For the last several years Meredith Nicholson School 96 has taken a professional development opportunity and expanded it. In the summer of 2008, IUPUI professor Dr. Annela Teemant began actively working with Meredith Nicholson staff. The goal? Develop the school as a district demonstration site for best instructional practices for English Language Learners (ELLs).
William McKinley School 39 kindergarten teacher Lynn Baumann spent her short summer break preparing to teach teachers in Uganda, Africa. Baumann along with three other teachers from Indianapolis traveled to Arua, Uganda, in July and facilitated a “Best Practices in Teaching” workshop for local teachers.
Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to offer breakfast, lunch and a healthy snack at no cost to its students and families this year. When the program was proposed last year, the hopes were that offering this program would help IPS families financially, remove barriers to student learning and increase student participation in breakfast and lunch. Now that the program has been implemented, what has been the result? All that and more.
For some time, Eleanor Skillen School 34 has collaborated with an organization called Paws and Think at their school weekly. Paws and Think brings in therapy dogs to read with 6th grade students.
IPS is excited to offer an academic opportunity like the Step Ahead Academy to help students get back on track and encourages our students and families to take full advantage of it.
Students in Jamie Wolfe’s Principles of Biomedical Science class at Arsenal Technical High School are in the middle of a crime investigation. They know few details other than that Anna Garcia is dead and they have to find out what happened using science.
Pacers star Paul George is a hero to many Indianapolis Public Schools students, and they’re showing support as he recovers from a tough leg injury. A group of students from Stephen Foster School 67 teamed up with The Produce Mom to film a video full of get well wishes for the star athlete.
IPS is honored to offer our students a multitude of exceptional opportunities, including athletics. We are definitely ready to send all of our teams to the field as the high school season kicks off tonight!
Students in the Broad Ripple Magnet High School Theatre program spent Friday, August 22, working together during their Team Building Day.
Students in the JROTC program at John Marshall Community High School volunteered for the second year in a row at the Indianapolis Colts Back to Football 5K on Saturday, August 23.