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Meredith Nicholson Students Collect Pennies for Paws

A group of compassionate IPS students saw a need in the community and took some amazing action to help! It all started when Mrs. Shari Peterson’s 2nd grade class heard about financial troubles at Indianapolis Animal Care and Control. A newspaper article on the rough conditions for animals there sparked a serious conversation among their Meredith Nicholson School 96 classroom.

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IPS High Schools Set the Bar for Service

Indianapolis Public Schools is at the center of a community with a rich and diverse history, and we are proud to be the educational home for students who are committed to community service. We have an impressive array of high school students who, while they’re old enough to choose their extracurricular activities, dedicate hours of their personal time to making our community a better place to live.

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Fifth Third’s Young Bankers Club Pays Dividends for Clarence Farrington Students

For the past five years, 6th grade students at Clarence Farrington School 61 have gotten a financial education along with their English, math and science courses. Thanks to a partnership with Fifth Third Bank, students take part in a 10-week Young Bankers Club (completely sponsored by Fifth Third) that teaches students financial literacy.

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Flaming Hot Cheetos in the Lab

In September we brought you the story of Jamie Wolf’s Project Lead the Way Principles of Biomedical Science class at Arsenal Technical High School. Students were investigating the death of Anna Garcia. Using evidence found at the crime scene and an autopsy report, they determined she died of natural causes, possibly from complications with Type I Diabetes. Now that the students have this information, they’re digging deeper into what could have prevented Ms. Garcia’s untimely demise.

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