, and third-graders Scott Bloom, of Merrillville, and Sydney Frantal, of Lowell.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

Forest Ridge Academy students experience the meaning of Thanksgiving

Preschooler Graham Dempsey, of St. John, helps prepare Friendship Soup for a Thanksgiving lesson at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

November 28, 2013 12:00 am
Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

Young environmentalist has fun helping his school and his planet

While Chance Troksa is dedicated to the recycling efforts at Forest Ridge Academy, the fifth-grader said it's all about having fun.

November 11, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Participating in last year's Hawaii 5K Trail Run at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville are, from left, fifth-grader Eliza Hoeckelberg, of Schererville; second-grader Brandon Osika, of Crown Point; and third-grader Holly Hoeckelberg, of Schererville.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

Seventh-grader Breanna Williams-Hankey, of Crown Point, warms up for last year's Hawaii 5K Trail Run at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville by doing a hula dance.

September 18, 2013 12:00 am
Kindergartners celebrate Read Across America with Dr. Seuss fun

Kindergartners celebrate Read Across America with Dr. Seuss fun

Students in Kristy Sliger's kindergarten class proudly displays their "Daisy-head Mayzie" hats, front row from left, Kai Stash, of Griffith; Ayush Mishra, of Schererville; William Bloom, of Merrillville; Lina El Samad, of Crown Point; Ethan Ruddell, of Gary; back row, Connor Price, of St. Jo…

June 06, 2013 12:00 am
060613SLFRASEUSS2

060613SLFRASEUSS2

Provided by Forest Ridge Academy Kindergartener Dylan Burns, of East Chicago, shows his excitement as he explores the mysterious mixture of cornstarch and water called Oobleck during Dr. Seuss week at Forest Ridge Academy.

June 04, 2013 4:58 pm
Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

The Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers Bowl fifth/sixth grade team from Forest Ridge Academy placed fourth in the state in its division, front row from left, Evangelia Panos, Zivana Labovic, Max Buka, Alexander Kobus, Haley Mize-Block and Esha Mishra, middle row, Kathir Venkat, Xandru Borst, A…

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

Forest Ridge fields two first-place M.A.T.H. Bowl teams

Competing on the new fourth-grade Math Academic Teams for Hoosiers Bowl team from Forest Ridge Academy this year were, front row from left, Alexandra Nehme, Kolton Hall, Danny Han, Chance Troksa and Maia Crowley, back row, Jacob Harris, Ana Betustak, Lauren Spott, Khushi Sahi and Marcus Chang.

April 12, 2013 12:00 am
Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Ethan Ruddell, of Gary, from left, Kai Stash, of Griffith, and Connor Price, of St. John, dress up like they are 100 years old on the 100th Day of School at Forest Ridge Academy.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am
Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Amir Alsakaji, of Schererville, left, and Grace Cappas, Cedar Lake, make necklaces out of 100 Fruit Loops at Forest Ridge Academy.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am
Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Kindergartners celebrate their 100th day of school

Jayden Kaufman, of Dyer, from left, Elizabeth Rodriguez, of Hammond, Silvia Devine, of Schererville, Milan Alavanja, of Schererville, show off what they built with 100 cups on the 100th Day of School.

March 21, 2013 12:00 am
Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

Guest instructor Jeremy South, left, shows student Vlad Eustace, of Crete, how to use a pottery wheel during a Medieval castle-building lesson at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am
Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

Fifth-graders create castles with local artist

Fifth-grader Joel Thompkins, of Valparaiso, builds his castle out of clay at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

February 27, 2013 12:00 am
Children’s author shares stories with Forest Ridge students

Children’s author shares stories with Forest Ridge students

Children’s author Jim Aylesworth recently visited Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville, and shared some of his 34 books with the students. He also took questions from his audience, including first-grader Caitlyn Walker, from left, kindergartner Ian Hoftalek and first-grader Jason Hoftalek.

January 31, 2013 12:00 am
Forest Ridge students gather weekly to tackle the issues

Forest Ridge students gather weekly to tackle the issues

Students in the Speech and Debate Club at Forest Ridge Academy gather for show-and-tell presentations with a twist. Speech and Debate Club activities range from impromptu presentations to formal debates.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am
Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preschooler Aidan Shrader, of St. John, milks the cow in the Young Scholars classroom at Forest Ridge Academy, Schererville, during the class' Orchards and Farms study unit.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Brendan Brundage, of Schererville, makes butter out of cream during a farm unit in the preschool class at Forest Ridge Academy.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preparing applesauce from apples they brought into school are Forest Ridge Academy Young Scholars Artie Vasquez and Kosiso Ibekie, both of Schererville; Avrie Kwasny, of Crown Point; Kam Stash, of Griffith; Maiyah Lewis, of Munster; and Niko Katsaros, of Schererville.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Preschoolers learn about farm life without leaving the classroom

Young Scholars classmates Kosiso Ibekie and Carmen Nehme, both of Schererville; Stevan Pantelic, of Munster; and Niko Katsaros, of Schererville, experience life on the farm at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Students and staff spread the word about recycling

Students and staff spread the word about recycling

Teacher Michelle Frantal and her second-grade class and at Forest Ridge Academy have led the way as they school raises awareness and helps the environment by participating in recycling efforts.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers are in the pink

Preschoolers are in the pink

Preschooler Niko Katsaros, left, of Schererville, decorates a pink cupcake while classmate Michael Recupido, also of Schererville, gets ready to take a bite during Pink Day at Forest Ridge Academy.

July 19, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers are in the pink

Preschoolers are in the pink

Teacher Stephanie Sandoval, center, of Schererville, pours pink cupcake batter under the watchful eye of Forest Ridge Academy preschoolers, including Angelo Cappas, left, of Schererville, and Madison Wainwright, of Merrillville.

July 19, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers hold their own Summer Olympics

Preschoolers hold their own Summer Olympics

Young Scholars sort summer and winter Olympic sports pictures, from left, Curtis Jackson, of Valparaiso; Jacob Milla, of Schererville; teacher Susan Bach, of Highland; Madison Wainwright, of Merrillville; Kaziem Okonkwo, of Lynwood, Ill.; and Connor Price, of St. John.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Preschoolers hold their own Summer Olympics

Preschoolers hold their own Summer Olympics

Forest Ridge Academy preschoolers lined up to throw the “javelin” during physical education class are, from left, Karam Kaakaji, of Valparaiso; Angelo Cappas, of Schererville; Connor Price, of St. John; and Diane Kim, Sammatdeep Dhanesar and Aashray Reddy, all of Schererville.

July 12, 2012 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students earn top honors at Space Camp

Forest Ridge Academy students earn top honors at Space Camp

Receiving awards at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center are Forest Ridge Academy students, from left, Isabela Labovic’, Romerica Mitchell, Natalia Prato, Maritza Spott, Matthew Stanish, Hunter Stracci and Lexi Villafuerte.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students earn top honors at Space Camp

Forest Ridge Academy students earn top honors at Space Camp

Team Earhart from Forest Ridge Academy checks out a shuttle craft at the Space Camp property in Huntsville, Ala.

July 06, 2012 12:00 am
First-graders tour pet store and bank

First-graders tour pet store and bank

PNC Bank Branch Manager Tony Santana, left, send Forest Ridge Academy first-grade teacher Marcia McAleer, teacher's assistant Sumera Shakir, and students, front row from left, Nate Cimarolli, Alex DelSangro, Mohammed Ulayyet, and Dylan Scott, and back row, Mia Cassity, Isabel Bhasin, Sydney …

June 01, 2012 12:00 am
Forest Ridge celebrates Pi Day with math concepts, treats

Forest Ridge celebrates Pi Day with math concepts, treats

Students at Forest Ridge Academy work on math activities related to pi. Pi Day is celebrated every year, topped off with pies.

April 20, 2012 12:00 am
Forest Ridge celebrates Pi Day with math concepts, treats

Forest Ridge celebrates Pi Day with math concepts, treats

Forest Ridge Academy students spread out their Pi Day work in the Schererville school's hallway, giving them room to grow their projects.

April 20, 2012 12:00 am
Going to the dentist can be fun

Going to the dentist can be fun

Preschoolers Kaziem Okonkwo, of Lynwood, Madison Wainwright, of Merrillville, and Jacob Milla, of Schererville, turn their yellow teeth white by painting with toothbrushes during a dental health program at Forest Ridge Academy.

March 29, 2012 12:00 am
Going to the dentist can be fun

Going to the dentist can be fun

Forest Ridge Academy students Curtis Jackson, of Valparaiso, Tyler Chang of Dyer, Josie Willis, of Merrillville, and Henry Ponnezhan, of St. John, listen to pediatric dentist Dr. Thalia Rambalakos read a story about the dentist being your friend.

March 29, 2012 12:00 am
It all adds up for M.A.T.H. champs

It all adds up for M.A.T.H. champs

The Class 2 Indiana M.A.T.H. Bowl champion is Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville, represented at last week's competition by, front row from left, Kathir Venkat, Sam Bhasin, Evangelia Panos, Zivana Labovic, Josh Davis, Max Buka, middle row, Mitch Gray, Natalia Prato, Breanna Williams-Hankey…

March 07, 2012 12:00 am
Enviromobile to the rescue

Enviromobile to the rescue

Forest Ridge Academy fourth-graders, from left, Kathir Venkat, of Dyer, Xandru Borst, of Schererville, and Joshua Davis, of Hobart, create an oil spill that they will learn how to clean up during the recent Enviromobile visit.

March 01, 2012 12:00 am
Enviromobile to the rescue

Enviromobile to the rescue

Third-graders, from left, Chance Troksa, of St. John, Jacob Harris, of Gary, and Anna Betustak, of Hobart, simulate rain to on their Enviromobile community show how pesticides, fertilizers, oil, and animal waste can be washed into a community's drinking water supply during a science lesson a…

March 01, 2012 12:00 am
Enviromobile to the rescue

Enviromobile to the rescue

Enviromobile educator Angela Petyko, center, shows a picture of a ship lowering the boom so fourth-graders, from left, Celeste Kettaneh, of Crown Point, Marissa Velazquez, of Crown Point, Max Buka, of Schererville, and Sam Bhasin, of Highland, can see how large they are in real life. The stu…

March 01, 2012 12:00 am
Boo Grams support Gary day center

Boo Grams support Gary day center

Sojourner Truth House Executive Director Sr. Peg Spindler, CSA, seated left, receives proceeds from the recent Halloween Boo Gram fundraiser from Forest Ridge Academy middle school teacher Julie Anderson (with Forest Ridge's Friendly Ghost) and, standing, seventh-grader Derek Bonner and eigh…

November 17, 2011 12:00 am
Sirens a hit with students

Sirens a hit with students

Trey Fairris (St. John), Josie Willis (Merrillville), Sofilya Banovic (Schererville), Sammatdeep Dhanesar (Schererville), Brady Kolbus (Hobart), Ella Cimarolli (Crown Point), Teo Olmstead (Crown Point), Durtis Jackson (Valparaiso), Tyler Chang (Dyer) and Jasmine Eskew (Merrillville) check ou…

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
Sirens a hit with students

Sirens a hit with students

In full gear, a Schererville firefighter explains his duties to Forest Ridge Academy students Tyler Chang (Dyer), Mitchell Sterling (Valparaiso), Sammatdeep Dhanesar (Schererville), Madison Wainwright (Merrillville), Curtis Jackson (Valparaiso) and Trey Fairris (St. John).

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
Schererville to welcome several new businesses

Schererville to welcome several new businesses

Forest Ridge Academy students, from left, Branko Vukas, of Dyer, Tyler Graciano, of St. John, Kai Washington, Chicago, Allison Osika, of Crown Point, Brandon Osika, of Crown Point, Carter Chang, of Dyer, Jacob Hennon, of Valparaiso, and Tre Wainwright, of Merrillville, watch as Schererville …

October 21, 2011 12:00 am
A garden and school to grow with

A garden and school to grow with

Dr. Vivek Mishra, left, and his wife, Dr. Sonali Shukla, get acquainted with second-grade teacher Michelle Frantal and fifth-grade teacher Chris Osika during Forest Ridge Academy's recent garden party.

September 01, 2011 12:00 am
A garden and school to grow with

A garden and school to grow with

David Hibbs, left, consultant for the Forest Ridge High School Committee, Dr. Chantal Walker, computer teacher Debbie Heinz and Walker's mother, Sharon Willis, enjoy a visit to the Forest Ridge Academy's new garden during the school's recent garden party for new families.

September 01, 2011 12:00 am
Forest Ridge Academy students show off their acting chops

Forest Ridge Academy students show off their acting chops

Forest Ridge Academy students Natalie Newell as the title character and Marissa Mullins as the Fox in a scene from "The Little Prince."

July 01, 2011 12:00 am
Say it is 'Sew'

Say it is 'Sew'

Natalia Prato, Osinigwe Ibekie, Lexi Villafuerte, Breanna Williams-Hankey, Avery Johnson, Maritza Spott, teacher Grace Potocki, and Bela Labovic during a Monday sewing class at Forest Ridge Academy in Schererville. The fourth grade girls had sewing every Monday morning during the 2010-11 sch…

June 26, 2011 12:00 am
activate-button-3
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who would you vote for if the election were held today?

View Results