Now in its third year, IPS Week (Oct. 4-8) includes fun-filled days celebrating the ways in which the district is Proud to be Public. The week features events not only for IPS students and staff, but is also open to families, alumni, and community partners and supporters.  

This year’s theme is “Revitalizing Spirit.”

Kicking Things Off

The Indianapolis canal will be dyed blue Monday, Oct. 4, to kickoff IPS Week, a weeklong series of events celebrating Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS).

On Monday, IPS Superintendent Dr. Aleesia Johnson will welcome representatives from the district’s schools as well as several community leaders to the Canal Walk, (Ohio Street basin), 421 W. Ohio. St., at 9 a.m. to kick off IPS Week.

Joining Dr. Johnson for the kick-off will be Mayor Joe Hogsett, City-County Council President Vop Osili, along with several IPS Board of School Commissioners.

Participants are encouraged to wear masks and socially distance themselves during the event.