George S. Buck School 94 parents were in for quite a treat at Parents in Touch (PIT) Day this year. Parents not only met their children’s teachers but also met with representatives from local community organizations that serve the school.
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She won the Hubbard Life-Changing Teacher award and was named the Indianapolis Public Schools Teacher of the Year – now Tina Ahlgren is a finalist for the state’s top teaching honor! IPS is proud to announce Mrs. Ahlgren is among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Indiana Teacher of the Year Award.
Sidener Academy for High Ability Students has a long-standing track record of academic excellence. Now the students and staff at Sidener have a new accolade to add to the list – they belong to a Blue Ribbon School!
James A. Garfield School 31’s Parent Leadership University started on September 10 and continues through September 24 at the youth center at Southeast Community Services.
Students who participate in the Arsenal Technical High School international travel group have logged a lot of miles and seen a lot of cultures over the last few years. This year plans are already underway for a Spring Break trip to Greece, Italy and Spain. Four students are officially signed up. Another seven are potentially coming on board.
Asante Children’s Theatre honored Patricia Payne as the recipient of their 2014 Living Legend Award on September 25 as a part of their third annual Legacy Cabaret fundraiser.
On September 12, the 2nd grade classes at Wendell Phillips School 63 held a Grandparents Day. Sixty students invited their grandparents (and parents) to visit their school, join in some activities and see what goes on in their classrooms.
Even in a school district as large and diverse as Indianapolis Public Schools, the diversity represented by Carl Wilde School 79 families and staff this year is impressive.
Indianapolis Public Schools is proud to announce the launch of a transformative partnership with strong local companies. The IPS Business Alliance pairs our 11 priority schools with champions from the business sector to foster growth in our buildings facing the toughest challenges.
Parents and students are shaping the future look of IPS/Butler University Laboratory School 60. The outdoor spaces at Lab School are getting a makeover, and the school community is weighing in on the changes.