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21C 8th grade Reflections on Washington D.C. Part Two

Compare and contrast the Holocaust Museum and 9/11!

I think it was the Holocaust was worse than 9/11, why. because more people died. It was really sad how convincing Hitler was!

21C 8th grade Reflections on Washington D.C. Part One

The 9/11 is brutal, but not as brutal as the Holocaust. The Holocaust was a tragic event, since the Holocaust killed over six million people.

How did you feel before/after going to the Holocaust Memorial Museum?

I know that the Holocaust is a day that Jews celebrate to remember the day that Nazis attacked and to also remember the things they have lost along the way.

The sky was dark Tuesday morning when 60 youth boarded buses at Indiana University Northwest to take part in the inaugural Black Male Youth Day at the Indiana State Capitol.

Frost Bots!

on Friday, 20 March 2015
Frost Bots!

On Monday, 21st Century Charter School @ Gary was paid a visit by Eddie Melton of NIPSCO and members of the Northwest Indiana Media. The cause for celebration? NIPSCO’s presentation of a $1000 donation to the High School Robotics Club, “G. Frost Bots Team 4846”.

The activity of the Frost Bots team is centered on building a robot for participation in For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics Competitions.

ISTEP Testing

on Friday, 06 March 2015
ISTEP Testing

This week marks the beginning of Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) at 21st Century Charter School @ Gary and other Indiana Public Schools.

Students at 21st Century Charter in grades 3-8 as well as high school sophomores will be taking the written test portion of ISTEP+ over the next few weeks, before starting on the multiple choice ISTEP+ in April.

Let’s wish our 21st Century Charter School @ Gary scholars the best of luck in their ISTEP+ testing, knowing that we’ve armed them with a quality education furnished with the best opportunities we have to offer!

Over President’s Day Weekend, third-grade 21st Century Charter @ Gary teacher Brittany Rustad attended a LEE national leadership conference in Houston, TX on the power of restorative justice policies in schools. During her first year of teaching at 21st Century Charter through the Teach for America program, Ms. Rustad joined Leadership for Educational Equity (LEE), a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Teach for America corps members and alumni to grow as leaders in their communities. Now in her second year of the Teach for America program, Ms.

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