Niarri Cooks is a junior at West Side Leadership Academy.
Niarri is a 1st year Barber Student at the Gary Area Career Center. She is an outstanding student, a very hard worker and a leader in the classroom. Niarri enjoys taking on any challenging task and prides herself in mastering it! She is an "A" student as well as an Ambassador for the Barbering Program at GACC.
Ny'Airra Wilson is a 1st grade scholar at Banneker @ Marquette Elementary.
Ny’Airra is an excellent student. She is very helpful in the classroom and always strives to do her best. She is always eager to help her teacher and classmates whenever necessary. She has excellent attendance and is always prepared for whatever task is at hand. Ny’Airra puts forth great effort in everything she does. Her hard work has earned her a spot on the Honor Roll each quarter this school year. Her teacher, Ms. Kimbrough, also named her Student of the Month for January. According to Kimbrough, Ny'Airra is a joy to have in Class 12.
Black History in the District
Bethune Early Childhood Development Center
Dads & Donuts
Dr. Seuss's Birthday Celebration
Volunteers from the community read to our Pre-K and K students at Bethune Early Childhood Center.
West Side Theatre Guild
Make-up performances for Fences by August Wilson have been rescheduled for the following dates:
Friday, April 17th - 7 PM
Saturday, April 18th - 7 PM
Sunday, April 19th - 4 PM
Student & Family News
After School Tutoring Available Grades 3rd-5th at all our Elementary Schools! Check with your school on the days and times available!
Snack and Dinner Provided
Urban League Scholarships
The Urban League of Northwest Indiana is currently accepting scholarship applications. Please visit the
website for details on how to apply.
Deadline for submission is
March 20, 2020.
Offers Made on all GCSC Abandoned and Vacant School Properties
The Gary Community School Corporation would like to extend its heartfelt thanks to all who expressed interest and submitted offer proposals on closed school buildings and vacant properties listed for sale in the district. We are pleased to report that offers were submitted for every property listed! In our efforts to conduct this process in full transparency, the list of offers for each site can be downloaded here.
The offer submission phase of this process is now closed. Each proposal will be carefully reviewed for consideration. Potential purchasers and the general public will be notified once offers have been reviewed and accepted.