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CEDAR LAKE | Fall junior golf leagues will meet Tuesdays, Sept. 2 to Oct.  21, at Cedar Creek Family Golf Course, 10483 W. 109th Ave. Registration and payment is required by calling (219) 365-2902.
MUNSTER | Lace up those sneakers and hit the pavement as Humane Society Calumet Area and Lan-Oak Park District host the fourth annual Spay the Stray 5K Run/Walk on Saturday in Lansing, Ill. Re…
HIGHLAND | The Highland Chamber is hosting a new  event called The Chamber Challenge from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 13. This challenging family-friendly race will have teams solving clues, tackling ch…
Lake County youth went fishing this summer thanks to the Lake County 4-H Sportfishing program. Forty-seven young people enrolled in this annual program which teaches youth about fish, fishing,…
After 22 years of teaching math and science to seventh- and eighth-graders at Trinity Lutheran School in Crown Point, Laura Sauerman began this school year without the sounds of school bells r…
Technically, the WW II-era tank sitting in Griffith's Central Park near the town's war memorial is the M4A1E8 Sherman Medium Tank, but it could just as easily be called the Christenson family tank.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Authorities are investigating after a Gary man's body was found Sunday in a pond in Calumet Township, police said.
EAST CHICAGO | A vacant, four-unit apartment building on Alexander Avenue is being converted into the city's first homeless shelter.
CEDAR LAKE | Police are searching for a man who calls himself "Deandre Chasin Millions" on Facebook and is a suspect in a robbery and shooting that wounded a Cedar Lake man last week, authorit…
CROWN POINT | Plans are advancing for a proposed townhome development at the northeast corner of Indiana Avenue and North Street.

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Excellence in learning: Success in life.

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The School City of Hammond embraces its diversity and communicates consistently high expectations.  SCH provides a rich and challenging learning environment that encourages academic excellence and the development of talents that prepares students to make positive contributions to our world. 

District leadership provides continuous, system-wide, professional growth opportunities enhanced by technology and guided by data-driven, research-based strategies, assessments, and timely interventions.  Highly effective teachers and support staff collaboratively utilize best practices to maximize student growth and achievement. 

Supported by the pillars of sound, fiscal management, accountability, and community partnerships, SCH maintains a focus on transparency and good stewardship.

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