Wednesday, January 20, 2021
By Elaine Hegwood Bowen, M.S.J. Going into its second decade, the 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy got off to a great start on March 8 at Walt Disney World, as 100 students from across the country gathered at Walt Disney World to participate in what could be life-changing workshops and events sponsored for the...
Indiana Black Expo announced today that nationally renowned educators and authors Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and Ron Clark will keynote Indiana Black Expo’s 10th Annual Education Conference presented by Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Cummins Inc. The conference will take place on Thursday, July 13th from 7:00 a.m. –...
Commercial vegetable farmers and market gardeners will be able to network and gain invaluable tips on how to improve their business during the Illiana Vegetable Growers Symposium. The event will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (CST) on Jan. 4 at Teibel's Family Restaurant, 1775 U.S. 41, Schererville, Ind. The program...
By Ciara Smith, Gary Crusader Kisha Davis knows the effects of violence first hand and she shared her hard-won lessons with over 600 students from Gary, Hammond, and East Chicago schools at the Hammond Civic Center on April 7th. Davis is the mother of former Westside student Daja Brookshire, who...
By Royston Maxwell Lyttle (Principal, Eagle Academy Public Charter School/Grades 1-3) As educators, we have an obligation to give our students every opportunity to succeed. Parents rely on us to ensure their children are armed with the skills and knowledge they need to thrive, once they leave our classrooms. Over...
Purdue University Northwest’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences Art Gallery welcomed Morganne Wakefield as the new gallery coordinator for the new academic year. Wakefield, communication visiting instructor at the university, had previous experience as the coordinator in 2017. “I picture the gallery as a space for students and a...
Black Lives Matter NWI - Gary will host an organizing meeting to identify demands and solidify a strategic platform as part of a larger, ongoing community effort to build a coalition encompassing families associated with all Gary community schools. The meeting will address immediate upcoming opportunities for action and...
Preview events planned Oct. 19 in Hammond and Nov. 16 in Westville Purdue University Northwest (PNW) invites high school students and their families interested in learning more about the university to attend one of two upcoming Preview PNW events. “Preview PNW offers a unique opportunity for future students and their families...
NEO Adult Education is a free comprehensive adult education program that is open to Indiana residents who are 16 years of age or older who are not currently enrolled in school. Students who are 16 or 17 must have a signed exit interview form from their previous school. NEO’s...
The 21st Century Charter Middle School will present Black History Month in a more hands on, interactive way this year. The seventh-grade social studies class was tasked with creating an interactive Black history museum. In response to the challenge, the class recreated historical moments in the life of notable...