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Arsenal Tech Teacher Becomes Author

Arsenal Technical High School teacher Donna Griffin always dreamed of being an author, and in September 2012 she got her chance. Griffin, student publications adviser and English teacher at Arsenal Tech, was contracted by Sterling Publishing in New York in September 2012 to write the “The Twelve Days of Christmas in Indiana.”

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Cold Feet, Warm Shoes, Warm Hearts

Students at Charles W. Fairbanks School 105 received some holiday goodies today during a special event with LIDS, Journeys and the Indianapolis Colts. In its tenth year, the “Cold Feet, Warm Shoes and Hats” event has provided new shoes and winter clothing to over 3,000 students across Indianapolis.

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JROTC: A Worthwhile Challenge

Around 800 Indianapolis Public Schools students at five high schools, Arsenal Tech, Crispus Attucks, George Washington, John Marshall and Northwest, are currently enrolled in JROTC programs. The JROTC mission is simple, “Motivate younger people to be better citizens,” and the five programs across the district have done just that.

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IPS Honors Top Teachers of 2014​

Indianapolis Public Schools is preparing to honor our exemplary teachers at our annual Teacher of the Year Dinner, as veteran teachers are celebrated for their hard work and inspirational teaching methods. This year’s guest of honor is Tina Ahlgren of Shortridge Magnet High School for Law and Public Policy.

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