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Remembering Ryan Brown

on Thursday, 06 August 2015

Dear Community Member:

On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015, the 21st Century Charter School at Gary lost one of their brightest students, and a family in our community lost their beloved son. This letter is being sent to you to urge you to donate to the memorial of Ryan Brown, who was only 18-years-old when he passed.

Memorial Service Saturday for Ryan Brown

on Wednesday, 05 August 2015

Memorial service Saturday for Ryan Brown

Ryan Brown, shown earlier this month, was featured in a July 19 Post-Tribune story about his two heart transplants and his academic career. Brown died Wednesday in Hammond. (Jim Karczewski / Post-Tribune)

By Carole Carlson


Double-heart transplant patient Ryan Brown has donated his body to science. Friends and family members of Ryan Brown are holding a memorial service for him at 11 a.m. Saturday at the 21st Century Charter School, 724 Washington St. in Gary.

21st Century Statehouse Visit

on Thursday, 23 July 2015

Kristie McMillan earned two Masters Degrees at the Indiana University Northwest Gary campus, in Elementary Education and Educational Administration, under the tutelage of State Representative Dr. Vernon G. Smith.

Ms. Teresa Canady and Nyesha Canady

on Thursday, 23 July 2015

21st Century Charter School at Gary enjoys a special partnership with Ivy Tech Community College, in the form of a dual credit program. High school students at 21c have the opportunity to take college classes during traditional school day hours on-site at the nearby Ivy Tech campus. In order to graduate from high school at 21c, all students must earn at least 3 credit hours of college classes.

21st Century Charter School at Gary has created an innovative program, with the help of Ivy Tech Community College. 21c High School students have the opportunity to take college classes on-site at Ivy Techs local campus, completely free of charge. As a result of this program, two 21c High School graduates of the Class of 2014 finished the year with both a high school diploma, and Associates Degree in hand!

21st Century Charter School at Gary Press Release

For Immediate Release
21st Century Charter School at Gary
724 Washington Street
Gary, IN 46402

21st Century Charter School named Erika Dilosa as the new Special Education Director on June 11.

Dilosa is a licensed special education teacher, received her degree from Chicago State University, her teaching certification in Special Education K-12 from Indiana University, and a Master of Science in Education from Indiana University. Dilosa has 10 years of experience in special education and is licensed in Special Education K-12 Mild Interventions.

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