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Class of 2024 Graduation Info – Join the Celebration!

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) is excited to announce the live streaming of their upcoming graduation ceremonies, providing an accessible and engaging platform for friends, families, and the community to celebrate the achievements of graduating students. This virtual experience will allow viewers to tune in from anywhere, witnessing the joyous moments as graduates embark on their… Read More »Class of 2024 Graduation Info – Join the Celebration!

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 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 are… Read More »IPS Honors Top Educators in the Classroom

2024 Summer Resources for Families

Summer is a time for fun, relaxation, and making memories with loved ones, but it can also present challenges for families. To support our Indianapolis Public Schools community, we’ve compiled a list of valuable resources available throughout the summer months. From community programs to meal assistance, we aim to ensure that our families have access… Read More »2024 Summer Resources for Families

IPS Appoints IMPD Commander to Serve as District’s New Director of Safety and Security

To continue to foster a safe and secure environment for all its students, Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS) announced today it will appoint Indianapolis Metropolitan  Police Department (IMPD) Commander Ida Williams as its Director of Safety and Security, effective June 24. Renowned for her transformational leadership within IMPD over her 35-year tenure, Williams will lead the… Read More »IPS Appoints IMPD Commander to Serve as District’s New Director of Safety and Security

Celebrating Unity and Achievement: IPS Unified Game Day

Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS), along with Special Olympics Indiana and IUPUI, will bring together student-athletes from across the district on May 16 for Unified Game Day, an event filled with camaraderie, sportsmanship, and spirited competition under the Special Olympics format. Unified Game Day is from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Michael A. Carroll Stadium,… Read More »Celebrating Unity and Achievement: IPS Unified Game Day

Upcoming Events

May 2024

Saturday May 18

11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Hope Academy Graduation
1230 Greyhound Ln, Indianapolis, IN 46227

Christel De Haan Building U of I, 1230 Greyhound Ln 46227

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Phalen Virtual Leadership Academy Graduation
4352 N Mitthoeffer Rd, Indianapolis, Indiana 46235, United States
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Kipp Indy Legacy High School Graduation
Madam Walker Legacy Center (617 Indiana Ave Ste 320, Indianapolis, IN 46202, United States)

Sunday May 19

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beautification Day
Butler Lab #55
2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Simon Youth Academy Graduation
Circle Centre (49 W Maryland St, Indianapolis, IN 46204, United States)

Artsgarden/Circle Centre Mall

Tuesday May 21

3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Crispus Attucks High School Graduation
Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University (4602 Sunset Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46208, United States)
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
IPS Middle School Transition Events
1115 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis, Indiana 46220, United States

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