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IPS Students Benefit from District’s Partnership with Music For All

Like the hundreds of students from Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) who’ve attended the annual Music For All Summer Symposium over the years, Campbell Bell found the experience life changing. A rising sophomore at Shortridge High School, Bell spent a week being immersed in music during the day and then each evening, students enjoyed world-class concerts… Read More »IPS Students Benefit from District’s Partnership with Music For All

Preparing for the First Day of School: Tips to Ease Back-to-School Stress

The first day of school can often be stressful for families, but taking a few simple steps the weekend before may help alleviate the back-to-school blues. Classes start Thursday, Aug. 1, for more than 30,000 students enrolled in Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), the largest district in the state, with about 4,000 employees covering around 50… Read More »Preparing for the First Day of School: Tips to Ease Back-to-School Stress

Student Career Spotlight: Q&A with Ethan Powell, an IPS Graduate Preparing for his Future Career

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is proud of its students preparing for their careers after high school. We have created the Student Career Spotlight to showcase current students and recent graduates participating in the IPS Workforce and Career Development project.  As part of the district’s Rebuilding Stronger initiative, aimed at upgrading school facilities across IPS over… Read More »Student Career Spotlight: Q&A with Ethan Powell, an IPS Graduate Preparing for his Future Career

How an IPS Student went from Sixth Grade to a Global Champion

Jacob Gregory, the sixth-grade math teacher at William McKinley School 39, documented a day-to-day list of events as his student, Ileana Mora-Gomez, recently competed and won the Math Hoops Global Tournament in New York City.  This visit marked Gregory’s second consecutive trip as the head of the school’s NBA Math Hoops program. This year, Gregory,… Read More »How an IPS Student went from Sixth Grade to a Global Champion

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