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Seamless Admissions Pilot Program expanding

An initiative making it easier for Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) students to enroll at Indiana University Indianapolis is expanding.  Last fall, IU Indianapolis leaders announced a pilot program with IPS to automatically admit seniors at Arsenal Tech, George Washington, Crispus Attucks, and Shortridge high schools who have a 3.0 GPA or higher, beginning in fall… Read More »Seamless Admissions Pilot Program expanding

IPS Educator One of Best in the Nation for Teaching Excellence

Mouhamed Mboup, a biology teacher at Arsenal Technical High School is among 10 educators from across the nation to receive the 2024 Betty Van Andel (VAL) Teachers of Excellence award. The award honors outstanding educators who have worked alongside VAL to foster classrooms where curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking thrive. Van Andel Institute is a… Read More »IPS Educator One of Best in the Nation for Teaching Excellence

IPS To Shine at NBA Math Hoops Tournament: Student and Educator Selected for Event

William McKinley School 39, an Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) member, will send representatives to the NBA Math Hoops Global Tournament in New York City for the second consecutive year. William McKinley School 39 will be represented by sixth grader Ileana Mora-Gomez, who will compete in the tournament.  Jacob Gregory, a sixth-grade teacher at William McKinley… Read More »IPS To Shine at NBA Math Hoops Tournament: Student and Educator Selected for Event

IPS Honors Top Educators in the Classroom

INDIANAPOLIS – Ashley Hogan from Emma Donnan Elementary School and Linda Thomson of Shortridge High School have been recognized by Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) as the district’s 2025 Teachers of the Year. The educators were honored in ceremonies at their respective schools during a surprise announcement made in front of administrators, staff, and students. “We… Read More »IPS Honors Top Educators in the Classroom

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May 2024

Tuesday May 28

4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Special-Called Meeting of the Board of School Commissioners
120 E Walnut St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204, United States
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Purdue Polytechnic High School North Graduation
Broad Ripple High School (Broad Ripple High School, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220, United States)

Broad Ripple High School Auditorium

June 2024

Saturday June 1

11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Herron-Riverside High School Graduation
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University (4602 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States)
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Herron High School Graduation
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University (4602 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States)

Sunday June 9

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Christel House Watanabe High School Graduation
Emmerich Manual High School (2405 Madison Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46225, United States)

Manual High School Auditorium

Wednesday June 19

All Day
Juneteenth

Tuesday June 25

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Agenda Review Session
120 East Walnut Street Indianapolis, IN 46204

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