Scholarship applications are open for high school and college students planning to teach in Indiana for at least five years. The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship program awards high-achieving high schoolers and college students $7,500 per year of college, up to $30,000. Students are encouraged to apply quickly because only 200 scholarships are available.
School City of Hammond was approved as one of 23 successful Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund Committee grant applications written by South Shore Clean Cities for its members and itself. South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds for 106 alternative fuel and electric vehicles and pieces of equipment as well as funds for a statewide electric vehicle campaign, the nonprofit announced.
On the first day of school, eighth-grade teacher Jennifer Young told her principal she’d be gone for a week in mid-September, so she’d need a substitute to fill in. Young said she had a sub lined up for all five days, but that person quit. Given the substitute teacher shortage School City of Hammond and other districts are facing, there wasn't another sub assigned to cover Young's class. Instead, her fellow teachers filled in for her when they could.
On Tuesday, the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond provided more than 4,000 school supply items, such as folders, binders, glue, crayons, markers, pens, pencils and notebooks, to students attending Hammond elementary schools. "(The) School City of Hammond is so grateful for the generosity of our community partner Horseshoe Casino for its donation of essential school supplies," said Superintendent Scott Miller. "We thank them for doing their part to support the growth and well-being of Hammond students."
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