The effects of racism in the workplace will be examined in a webinar offered by South Suburban College's Business and Career Institute.
SCHERERVILLE — The principal and a teacher at Forest Ridge Academy rode onto the Erie-Lackawanna trail behind the school last week to cheers, whistles, applause and the fist-pumping soundtrack from the first "Rocky" movie to mark the first leg of their 100-mile ride through Lake and Porter c…
MERRILLVILLE — It may not be exactly like television's popular "Law and Order" series, but a group of students at Merrillville High School are learning all about trial law and the courtroom as part of the mock trial club established at the school several years ago.
PORTER — A Discovery Charter School teacher was among nearly a dozen educators who participated in a Water Education for Teachers, or WET, Workshop at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and took those activities back to the classroom.
LOWELL — Indiana education leader Jennifer McCormick said school referendums will become a way of life for most districts across the state.
GARY — Students at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy are learning more than math, English and computer technology at the high school. They also are learning about the dangers of distracted driving.
A group of students from Gary Roosevelt College and Career Academy competed in an engineering and technology contest at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. They went in with lots of different career plans, and came back with most wanting to earn degrees in some area of engineering.
HAMMOND — Have you ever thought about how the universe began? Ever peered into the sky and wondered about the matter and energy that make up the world?
HAMMOND — Adriana Lopez, an eighth-grader at the Hammond Academy of Science and Technology, was honored last week by the Indianapolis-based Institute for Quality Education for her video submission to its statewide contest, "My School Choice Story."
WINFIELD — The aroma of roasted coffee hits your nose the minute you walk into Room B11 at Jerry Ross Elementary School in Winfield.
EAST CHICAGO — The East Chicago Urban Enterprise Academy, once rated an A by the Indiana Department of Education, has had two consecutive D grades. Teachers and administrators are working to turn that around.
VALPARAISO — Despite being a small school district in rural Valparaiso with 1,442 students in the 2017-18 school year, the Union Township School Corp. offers a large number of dual credit, Advanced Placement and honors classes to its high school students.
SCHERERVILLE — If you were at Forest Ridge Academy recently, you might have thought you were at a Pinewood Derby race, a traditional Cub Scout event where young people make small cars and race them.
BOONE GROVE — The Boone Grove Elementary School fourth- and fifth-graders took a closer look at Lisa Broton after learning she worked at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Purdue University Northwest is one of more than 800 colleges and universities across the United States that have earned the Military Friendly School designation for 2018.
EAST CHICAGO — Former city school teacher Dee Etta Wright took on a weighty task when she became principal at Block Middle School in the School City of East Chicago a couple of years ago.
VALPARAISO — While serving aboard a guided missile destroyer, Blair Milo faced the challenge of getting the ship’s sonar system to do its job. The solution was a new system baseline upgrade. The challenge was how to do it.
LAPORTE — Some of the younger children were running on the playground, middle-school students were paying close attention to algebra teacher Stephanie Ruszkowski as she explained multiplying and dividing negative numbers, and a small group of students in fourth- through sixth-grade made muff…
MUNSTER — A group of Munster High School students is busy during the day with English and calculus classes, but it will be all fun and games when that same group hosts its second annual Improv Nights on Jan. 11 and 12 on the stage of the Munster Auditorium.
HAMMOND — A Purdue University Northwest mechanical engineering major used inspiration from the ancient Egyptian warrior goddess Sekhmet as the catalyst for his winning drawing in an art contest sponsored by the intramural sports department.
MERRILLVILLE — Fieler Elementary School teachers Kim Drapac and LaToya Tyson jumped at the opportunity to work with young children in a pilot early kindergarten program at the school.
HEBRON — If you see composting bins popping up around town, or your youngster comes home with a bag of food for the weekend, don't be surprised. It's part of a project called, "You Are What You Eat," put together by Hebron Middle School eighth-graders.
MERRILLVILLE — As important as it is to be in the classroom learning math, English and computer programming, Andrean High School leaders believe it's also important to learn the importance of giving back to the community.
GRIFFITH — Gracia Dudlicek, Keith and Lori Hall, Al Walus, Jason Babin and Dean Price are not teachers, but when you see them in the classroom, you'd never know.